Brad Meltzer

Host of History Channel's Decoded and #1 New York Times Best-Selling Writer

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About Brad Meltzer

Brad Meltzer is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Inner Circle, The Book of Fate, and seven other bestselling thrillers. He is also the host of the hit History Channel series Brad Meltzer’s Decoded. His latest show, Brad Meltzer’s Lost History, which premiered on H2 in October 2014, explores the mysteries disappearance of some of America’s most prized artifacts and follows his mission to recover these historic treasures. In addition to his fiction, Brad is one of the only authors to ever have books on the bestseller list for Non-Fiction (History Decoded), Advice (Heroes for My Son and Heroes for My Daughter), Children’s Books (I Am Amelia Earhart and I Am Abraham Lincoln) and even comic books (Justice League of America), for which he won the prestigious Eisner Award.

For sure, it’s tough to find anyone being so successful in so many different mediums of the popular culture. But why does Brad thrive in all these different professions? His belief that ordinary people change the world. It is that core belief that runs through every one of his projects.

But what will inspire and dazzle audiences is Meltzer’s personal story, which took him from the loss of his father’s job, to the #1 spot on the bestseller list. Twice. It is a story filled with perseverance, focus, and the commitment to one’s dream. And thanks to his recent nonfiction hits, Heroes For My Son and Heroes For My Daughter, it is a story filled with the inspirational tales of the Wright Brothers, Abraham Lincoln, Rosa Parks, Jim Henson, Mr. Rogers and more. It is a story that has been told to corporate leaders, industry heads, U.S. Senators, Supreme Court Justices, and even recurring invitations from a former U.S. President. Brad is always entertaining, but in this book he wrote for his son and daughter, he is simply one of the most inspiring speakers you’ll hear.

Speech Topics

  • Don't Let Anyone Tell You "No"
  • How to Be a Hero
  • What's Your Legacy

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