John Bates Bio & Headshots


Below is a 212 word version of my bio and a headshot. Following that is a link to more versions of my bio and a link to a Dropbox folder of other photos of me, should you need or want any of that.


212 word Bio:

John Bates is in business to bring out what is awesome inside of you so it can live in the world and make a real difference.

His group training is world famous. Executives from organizations like Johnson & Johnson, Accenture, NASA, IBM, Boston Scientific and more recommend him to their colleagues as the best leadership communication trainer working today.

John’s training is based in human evolutionary biology and human neurophysiology so you learn not only what works, but WHY it works. That gives you principles you can apply to your own unique style which will allow you to achieve ever increasing success along with the ability to play and create in the areas of communication and leadership.

John has trained hundreds of TED / TEDx speakers all over the world. John also works with C level executives at top companies to make their communications “TED-Worthy.”

John is a co-author of “World Class Speaking in Action” an Amazon best seller.

In his previous positions John was an early stage employee and/or co-founder at influential Internet companies like Virtual Vegas,, MindArk and Whatever his official title was he was always known as the Chief Evangelist. He is passionate about people and loves making a difference for those who make a difference.



Here are a few versions of my bio:

And, if you’d like a different photo, or just want some other pictures of me here is a link to some more:

If you have any problems with this please email me. Thank you!