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Scott Shellstrom

Scott Shellstrom

A Modern-Day Ca Vinci

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Fee Range: 5000-9999, 10000-19999

Modern day Da Vinci, accomplished artist, keynote speaker, and creativity innovator who uses improv comedy techniques and captivating fast painting in every program

What if you could hire Leonardo da Vinci as your next keynote speaker?

Scott Shellstrom is the modern day da Vinci, and inspires teams everywhere to rediscover their own ability for creativity and innovation.

As a former advertising executive, Scott knows that creativity is more than an art, it’s a skill. His skills have placed him on some of New York City’s most prominent improv comedy stages, and his paintings on some of the most prestigious gallery walls. He knows how to perform, both as a television host on the Travel Channel, as well as the first white guy on Soul Train.

Scott’s presentations will unite and excite your team as they collaborate and support one another using proven techniques of improvisational theater. He ignites productivity and inspires unique solutions to everyday challenges. He teaches how to prosper from perspective and see more than what the picture first portrays.

(And if that wasn’t enough, just wait for his masterpiece painting… done in four minutes… upside down.)

Unleash Your Inner DaVinci

Shellstrom inspires the unique creative force within all of us with moving, rarely heard stories about Leonardo da Vinci, laugh-out-loud improvisational comedy and a masterpiece painting done in four minutes, upside down as a crescendo.

The sensational Unleash Your Inner Da Vinci keynote is an energetic, interactive 45-minute experience that motivates audiences to uncover their hidden problem-solving abilities to achieve success in business and in any area of their life.

• Unite and excite your team as they collaborate and support one another using proven techniques of improvisational theater

• Ignite productivity generated by taking an innovative approach to projects

• Inspire unique solutions to everyday challenges

• Prosper from perspective to see more than what the picture first portrays

Breakthrough Brainstorming: Fun, Fast Strategies to Unleash Your Brilliance

Effective brainstorming leads to idea generation and multiple solutions required to thrive in today’s constantly changing business environment. However, there’s more to effective brainstorming than simply throwing out ideas in a group setting. In fact, research supports this traditional method hinders and prevents the best ideas from surfacing. Attendees will overcome this challenge by employing the skills of Improv that forward-thinking companies such as Google, Nike, and Nissan have incorporated into their sessions to spark innovative dialogue, break down barriers, and ignite creative solutions.

As a result of attending this program you will:

  • Identify specific strategies for brainstorming success
  • Unite and excite your team through powerful, proven techniques of improvisational theater
  • Breakthrough barriers such as unconscious bias and mindset to maximize outcomes
Unleash Your Networking Power

A successful conference happens when attendees network, share new ideas, and build lasting relationships. Networking with more people allows attendees greater access, promotes the sharing of information, and turns strangers into professional partners.

This program kicks off events of all sizes with energy and engagement, bringing people together in a unique and memorable way. Scott teaches how to create alliances that value each person’s expertise, creative ideas, and shared history.

This interactive, hands-on program ignites powerful networking through effective tools, techniques, and strategies. Scott gets attendees out of their seats, so they can implement those freshly learned lessons in real time. Interactive exercises include networking together in pairs and then gathering in small groups to discuss current challenges and solutions.

Key Takeaways:

• Networking is an art and much more than elevator speeches and business cards

• How to foster new relationships that are authentic

• How to avoid the biggest mistakes in networking

• How to search for similarities to create more powerful connections

Virtual presentations available

Learn more:

  • Utilize the chat feature on Zoom to have participants guess what Scott is painting
  • Perform comedy improv with participants who opt into the exercise (leaving there mics unmuted)
  • Have fun teaching attendees crazy dance steps
  • Host a quick drawing class / drawing exercise (five minutes or less)
  • Interactive games designed specifically for them (tailored to their theme or company)
Please contact us to see testimonials.
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