• MICHAEL PORT

    Co-Founder & Chairman

    Michael Port has written six books, including Book Yourself Solid and Steal the Show, the latter which—according to the former President of Starbucks—“might be the most unique and practical book ever written on the topic of public speaking.”

    He's been called an “uncommonly honest author" by the Boston Globe, a "marketing guru" by The Wall Street Journal, a “sales guru” by the Financial Times, “a public speaking phenom” by Jonathan Fields and “the best public speaking coach in the world” by Lewis Howes. The founder of MastermindTalks, Jayson Gaignard, declared, "Michael Port is the best speaker I've ever seen."

    His books have been on the bestseller lists of the NY Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Publisher's Weekly and have been selected by Amazon and 800-CEO-READ as "best books of the year."

    He was once a professional actor, having received his MFA from NYU's Graduate Acting Program, guest starring on shows like Sex & The City and Law & Order, and in films like The Pelican Brief and Down to Earth. These days, Michael can be seen on MSNBC, CNBC, and PBS as an on air expert in communication and business development and as the host of the most popular podcast on public speaking and performance, Steal the Show with Michael Port.

  • AMY PORT

    Co-Founder & President

    Amy Port is the Co-Founder and President of Heroic Public Speaking; her work extends from the execution of corporate training packages, to development of CEO keynotes, private masterclasses and coaching.

    After earning her MFA in Acting from The Yale School of Drama, Amy spent years acting professionally in theaters such as Seattle Repertory, Oregon Shakespeare and Yale Rep, and working consistently in commercials. She now applies the skills of performance that only well-trained actors know to the coaching of ‘non-actors’ looking to crush their sales presentations, to make their voices heard in TED Talk style presentations, and to take the big stage keynoting major conferences.

    Geoffrey H. Garrett, a senior attorney at Byrd Garrett Wealth Preservation, said: “As a military pilot and B-747 captain over a forty-year career, I received every kind of skill-specific training and encountered every sort of teacher. I consider Amy to be, hands down, the best trainer-coach I have ever met. I cannot recommend her services highly enough."

  • MIKE GANINO

    Mike Ganino helps leaders + organizations hit their mark in their communications and strategies so they can build the kind of ensembles -- ahem, company cultures & teams that drive results. He leads workshops and private sessions on presentation skills, public speaking, and communication.

    Mike’s a Heroic Public Speaking alumnus and keynote speaker who uses his experience in the hospitality industry and as an improv actor to help brands communicate with intention. He trained and performed the art of making things up (AKA improv) at Second City Chicago, Improv Olympics, Upright Citizens Brigade, and Neo-Futurists. He has worked with category leading brands like Uber, ChowNow, US Foods, PeopleMatter, and Yum! Brands. His grandma thinks he’s pretty great too.

  • RON TITE

    Named one of the “Top 10 Creative Canadians” by Marketing Magazine, Ron has been an award winning advertising writer and Creative Director for some of the world’s most respected brands including Air France, Evian, Fidelity, Hershey, Johnson & Johnson, Kraft, Intel, Microsoft, Volvo, and many others.

    His advertising work has been recognized by The London International Advertising Awards, The New York Festivals of Advertising, The Crystals, The Extras, The Canadian Marketing Association, The Advertising & Design Club of Canada, and The Marketing Awards, to name just a few.

    He is founder and CEO of The Tite Group, Executive Producer & Host of the Canadian Comedy Award-winning show Monkey Toast, and Publisher of the award winning and best selling humour book, This is That Travel Guide to Canada with CBC Radio’s hit show, This is That.

    He has written for a number of other television series, penned a children’s book, and wrote, performed, and produced the play, The Canadian Baby Bonus. In demand as a speaker on innovation, branding, content marketing, and his own take on modern business, The Expression Economy, Ron has spoken to leading organizations all over the world.

    Ron’s own book, Everyone’s An Artist (Or At Least They Should Be), was published by HarperCollins in 2016.

  • D’ARCY WEBB

    D’Arcy Webb – a.k.a the Speech Diva – is the Head of Voice Training for Heroic Public Speaking Worldwide. For more than two decades, she’s helped actors, performers, corporate executives, authors and speakers use their voices to connect with audiences around the world with power, eloquence and heart.

