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Calvin Mackie, Communication Skills Speaker

Calvin Mackie

    Inspirational Entrepreneur, Mentor, Professor, and Inventor
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$7,500 - $10,000

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Calvin Mackie

Calvin Mackie

Keynote speaker Dr. Calvin Mackie’s life is living proof of the well-known phrase: “it doesn’t matter where you come from, only where you are headed.” Growing up, Calvin spent most of his summers catching up in school in remedial math classes. Today, the Presidential Award-winning, Ph.D.-possessing, electrifying speaker just presented his latest speech to the National Society of Black Engineers, sponsored by Walmart. Dr. Calvin Mackie knows that with hard work and dedication anyone can achieve a dream and with a fierce determination he shows his audiences how to do the same.
Having conquered the platforms of Coca-Cola Company, DuPont, NASA, and MIT, Dr. Calvin Mackie is an excellent speaker to add to your lineup. For 10 years, Dr. Mackie has spoken in front of Fortune 500 companies, government organizations, civic and educational institutions and international conferences.
His keynote speeches address intellectual, spiritual, and emotional development, mentoring colleagues to bring value to both parties, the importance of education to reach your full potential, and identifying and overcoming obstacles in the workplace to be more productive and profitable. 
Calvin Mackie’s relationship with his audience transcends race, gender, ethnicity, religion, and age. Possessing instant social, political, cultural, and technical credibility, Mackie was featured in Spike Lee’s HBO Katrina documentary, When The Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Parts (HBO 2006), and its successor, If God Is Willing and Da Creek Don't Rise (HBO 2010).
Author of the best-selling  A View from the Roof: Lessons for Life and Business,  Dr. Mackie founded Channel ZerO, an educational and motivational consulting firm. He enjoyed a successful career in academia as an engineering professor at Tulane University and the University of Michigan before focusing his career on consulting and professional speaking.
His speaking programs guarantee intelligent decision making, ensure personal and professional excellence, and allow entire organizations to buy-in to the objectives of the management teams.
  • Developing an internal framework to make intelligent decisions in the workplace
  • Integrating intellectual, spiritual, and emotional development to become a good corporate citizen
  • Synchronizing personal greatness to achieve professional excellence
  • Overcoming obstacles and confronting adversity to enhance career effectiveness
  • Building profitable relationships to emerge on the leadership track
  • Mentoring colleagues to bring value to the organization

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