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Bill Clinton
42nd President of the United States & Founder of the Clinton Foundation

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42nd President of the United States & Founder of the Clinton Foundation
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John Boehner
Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives

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Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
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Kofi Annan
Former Secretary-General of the United Nations

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Former Secretary-General of the United Nations
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Sully Sullenberger
“Miracle on the Hudson” Captain and Leading Voice on Leadership & Execution Strategies

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“Miracle on the Hudson” Captain and Leading Voice on Leadership & Execution Strategies
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Julia Gillard
Former Prime Minister of Australia

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Former Prime Minister of Australia
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Edward Norton
Award-Winning Actor, Humanitarian and Entrepreneur

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Award-Winning Actor, Humanitarian and Entrepreneur
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Mae Jemison
First African American Woman in Space

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First African American Woman in Space
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Alex Ferguson
Record-Breaking Coach Lauded as the Most Successful Manager in the History of Professional Sport

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Record-Breaking Coach Lauded as the Most Successful Manager in the History of Professional Sport
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Al Gore
Former Vice President of the United States, Climate Activist & Tech Investor

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Former Vice President of the United States, Climate Activist & Tech Investor
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Martin Luther King, III
Civil Rights Activist & Global Humanitarian

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Civil Rights Activist & Global Humanitarian
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Cokie Roberts
Renowned Journalist

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Renowned Journalist
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Karl Rove
Iconic Political Strategist

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Iconic Political Strategist
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Bill O'Reilly
Host of Top-Rated The O’Reilly Factor and Bestselling Author

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Host of Top-Rated The O’Reilly Factor and Bestselling Author
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Abigail Posner
Head of Strategic Planning at Google's Creative Think Tank

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Head of Strategic Planning at Google's Creative Think Tank
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Steve Forbes
Chairman of Forbes Media & Expert on the Global Economy, Monetary Policy and Politics

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Chairman of Forbes Media & Expert on the Global Economy, Monetary Policy and Politics
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Gretchen Carlson
Acclaimed broadcast news anchor & journalist

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Acclaimed broadcast news anchor & journalist
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Dick Cheney
Former Vice President of the United States

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Former Vice President of the United States
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Tim Berners-Lee
Inventor of the World Wide Web & Leader in Future of Tech

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Inventor of the World Wide Web & Leader in Future of Tech
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Lawrence Summers
Authority on Domestic Economics and International Finance

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Authority on Domestic Economics and International Finance
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Ronan Farrow
Award-Winning Journalist & Voice of Millennial Generation

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Award-Winning Journalist & Voice of Millennial Generation
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Ehud Barak
Former Prime Minister of Israel

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Former Prime Minister of Israel
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Joe Lieberman
Centrist Senator & Advocate to Break Partisan Gridlock

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Centrist Senator & Advocate to Break Partisan Gridlock
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Adam Braun
Entrepreneur & Leader of the For-Purpose Industry

