Alex Banayan

Alex Banayan

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

USA, USA

Cultivating an “All In” Mindset - Growth, Perseverance, #1 International Bestselling Author

Alex Banayan is the youngest bestselling business author in American history. The Third Door chronicles Banayan’s seven-year quest to decode the definitive mindset of growth and success. The book is a #1 international bestseller and has been translated into twenty languages. Throughout his unprecedented journey, Banayan’s research led him to interview the most innovative leaders of the past half-century, including Bill Gates, Lady Gaga, Larry King, Jane Goodall, Maya Angelou, Steve Wozniak, Pitbull, Jessica Alba, Quincy Jones, and others. Banayan is one of the world’s leading experts on high performance and personal development, having been featured in Fortune, Forbes, CNBC, Businessweek, The Washington Post, MSNBC, Fox News, and NBC News. A renowned keynote speaker, Banayan presents the Third Door framework regularly to corporate leadership teams around the globe, including Apple, Google, Nike, IBM, Salesforce, Delta Airlines, Bank of America, Mastercard, and Disney.

ALEX BANAYAN BIOGRAPHY

Alex Banayan, the youngest bestselling business author in American history, is renowned for his groundbreaking work in decoding the mindset of growth and success. His journey is chronicled in “The Third Door,” a #1 international bestseller translated into twenty languages. Banayan’s expertise lies in high performance and personal development, making him a sought-after keynote speaker globally.

Throughout his career, Banayan has conducted extensive research and interviews with some of the most innovative leaders of the past half-century. From Bill Gates to Lady Gaga, his quest for understanding has led him to delve deeply into the minds of luminaries across various fields. Notably, he has shared his insights with corporate leadership teams at prestigious companies like Apple, Google, Nike, and Disney.

Banayan’s educational background, while not extensively detailed, undoubtedly laid the foundation for his remarkable achievements. His journey suggests a combination of formal education and real-world experience, providing him with the insights necessary to decode the complexities of success.

As a bestselling author and keynote speaker, Banayan possesses a unique set of skills that bridge the gap between theory and practice. His ability to distill complex concepts into actionable strategies has earned him recognition in leading publications such as Fortune, Forbes, and CNBC. Moreover, his proficiency in delivering engaging presentations has made him a favorite among corporate audiences worldwide.

Banayan’s accolades speak volumes about the impact of his work. Not only is he the youngest bestselling business author in American history, but his book, “The Third Door,” has also achieved international acclaim. Furthermore, his contributions to the fields of personal development and high performance have earned him recognition from esteemed organizations and media outlets.

While Banayan’s professional endeavors dominate his public persona, glimpses of his personal life offer insight into the man behind the success. His relentless pursuit of knowledge and growth mirrors his dedication to understanding the human experience. Beyond his achievements, Banayan’s passion for empowering others shines through, reflecting a commitment to making a difference in the world.

Alex Banayan’s journey from aspiring entrepreneur to bestselling author and sought-after speaker epitomizes the power of perseverance and self-discovery. Through his relentless pursuit of the “Third Door,” he has unlocked the secrets to success and inspired countless individuals to reach for their dreams. As a beacon of innovation and resilience, Banayan continues to leave an indelible mark on the world of business and personal development.

Videos

Podcasts

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Alex Banayan Topic Presentations

the mindset of exponential growth: how to transform your thinking, take the third door, and achieve your most important goals

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • We all face rejection. We all deal with fear. At times it can feel like there are dozens of obstacles holding us back from achieving our biggest goals.

    But it doesn’t have to be that way. There are certain mindsets and tools that can not only clear the obstacles along your path, but can also add rocket fuel to your success.

    After spending twelve years researching and interviewing the most innovative leaders, bestselling author Alex Banayan’s widely-acclaimed Third Door™ framework can help any organization achieve its goals and radically accelerate its overall growth.

    In this riveting keynote, Banayan takes audiences on an unprecedented adventure, from hacking The Price is Right to chasing Larry King through a grocery store to the multi-year quest to learn from Bill Gates and Lady Gaga. Alongside these larger-thanlife stories, Banayan takes the principles from his bestselling book The Third Door and pushes them to a whole new level, making them practical and applicable for organizations of all sizes. This powerful presentation teaches you how to:

    • Cultivate a culture of bold thinking.
    • Instill the mindset of persistence.
    • Fuel growth, no matter the external economic environment.
    • Become more capable of achieving your company’s biggest objectives.

    This wildly-entertaining keynote is packed with insights and lessons guaranteed to supercharge your mindset—to the point where growth becomes inevitable.

there’s always a way: how to cultivate perseverance and persistence during uncertain times

v.i.s.t.a. storytelling for business growth: how to transform your organization using the 5 keys of radically compelling stories

overcoming fear to accelerate growth: how to re-train and re-invigorate your team to find a way through any door

career growth workshop fuel personal growth by instilling the third door mindset

storytelling for business growth workshop accelerate top-line growth through radically compelling stories

executive growth strategy session: turn the lessons into a tangible plan of action

Testimonials

Alex’s passion, experience, and wisdom not only shined bright through his keynote, but also had a tangible impact on transforming the lives of our employees. On top of that, we worked with Alex to publish the keynote clip online and it went viral, with more than seven million views, which increased the impact of our event even more. We loved having Alex speak both to our executive team at our headquarters and at our company-wide event with over 3,000 employees. And we can’t wait to work with him again!”

Brant Boersma

Chief Culture Officer
Dutch Bros Coffee

Banayan is one of the most professional and polished speakers I’ve worked with. And his talk couldn’t have gone better. His stories were enthralling, his insights were incredibly tangible, and his message was spot on.

Megan Green

Google Play Business Development
Google

After Banayan’s keynote at Disney, we sent out a survey to all of the attendees. I must say, it was the best feedback we’ve ever received from any speaker. Hands down.

Laurie H. Allred

Head of Y@DCPI
Disney

Alex Banayan’s keynote was entertaining, informative, and most of all, memorable. Thousands of our team members were in the audience and Banayan’s storytelling made it feel like we were all sitting down with him, one on one, as he spoke directly to each of us. It was exactly the kind of engaging keynote we were looking for.

Mike Miedler

CEO
Century 21 Real Estate

When Alex Banayan spoke at my department’s off-site, his energy was contagious, his stories were inspiring, and his ideas pushed my team’s leadership. If you’re looking for someone with insight and passion, then Banayan is your man.

Jesse Stollak

VP of Global Brand Creative
Nike

The speech was absolutely a home run. And it changed my life.

Brad Smith

CEO
Intuit

Articles & Media

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Books

The Third Door: The Mindset of Success
The Third Door: The Mindset of Success
The Third Door takes listeners on an unprecedented adventure—from hacking Warren Buffett’s shareholders meeting to chasing Larry King through a grocery store to celebrating in a nightclub with Lady Gaga—as Alex Banayan travels from icon to icon, decoding their success.

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