American Program Bureau A Global Speaker, Celebrity & Entertainment Agency


American Program Bureau offers professional speakers who are leaders and successful entrepreneurs from within the business world. Presenting on topics such as Motivation and Inspiration, Leadership, Human Resources, future trends, technology, Marketing, and Strategic Planning, our business speakers all have one thing in common: they know their subject matter from the inside out.

Combining insider knowledge with unparalleled experience, these keynote speakers on business are able to translate conventional wisdom and practices into modern, practical tools that will change the way you do business.


CEO & Co-Founder of Virgin Unite & New York Times Bestselling Author

Mark C. Thompson is one of the most successful senior business communication executives and angel investors of our time. Thompson is an expert advisor on Level V Leadership and Built to Last, transforming how leaders inspire managers to boost...

Founder & CEO, National CARES Mentoring Movement & Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Essence Magazine

The soul of Essence for decades, speaker Susan L. Taylor led the business into the success it is today. She also recruits mentors for at-risk youth.

Former U.S. Diplomat & Director of Global Engagement at the White House

A twelve-year U.S. Diplomat turned entrepreneur, Brett Bruen comes with extensive and dynamic experience. After advocating for entrepreneurs in the White House, Bruen decided to acknowledge the passion he had for entrepreneurship and start up a...

Financial Expert

Instrumental in uncovering the Madoff Ponzi scheme, speaker Frank Casey speaks on the need to set a higher benchmark of ethical standards in business.

First Woman President of Ireland & President of the Mary Robinson Foundation—Climate Justice

One of the world’s most respected advocates for human rights and Ireland’s first woman President, Mary Robinson leads the mission of the Mary Robinson Foundation—Climate Justice, a center for thought leadership, education and advocacy for the...

The World's Leading Geo-Strategist

Parag Khanna is the leading next-generation voice on the future of global affairs. Named one of Esquire magazine's 75 Most Influential People of the 21st Century, Khanna was a foreign policy advisor to President Barack Obama during his...

Personal Finance Expert and CEO & Founder, Malecon Productions, LLC.

Speaker Carmen Rita Wong is a debt management specialist known for her realistic and valuable credit crisis advice. She is the former co-creator and host of the only national, daily personal finance television show, On the Money, on CNBC...

Co-Founder of Blackboard & Current CEO of PrecisionHawk

Michael Chasen is an entrepreneur who is focused in the technology, education, and Social Local Mobile (SoLoMo) space.

CEO of Robin Hood, Army Combat Veteran & Best-Selling Author

Acclaimed author Wes Moore energizes audiences with his remarkable personal story of overcoming adversity through education, embracing personal responsibility and emerging as an inspirational leader.

Former President & COO of Microsoft

Business speaker Rick Belluzzo has led several Fortune 500 companies, including Hewlett-Packard and Microsoft. He speaks on leadership and change management.

Former CEO of Southwest Airlines

For more than 30 years, Putnam - the former CEO of Southwest Airlines - played a leading role in the rapidly changing environment of the airline industry. He is the author of The Winds of Turbulence.

Trend Forecaster / Investor / Author

As an un-erring trend forecaster, Todd Buchholz entertains his audiences and shows them how to thrive in a challenging economy, while gearing up for future prosperity.

Expert in Consumer Trends

The founder of the consulting firm Envirosell and author of the best-selling Why We Buy, speaker Paco Underhill dissects consumer behavior in an entertaining fashion.

Founder of & Founding Chairman of

As founder of, chairman of, and Chief Information Officer at American Airlines/Sabre, Terry Jones is on the cutting edge of innovation and change in the new information age. Now, Jones teaches audiences how to keep up...

Leadership Development Expert

Known as "the high content speaker who motivates," speaker Mark Sanborn is an expert on leadership, team building, customer service and navigating change.

CEO, Ferrazzi Greenlight / Best-Selling Author

Keith Ferrazzi is the world’s foremost expert in professional relationship development. He has transformed the lives and careers of clients and readers worldwide, bringing 20 years of research and experience to the art and science of business...

The Bernie Madoff Whistleblower

Harry Markopolos was catapulted into the spotlight as the man who blew the whistle on Bernie Madoff and his $65 billion Ponzi scheme. Passionate about fixing the system and preventing future abuses, Markopolos speaks about the Madoff scheme and...

Author of Boombustology, Yale Lecturer & Harvard Senior Fellow

Vikram Mansharamani is an experienced global equity investor and lecturer at Yale University. He is the author of Boombustology: Spotting Financial Bubbles Before They Burst.

Media Mogul & Philanthropist

Ted Turner is a media mogul, philanthropist and speaker on leadership and business issues. He is best known for founding CNN and Turner Classic Movies.

NY Times Bestselling Author of Mysteries and Thrillers and Former Cosmopolitan Editor-in-Chief

Speaker Kate White led Cosmopolitan to become the US's top-selling women's magazine. She motivates others to reach goals in their personal and professional lives.

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