The Lavin Agency Speakers Bureau

A speakers bureau that represents the best original thinkers,
writers, and doers for speaking engagements.

Lavin Keynote Speakers

Browse a complete A–Z list of our leading keynote speakers.

Daron Acemoglu

One of the 10 Most Cited Economists in the World | MIT Institute Professor | Bestselling co-author of Why Nations Fail and co-author of Power and Progress

Technology is moving faster than ever before. If we take hold of it right now, we can use it to build a more just and democratic world.

Ajay Agrawal

Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning Expert | Founder of the Creative Destruction Lab | Bestselling Co-Author of Prediction Machines and Power and Prediction

Artificial Intelligence is disrupting every industry. You must act today to turn this disruption into opportunity.

Wajahat Ali

TED Diversity Speaker | Author of Go Back to Where You Came From | Daily Beast Columnist

When we share our stories, we create an inclusive world—and build a multicultural coalition of the willing.

Isabel Allende

Legendary writer and cultural icon | Author of The House of the Spirits

Write what should not be forgotten.

Adam Alter

New York Times bestselling author of Drunk Tank Pink, Irresistible, and Anatomy of a Breakthrough

Many of the barriers you're facing are subjective. You can get unstuck—and unlock radical creativity, innovation, and teamwork.

Welby Altidor

Former Executive Creative Director at Cirque du Soleil | Group CCO, Cityneon

Within every human being lies a creative genius waiting to be unleashed.

Kwame Anthony Appiah

One of America's leading public intellectuals | President of the American Academy of Arts & Letters

Honor and shame can be used to change the world for the better.

Ashton Applewhite

Anti-ageism activist | Author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism

Ageism is prejudice against our future selves. What if we were free of it?

Reza Aslan

#1 New York Times bestselling author of Zealot and God: A Human History | Executive Producer of United States of Al

To stop white nationalism, we must fight the fear that feeds it.

Margaret Atwood

Two-time Booker Prize-Winning Author of over 50 Books, Including The Handmaid’s Tale and its Recordbreaking Sequel,The Testaments

A master of speculative fiction proves that literature can show us our future—if we look.