John K. Bates – Keynote Speaker, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Executive Speaking Success Leadership & Communication Training
John Bates is the founder and chief executive officer at Executive Speaking Success and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company, developing the curriculum of the programs and leading the executive speaking staff. He is internationally regarded as a top communications trainer and keynote speaker, as well as a savvy entrepreneur. Bates has been actively coaching since 2005, working with CEOs and the executive teams of PlaySpan, Prescience Intl., Motorola, Goldstar, Oculus International, LAZ Parking, Johnson & Johnson Innovation Labs, Janssen Labs, DudaMobile and many others on their presentation, media and business skills. Prior to his training career, he has been involved in helping to found and start up Goldstar, BigWords.com (which raised over $80 million) and VirtualVegas (the first online virtual destination site). He has raised hundreds of millions of dollars in venture capital funds, successfully opened resistant markets for new products and has run the customer service department for a multi- million dollar company. Bates is also a contributing author to the book World Class Speaking in Action: 50 Certified World Class Speaking Coaches Show You How to Present, Persuade, and Profit which became a multiple Amazon best seller. He graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in sociology and social psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles.
John knows you have something awesome to share with the world and he is here to make sure your communication & leadership abilities are as awesome as what you have to share so you have maximum impact. But, not in the usual way. John reveals presentation skills and influence techniques that work based on human evolutionary biology and neurophysiology. Train with John and your audiences will respond to you, connect with you and take action. Invite him to keynote your event and your audience will love you forever.
John Bates is the man that many top TEDx organizers from around the world call in for their events. He has trained 100’s of TEDx speakers and is considered one of the best communication trainers working today. If you want your presentations TED-worthy, you’ll get there with John. And, John walks his talk. He isn’t simply a coach and trainer, he is a highly sought after keynote speaker, as well. His keynotes offer the most effective, fun, inspirational and motivating communications, leadership and sales training you can receive. No, that’s not hype. That is documented by consistent 10 star evaluations and ecstatic feedback. Invite John to speak and your audience will leave with a powerful vision of themselves that increases confidence and delivers successful action.