Peter Sheahan: Biography highlights

Peter is known internationally as a top-rated keynote speaker, innovative business thinker and thought leader. With staff in more than 23 cities across seven countries, he knows firsthand the challenges of growing a business in these rapidly-changing times.

Known for:

Business Leaders

Languages spoken:

English, French

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Peter Sheahan’s background

After decades of standing in the fire with leaders of high-performing organizations, Peter has come to believe that an organization will only go commercially where its leaders first go personally. He has advised leaders from companies as diverse as Apple, Microsoft, Hyundai, IBM, Pfizer, Wells Fargo and Cardinal Health.

He has published seven books, built three global companies and delivered more than 2,500 presentations in 40+ countries. Peter has been named one of the 25 Most Influential Speakers in the World by the National Speakers Association and is the youngest person ever to be inducted into their industry Hall of Fame.

Today, Peter and his team at Karrikins Group are focused exclusively on inspiring leaders to do the hard work required to accelerate growth and transformation.



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After Dinner Engagement

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Peter Sheahan: The #1 Way to Disrupt Your Market
Peter Sheahan: The #1 Way to Disrupt Your Market

Thank you so much for a great session - all the reactions were 'awesome, amazing, and inspirational'. The only thing we'd do differently next time would be to book you further in advance so we have you present on the first day of our event - you set a great tone and really energize and inspire. Brilliant. We will have you working with BP again soon.'

Nina Raymond
HR Executive
Nielson Group

'First off, thank YOU for rocking our group in Pebble. They LOVED YOU! You are awesome-personally, a delight and a gentleman, and professionally, the real deal. Your content, delivery, and engaging manner was just what the doctor ordered.'

Rachel Long
Memorial Blood Centers

'I have been a senior hospital, health system and healthcare industry exec for three decades. Every once in a while I come across an author or speaker who seems to provide transferable business concepts that are fresh and applicable to my role as a leader. Mr. Sheahan's writings fit that description. I have used his concepts in my organization and I highly recommend him. I have been distributing his book to my friends. His presentation received very positive reviews. His personal energy, content and thought provoking style were all very attractive. I highly recommend Peter Sheahan. I am impressed with his grasp of key business issues and the freshness of his thinking on embracing change.'

Don Berglund
CEO Circle

'Peter, I cannot thank you enough for your outstanding presentation. Presenting to an audience of leading CEO's is always a challenge. But once again you exceeded their and my expectations. Your incredible global insights and thought provoking presentation engaged all in attendance. You related to each and every person in that room and all walked away with a 'pearl'. Always a pleasure working with you and look forward to a long association with you and Karrikins Group.'

John Karagounis
Managing Director

'Thank you for your thought provoking presentation at Google's HQ in Mountain View in December. You bring terrific energy to the Gen Y topic. A number of Google staffers reached out to say how much they enjoyed your thought/discussion provoking presentation. The College team in particular will surely find real world applications for the Gen Y data you provided. You gave us great insight into the minds of literally hundreds of potential Googlers. For us to better understand how to motivate and develop that talent will certainly be key to our continued success.'

Sue Polo
Engineering and Operations Staffing Manager
Women's Vision Foundation

'You know I'm a tough audience and not easily impressed. Peter was wonderful. He ranks as one of my favorite Success Forum speakers of all time. His remarks were brilliant, relevant and timely. He invested himself in the day and wove content from the day's programming and other speakers into his keynote. We all had fun and learned a lot.'

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