Profound Achievement Without Burnout
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Summary of Michael Veltri
Michael Veltri is a top-rated business transformation keynote speaker with an exclusive system for achieving peak performance in business and life. The ideal intersection between inspiring and practical, Michael creates dynamic, must-attend keynotes, workshops, and seminars that masterfully fuse inspiring wisdom with results-based practical applications. The outcome: your audience will be moved and inspired - as well as armed for battle - to achieve peak performance in any situation. In addition to keynote speaking, Michael is a Nationwide Bestselling author, consultant and leadership expert for elite organizations such as the Central Intelligence Agency and many Fortune 500 companies. As a professional athlete, C-suite executive, and two-time cancer survivor, Michael shares his message of resilience and indomitable spirit with audiences worldwide.Download Full Bio
It's hard to define Michael Veltri with a single word. He's been called a prolific business transformation expert, a visionary, and a warrior. His pioneering body of work in which he extracted powerful mindsets and tactics that fuel performance from 5000 years of ancient wisdom has helped organizations of all sizes achieve unprecedented success. Unlike unidimensional performers, Michael brings a multifaceted set of experiences to every engagement. Passion meets purpose. Eastern wisdom drives modern business results. Inspiring yet actionable; captivating stories blended with practical techniques.
Veltri is a proven entrepreneur with both the successes and battle scars to show for it. Spending a decade in Japan, he's discovered a new system for performance, based in time-tested practices of ancient warriors. A cancer survivor, martial arts master, U.S. Marine veteran, and bestselling author, Michael brings an authentic, grounded, and inspiring presence to every engagement.
Proven Business Executive- Advising celebrity entrepreneurs, elite government agencies, captains of industry, and C-suite leaders in Fortune 500 companies, Veltri is known globally for his ability to drive performance without burnout, overcome the most difficult challenges, and enable business transformation.
Successful Entrepreneur- In addition to founding one of the world’s first and only full-time professional Aikido Martial Arts Academies, Michael launched and led a successful executive coaching and consulting business, which then evolved into his current leadership development firm, Hikari, Inc. (the term hikari is the Japanese word for “guiding light”).
Author & Thought Leader- Michael’s groundbreaking work is covered in his highly acclaimed, Nationwide Bestselling book, The Mushin Way. Extracting the most powerful secrets of peak performance from 5,000 years of ancient wisdom, Veltri helps organizations worldwide achieve their potential. A highly sought-after keynote speaker and consultant, his insights are fueling the success of the next generation of business leaders.
US Marine, Cancer Survivor, Father- Never shying away from a challenge, Veltri bravely served his country, conquered cancer, and now brings his same unstoppable will as a devoted father and family man. His insights are deeply personal, sharing examples of adversity, discipline, and focus to overcome life’s biggest obstacles and challenges.
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