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Adventure | Inspiration | Leadership | Motivation | Personal Development | Teamwork
On May 31, 2005, at the age of 21, Rex Pemberton made history by becoming the youngest Australian to climb to the summit of Mt. Everest, after raising in excess of $100,000 to support his dream. Having delivered significant Return on Investment to his sponsors, he raised a second $100,000 of funding to support his successful quest becoming the 3rd youngest person in the world to climb the highest mountain on all seven continents.
Using his knowledge of sponsorship and the media, Mr. Pemberton has had his adventures feature heavily on radio, in the press, and television throughout Australia and the world.
Rex Pemberton is not only an athlete he is also a keynote speaker and facilitator. He has delivered over 350 corporate presentations to over 50,000 people across 7 continents. His client list includes 8 of the top 10 global Australian companies, corporations like Commonwealth Bank, St. George bank, Panasonic, Flight Centre Limited, and many more. He also works with international US giants such as Hewlett Packard, Seagate technologies, Genentech, and Google.
Mr. Pemberton, as a keynote speaker and Peak Teams lead facilitator, effectively combines his knowledge of the mountains with his experience in management and sponsorship to deliver inspirational presentations. His topics focus on planning and preparation, the importance of a support team, self-motivation, risk management, and overcoming the obstacles put before us. His story presents unique insights into achieving great success by combining self-leadership with the power of a support team to get ahead of the competition.
Rex Pemberton was awarded the Young Australian Adventurer of the Year in 2005 and 2007 and was a finalist in 2006. Originally from Sydney Australia, he is now based in San Francisco, California.