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Johann Koss

Founder of Right To Play, FairSport & Fire A; Former Olympic Speedskater

Founder of Right To Play, FairSport & Fire A; Former Olympic Speedskater

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Johann Koss Biography

Johann Koss was an Olympic speed skater and is considered to be one of the greatest winter Olympians of all time. In 1994, he made world headlines when he won three gold medals in the Lillehammer Olympic Games in his home country of Norway, adding to his one gold and one silver medal from the Albertville Olympic Games two years prior. He won 3 world championship and set 11 World records speedskating.

Koss is currently the CEO and founder of Fire A, a private investment firm and consultancy on Environment, Social, and Governance and sustainable businesses. He is an internationally recognized social entrepreneur who has been widely acknowledged for his work in promoting the use of sport and play as a tool for positive childhood development. He founded Right To Play in 2000, dedicating himself to growing it into an influential international non-government organization and a leader in the Sport for Development and Peace movement.

Koss also founded FairSport, Circmar, and Masterment, and he has more than 15 year investment experience working with several Private Equity, Venture and Hedge Fund as an independent board member, investor, advisor and corporate builder. Right To Play operates in more than 20 countries reaching over two million children each week, and as of 2022 had an annual budget of $58million. The organization is supported by 650 staff worldwide and 60,000 volunteer Coaches.

Koss has an undergraduate medical degree from the University of Queensland, and an Executive MBA from the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.

Johann Koss Videos

  • Johann Olav Koss - Keynote - McCormack Sport Leaders Forum
    Johann Olav Koss Norway Olympian - Founder of Right to Play Keynote Topic: Sport for Change Moderators: Emma Dennis & Madeline Ellnor
  • The power of play: Johann Koss at TEDxLakeGeneva
    With four Olympic speed skating gold medals, 10 world records and three world championships, Johann Koss is one of the greatest winter athletes of...

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Johann Koss is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Johann Koss for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Johann Koss generally travels from TorontoCanada and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Afdhel Aziz, Marty Metro, Mona Das, Mike Wallace and Pia Heidenmark Cook. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Johann Koss for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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