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John Watkis works with organizations who want to receive a return on their investment when they deliver speeches and presentations. He helps his clients find their rhythm when they speak in front of audiences.

In addition to being a sPeak performance coach, international speaker, and speechwriter, John is a triple-threat entertainer. He’s the first Canadian-born actor to play the role of “Mufasa” in the Disney musical, “The Lion King”, and he is a competitive salsa dancing champion.

He brings the perfect mix of inspiration, entertainment, and education to his presentations, and he delivers interactive experiences that move audiences to take positive actions after his sessions.

He has been in the speaking and coaching business for over 20 years. In addition to delivering keynote speeches and workshops in six countries and on three continents, he has written speeches for corporations, government officials, non-profits, professional speakers, and hall of fame athletes.

A partial list of his clients includes: BMW Canada, Canadian Association of Professional Speakers, Human Resources Professional Association, RBC, TD Bank, Canadian Federal Government, Moneris Solutions, and Hills Pet Nutrition.