Neal Petersen takes you on a personal journey and shows you by example: There are No Barriers – Only Solutions!
South African born Neal Petersen is a business / adventure keynote speaker, award winning author and leader. Based in the Caribbean, Neal travels globally to help organizations prepare for the future. You may have Neal in person or virtually.
This video gives an overview of the keynotes Neal offers and the option to follow up with a team building exercise if the location is correct.
Neal did 2 keynotes for Web Summit, November 2022 in Lisbon, Portugal that had an attendance of 72,000 people. On opening day he led a special, invite only session for the chosen entrepreneurs seen by Web Summit 2022 as the most likely to become fast growing companies, and did the above keynote on the last day of the 3 day event.
There are many layers to Neal’s interests and experiences. This is his views on the importance of ESG for today’s organization. With the impact of climate change, there is over US$3 TRILLION to be spent on addressing various aspects, where some organizations will be winners while others may loose their markets. Neal has special interest in helping organizations deal with these new winds of change.
How do we as humans transform in an ever changing world. Neal draws on his experiences to fight for justice to help organizations be ready for a new world ahead.
Neal may be a solo around the world racing sailor, but he led a global team of supporters to help achieve the goal of racing 27,000 miles around our planet. What type of organization are you creating for your employees and customers? Will they follow you to far corners of your world?
Covid may be an experience we all dealt with previously, but there are still lesson to bee gained from the many experiences and how we respond to challenges.
Award-winning author and extreme adventurer, Neal Petersen, completed two amazing journeys in his life: a single-handed yacht race around the world—27,000 miles, nine months at sea, alone, in a small yacht he designed and built himself—and an even more arduous challenge—overcoming racial prejudice during the Apartheid era in South Africa. Neal battled a childhood physical disability and poverty, just to make it to the starting line!
Navigate forward. Manage wind shifts and sudden storms. Conquer fear and isolation while dealing with a changing world.
Neal’s captivating life story addresses the creation of winning strategies, the importance of innovation while embracing diversity, and conquering fear and isolation to achieve the impossible.
A thought-provoking, well informed business speaker and master storyteller, Neal inspires leadership growth and long-term vision while teaching your audience to navigate toward success and significance!
His powerful messages, the subject of a PBS documentary, inspire hope and determination, break down barriers, and confront adversity head-on.
Take your audience on an inspiring journey around the world!
Great speakers deliver ROI. Neal Petersen works with your planners to create a unique customized program, which includes many value-added incentives. He facilitates stimulating leadership programs, break-out sessions, and book-signings. Neal Petersen engages audience members in conversations before and after his programs to provide an extraordinary, connected experience.
Jack Mortimer, Government Technology
Larry Roth, CEO – Advisers Group, AIG
Don Lowe, CEO – Sir Speedy
Lee Ann Ohanesian
Eric Hadley, Sr. Vice President—Premier Senior Living
Leslie Benway – IBM
Geoff Beckwith, Executive Director—Massachusetts Municipal Association