our International Group of Speakers

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Speaker, Trainer and CEO of Coeus Creative Group

Jay Johnson

Jay Johnson is an internationally renowned speaker specializing in behavior and organizational development.

Jay has given keynotes and workshops in 20 countries across 4 continents, empowering audiences with a unique perspective on behavior, communication, and leadership. His 2018 TEDx talk that introduced the concept of Behavioral Intelligence as it applies to Dealing with Difficult People has more than 1.8 Million views and has helped to establish him as an authority on human behavior in the workplace.



He has served in local government as well as an International Vice President for JCI assigned to Europe.

Jay works with Fortune 100 companies and national organizations such as Ford Motor Company, General Dynamics, State Farm Insurance, Kentucky Fried Chicken, and Junior Chamber International. He holds a Master’s Degree in communications and public relations, is a designated Master Trainer from the ATD, and was twice honored with the Excellence in Training Award by the APCC. He has served in local government as well as an International Vice President for JCI, a global NGO. Jay was named “Top Trainer” in 2017, and again in 2019 in a special “All-Star” edition by the ATD Detroit. 

Lunch & Keynote

WHEN: FRIDAY 9:00 - 10:20 A.M. - Klondike A/B
Design Thinking Workshop
WHEN: Saturday 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. - Ballroom
Emerging Leaders - How Your Behavioral Choices Drive Success

The leadership journey is fraught with choices that can set us up for success or lead us to failure. Modern leaders of business, government, or non-profit ventures can accelerate their success by understanding the drivers that influence our behavioral choices. Participants will explore an exciting new approach to generating awareness and mastery over their actions and behaviors in this keynote. Join Jay Johnson as he shares unique insights from working with executives and organizations across the globe to accelerate performance, build exceptional teams, and cultivate success. Emerge triumphant over your biggest challenges, the choice is yours.