Professional Keynote Speaker – John Sileo, CSP
Looking for a keynote speaker to make data security entertaining (fun, even), so that it works well beyond your business conference?
John Sileo makes a difference by actively ENGAGING audiences in Identity Theft Prevention, Cyber Security, Internet Privacy, Social Engineering & Anti-Fraud Training.
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As a professional keynote speaker, John leverages his own captivating story of losing his business, $300,000 and his reputation to identity theft and data breach in order to move audiences from complacency to immediate action. Whether serving as a keynote speaker at The Pentagon or an identity theft expert on The Rachael Ray Show, John is one of America’s foremost experts on identity theft, cyber security, fraud prevention, mobile & computer security and online privacy.
What Makes John Sileo a Different Professional Keynote Speaker
- John’s not just an expert on security, but at presenting relevant content memorably.
- His keynote & deep-dive speeches are highly interactive, keeping the audience engaged.
- John’s lessons come from first-hand experience, which helps him connect authentically.
- His keynote speeches are non-technical, highly actionable and leadership oriented.
- He effortlessly links personal and workplace defense, so your audience “owns the data”.
- Fortune 500 client: “I’ve never learned so much I was doing wrong and had so much fun doing it!”
Here are Some of John’s Most Requested Keynote Speeches:
Bulletproof Your Privacy & Profits
Aggressive Identity Theft & Fraud Countermeasures
Manipulation Defense & Persuasion Preparation
Building, Defending & Extending Your Digital Identity
Additional Topics (Keynote, General Session, Breakout and Webinar)
Extinguishing Unprofitable Privacy and Security Hotspots
Harnessing Social Media without Sacrificing Security
Leveraging Privacy and Security to Increase Your Profits
Using Digital Intelligence to Your Competitive Advantage
What John’s Clients are Saying:
Jaw dropping content laced with laughter!
— Homeland Security
John is a certified risk killer worth every penny
Your Keynote was a key reason why this year’s conference was the best.
Highly inspiring, informative, and FUN.
OUR BEST SPEAKER EVER! Funny, relevant and actionable.
Very grateful to John for being such an easy person to work with. An incredible and engaging speaker that our attendees really enjoyed.
Associate Director of Events and Education
National Association of Federal Credit Unions
John was fantastic, he was very engaging with our attendees. The thing that was great about the opener was he immediately had attendees speaking with each other, which was wonderful. They were immediately engaged. I would definitely invite John to speak again.
Director of Events and Education
National Association of Federal Credit Unions
John did an excellent presentation to help us teach our community about identity theft. His presentation was interactive, dynamic, the audience was really pleased, and after the presentation, they held him there for an hour asking great questions. We were thoroughly pleased with John, and we really enjoyed his presentation.
Financial Readiness Program Manager
Fort Bragg, NC
This is for military personnel who have a serious issue with identity theft and financial issues… He brings a different perspective. He brings a combination of both the how-to for a person and his own personal experience. You get, on one side, this is the reality of what I’m dealing with and you get on the other side, here’s some things I can do. It’s all entertaining and really comes across great.
Department of Defense
John Sileo is an amazingly effective speaker on the subject of I.D. theft. One of the things that John does well is involve his audience in humorous ways. He pulls people out of the audience and kind of sticks it to them a little bit in terms of what they can do to hurt themselves. Even though they’re in a session with a speaker talking about I.D. theft, they will still make decisions that would allow a thief to gain advantage over them.
Producer and Director
If you’re serious about your investments and your money, then you need to get serious about protecting yourself. You need to make sure your identity is protected. If that is important to you, call my buddy, John Sileo.
…It was interesting, engaging and a little scary in terms of how much information I give out without even realizing it…
…It’s important information to share with our members about our use of the internet and what we are so willing to give out…
Your presentation helped to reinforce the important yet common sense tools that we all can use to protect our own privacy, and that we at the FTC can apply to protecting the personal information that the public entrusts to us. Over 150 staff members attended your informative and entertaining presentation and the response was very positive.
It was a pleasure to work with you and your staff and we appreciate your highlighting the importance of protecting data and the devastating effects that can result from a data breach.
— Kellie Cosgrove Riley, CPO
Federal Trade Commission
Your keynote presentation Think Like a Spy: Identity Theft Prevention was particularly well-received and a key reason why the vast majority of attendees expressed that this year’s conference was the best and most informative to date. Your personal experiences with identity theft and humorous approach to this serious subject gave attendees a keen insight as to how to prevent identity theft for Service members and families.
— Tommy T. Thomas, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense
Your presentation was outstanding! We continue to receive numerous positive comments about your presentation, which our audience found highly inspiring, informative, and fun. As a result of your presentation, we’ve seen important progress in employees’ awareness toward our agency’s goal of protecting sensitive personal information from harms, such as identity theft, through increased employee awareness. Your memorable tips for safeguarding data at home will certainly lead to safer data at FDIC.
— Michael Bartell, CIO, Chief Privacy Officer and Director
Division of Information Technology FDIC
Within one week of John’s training, a $300,000 fraud attempt was immediately detected and diffused by a member of our staff—a direct result of John’s training.
— Partners (Serving Disney Cast Members)
Awesome presentation! Perfect for closing the conference.
— Jennifer, Blue Cross/Blue Shield
I attended Pfizer’s Annual Information Security Officer’s Conference. The Inspirational Speaker was Mr. John Sileo. John’s presentation was captivating, to say the least. His story is phenomenally sad. John rose above it all and now provides fantastic advice to companies and individuals on how to protect their identity. I left John’s presentation as equally inspired as when I left Mark Sanborn’s presentation. [If John speaks there next year,] I’ll be sitting in the front row!
— R. LaChance, Pfizer
Partial Client List
- Pentagon / Department of Defense
- National Retail Federation
- Blue Cross/Blue Shield
- University of Massachusetts
- Homeland Security
- Zurich Insurance
- SHARE (IBM Users Group)
- Northrop Grumman
- Allstate Insurance
- Federal Trade Commission
- Lincoln Financial Advisors
- Institute of Internal Auditors
- Federal Reserve Bank of NY
- Financial Planners Association
- Airlines Reporting Corporation
- Partners (Disney) Credit Union
- Experian UK
- Information Security Summit (Helsinki)
- City National Bank
- The Department of the Treasury
- National Association of Federal Credit Unions
- Fifth Third Bank
- Institute of Management Accountants
- Liberty Mutual
- National Association of Convenience Stores
- Radiology Business Management Association
- Principal Financial Group
- Kimberly Clark
- National Rural Electric Contractors Association
- Ontario Hospital Association