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Entrepreneur & Leader of the For-Purpose Industry
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Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton
42nd President of the United States & Founder of the Clinton Foundation
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John Boehner
John Boehner
Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
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Kofi Annan
Kofi Annan
Former Secretary-General of the United Nations
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Sully Sullenberger
Sully Sullenberger
“Miracle on the Hudson” Captain and Leading Voice on Leadership & Execution Strategies
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Julia Gillard
Julia Gillard
Former Prime Minister of Australia
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Edward Norton
Edward Norton
Award-Winning Actor, Humanitarian and Entrepreneur
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Mae Jemison
Mae Jemison
First African American Woman in Space
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Alex Ferguson
Alex Ferguson
Record-Breaking Coach Lauded as the Most Successful Manager in the History of Professional Sport
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Al  Gore
Al Gore
Former Vice President of the United States, Climate Activist & Tech Investor
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Martin Luther  King, III
Martin Luther King, III
Civil Rights Activist & Global Humanitarian
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Cokie Roberts
Cokie Roberts
Renowned Journalist
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Karl  Rove
Karl Rove
Iconic Political Strategist
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Bill O'Reilly
Bill O'Reilly
Host of Top-Rated The O’Reilly Factor and Bestselling Author
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Abigail Posner
Abigail Posner
Head of Strategic Planning at Google's Creative Think Tank
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Steve Forbes
Steve Forbes
Chairman of Forbes Media & Expert on the Global Economy, Monetary Policy and Politics
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Gretchen Carlson
Gretchen Carlson
Acclaimed broadcast news anchor & journalist
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Dick Cheney
Dick Cheney
Former Vice President of the United States
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Tim Berners-Lee
Tim Berners-Lee
Inventor of the World Wide Web & Leader in Future of Tech
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Lawrence  Summers
Lawrence Summers
Authority on Domestic Economics and International Finance
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Ronan Farrow
Ronan Farrow
Award-Winning Journalist & Voice of Millennial Generation
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Ehud Barak
Ehud Barak
Former Prime Minister of Israel
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Joe Lieberman
Joe Lieberman
Centrist Senator & Advocate to Break Partisan Gridlock
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Adam  Braun
Adam Braun
Entrepreneur & Leader of the For-Purpose Industry
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"Don and Ellen Walker and their extraordinary team at HWA have represented me for my Speaking Engagements for over 15 years. HWA is the best. They have always demonstrated unmatched professionalism and unsurpassed excellence. Knowing that HWA is in my corner has given me the freedom to spend most of my time on the work of the Clinton Foundation."

- Bill Clinton
I have discovered a new family here at Harry Walker. Don, Ellen and the whole team at HWA strive to deliver a level of excellence that, quite frankly, you won’t find anywhere else. Working with the team at HWA on a daily basis, I am constantly reminded that their level of professionalism and commitment to our shared success is their number one priority.

- John Boehner
Your attention to detail and prompt response to all issues of concern was incredible. Because of the excellent service you have provided to us, we have strongly recommended The Harry Walker Agency to several other organizations.

- Regent University
"The strength of the Harry Walker Agency is not only Don Walker who is the senior expert in the entire field but his excellent staff. The entire company is more than first rate."

- Michael Eisner
"Don Walker and his outstanding team exemplify a tradition of dependability, excellence, integrity, and attention to detail. They are easy to work with and exhibit great communication and organization. Hands-on from start to finish, the Harry Walker Agency works with host and speaker to ensure a flawless event. As I travel from one event to another, one thing is certain: I'm in good hands with HWA."

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JOHN BOEHNER
Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
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GRETCHEN CARLSON
Acclaimed broadcast news anchor & journalist
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SULLY SULLENBERGER
“Miracle on the Hudson” Captain and Leading Voice on Leadership & Execution Strategies
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LARA LOGAN
Veteran Foreign Affairs Correspondent
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STEVEN KOTLER
International Pioneer in Peak Performance & Innovation; NYT Bestselling Author
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CHARLES DUHIGG
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist for the New York Times
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ABIGAIL POSNER
Head of Strategic Planning at Google's Creative Think Tank
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DICK COSTOLO
Former CEO of Twitter & Tech Entrepreneur
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BONIN BOUGH
Host and Mentor on LeBron James’ and CNBC’s Cleveland Hustles and Groundbreaking Marketing Strategist
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RONAN FARROW
Award-Winning Journalist & Voice of Millennial Generation
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ANN CURRY
Emmy Award-Winning Journalist
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MOHAMED EL-ERIAN
Internationally Recognized Expert on World Economy & Finance
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ITZHAK PERLMAN
Renowned Violinist & Inspirational Speaker
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APRIL RINNE
Global Authority on the Sharing Economy
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ADAM BRAUN
Entrepreneur & Leader of the For-Purpose Industry
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ED BALLS
Leading Global Economist & Expert on Monetary Policy and Eurozone Issues
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LIZA DONNELLY
Award-Winning Cartoonist, The New Yorker
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ALAN KRUEGER
One of the Most Respected Economists in the World
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ALEX BANAYAN
Author, Forbes "30 Under 30", & Thought Leader on Millennial Trends for Business
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JOYCE BANDA
Africa's Second Female President & Former President of Malawi
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DEVAL PATRICK
Leader in Social Impact Investing & Former Governor of Massachusetts
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TOM COBURN
Guardian Against Washington Spending & U.S. Senator and Representative
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WENDY DAVIS
Women's Rights Advocate & Former Texas State Senator
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GOODLUCK JONATHAN
Former President Federal Republic of Nigeria
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Featured News

