International opening keynote speaker, Jon Petz is a two-time, best-sellers list author, motivational keynote speaker on performance and the power of human connections. He brings this passion and energy for performance, purpose and impact to events of all types, as well as to those he professionally coaches personally to strengthen their performance mindset and success in life, business and careers.
Jon is a former sales & marketing executive in big corporate as well as a tech entrepreneur. As a remarkable addition – Jon is a professional magician and has performed around the globe for audiences of all types.
This one-of-a-kind combination brings relevancy, experience and understanding to the real-world challenges and opportunities we face in our professional pursuits.
It also produces a masterful story-telling, engagement and entertainment factor that is uniquely and unequivocally the Jon Petz Experience. Far more than “JUST” a keynote, it is the perfected trifecta of strategy & mindset, personal inspiration and incredible entertainment.
As an opening keynote speaker and author, the USA Today, Wall Street Journal, CNBC, ABC News, Success Magazine and many other media outlets have covered the success of Jon Petz and his quest to help people engage deeper, perform better and fuel growth personally and professionally. His book Boring Meetings Suck™ was named by Inc. Magazine as a top ten and must-read business book.
Jon’s third book Significance In Simple Moments has gone through six printings and focuses on human connections to help you identify the simple moments in life that help you realize significance. Profits from this book are donated in support of the Miracles & Magic™ Foundation and show which was founded by Jon and his family.
Jon is a speaker and emcee of choice with corporate audiences, event planners, and leadership teams. Attendees from all backgrounds, positions, and diversities engage quickly with him, connecting with Jon’s humor, subject matter, and experience. When he speaks people listen, and when he performs, people engage and connect in powerful ways.
Whether he’s leading teams to focus on their performance mindset, making an impact as an opening keynote speaker, or acting as the conference emcee, Jon is the perfect trifecta of actionable ideas, personal inspiration, and unbelievable entertainment. The outcome of his work results in a more engaged, productive and purpose driven individual and organization. If you’re ready to learn how to send sales soaring, develop amazing customer and team relationships and fuel the business for growth, Jon can get you there!
When he’s not wowing audiences and empowering others, he enjoys spending time at home with the real stars of the show, his beautiful wife, Stacey, and their daughters. Jon and Stacey are the creators of the Miracles & Magic Foundation. This annual Las Vegas-style grand-illusion, comedy and magic show features the world’s best magical and variety entertainers.
Their goal is to provide children who are living with a life threatening illness – and their families – a day away from the realities of hospitals and chemo treatments, and instead provide a chance to feel like a kid again, experiencing the comedy and wonderment of magic and laughter. The profits from Jon’s book, Significance…In Simple Moments, in addition to sponsorships, donations, and public ticket sales, have helped raise over a million dollars to continue to provide life experiences for these children and their families, touching the lives of thousands.