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John F. Edwards, CSP

Professional International Speaker

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John F. Edwards has over 25 years of international experience as a leader, speaker, coach, and consultant working with some of the largest companies in their respective fields.  John has provided guidance or training to teams, leaders, and organizations seeking to achieve high impact goals during various economic and strategic challenges.
He facilitates and trains 30-50 audiences a year from around the world on the principles necessary for long term success. He is often reviewed as the strongest and highest rated speaker at conferences.  

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 - Speaking at a Conference in the Washington, DC Metro area

John is an international motivational speaker, playwright, trainer, columnist, and a former internationally ranked athlete.  His work has taken him all over the world including England, Scotland, Italy, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Germany, Poland, Djibouti, and more. 

He has won numerous awards for his speaking and leadership capabilities.  In addition, John has:

  • Served as the Chairman of The Board for the US Department of Justice Anti-crime Weed & Seed Program in Syracuse

  • Served the State of New York for 16 years in a leadership role appointed by three Governors from "both sides of the aisle"

  • Won the US Presidential Award for Volunteering

  • Four-time Captain of The Jamaican National Racquetball Team leading them to an unprecedented top 15 ranking in the world

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Audience comments from an April 2020 virtual session of over 120 attendees

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"You are a phenomenal speaker and I’m always energized when I hear your talks."

Catherine Sneed,

Executive Communications Lead at L3Harris Technologies



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