901-754-9404
My List0

We've now made it easier for you to research and save your favorite keynotes speakers. Click on the + sign to add a speaker to your Speaker List and email your favorites to colleagues and friends.

}
back to Speakers
Kevin O'Connor

Kevin O'Connor

    Speaking and Communications Specialist

Fee Range

$7,500 - $10,000

Travels From

Illinois

Kevin O'Connor - Keynotes and Breakouts

Kevin O'Connor - Keynotes and Breakouts

Kevin O'Connor, CSP

Kevin O'Connor, CSP

Kevin E O'Connor | Leadership Speaker

Kevin E O'Connor | Leadership Speaker

Kevin E. O’Connor, CSP is an author, executive coach, businessman, and professional speaker. He specializes in working with professionals–particularly technical professionals–who have been promoted to leadership positions where they now lead their former peers.

Kevin holds three masters degrees and his expertise focuses on the challenges of leadership, business relationships, and the effectiveness of teams.

  • Kevin customizes his message by communicating with his audiences in advance.
  • He facilitates his message with their knowledge through his interactive presentations.
  • He follows up with audiences through a unique and simple program designed for long-term learning

Most of his professional work is for Pharmaceutical and Medical professionals. He works with and has worked with Medical Affairs for Searle, OhioHealth, Pharmacia, Sanofi-Aventis, Amgen, ISTA, Takeda North America, Novartis, ONYX, Intermountain Healthcare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Baxter, Gundersen Lutheran Health System, Baxter BioScience, USAF Medical Command, Eli Lilly, The American College of Physician Executives, MDAnderson, Underwriters Laboratories, The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, The Joint Commission, Loyola University of Chicago (A member of the faculty), Columbia College (A member of the faculty), The American College of Healthcare Executives, and The George Washington University in Washington, DC.

Kevin also works with technical professionals who have been promoted to lead teams of other professionals, their former peers. He facilitates programs on communication, leadership, and creativity, especially in the Medical and Pharmaceutical fields as well as in other technical areas such as Dean Foods, McDonalds, FASTER Asset, Milliman, the Cities of Oak Park, IL, Peoria, AZ, the Produce Marketing Association, and more.

Kevin is a CSP (Certified Speaking Professional). Less than 590 persons in the world hold this honor for speaking excellence.

Kevin is a Senior Lecturer at Chicago’s Loyola University and is faculty for Columbia College of Chicago. He teaches both graduate and undergraduate students.

Kevin is an author, having authored and co-authored six books. Kevin’s most recent books (co-authored with Cyndi Maxey, CSP):

  • Present Like A Pro: The Field Guide to Mastering the Art of Business, Professional, and Public Speaking (St. Martin’s Griffin Press, 2006)
  • Speak Up! A Woman’s Guide to Presenting Like a Pro (St. Martin’s Griffin Press, 2008)
  • 10 Steps to Successful Time Management (ASTD Press, 2010)

He is currently writing a book on facilitation and another on finding influence especially with those who do not think they have to be influenced by you!

To book Kevin O'Connor call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

I Know You Can’t Read This But:

Kevin's presentation on how to make a greater impact (much greater) when you speak (no matter the topic or audience). 

Living and Working with (Sometimes) Difficult People:
Kevin looks at cooperation and conflict on working teams, and how to resolve conflict with communication. 

 

The New Art of Leadership:

It’s You! A discussion of how great communications skills are at the heart of great leadership skills.

 

Speak Up! How Men Evaluate Female Presenters…And What to Do About It:

A look at the perceived differences in communication between men and women, and how to to navigate these waters in the workplace. 

Speaking Topics:

Related Speakers

Dominic Thurbon, Business Trends Speaker

Dominic Thurbon

Leading Expert on Change

Lisa Caputo, Finance Speaker

Lisa Caputo

Television Commentator and Public Speaker on Current Events and Politics

Relly Nadler, Business Motivational Speaker

Relly Nadler

Leadership and Emotional Intelligence Expert

Jenean Merkel Perelstein, speaker

Jenean Merkel Perelstein

Workplace Culture Expert - Author

Andrea Simon, speaker

Andrea Simon

Eileen McDargh, Speaker

Eileen McDargh

Business Author and Commentator

Tamsen Webster, Change Speaker

Tamsen Webster

Presentation Strategist & TED speaker

Phillip Newbold, Healthcare Speaker

Phillip Newbold

CEO of Beacon Health System

Gary Swart Speaker

Gary Swart

Veteran Silicon Valley Executive

Jim Bearden, Change Speaker

Jim Bearden

Unleashing Heroes at Work

Jeff Evans Speaker

Jeff Evans

Adventurer

Eric Termuende, speaker

Eric Termuende

Thought Leader on Optimizing Workplace Culture

Testimonials

"Johnny Cupcakes was a hit last night! Thank you both so much for all of your assistance through this process, it has been such a positi..

Johnny Cupcakes | Testimonials | Executive Speakers

"You all were awesome to work with and helped make my life easier when planning these events. Thanks so much!” 

 

Testimonial

"Thanks so much for working on this engagement with us. It’s been a very pleasant experience. We will definitely include ESB in our sea..

Testimonial

"They have booked me to speak at events for over a decade and their professional approach and client focus is unmatched in the industry. I am..

Garrison Wynn, Sales Speaker

"Thank you, both, for making last night possible! You have been such a Joy to work with and I appreciate everything you did for us! I can't s..

Salvation Army

Our bank has held an annual business and economic conference for the past 9 years.  We have worked with Executive Speakers every year an..

I’ve used the services of a number of speakers bureaus in the past. However, my current experience working with the Executive Speakers ..

I want to thank you for all of your assistance you and Jenny were wonderful. If it had not been for you sending me suggestions I would not ha..

Bridgeworks was awesome!!! Great feedback from all!! Thanks for all of your collaboration and positive we'll use you in the future.  

You ladies really are the BEST!  After this event I am going to be on the hunt for keynote speakers in May.  I really want to work ..

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Call to discuss how we can you help find the right speaker(s) for your organization.

Get Ideas in 1 hour or less

Executive Speakers Bureau consistently receives praises about our speed and efficiency. From the beginning of your event planning, our extensive online speaker database and resourceful staff allow us to quickly equip you with the best speaker for your event.

Need a last minute speaker? No worries. Our speed and efficiency help us give you ideas for speakers in one hour or less.

Please fill in information below