SULLY Movie Soars in Box Office Debut 

Clint Eastwood-directed SULLY, starring Tom Hanks as Captain Sullenberger, earned $35.5M in its opening weekend to win the box office and the reviews are phenomenal. Rolling Stone wrote: "The movie earns your attention and respect by digging deep, by finding the fear and self-doubt inside a man who'd never accept being defined as a hero. It's an eye-opener." From the Chicago Tribune"SULLY captures the essence of what made the Miracle on the Hudson so grippingly inspiring..."   Capt. Sullenberger was also on the hot late night circuit with great appearances on Jimmy Kimmel and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and revisited the site of the emergency landing with Charlie Rose.

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Substantive Speakers on America’s Post-Election Transition

Substantive, experienced-based and thoughtful insights matter more than ever as America recovers from a polarizing election.  HWA Speakers have the gravitas to answer these important questions: What’s next for the Fed?  How do some Americans rejoin the Democracy after feeling left out?  What does a Republican president and Congress mean for U.S. jobs and trades? How will our geopolitical allegiances shift?  

See the HWA Speakers with the substance and experience needed for today’s conversations >>

Peter Fuda is a "Leadership Transformation Master"

Here are some reviews about PETER FUDA, his work and his best-selling book, Leadership Transformed.

“It is very rare that a speaker is able to captivate an entire audience instantly, but Peter does it every time.” - John Karagounis, CEO, The CEO Circle Group

“I have seen many speakers on leadership – Peter is simply one of the best." - Ray Weekes, Chairman, The CEO Institute

“Peter is a leadership transformation master.” – Mark Weikel, President and CEO, LensCrafters

Get info about Peter's availability for your next event >>

Want a speaker who's presentation will have your event trending during and after the talk? Meet Abigail Posner...

Head of Strategic Planning at Google’s Creative Think Tank for Agencies and Brands ABIGAIL POSNER hits a home run again as her presentation made the Destination Marketing Association International Conference a trending topic within 10 min of her talk. The event brought together 1,300  attendees comprised of CEO/COO to entry level, in the focus areas of Sales, Marketing/PR, Finance/Admin, Membership, and Visitor Services. Her message was being enthusiastically shared by the audience during and after the event. An attendee from Tourism Tropical North Queensland wrote: "I found your presentation so inspirational and valuable. I took so many notes and I feel I can take a lot of your words about creativity back and use it within my role."

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THOUGHT LEADERS: Incredible speakers creating buzz with bold thinking

What does every meeting planner want from their keynote speaker? A presentation that will not only engage, inform, and inspire, but ultimately create a buzz that lasts well after your event ends. HWA’s newest exclusive speakers Steven Kotler and Charles Duhigg do just that.

Find out why meeting planners are soaring with praise for these incredible speakers >>

Meet our new speakers

Why do today’s most interesting speakers align with HWA for exclusive representation?  Because we connect them with audiences like yours.  Our speakers consistently say that we connect them with audiences which are engaged in real discussion, curious and seeking insights.  Meet our new speakers ranging from news and media to technology to politics to celebrity names.  Let us know how we can help you bring these fresh voices to your event.

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