Bestselling Author, The Third Door | Forbes 30 Under 30
Alex Banayan is America’s only national bestselling business author under 30. His book, The Third Door has been translated into over a dozen languages. During his unprecedented seven-year journey, Banayan interviewed great innovative leaders of the past half-century. These leaders include Bill Gates, Lady Gaga, Maya Angelou, Steve Wozniak, Jane Goodall, Quincy Jones, and more.
The day before his freshman-year final exams, Banayan hacked The Price is Right. He won a sailboat, sold it, and used the money to fund his larger-than-life adventure.
Banayan has been named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list, Business Insider’s Most Powerful People Under 30. Additionally, He has been featured in major media, including The Washington Post, Fortune, CNBC, MSNBC, Fox News, and NBC News.
An acclaimed keynote speaker, Banayan has presented the Third Door framework to business conferences and corporate leadership teams worldwide. He’s presented his framework to Apple, Google, Nike, IBM, Snapchat, Salesforce, and Disney.
“Maybe the hardest part about taking a risk isn’t whether to take it, it’s when to take it.”
In Alex Banayan’s most popular keynote, he takes you on an adventure through unprecedented territories. Alex has hacked The Price is Right, chased Larry King through a grocery store, and learned life lessons from Gaga and Gates. Alongside the larger-than-life stories, Banayan takes the principles from his bestselling novel, The Third Door, and pushes the ideas to a new level. He makes them practical and applicable for organizations of all sizes.
In this keynote, Alex Banayan masterfully decodes the most elusive and critical skills needed for any organization to achieve exponential success. His exciting journey led him to uncover fundamental skills every organization needs to achieve their goals. Alex teaches your team that any organization committed to innovation and growth has to foster an open workplace environment. In this workplace environment, employees are empowered to be creative, think boldly, and take calculated, strategic risks.
In this wildly insightful and mind-expanding presentation, bestselling author Alex Banayan dives deep into topics ranging from the pervasiveness of artificial reality to the automation revolution. Weaving in examples from an array of industries, Banayan shows us how the products millennial are obsessed with clue us in to the habits his generation will perpetuate over the coming decades.