Trending keynote speakers for your event

Trending keynote speakers for your next event

It’s no secret that the right keynote speaker adds something special to your event. The best keynote speakers in the industry understand the power of words and the impact their speech might have on the audience. With the right strategy and they can engage the guests of your event and share their knowledge. By using real stories and personal anecdotes and observations, a good speaker gains the trust of the audience, helping them connect to the message on a personal level.

Are you looking for a perfect keynote speaker for your event? You’re in a right place. With a bit of help from Global Speaker Bureau, you can organize a special motivational lecture, corporate training, or any other type of event. The wide range of our keynote speakers will allow your audience to find out what a "power speech" is.

Check out the curated list of our most requested keynote speakers and their keynote topics.

To get more information, tap the links below to view each speaker's profile page and learn more about their experience. To get to know each of them better, you can check out videos. These two steps will make it easier for you to choose the perfect speaker for your event!


Kailash Satyarthi is a Nobel Peace Prize Winner
and a real expert on children's rights.



Kailash Satyarthi is a social activist, human rights activist, and children's rights advocate. He has dedicated his life to bringing attention to the severe exploitation of children for financial gain. Kailash Satyarthi is a man known not only for his wise words but most importantly for his noble actions. Kailash Satyarthi founded Save the Childhood Movement (BBA) and the GoodWeave organization. By 2014 alone, he had managed to free 83,000 children from slavery with the help of committed colleagues.

In one of his talks, Satyarthi shared with the audience a surprising piece of advice for anyone who wants to change the world for the better: feel anger at injustice.

Check the list of his keynote topics:

Corporations & Child Labor
Free & Compulsory Education is a Human Right
The Global Movement Against Child Labor

Find out more about Kailash Satyarthi



Erin Drake Kajioka will amaze your audience with her engaging keynote
about game system design and the future of technology.



From 2017 to 2020 Erin Drake Kajioka led Google Stadia's research and development lab. Currently, she is the Head of Applied Game Design at Google Research where she founded a new team using game design for data excellence with a focus on trust & safety.

She believes in a future where technology combined with well-designed social systems will enable all human beings to achieve self-actualization. Erin Drake Kajioka is focused on using interactive media to empower people.

Erin Drake Kajioka’s keynote topics:

Cultivating Young Designers and Developers
Ethical Monetization
Game Usability
Translating Effective Research into Game Mechanics

Find out more about Erin Drake Kajioka


Aleissia Laidacker is one of technology's greatest evangelists, making
her a captivating keynote speaker at numerous conferences.



Aleissia Laidacker has over 20 years of experience in product design, artificial intelligence, and game development. She helps companies use new technologies and innovative designs to build exciting products, games, brands, and experiences for The Metaverse.

As a keynote speaker, she often speaks about topics ranging from Augmented Reality and Games. To Ethics in AI, Virtual Beings and Spatial Computing.

Check out some of Aleissia Laidacker’s keynote topics:

Artificial Intelligence
Augmented Reality
Immersive Experiences
Mixed Reality
The Metaverse
Video Game Development
Virtual Beings​

Find out more about Aleissia Laidacker



John Elkington is a world-famous authority on corporate responsibility and sustainable capitalism.



Elkington is the founder and chief pollinator of Volans, a company that works with leaders and helps them unlock the potential of their organization. The Evening Standard names him “a true green business guru”, and “an evangelist for corporate social and environmental responsibility long before it was fashionable”.

He has spoken at more than 1,000 major conferences and similar events. From large conventions such as the World Economic Forum summits in Davos and Dalian, China, to dynamic board sessions and speeches at universities, business schools, and village halls.

John Elkington’s keynote topics:

Climate Change: The Decisive Decade
Energy Efficiency
Green IT
Revolutionary Innovation for Sustainable Development
Understanding Corporate Social Responsibility

Find out more about John Elkington


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John J. Mearsheimer has an extraordinary oratorical talent which he recently proved once again during the Munk Debate on Ukraine.


