Les Snead

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  • General Manager of NFL's Los Angeles Rams

As the general manager of the Los Angeles Rams, Les Snead has risen to prominence for his strategic, aggressive moves in creating a strong core nucleus of talent and improved depth throughout the roster. Prior to joining the Rams, Snead spent 13 seasons with the Atlanta Falcons, serving as the club’s director of player personnel. With a career spanning over 20 years, he’s had a significant impact in the NFL and beyond. Snead provides actionable strategies for peak performance, innovation, and a winning mindset.

Les Snead's captivating talks transcend football, providing audiences with valuable lessons on teamwork, effective communication, and strategic planning that are universally applicable in business and leadership contexts. Snead also sits on the advisory board of GAMEBREAKER, which is a soft-shelled headgear powered by D3O Impact Technology. Snead has been requested to speak to organizations including The Jonathan Club, EconTalk, The Knowledge Project, and many more.

 



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Past Hosts Include:
  • Eufala High School
  • The Knowledge Project
  • EconTalk
  • The Jonathan Club
Les Snead on Risk, Decisions, and Football | EconTalk - Get Sharable Link
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Unlocking Success: Strategies from the Gridiron to the Boardroom

General manager of the Los Angeles Rams LES SNEAD elucidates the parallels between sports and business strategy. As a keynote speaker, Snead shares his playbook for success, offering a rare glimpse into the world of high-stakes decision-making, team dynamics, and sustained excellence that define his ...

General manager of the Los Angeles Rams LES SNEAD elucidates the parallels between sports and business strategy. As a keynote speaker, Snead shares his playbook for success, offering a rare glimpse into the world of high-stakes decision-making, team dynamics, and sustained excellence that define his tenure as a leading force in NFL management. In this engaging conversation, Snead weaves engaging narratives that highlight the importance of innovation, resilience, and adaptability in the ever-evolving landscape of success.

Building & Managing Your Team

Uncover the secrets of talent acquisition and team building with LES SNEAD as he imparts lessons learned from assembling a Super Bowl-winning roster, emphasizing the significance of collaboration and visionary decision-making. ...

Uncover the secrets of talent acquisition and team building with LES SNEAD as he imparts lessons learned from assembling a Super Bowl-winning roster, emphasizing the significance of collaboration and visionary decision-making.

Gametime Decision-Making

With a track record of transformative power moves, LES SNEAD's presentations delve into the art of making decisions under pressure, showcasing his ability to navigate challenges, make bold choices, and foster a winning culture both on and off the field. ...

With a track record of transformative power moves, LES SNEAD's presentations delve into the art of making decisions under pressure, showcasing his ability to navigate challenges, make bold choices, and foster a winning culture both on and off the field.

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<p><strong>Sean McVay & Les Snead on team building, taking risks, and the Super Bowl</strong></p>

Sean McVay & Les Snead on team building, taking risks, and the Super Bowl

LA Rams Head Coach SEAN MCVAY and General Manager LES SNEAD’s collaboration forms the backbone of the Los Angeles Rams' success, as McVay's visionary coaching and Snead's strategic roster-building have propelled the team to new heights in the NFL. Their partnership reflects a seamless integration of coaching brilliance and front-office savvy, fostering a culture of innovation and resilience that has translated into on-field triumphs, including a Super Bowl victory. McVay and Snead's united approach has not only revitalized the Rams but also serves as a compelling model for synergy between coaching leadership and executive decision-making in professional sports.

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Biography

Les Snead is a respected figure in professional sports and strategic management. With a career spanning over 20 years, he’s had a significant impact in the NFL and beyond.

Starting at Auburn University, Snead played well and transitioned to the front office after college. He spent 13 seasons with the Atlanta Falcons, mastering player evaluation, draft strategies, and team management. In 2012, he became the General Manager of the Los Angeles Rams, leading the team to remarkable success, including a Super Bowl win.