Dana Leong

Entertainment Speaker, Two-time Grammy Award-winning Musician

Dana Leong is a two-time Grammy award-winning musician, top entertainment speaker, composer, and producer. Considered by many to be the world’s top electric cellist, he has also been referred to as world’s top trombone player by members of the world-renowned Balkan Beat Box.

  • Dana Leong`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Dana Leong`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $20,001 - $30,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Japan California, USA

  • Dana Leong`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Dana Leong`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $20,001 - $30,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    Japan California, USA

Suggested Keynote Speaker Programs

Artists as Entrepreneurs

This interactive discussion delves deeply into key aspects of the inner-workings of Dana’s life as an independent artist living and working in New York. He explores the ties between the different worlds of performing, touring, the balance between business and art, and his ...

This interactive discussion delves deeply into key aspects of the inner-workings of Dana’s life as an independent artist living and working in New York. He explores the ties between the different worlds of performing, touring, the balance between business and art, and his recipe for success.

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Reinvention: Reaching New Heights

Perspective is everything. Making shifts in your habits and rebounding from defeating moments can often paralyzing.  Through examination of personal antidotes, Dana sheds light on key moments and decisions that led to new reinventions career windfalls.

The Future of Entertainment

Everyone loves entertainment but not everyone knows all the nuts and bolts to identify the opportunities within the industry.  In an ever evolving digital landscape, Dana share’s his experience and accounts on the evolution of consumer entertainment as well...

Everyone loves entertainment but not everyone knows all the nuts and bolts to identify the opportunities within the industry.  In an ever evolving digital landscape, Dana share’s his experience and accounts on the evolution of consumer entertainment as well as emerging trends from blockchain, AI, mixed reality & creative to watch!

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How Music & Art is Changing the World

The United Nations has listed 17 Sustainable Development Goals designed to ‘save the world’ by 2030.  As an advisory board member to the official initiative, Dana is focused on how arts and music play a part in this global dialogue. You’ll be inspired by the ways that ...

The United Nations has listed 17 Sustainable Development Goals designed to ‘save the world’ by 2030.  As an advisory board member to the official initiative, Dana is focused on how arts and music play a part in this global dialogue. You’ll be inspired by the ways that cultural social entrepreneurs are making their mark!

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About Keynote Speaker Dana Leong

Dana Leong is a two-time Grammy award-winning musician, composer, and producer. Considered by many to be the world’s top electric cellist, he has also been referred to as world’s top trombone player by members of the world-renowned Balkan Beat Box.

Dana’s music spans across multiple genres.

His distinctive sound is an emotionally mesmerizing combination of electronic rhythms & uplifting traditional global tapestries. He has taught Jazz at Stanford University from the age of 16; completed the public policy program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government; has given performances and speeches at TEDxShanghai and the US OPEN Tennis Championship; won two Grammys in Latin Jazz for his collaboration with Paquito D’rivera; worked with Kanye West and Sean P. Diddy Combs in Hip-Hop, and with DJ A-Trak and DJ Qbert in EDM; been a guest musical director for Fela on Broadway; and has composed themes for international brands such as Hermès, Virgin Galactic, IPCN TV, Porsche, Infiniti, New York & Shanghai Fashion Week, and Mont Blanc.

A leading innovator at the intersection of music, technology and wellness, Dana has performed healing music at the World Economic Forum and is a composer on a ‘musicians against violence’ album produced by Harry Belafonte. He also worked with Yamaha to consult on the design of the “Silent Cello”, serves as a U.S. Musical Ambassador and is a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader.

Testimonials

“Dana’s inventive presentations on music, technology, and creativity always draw the largest, most diverse crowds from our student body, who are eager to participate in his unique, innovative, and highly interactive sessions. He gives our students an exciting modern perspective on music that no other Visiting Artist can.”
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Keisuke Hoashi

New York Summer Music Festival

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