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John J. Mearsheimer has dedicated his life to scholarship. He is the R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago, where he has taught since 1982. Mearsheimer always emphasizes that above all else, he is an international relations theorist which means that he believes that the great powers dominate the international system and they constantly engage in security competition.

Be sure to check out his latest publication The Great Delusion: Liberal Ideals and International Realities which is a manifesto on the virtue of moderation in foreign policy.

John J. Mearsheimer’s keynote topics:
Great Power Politics
The Rise of China
U.S. Foreign Policy
Ukraine War

Find out more about John J. Mearsheimer


Chris Roberts is one of the most requested keynote speakers on cybersecurity, counter-threat intelligence, and vulnerability research!

Chris Roberts has worked with and founded multiple companies specializing in DarkNet research, intelligence gathering, cryptography, deception technologies, and providers of security services and threat intelligence. With a wealth of knowledge, even more experience, and a great sense of humor, Chris Roberts is the perfect keynote speaker. His speeches are not only rich in content but also captivating and exciting!

His keynote topics:

Counter Threat Intelligence
Deception Technologies
Intelligence Gathering
The tsunami of Technology in the Next 5 Years

Find out more about Chris Roberts



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Why ESG for business is more important now than ever? Top keynote speakers for your next event.

Why ESG for business is more important now than ever? Top keynote speakers for your next event.


You've surely noticed by now that days, when corporations could do whatever they wanted and not be held accountable, are long gone. Today, companies are trying to develop a culture that encourages all employees and other stakeholders to save energy, cut costs, reduce waste and enhance other environmental factors. Why? It's simple - sustainability benefits corporations!  The concept of corporate social responsibility is a very broad strategy with many actions that can be implemented in your business strategy. A company interested in environmental, social, and corporate governance approach pays attention to local communities, the natural environment, and its employees.

From a social perspective, issues such as corporate labor practices, talent management, product safety, and data security are discussed. If you look at the whole thing from a corporate governance perspective, special attention is given to board diversity, executive compensation, and business ethics, which are considered an integral part of a company's sustainability program.

One thing is certain, ESG is a critical responsibility for all companies, regardless of the size or the industry.  If you're planning an event where the topic of ESG will be discussed, you came to the right place. To make it easier for you, we decided to share with you the list of our most requested speakers, world-class experts on the topic!


Keynote speaker #1 - Robert G. Eccles


The world's leading academic expert on integrated reporting and the creation of sustainable strategies. In 2018, Eccles was named as one of the top 20 influencers in ESG investing and cited for being an “ESG research trailblazer.” Ioannis Ioannou will convince you that sustainability is not just an obligation, but a thing that pays off! In particular, he seeks to understand if, how, and to what extent the contemporary business organization contributes to building a sustainable future.


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Keynote speaker #2 Ioannis Ioannou


A leading expert on how companies strategically integrate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into their processes and structures and how the investment community perceives, evaluates and reacts to such corporate attempts to integrate ESG.

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Check the list of his most-requested keynote topics:

Becoming a Sustainable Organisation
Big ideas to change the way we do business
Corporate Responses to Socio-Environmental Pressures
Embedding Responsibility into Organisation
Sustainability and Financial Performance
Sustainability/ESG and Capital Markets
Sustainable Business Models

Watch his keynote here →


Keynote speaker #3 - Steven Chu


A physicist, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics. From 2009 to 2013, Steven Chu served as the United States Secretary of Energy in Barack Obama's cabinet.


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Keynote speaker #4 - Christiana Figueres


An internationally recognized leader in global climate change. Christiana Figueres is an internationally known leader on global climate change. She served as Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change from 2010 to 2016.


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Keynote speaker #5 - Martin Eberhard


Engineer, entrepreneur, inventor, and co-founder of Tesla, Inc. Eberhard served as Tesla's original chairman and CEO until late 2007.


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Keynote speaker #6 -  George Serafeim


Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and pioneering authority on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) strategy and implementation.  He is also Senior Partner and Co-Founder of KKS Advisors.


George Serafeim


Contact our associate to discover more options for your next event.

