Worldwide adventure icon and keynote speaker John Beede is the author of multiple highly acclaimed books including Summit Leadership: 7 Steps to Leading From the Top, The Mini-Manual for Becoming Super-Awesome, and Climb On! Success Strategies for Teens.
Along with reaching his lifelong dream of climbing to the summit of Mount Everest, John has been featured dozens of prestigious media outlets such as 60 Minutes and The Weather Channel. He’s presented to over 580,000 live audience members in 46 US States and 6 countries, including TEDxCapeTown, which was attended by South Africa’s most influential thinkers and leaders.
Having built, sold, and consulted for companies valued in the 10’s of millions of dollars, he’s self-funded his travels to 51 countries on all continents except for Antarctica. A life-enthusiast who lives his message of goal-setting, productivity, and high performance, John is in the constant process of architecting his life into a great adventure.