    As a member of the voice and speech faculty at the University of Arts in Philadelphia and Drexel University, D’Arcy works with hundreds of new and seasoned performers to make their words resonate with clarity, precision and confidence.

    D’Arcy’s love of language is contagious. She believes every word is a story in itself. Her favorite words are diaphanous, ephemeral and squat. After just one session with D’Arcy, clients and students discover a passion for the power of the spoken word they never thought possible.

  • Neen James

    Neen James is often described by event planners as the ‘energizer powerhouse’ for their events. She is a sales and leadership expert focused in the areas of performance and productivity. A little Aussie with a lot of sass; Neen is obsessed with helping people increase sales, strengthen leadership and deliver exceptional customer service.

    Neen's fun, high energy, unique Aussie-ness makes her a sought after keynote speaker that meeting planners adore. Audiences love her practical strategies they can apply at work and home. Neen is a Certified Speaking Professional—a valuable accreditation earned by less than 10% of speakers worldwide.

    With a strong corporate background in development and managing large teams throughout several industries, Neen is the perfect fit for organizations who want implementable strategies to increase profitability; increase productivity and accelerate team engagement. She also provides one-on-one leadership coaching and mentoring on a variety of business topics and her clients will tell you they love working with her 90-day accountability plans.

    Clients including Comcast, Cisco, Virgin, Pfizer, FBI, Johnson & Johnson, and BMW describe Neen as fun, real, energetic and wicked smart. Neen often appears in the media sharing her expertise and is a published author of eight books, including Folding TimeTM and Secrets of Super-Productivity and her latest book Attention Pays was released in 2018.

  • ANDREW DAVIS

    Andrew Davis is a bestselling author and internationally acclaimed keynote speaker. Before building and selling a thriving digital marketing agency, Andrew produced for NBC’s Today Show, worked for The Muppets in New York and wrote for Charles Kuralt. He's appeared in the New York Times, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and on NBC and the BBC. Davis has crafted documentary films and award-winning content for tiny start-ups and Fortune 500 brands.

    Recognized as one of the industry's "Jaw-Dropping Marketing Speakers," Andrew is a mainstay on global marketing influencer lists. Wherever he goes, Andrew Davis puts his infectious enthusiasm and magnetic speaking style to good use teaching business leaders how to grow their businesses, transform their cities, and leave their legacy.

  • BRONKAR LEE

    Bronkar Lee isn’t your typical keynote speaker. His unique background includes touring Europe as ringmaster to a world-renowned circus, appearing with Jay Leno on the Tonight Show, and beatboxing with his 18-month old son in a viral video that received over 125 Million views. Pulling from these vastly different experiences, Bronkar provides a refreshing perspective on how to lead with confidence, clarity and purpose — regardless of job title.

    Bronkar has always been deeply fascinated by music and sound — the effects it can have on our physiology, the power it has to change our attitudes, and the potential it has to connect humans together in positive ways. He plays multiple instruments (including drums, saxophone, guitar, Native American flute, and voice) which he’s incorporated into live performances and presentations for over 20 years, weaving them seamlessly into powerful techniques for improving communication, collaboration, and creativity.

    Bronkar delivers an innovative and unforgettable experience — engaging audiences while sharing valuable tools and techniques for acquiring the skills they need to stay relevant in their own industries and take action towards personal and professional success.

  • CHLOE DIVITA

    Chloe DiVita is a professional speaker and digital media strategist uniquely recognized as being able to crunch the numbers, sell the product, connect with the community, and create the marketing campaign ... all at the same time. She produced, directed, emceed the BlogPaws annual social media conference for 7 years where 500 attendees gathered for 3+ days learning the latest in digital media.

    From theater stages to choreographing a competitive dance team, Chloe has always enjoyed performance. She has spoken on many stages via keynotes, breakouts, live streams, webinars and masterminds where she educated thousands of influencers about influencer marketing and social media. As a Heroic Public Speaking alumnus, she shares her performance and speaking passion with the students in the Graduate School at Heroic Public Speaking Headquarters.