DAVID BREASHEARS

THIS SPEAKER'S SET FEE PLACES HIM/HER WITHIN THE RANGE OF:

$15,001 to $25,000
 
TRAVELS FROM: Massachusetts

VIDEOS:
No videos listed.

SPEECH TITLES AND/OR TOPICS   Click Here for Detailed Description

  • Leading at the Edge of Possible
  • Leading Through the Storm

Categories

Leadership | Motivation | Teamwork | Adventure | Author | Inspiration | Sports

Biography

With more than 30 years of leading teams up to the summit of Mount Everest—the world’s highest peak—David Breashears has established himself as an expert on leadership in extraordinary, dynamic environments. An accomplished team leader in both film and adventure, Breashears combines his skills in climbing and filmmaking to bring audiences to earth’s most extraordinary and dangerous places, and accomplishing remarkable feats in the process, including transmitting the first live television pictures from the summit of Mount Everest.

David Breashears is an accomplished filmmaker, explorer, author, mountaineer, and professional speaker. He is also the founder and Executive Director of GlacierWorks, a non-profit organization that uses art, science, and adventure to raise public awareness about the consequences of climate change in the Greater Himalayan Region. Since 1978, he has combined his skills in climbing and filmmaking to complete more than forty film projects.

In the spring of 1996, Breashears co-directed and co-produced the first IMAX film shot on Mount Everest. When the now infamous blizzard of May 10, 1996 hit Mount Everest, killing eight climbers, Expedition Leader Breashears and his team were in the midst of making this historic film. In the tragedy that soon followed, Breashears and his team stopped filming to provide assistance to the stricken climbers. After returning to Base Camp, Breashears and his team then regrouped and reached the summit of the mountain on May 23, 1996, achieving their goal of becoming the first to record IMAX film images at Earth’s highest point. Breashears has said that if there is a lesson to be learned from the May 1996 tragedy, it is that for him, success that year was not to be found in reaching the summit; it was that everyone on his team returned safely. The film, titled EVEREST, premiered in March 1998.

David Breashears is an accomplished, highly sought-after professional speaker who has delivered his presentations throughout North America, Canada, Europe, and Asia. His lectures are closely tied to his ascent of Mount Everest in 1996 as expedition leader and co-director of the IMAX film team. He conducts quarterly lectures each year on leadership, planning and team building at the Advanced Management Program at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France; widely recognized among the world’s top-tier business schools as the most innovative and influential. He also speaks about “Leadership in an Unpredictable World” six times annually to groups of Admirals and Commanders at the Naval Post-Graduate School’s Center for Executive Education in Monterey, California.

BOOKS    Search For A Book

  • Everest: Mountain Without Mercy
  • Last Climb
  • High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places

Live chat by BoldChat
My Favorite Speakers
 

Similar Speaker

Kurt Kilpatrick
Kurt Kilpatrick has owned and operated a successful advertising agency, a creative services business, and currently runs his professional speaking and creative services business from his home base in Birmingham, Alabama. He has been a professional humorist and speaker
More>>

Boaz Rauchwerger
Boaz Rauchwerger is an internationally known high performance coach. For nearly two decades, he has led thousands of seminars nationally and internationally on goal setting, empowerment, and self-esteem. A highly respected consultant who counts among his clients such
More>>

Bruce Wilkinson
Bruce S. Wilkinson, CSP, is a leadership and communication specialist, professional keynote speaker, workplace trainer, and author who reinforces personalized messages with humor, passion, enthusiasm, and authenticity. His mission is to help organizations translate their culture into a workplace
More>>

Naomi Rhode
Naomi Rhode, CSP, CPAE, is a past president of the National Speakers Association, recipient of the prestigious Cavett Award, and is known for her inspirational, dynamic speaking to both healthcare and general audiences. She is co-owner and vice president
More>>


TRANSLATE:

Architects, developers and facility managers have selected Brikley's performance-engineered toilet partition and shower cubicle with confidence since 1998. As a market leader, Brikley delivers building owner value through design excellence, multiple options, code compliance, and long-lasting durability. If you choose us, we can provide best toilet partition systems for you.

At List Outdoor, we are happy to provide unbiased and informative reviews of the most popular outdoor gears. From the camping tent to backpack to crossbow, you can totally expect our regular update of the latest in-season reviews of outdoor products.
The achievements of rolex replica watches in Swiss Fake Rolex Watchmaking are the fruit of a constantly innovative approach at the service of highly distinctive aesthetics. You should know men always like watches. They will cost much for fake rolex watches. Sometimes men also like cheap replica watches in fact. And sometimes you may need replica watches when you went out. The luxury replica watches can make you perfect in your life. I just like Replica Watches for some reasons! Their freedom and importance have enabled the representation of time with luxury replica watches market. The pieces that adhere to the replica watches uk highest standards.You may like designer replica watches online. They are high quality replica watches to men. Its past as an inventor has given rise to a style that favours volume and shapes. All kinds of Replica Watches UK store for sale. But in my opinion, choosing high quality fake swiss watches is a good thing to men.