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Guy Kawasaki            

Chief Evangelist of Canva & Executive Fellow of the Haas School of Business (UC Berkeley); Former Chief Evangelist of Apple

Guy Kawasaki is the chief evangelist of the online graphic design tool Canva and the creator of "Guy Kawasaki’s Remarkable People" podcast. An executive fellow of the Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley, Kawasaki was previously the chief evangelist of Apple and a trustee of the Wikimedia Foundation.

A seven-time TEdX speaker, Kawasaki is on a mission to make people remarkable so that they can make the world a better place. Through his podcast, Kawasaki enables his audience to understand the changing world through interviews with thought leaders, iconoclasts and visionaries such as Jane Goodall and Neil deGrasse Tyson. He gives over fifty keynote speeches per year to clients such as Nike, Audi, Google, Microsoft, and Breitling as well as dozens of trade associations on topics including innovation, enchantment, social media, evangelism, and entrepreneurship. He is also the author of "Wise Guy," "The Art of the Start 2.0," "Reality Check" and thirteen other books.

Kawasaki has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from the University of California at Los Angeles as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College.

Speech Topics

How to Publish a Book

This speech explains how to publish a book, including writing, producing and marketing. The speech includes Guy’s social media tips and tricks to build a marketing platform, and how to use a book for marketing and branding purposes. Guy will show you how publishing a book can open up a whole new range of audiences and opportunities.

The Art of Innovation

This speech inspires people to take chances, innovate, and change the world. Guy lays out the strategic steps to create new products and services by calling upon his experience with Apple as well as his study of dozens of world-class companies. This speech is ideally suited for events whose purpose is to motivate people to create insanely great products and services.

The Top 12 Things I Learned About Innovation from Steve Jobs

In this keynote, Guy Kawasaki discusses his favorite takeaways from his experience working with one of the world’s most famous CEOs. Guy was the Chief Evangelist for Apple in the ‘90’s.

The Art of Social Media

This speech shows how to use social media such as Google+, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Pinterest to increase your sales and marketing reach. This is a tactical and practical presentation that will open the audience’s eyes to what can be done with today’s fast, free, and ubiquitous social-media websites by someone with more than 5,000,000 social-media followers.

The Art of Enchantment

This speech explains how to influence people's hearts, minds, and actions. Guy’s message is that the goal is to bring about voluntary, enduring, and delightful change that enables you to maneuver through difficult decisions, break entrenched habits, and get colleagues to work for long-term, mutually beneficial goals. Topics include how to achieve likability and trustworthiness, how to overcome resistance, how to enchant people who work for you, and how to enchant your boss.


Guy Kawasaki On Startups, Entrepreneurship And The State Of ...
One of Guy Kawasaki's recurring pieces of advice to entrepreneurs is to create a mantra, not a mission ... In 2016, Social platforms can seem crowded and noisy.
Guy Kawasaki: The Top 10 Mistakes Of Entrepreneurs
Product evangelist and startup book author Guy Kawasaki provided an updated version of his famous list of Top 10 Mistakes of Entrepreneurs.

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