About Speaker Brett Bruen…
A twelve-year U.S. Diplomat turned entrepreneur, Brett Bruen has extensive and dynamic experience. After advocating for entrepreneurs in the White House, Bruen decided to acknowledge the passion he had for entrepreneurship and start up a business of his own. Bruen seeks to use his unique background in U.S. diplomacy to educate and prepare business leaders on how to take on this uncertain world. With unprecedented tactics and perspective, Brett Bruen provides revolutionary insight for business leaders everywhere.
As Director of Global Engagement at the White House, Bruen was responsible for public diplomacy programs, international media, crisis communications, and global entrepreneurship. He is now a leading expert on counter-crisis management theory, a term he coined during his time on the U.S. National Security Council. While at the White House, Brett coordinated the United States’ response to Russian propaganda, developing the first interagency communications taskforce to push back against their misinformation machine. When more than 200 school girls were kidnapped in Nigeria, Bruen created a new campaign called Let Girls Learn, collaborating with top celebrities. He also built the President’s Spark Global Entrepreneurship initiative that raised billions for emerging entrepreneurs around the world. Now as a leading entrepreneur, Brett Bruen shares his experiences and message with audiences everywhere.
While Brett Bruen is an expert in strict fields, his overall message addresses universal issues. Bruen has spoken at numerous international conferences and top universities, including Harvard, UCLA, and Drake. He is regularly interviewed by major international media outlets on world events and is a Market Expert for Business.com. He speaks on the importance of an overall sense of preparedness for your own future and the future of the world. Bruen gives insight into the importance of cooperation, collaboration, and compromise. He emphasizes the efficiency of strategic communication and is a prime example of always following your passions.