About Doug Dvorak

Keynote Motivational Speaker Doug Dvorak

Doug is one of the most well-traveled keynote motivational speakers available today. Doug has earned his spot in the motivational speaking hall of fame. He has also been inducted into the International Who’s Who of Professional Speaking.


Doug Dvorak has trained and impacted over one million people in each of the fifty states and in over 107 countries. Doug dedicates hours of research to each of his presentations. This dedication allows him to craft personal messages that foster real connections and atmospheres where audience members are able to learn and grow. Doug does this for each group, large or small; making his presentations unique, passionate, profound, and engaging.

Doug’s Background & Experience

Doug Dvorak is a CSP (Certified Speaking Professional). The CSP is the speaking profession’s highest earned international measure of professional platform competence. With this designation, meeting professionals looking to hire the best of the best will see your commitment to the profession, know you have top-notch speaking ability, and a track record of professionalism and success. Less than 15 percent of NSA members worldwide have achieved the CSP designation. You earn this designation by mastering the four professional competencies adopted by the NSA Board of Directors: Eloquence, Expertise, Enterprise, and Ethics.

Additionally, Doug holds the Certified Virtual Presenter designation from eSpeakers. This designation is supported by leading industry organizations such as Meeting Professionals International, Smart Meetings, and Senior Planners Industry Network. This certification is only provided to speakers that complete an arduous process whereby you are aligned with a virtual presenter certification expert that provides various tasks you must complete within a given time frame.

Companies such as Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo, Subway, Honda, Cisco Bank of America, and, JPMorgan Chase are some of the leading corporations where Doug speaks and inspires businessmen and women alike.


Doug is a graduate of Flagler College in Florida–named by US News & World Report as one of the Southeast’s most comprehensive liberal arts colleges, and included in “America’s Best Colleges”. Doug obtained his BA degree in Business Administration and followed it with a Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing Management from American University. He went on to work at IBM Global Services, World Net, and Boca Research, among other prestigious firms.


Early in his sales career, Doug was named one of the “top ten sales professionals in America” in 1988, by Power Selling Magazine. Doug is an influential certified sales trainer and management consultant and owns and manages his own sales training and coaching business The Sales Coaching Institute.


Keynote motivational speaker Doug Dvorak does not just talk about “PMA”—Positive Mental Attitude—Doug lives it. While in college, Doug Dvorak was a nationally ranked racquetball player. He is also a cancer survivor. He has resumed top mental and physical condition, or never really lost it. This motivational speaker, a true professional, was in racquet form for the national senior games in 2014. He should be, Doug tours the world on bicycle and returns, with beautiful travelogues. Professional speaker and travel guide for hire would be more appropriate!


As one of the world’s most sought-after keynote motivational speakers, Doug Dvorak has appeared on Oprah, CBS, FOX NEWS, and CNN. He has also taken part in multiple press appearances and radio talk shows regarding his corporate workshops.


Doug also gives back and has given thanks to those who deserve greater praise. Among other services, Doug entertains the United States troops.

This is who Doug Dvorak is; keynote motivational speaker and professional sales trainer inspiring, approachable, and real. Having graduated from the Second City improv comedy school in Chicago, his sense of humor is always refreshing.


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Doug’s background in sales, leadership, management and customer experience and loyalty has allowed him to become one of world’s most sought-after sales training consultants, lecturers, and teachers. He now shares annually with thousands of individuals through keynote presentations, syndicated writing, television, seminars, books, and tapes.


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