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Nat Irvin

Professor at the University of Louisville & Futurist

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Nat Irvin Biography

Author, innovator, futurist, teacher, commentator and founder of Thrivals at IdeaFestival, Nat Irvin, II, is the assistant dean of thought leadership and civic engagement as well as the Woodrow M. Strickler Executive in Residence, Professor of Management Practice at the University of Louisville College of Business where he has taught change management, leadership, future studies and team dynamics since 2007. Irvin is also chief learning officer and musical consultant for Janelle Monaé and the Wondaland Arts Society. Previously, he created and led Future Focus 2020, an urban futurist think tank at the Babcock Graduate School of Management at Wake Forest University. Irvin has engaged leadership and management teams of Fortune 100 companies and organizations in strategic conversations on future trends. He has been a commentator for NPR’s “Weekend Edition” and an advisor to the TED Challenge. Irvin founded Thrivals in 2010, the kick-off day of the Idea Festival, which has exposed thousands of high school students to exploring Big Ideas, exploring ways in which we might make new connections among demographic groups towards a more global awareness and understanding of some of the major driving forces that will shape our future.

Irvin serves as futurist for the National Black MBA Association and the Executive Leadership Council. He most recently authored “The Chase for 2042” the concluding chapter for “Celebrating a Legacy, Empowering the Future,” The National Black MBA Association, 2015. He is the recipient of the H. Naylor Fitzhugh Award of Relevance, which recognizes exceptional contributions and a demonstrated involvement in various businesses, educational and professional organizations within the African American community. In 2016, he received the Faculty Service Award, College of Business, University of Louisville.

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  • Yum! Brands and KFC U.S. Invest $6 Million to Advance Equity and Opportunity in Louisville

    Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) and KFC U.S. today announced plans to invest $6 million over five years to advance equity and opportunity across Louisville, particularly in the West End. This expanded investment in Louisville will target endeavors that tackle inequality and uplift Black students, educators, entrepreneurs and social change agents. Business professor Dr. Nat Irvin is working with...

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Professor at the University of Louisville & Futurist

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Nat Irvin Biography

Author, innovator, futurist, teacher, commentator and founder of Thrivals at IdeaFestival, Nat Irvin, II, is the assistant dean of thought leadership and civic engagement as well as the Woodrow M. Strickler Executive in Residence, Professor of Management Practice at the University of Louisville College of Business where he has taught change management, leadership, future studies and team dynamics since 2007. Irvin is also chief learning officer and musical consultant for Janelle Monaé and the Wondaland Arts Society. Previously, he created and led Future Focus 2020, an urban futurist think tank at the Babcock Graduate School of Management at Wake Forest University. Irvin has engaged leadership and management teams of Fortune 100 companies and organizations in strategic conversations on future trends. He has been a commentator for NPR’s “Weekend Edition” and an advisor to the TED Challenge. Irvin founded Thrivals in 2010, the kick-off day of the Idea Festival, which has exposed thousands of high school students to exploring Big Ideas, exploring ways in which we might make new connections among demographic groups towards a more global awareness and understanding of some of the major driving forces that will shape our future.

Irvin serves as futurist for the National Black MBA Association and the Executive Leadership Council. He most recently authored “The Chase for 2042” the concluding chapter for “Celebrating a Legacy, Empowering the Future,” The National Black MBA Association, 2015. He is the recipient of the H. Naylor Fitzhugh Award of Relevance, which recognizes exceptional contributions and a demonstrated involvement in various businesses, educational and professional organizations within the African American community. In 2016, he received the Faculty Service Award, College of Business, University of Louisville.

Nat Irvin Videos

  • Nat Irvin, II, Nate "Rocket" Wonder et. all speak on the love of Music
    Music Edition featuring award winning musical geniuses, Nat Irvin, II, Nate "Rocket" Wonder and Roman GianArthur!
  • Nat Irvin II - Founder of Thrivals at IdeaFestival
    Author, innovator, futurist, teacher, commentator and founder of Thrivals at IdeaFestival, Nat Irvin, II, is the Woodrow M. Strickler Executive in...
  • What Happens When Everything Changes | TEDxUofL
    Talk looks at the power of choice and how it shapes your future. Nat Irvin, II, is the Woodrow M. Strickler Executive in Residence, Professor of...

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  • How to book Nat Irvin?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Nat Irvin for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Nat Irvin, 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 pricing information and check availability for Nat Irvin or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Nat Irvin?

    Booking fees for Nat Irvin, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Nat Irvin, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Nat Irvin?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Nat Irvin for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent 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. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Nat Irvin for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Nat Irvin or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Nat Irvin or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Nat Irvin is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Nat Irvin for your event is available upon request. Nat Irvin generally travels from Louisville, KY, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Amanda Gore, Jordan Goldman, Cynthia Germanotta, Erin Condren and Nicole Smartt. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Nat Irvin for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Nat Irvin Speaker Videos

  • Nat Irvin, II, Nate "Rocket" Wonder et. all speak on the love of Music
    Music Edition featuring award winning musical geniuses, Nat Irvin, II, Nate "Rocket" Wonder and Roman GianArthur!
    Nat Irvin II - Founder of Thrivals at IdeaFestival
    Author, innovator, futurist, teacher, commentator and founder of Thrivals at IdeaFestival, Nat Irvin, II, is the Woodrow M. Strickler Executive in Residence, Professor of Management Practice, College...
  • What Happens When Everything Changes | TEDxUofL
    Talk looks at the power of choice and how it shapes your future. Nat Irvin, II, is the Woodrow M. Strickler Executive in Residence, Professor of Management Practice, College of Business at the...
    Seeing the Future Through New Eyes | TEDxCharlottesville
    Nat Irvin speaks on how the future reveals itself to us over time and the new issues we will face as technology advances.

Nat Irvin News

  • Yum! Brands and KFC U.S. Invest $6 Million to Advance Equity and Opportunity in Louisville

    Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) and KFC U.S. today announced plans to invest $6 million over five years to advance equity and opportunity across Louisville, particularly in the West End. This expanded investment in Louisville will target endeavors that tackle inequality and uplift Black students, educators, entrepreneurs and social change agents. Business professor Dr. Nat Irvin is working with...

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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.

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