Speaking

Speaking

Be inspired by former NASA astronaut and Space Station Commander Terry Virts. Colonel Virts has impacted audiences across the globe with his wit, fascinating stories from space, breathtaking images, and most importantly his wisdom about life on earth. His perspective is unique, having spent seven months off of our planet with his international crew. Terry will make you laugh, think, and want to hear more, about such diverse topics as:

  • Our beautiful planet and its fragile environment
  • Why your organization needs to innovate like the Apollo program
  • How to build, motivate, and lead an intercultural team
  • The necessity of Vision and Strategy
  • Why you can’t succeed without debriefing and feedback
  • Fascinating perspectives on global wealth and wellbeing
  • Risk & Crisis management in space, the cockpit of an F-16, or at work

Request Terry to Speak at Your Event!

Former Clients:

  • Allegheny Technologies (ATI)
  • American Airlines, Dallas
  • Automotive Leader Summit, Detroit and Liverpool
  • British Airways, London
  • Chungho Nais, South Korea
  • Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas
  • Goldman Sachs, New York City
  • Google, Mountain View
  • Harvard Business School (where he serves as a guest lecturer)
  • LKW Walter, Austria
  • National Air and Space Museum, Washington D.C.
  • National Association of Broadcasters
  • National Geographic Live! speaker series, Global
  • Ohio State University
  • Omega watch company, Global
  • Starmus, Norway
  • Umdasch, Austria
  • University of Southern California
  • Websummit, Portugal
  • Wired for Wonder, Australia
  • Yidan Prize, Hong Kong
  • Zuelkhe, Switzerland

“Terry´s enlightening presentation at our company´s 150th anniversary was inspiring and in its truest sense of word eye opening. Terry shared personal stories from his spaceflight, presented fascinating views from above and extensive insights into global wealth and environment. Terry won our hearts and brains.”

- Mag. Silvio Kirchmair

CEO umdasch Store Makers

“Terry truly gave an inspiring speech, which motivated our team to see the bigger picture. With fascinating stories and lessons learned especially concerning intercultural leadership he give an impressive insights for a pan-European company like ours”

- Christian B.

WALTER GROUP – Member of the Management Board

"Terry is a regular guest lecturer at Harvard Business School and always a highlight for our participants- he combines fascinating stories, dynamic connection with his audience, and unique perspectives on leadership as well as life on earth"

- Dr. Sunil Gupta,

Harvard Business School Professor and Chair of the General Management Program

Terry's talk inspired us, educated us and sparked our curiosity -- not just for space, but for humanity as a whole. He made us laugh, he made us think, and he made us consider new aspects of science and medicine. And his beautiful photographs just wowed us all! A wonderful presentation.

- Dr. Tom Mauger,

Chair, The Ohio State University Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

"Top Nat Geo Live! speaker of 2017-18"

- National Geographic