Why does online privacy matter? Top keynote speakers tackling individual and national cyber security issues.

Online privacy is a problem that gathers new victims every year. Individuals are attacked by hackers and confidential data of global corporations is being leaked to the public. These are just some examples of the risks we are exposed to in the digital world. With the increase in threats and the number of hackers, the group of experts in the field constantly come up with new online privacy protection tools. Among the top authorities specializing in cyber security we can find few of our Keynote Speakers and we’re gonna use this article to showcase their knowledge, experience and incontestable talent. Let us present you people that know the ins and outs of individual and national cyber security!

The list of threats related to being online is long, so before we move on to the presentation of “digital heroes” fighting against cybercrime, we will briefly explain a few terms that will help you understand the topics our keynote speakers talk about during their presentations.

Cyber Security is the practice of defending computers, servers, networks and data from digital attacks

Online Espionage is the practice of spying or using spies in order to obtain information and data regarding the plans and activities of either competing companies or… a foreign government!

Malware is a term that can be used to describe an intentionally designed software to cause damage to a computer, network or server.

Meet our keynote speakers specializing in the cyber security issues


Edward Snowden - computer security consultant

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We couldn't start our list with anyone other than Edward Snowden. As many of you may know, he’s the author of the leak of top-secret information about National Security Agency surveillance activities. Stores based on the leaked data has made it to the covers of The Guardian, Washington Post and New York Times. His extremely brave action has caused him his freedom - U.S. Department of Justice unsealed charges against Snowden of two counts of violating the Espionage Act of 1917 and theft of government property. And that left him with no other choice than seeking an asylum in other countries.

Controversial action has made him a subject of international attention. As you can imagine, he has been called both a hero and traitor. Currently he’s sharing his knowledge and experience during keynotes, in which he tackles topics such as:

“Permanent Record'
Individual privacy
National Security
security clearance

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Kevin Mitnick - world's famous hacker

Who can tell us more about cyber security than a… former hacker? There is no one like Kevin and we’re proud to have him listed as part of Global Speakers Bureau.

It’s not an exaggeration to say that Kevin is on of the world’s most famous hacker. During his illegal activity he has hacked over 40 major corporations. What were the reasons for that? As he says himself - it was all done just for challenge! Once a FBI’s most wanted criminal is now a worldwide trusted security consultant. Besides protecting governments classified data and keeping global companies up to date with security levels Kevin is also an co-author of bestselling books and extraordinary keynote speaker. Write down these titles and learn more about computer security:

The Art of Deception: Controlling the Human Element of Security
The Art of Intrusion: The Real Stories Behind the Exploits of Hackers, Intruders & Deceivers
Ghost in the Wires: My Adventures as the World's Most Wanted Hacker
The Art of Invisibility

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Mikko Hypponen - cyber security expert

List of top keynote speakers specializing in the topic of cyber security wouldn’t be complete without a person responsible for tracking down the very first PC virus! Mikko Hypponen is a well-known authority in the field of computer security and privacy issues. His work experience with computers is truly impressive - he’s been working in that field for over 20 years! What are some of his achievements?

  • Research on cyber warfare and online espionage
  • Fighting the biggest malware outbreaks in the net
  • Involvement in catching several online criminals
  • Setting up one of the first websites and blogs in Europe
  • Tracking down first PC virus

Mikko is using sharing his knowledge and experience through keynotes. He has delivered hundreds of talks in over 40 countries. Besides regular keynotes, Mikko is also open for online engagements. We’re proud to say that he was one of the panelists on our very first Virtual Keynote in which we discussed the impact of COVID-19 on Tech industry. Click the graphic below to watch it online!


If you’re interested in the topic of his expertise, you should definitely take a look at his articles published in Scientific American and Foreign Policy magazines. To be up to date with his current work, we recommend to follow him on Twitter, for which he has actually won an award!

Book Mikko Hypponen for your event!

If you’re planning to organize an event focused on digital appearance, security or technology and want one of the speakers listed above to become your panelist please email us or submit the form on the CONTACT page. Our associates will contact you immediately.