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Bill George

Senior Fellow at Harvard Business School, Best-Selling Leadership Author & Former CEO of Medtronic

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Bill George Biography

Bill George is an executive fellow at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership and governance since 2004. He is the former chair and chief executive officer of Medtronic.

George is the author of "True North: Emerging Leader Edition" and four best-selling books: "Authentic Leadership," "True North"; "Finding Your True North"; and "7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis."

He has served on the boards of Goldman Sachs, ExxonMobil, Novartis, Target Corporation, Mayo Clinic, and the World Economic Forum USA. He has been board chair for Allina Health System, Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, United Way of the Greater Twin Cities, and Advamed.

In April 2014, the Franklin Institute awarded George the Bower Award for Business Leadership. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2012 and named one of "Top 25 Business Leaders of the Past 25 Years" by PBS, as well as CEO of the Year (2001) and Director of the Year (2001-02).

Mr. George received his BSIE with high honors from Georgia Tech and his MBA with high distinction from Harvard University, where he was a Baker Scholar. He has received honorary PhDs from Georgia Tech, Mayo Medical School, University of St. Thomas, Augsburg College, and Bryant University.

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Hbr's 10 Must Reads On Leadership (cd)

Hbr's 10 Must Reads On Leadership (cd)

Seven Lessons For Leading In Crisis (your Coach In A Box)

Seven Lessons For Leading In Crisis (your Coach In A Box)

Seven Lessons for Leading in Crisis (J-B Warren Bennis Series)

Seven Lessons for Leading in Crisis (J-B Warren Bennis Series)

Authentic Leadership: Rediscovering the Secrets to Creating Lasting Value

Authentic Leadership: Rediscovering the Secrets to Creating Lasting Value

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  • How do I book Bill George to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Bill George for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Bill George, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Bill George or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Bill George

    Speaking fees for Bill George, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Bill George are $30,000 - $50,000 for live events and $10,000 - $20,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Bill George, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Bill George speak about?

  • Where does Bill George travel from?

    Bill George generally travels from Minneapolis, MN, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Bill George’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Bill George for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bill George for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Bill George or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Senior Fellow at Harvard Business School, Best-Selling Leadership Author & Former CEO of Medtronic

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Bill George Biography

Bill George is an executive fellow at Harvard Business School, where he has taught leadership and governance since 2004. He is the former chair and chief executive officer of Medtronic.

George is the author of "True North: Emerging Leader Edition" and four best-selling books: "Authentic Leadership," "True North"; "Finding Your True North"; and "7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis."

He has served on the boards of Goldman Sachs, ExxonMobil, Novartis, Target Corporation, Mayo Clinic, and the World Economic Forum USA. He has been board chair for Allina Health System, Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, United Way of the Greater Twin Cities, and Advamed.

In April 2014, the Franklin Institute awarded George the Bower Award for Business Leadership. He was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2012 and named one of "Top 25 Business Leaders of the Past 25 Years" by PBS, as well as CEO of the Year (2001) and Director of the Year (2001-02).

Mr. George received his BSIE with high honors from Georgia Tech and his MBA with high distinction from Harvard University, where he was a Baker Scholar. He has received honorary PhDs from Georgia Tech, Mayo Medical School, University of St. Thomas, Augsburg College, and Bryant University.

Bill George Videos

  • Leading in the COVID-19 Crisis with Bill George
  • Why Bill George Can't Function Without 8 Hours of Sleep - YouTube

Bill George Books

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FAQs on booking Bill George

  • How do I book Bill George to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Bill George for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Bill George, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Bill George or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Bill George

    Speaking fees for Bill George, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Bill George are $30,000 - $50,000 for live events and $10,000 - $20,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Bill George, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Bill George speak about?

  • Where does Bill George travel from?

    Bill George generally travels from Minneapolis, MN, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Bill George’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Bill George for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Bill George for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Bill George or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Bill George is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Bill George for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Bill George generally travels from Minneapolis, MN, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Peter Diamandis, Robert Greene, Jimmy Wales, Peter Guber and Ambassador Dennis Ross. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Bill George for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Bill George Speaker Videos

  • Leading in the COVID-19 Crisis with Bill George
    Why Bill George Can't Function Without 8 Hours of Sleep - YouTube

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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