BigSpeak Earns Inc.’s Fastest Growing Companies of 2020 Award for the 6th Consecutive Year
BigSpeak continues to thrive within an industry hit hard by the 2020 pandemic by providing excellent service, innovating, and partnering with virtual keynote and celebrity speakers.
For the sixth consecutive year, Santa Barbara-based speakers bureau BigSpeak is a recipient of the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies of 2020 Award. The annual list represents the most comprehensive look at America’s top independent entrepreneurs and BigSpeak is honored to be awarded first in their industry.
As the nation’s fastest-growing speakers bureau, BigSpeak aims to emulate the success of industry giants who gained early exposure as members of the same Inc. 5000 list, like Microsoft, Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Vizio, Patagonia, Dell, Chobani, LinkedIn, Zillow, Oracle, Intuit and Zappos.
Much like some of these industry titans, BigSpeak began in CEO Jonathan Wygant’s garage, twenty-five years ago and has seen extreme hyper-growth in the last six years.
Known as one of the top four bureaus in the world and the only business-focused speakers bureau, BigSpeak impacts thousands of companies and millions of individuals each year with the spread of transformational messages that Awaken Greatness Within. With an extensive roster of exclusive speakers, BigSpeak offers clients the most sought-after talent like Molly Bloom from Molly’s Game, Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary, New York Bestseller – Atomic Habits author James Clear, Omar Johnson from Beats, the Iron Cowboy James Lawrence, co-founder of Netflix Marc Randolph, and one of the brightest minds in tech Tan Le. BigSpeak also books major celebrities for large virtual conferences, including Hollywood A-listers, professional athletes, and best seller music acts.
BigSpeak President Barrett Cordero reflects on the company’s recent accomplishments. “This year has been especially tough for our industry and many others out there. I’m proud of our team for persevering and continuing to go above and beyond to ensure we’ll always be there to offer our clients unparalleled service and expertise.” Ken Sterling, EVP at BigSpeak echoes Cordero’s sentiments about their team and adds, “our strategic focus with our 3 pillars of repeat business, marketing domination, and exclusive speaker representation have made a huge difference for us this year.”
BigSpeak attracts the top advisors and operations team members with its core values that are demonstrated throughout the entire organization. Team members also enjoy flex-schedules, remote work, pet and child-friendly offices, HSA/FSA health plans, a pension plan, profit-sharing, and off-site team-building trips.