Jeremiah Brown

Jeremiah Brown

Toronto, Ontario
Olympic Medalist, World Record Breaker, Best-Selling Author, Business Leader, Transformation Expert
Jeremiah Brown, Olympic silver medalist is an inspirational & motivational speaker who help people find deeper resilience & the determination to combat challenges in change. Jeremiah Brown is known for his deep insights into the psychology of high performance and human transformation, both from an individual and leadership perspective.
  • Change Management
  • Leadership
  • Peak Performance
  • Personal Growth
  • Resilience & Adversity
  • Teamwork
  • Business Management
  • Academia
  • Agriculture & Farming
  • Annual General Meetings
  • Athletes & Sports
  • Award Galas & After Dinner
  • Board Meetings & Strategic Advisory
  • Community Engagement Events
  • Conference


Jeremiah Brown won an Olympic silver medal as a member of the Canadian men’s eight rowing team at the London 2012 Olympic Games. A young father with a big dream, Jeremiah Brown is one of the few Olympians ever to have started learning his sport only four years before winning a medal at the Olympics.

Jeremiah Brown went on to lead the Canadian Olympic Committee’s athlete wellness and transition programs for 3000 Olympic, Paralympic, and national team athletes.

After the 2012 Olympics, Jeremiah Brown was selected by the Canadian Olympic Committee to lead the development and implementation of Game Plan, a program supporting the transition of over 3,000 elite athletes into their next life phase.

He established partnerships with leading Canadian universities and top companies, as well as secured over $11 million in scholarships through Smith School of Business at Queen’s University.

Jeremiah began his career in business as a commercial banker with TD Bank, managing the lending risk for an $80 million portfolio of loans to SME businesses on Vancouver Island.

Whether supporting elite athletes reinvent themselves, or helping organizations adapt to change, Jeremiah Brown is known for his deep insights into the psychology of high performance and human transformation, both from an individual and leadership perspective.

Jeremiah’s memoir, the 4-Year Olympian, spent five weeks as the #1 bestselling sports memoir in Canada.  His story has been featured on CBC, CTV, Roger’s Sportsnet, the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, and USA Today. A top keynote speaker, Jeremiah has helped thousands of people find the courage to reach their goals and overcome the psychological traps and emotional pitfalls that lie hidden along the way.

Redefining the power of enduring uncertainty and trusting others, Jeremiah Brown uses his story to inspire audiences around the world to rethink what is possible for themselves in just four years.

Through each reinvention, Jeremiah has come to learn that resilience is the skill that underpins them all, and he now passionately helps organizations and people understand how to strengthen their resilience when adapting to change in their own careers and personal lives..



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Jeremiah Brown Topic Presentations

achieve the impossible - powering podium performance

  • Keynote Presentation
  • Inspirational, insightful and powerful. Jeremiah blends memorable storytelling with deep insights into conquering burnout, overwhelm, and fear while adapting to change and achieving your goals.

    The passion that drives an Olympian is the same passion that drives your people. With his humour, authenticity, and energetic delivery, Jeremiah captivates audiences as he draws parallels between the worlds of Olympic sport and business.

    Jeremiah takes audiences on an incredible one-of-a-kind journey of personal transformation and team unity. He challenges common notions of what it means to lead and to be led in the pursuit of excellence. He shows how to adapt to forces outside of one’s control and stay the course when the pressure is on, all while encouraging a healthy dose of self-compassion and humility. Using vivid real-life Olympic setbacks, failures, and ultimate success, Jeremiah illuminates the true markers for success in any competitive setting.

bring them with you - leading others through change

  • Keynote Presentation
  • You need to find a way to overcome bad days, boost morale, and come together as one team. Your competitive environment is changing, overwhelm abounds, and the pressure is on. When you are launching new initiatives, striving for market leadership, and have reached a pivotal point in your journey, Jeremiah can help you lead with courage and frame your constraints as opportunities.

    In this Keynote, Jeremiah will compare and contrast the norms, behaviours, and tactics used by sports coaches with common workplace challenges to help you perform at your best while building trust and motivating your teams in the workplace.

    When you start to see yourself as a coach of human beings first, and a manager second, you will be able to reduce your frustration, increase communication clarity, and improve performance with less residual stress in your life.

virtual keynote - adapt to change, accelerate growth, and propel your team to podium performances

  • Keynote Presentation
  • A most improbable Olympian, Jeremiah has learned what it takes to reach the podium – in sport, in business, and in life.

