2019 JETC Keynote Speakers Tampa, FL
Performance Coach of the 2018 Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals,
Renowned Everest Adventurer &
CEO of LiveOutThere.com
The rare combination of internationally acclaimed adventurer and business CEO, Jamie Clarke is one of a handful of people in the world who have climbed the Seven Summits—including two summits of Mt. Everest—and is the creator of the successful outdoor retail company, LiveOutThere.com, which has been named one of Canada’s fastest growing businesses. Illustrating strong similarities between leading an expedition and an organization, Jamie brings audiences on a unique journey on which he demonstrates the power of teamwork, innovative thinking and an entrepreneurial spirit to conquer any goal. A captivating storyteller with high energy, humor, and palpable passion, Jamie’s insights have led organizations like IBM, Audi, Kraft and the Washington Capitals to seek out his expertise on leadership, teambuilding and perseverance. With memorable and relevant takeaways about defining and achieving success, effective leadership in dynamic environments and aligning your team to overcome obstacles, Jamie challenges participants to consider their own Everest, and inspires them to unleash the drive from within that propels adventurers and business leaders alike to new heights.
Medal of Honor Recipient
Author of New York Times Best Seller "Into the Fire"
Sergeant Dakota Meyer is a Marine Corps veteran and the recipient of the Medal of Honor, the military’s highest honor. He is the first living Marine to have received the medal since 1973 and is also one of the youngest. Through five successive missions, he helped save the lives of 13 American and 23 Afghan troops. President Barack Obama awarded Meyer the medal on September 15, 2011. Meyer was also inducted into the Hall of Heroes at the Pentagon. He addresses motivation, courage, leadership, believing in yourself, doing what is right, and what happened that day in Afghanistan.