Inspire and Influence

Mark Brown is an Emmy Award-nominated world champion speaker who helps organizations drive performance by teaching individuals how to become their very best.

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Overcome Adversity — Develop Leadership — Increase Employee Engagement — Enhance Your Presentation Skills

Every day, organizations lose millions of dollars in productivity because employees and team members are either actively disengaged or just stagnant.  They aren’t fulfilling their potential.

And with less time available than ever for leadership development, most leaders find themselves spread thin with little time for training.

The result is decreasing morale, increased turnover, uninspired teams, and underperforming cultures. But it doesn’t have to be that way…

Imagine a team that is on fire every day when they come to work and leaders who know how to move people to action and get things done.

Mark Brown is one of the world’s only Emmy Award-nominated speakers and he can inspire your team to new heights and teach your leaders how to have more influence.

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Steven Wester, Executive Vice President/CFO, Prudential Resources Management

Mark is an excellent motivational speaker – the best I’ve ever heard!

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Booking Mark is a simple 3 step process:

  • Schedule a Date:

    Work with one of our experienced program directors to check Mark’s calendar availability for the date of your upcoming event. We book Mark out years in advance so this important first step should be done as soon as possible!

  • Research and Customization:

    Mark and our team will work directly with you to learn about your organization’s needs and goals. We use a series of calls and forms to help gather information for Mark to use in customizing a talk that is specifically and uniquely tailored to your audience.

  • Mark Rocks The Room:

    Mark delivers a dynamic, inspiring, and hilarious keynote presentation to your audience that will be one of the highlights of your conference.

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Meet Mark Brown

National Speakers Association CSP® (Certified Speaking Professional Designation™)

Mark Brown has achieved NSA’s highest designation as a Certified Speaking Professional, the international measure of experience and skill in the speaking profession. Less than 15 percent of NSA members worldwide hold this distinction reserved for recognizing members with a high level of expertise and competency, superior speaking ability, and a proven track record of professionalism and success.

Emmy Award Nominated Inspirational Speaker

Mark Brown is one of the only professional speakers in the world whose presentation has ever been nominated for an Emmy Award. He has delivered more than 3500 professional presentations, impacting 1.7 million people from Boston to Bahrain, Alberta to Australia, Hong Kong to Halifax, and San Diego to Saudi Arabia. Mark has spoken to major corporations including: Sprint, Sheraton, Principal Financial Group, Prudential and Cathay Pacific Airways. Additionally, Mark has been a guest lecturer at premier academic institutions such as: Penn State University, Xavier University and the University of Florida. Recognized for his genuine heart and hilarious humor, Mark will help your audience take their performance to the next level.

1995 World Champion of Public Speaking

Each year Toastmasters International sponsors a public speaking competition called the International Speech Contest. More than 30,000 people from over 100 different countries endure 6 arduous rounds of contests over the course of an entire year, all for the chance to be crowned the World Champion of Public Speaking. Mark Brown was one of the 9 finalists in 1994, and the following year he was the only 1994 finalist to earn a place the 1995 finals. On that occasion, he claimed the coveted title of World Champion of Public Speaking.

Expert on Personal Performance and Influence

Originally from Kingston, Jamaica, Mark Brown immigrated to the United States at 18 years old with only $40 in his pocket and a dream for a better life. Today, he has become one the most popular inspirational speakers in the world. His insights have been featured in the New York Times, Men’s Health, on CNN Headline News, and he even had his very own PBS special – which was nominated for an Emmy Award.

Presentation Skills Coach at Southwestern Consulting

With over 2,000 active clients, Southwestern Consulting has quickly become one of the world’s leading 1-on-1 coaching firms. As a member of the National Speakers Association, and the 1995 World Champion of Public Speaking, Mark Brown is one of the pioneers of Southwestern Consulting’s speech coaching curriculum and program for executives and aspiring professional speakers. He is also the co-author of the book Speakers Edge – Secrets and Strategies for Connecting with Any Audience, and the creator of the video series training programs Crafting the Compelling Keynote and Unleashing the Power of Personal Stories.

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