Mike Hourigan is a refreshingly unique keynote speaker, change management speaker and author who empowers the country’s top companies to navigate constant change with real-world wisdom. A veteran leadership consultant and productivity expert, Mike is consistently sought after and hired by the top companies in the U.S., including McDonald’s, Harley-Davidson, Disney, GE, Marriott, ExxonMobil and Kaiser Permanente.
Decades of corporate experience have allowed Mike to develop a completely fresh approach to team building, sales management, and customer service training. With a style that engages listeners in a way that’s meaningful to them and their company culture, Mike rarely gives his audiences a moment between laughs.
A former member of the management teams of Cargill Inc. and Olympus Corporation, Mike has offered over 1,200 audiences-and-counting the benefit of his real-world corporate experience. A seasoned author and co-author, his books include Riding the Waves without Getting Wet: A Journey to Leadership and Motivational Selling.
As one of the top keynote speakers in the United States, Mike has developed a comprehensive roster of speeches that address the key issues that affect companies most. From the growing need for soft skills training and interpersonal communications, to the subtle nuances of conducting business in a global economy, Mike Hourigan continues to the lead the industry in dynamic presentations that direct executives and entire companies toward real, lasting change.
“As a meeting planner during these economic times, it is important to provide valuable sessions so attendees will see the value of attending, and you delivered. You were just the right fit for our event – what else can I say. Extraordinary!”
– Director of Certification, Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals
“He listened to our hopes and shaped his presentation around the company’s mission and our current needs.”
– Vice President of Operations, Childcare Network
“Your remarks were direct and totally addressed the requirements we desired to fulfill. It is not an easy task to make an indelible impression on the leadership of any organization but through your enthusiasm, humor, and thought-provoking message, you certainly accomplished that.”
– Executive Director, Integrated Logistics Support Center, US Army
“This event was different from others in the past, I have tools I can leave here with and apply. Mike shared tools that made sense and could be easily applied.”
– Director, AETNA
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