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David Bianchi        

Founder of Exertion Films, Self-Propelled Entrepreneur, Producer & Actor

David is a celebrated actor, author, and entrepreneur. He has spoken on national television, universities, and leadership summits across the country. He is a master at moving an audience energetically while tapping into the human side of motivation through storytelling. David is also widely known as a spoken word poet and incorporates his poetry into his talks.

He earned his BFA from Arizona State University and is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese with over 100 professional film and TV credits. He can be seen in major studio films such as Birds of Prey, Priest, and Filly Brown. Currently, he is major recurring in Season 4 of Netflix's Queen of The South while major recurring on Tyler Perry's Ruthless on BET. David has numerous TV appearances on hit shows like HBO’s Westworld, MacGyver, Marvel's Agents of Shield, Animal Kingdom, The Last Ship, and many more. He has shared the screen with Academy Award Winner Anthony Hopkins, Golden Globe Winners Gina Rodriguez, Jeffrey Wright, and several other high-level notables.

His work in front of the camera has earned him membership in the very prestigious Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. He was nominated for the prestigious Imagen Award (considered the Latin Golden Globe).

His upcoming book Pursue, Reach, Attain, Retain, Repeat illustrates a no holds barred approach to success intermixed with unflinching personal stories.

Speech Topics


Leadership topics

  • LOVING YOUR FAILURE AND NOT FEARING YOUR FUTURE
  • THE SUBJECTIVE VIEW OF SUCCESS
  • WHAT IT REALLY MEANS TO BE HAPPY
  • IDENTIFY YOUR MOLECULAR LEVEL GIFT
  • THE VALUE OF FEELINGS AND FEAR
  • FOCUS FOR A LIVING - MAKE MONEY AS A HOBBY
  • SELF WORTH VS SELF IMPORTANCE
  • THE GOOD IS THE ENEMY OF THE GREAT
  • VALUE OF SELF ESTEEM
  • ENTREPRENEURIALSHIP THE ART OF TENACITY

Hollywood / Diversity topics

  • SURVIVING AND BEING A SELF- SUSTAINING ARTIST
  • THE PSYCHOLOGY OF THE WORKING ARTIST
  • THE FILM AND TELEVISION INDUSTRY TODAY
  • STREAMING MEDIA AND THE FUTURE OF HOLLYWOOD
  • PRODUCING INDEPENDENT FILM
  • THE REALITY OF MAKING A LIVING AS A CREW MEMBER IN FILM PRODUCTION
  • BEING AN ACTOR TODAY IN FILM AND TV
  • REALITY VS PERCEPTION OF MINORITIES IN HOLLYWOOD
  • PERPETUAL RACISM AND BROKEN SYSTEMS IN HOLLYWOOD

Diversity Topics

  • BEING A MINORITY IN AMERICA
  • GROWING UP BEING CALLED A NI*GER
  • PTSD OF MICRO-RACISM
  • STANDING UP TALLER AS A MINORITY
  • BEING A CHAMELEON AS A PERSON OF COLOR - CODE SWITCHING TO BE EFFECTIVE

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