    With lessons from high-pressure Olympic performance environments, Jeremiah shares battle-tested insights into performing under pressure and stress while pursuing big goals.

    Jeremiah presents each virtual keynote on your platform of choice (Zoom, MS Teams, Google, etc.) from his professional keynote studio featuring professional grade acoustics, lighting, and video.

disruption and change - compete with courage

  • Keynote Presentation
  • We are all tasked with embracing change, or risk being left behind by disruption and market forces outside of our control. Constant learning and reinvention are the new normal.

    From the Olympic laboratory to the workplace, Jeremiah uses masterful storytelling to carefully deconstruct how to perform and execute in the face of overwhelming challenges.

    Known for his deep honesty, humour and relatability, Jeremiah deconstructs common misconceptions between resilience and high performance, vividly illustrates the human side of transformation, and provides actionable steps that individuals and organizations can take to improve one’s performance in times of change and disruption.


Jeremiah ratcheted things up for us ten notches – he was phenomenal! We brought him in to help us build resilience into the fabric of our team. We are a business that is changing every second of every day, and Jeremiah’s keynote presentation allowed us to think radically different about how we approach our business. His message fired everyone up, but it was also wildly applicable, with so many granular tips, advice and tools that we can use every day in our office and in our work. Jeremiah’s humanity and humble approach was so relatable. If you’re thinking about taking your business to the next level, and instilling a sense of mission and purpose in your organization, I would...

Paul Burns

Managing Director
Twitter Canada

Without a word of exaggeration, the team was so pumped by Jeremiah’s talk. It was all 10’s across the board, and it even weaved into conversations and subsequent presentations. A universal success! I was 100% delighted with Jeremiah’s talk and its impact.

Jon Hantho

President & CEO
CBI Health

On behalf of Morneau Shepell, thank you for your outstanding presentation to our clients at our Employers Connect 2016 event. Your presentation was noted by attendees as among the best parts of our day. Your clarity, warmth and humor were extremely engaging. In addition, your story and the way you made it relevant to the audience, made it relevant and meaningful. I personally enjoyed collaborating with you, and look forward to opportunities to do so again.

Paula Allen

Vice President, Research, Analytics and Innovation
Morneau Shepell

Your speech was motivating and powerful!

Jane Russell

EVP, Head of Consumer Distribution
TD Bank

Jeremiah is a very powerful presenter. I have seen lots of keynote addresses, and this is the best of the best. He is incredibly gifted at drawing you in and feeling what he felt as he went through that four-year journey. It’s really a powerful talk. If you want to learn about resilience, and you want a keynote about resilience, grit, determination, focus, and perseverance, Jeremiah would be an outstanding presenter. He draws the audience in. His stories and the way he tells them is so powerful. He’s just a phenomenal keynote. I’d recommend him to anyone who wants that kind of message delivered to their audience.

David Sculthorpe

Former CEO
Heart and Stroke Foundation

Thank you for being such a big part of why our Becoming Future-Proof conference was so successful. Your talk was phenomenal, certainly worthy of the standing ovation you received. You have such a gift of connecting with people and taking them on this amazing journey with you. Thank you for sharing that with all of us. It’s been such a pleasure working with you.

Jessica Duggan

Director, Strategic Planning & New Initiatives at Smith School of Business
Queen’s University

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Known as a popular key note speaker in Canada, Jeremiah Brown creates life changing experiences for the participants with practical insights and strategic advice they can implement right after the session. Working with a one our leading expert speaker like Jeremiah Brown from Toronto, Ontario offers organizations a fresh perspective to assist the people of the organization. No matter if it is a government, association, or business crowd, Jeremiah Brown is a perfect speaker for your event. Through unique practical insights for trending topics and years experience speaking to different organizations, Jeremiah Brown focuses on changing individuals to make better decisions at work and their lives. No matter if you are holding an in person or virtual event, having an influential speaker such as Jeremiah Brown will engage, motivate, and activate the audience to make a change in their lives and inspire action for results to meet organizational goals. Your workforce will benefit from Jeremiah Brown’s presentations and speeches, with measurable results set to shift the people of the organization and core direction of the company. Book Jeremiah Brown speaker for your annual general meeting, conference, summit, or convention in Canada.

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