Dr. John Byrne

Speaker, Trainer, Author
Leadership, Sales, Mindset

Through his high-value, engaging speeches and workshops, Dr. John Byrne collaborates with clients across the globe to achieve organizational goals. As a Business Professor at St. Ambrose University for more than 30 years, and former Dean of the College of Business, he possesses the experience and expertise to create tremendous value for clients. Dr. Byrne's achievements inspire others to perform at the next level. He has collaborated with numerous organizations, including the United States Army, Deere & Company, and Caterpillar, Inc. in the areas of leadership, overcoming obstacles, motivation, goal setting, decision-making, and team building. Dr. Byrne's incredible drive to succeed carries over into his personal life, evidenced by conquering extreme athletic feats including, the Leadville Trail 100-Mile Run, an Ironman Triathlon, and summiting Mt. Rainier. These heroic efforts, along with raising more than $50,000 for charities, make John Byrne a highly sought after speaker and genuine inspiration to all.

Professional Summary

  • Professor of Sales & Marketing - St. Ambrose University, IA
  • PhD - University of Iowa
  • MBA - Loyola University
  • BBA - University of Notre Dame
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Popular Programs

Achievement & Goal Setting

Sales Strategy

Creating Outstanding Work Cultures

Developing Leaders

Building Collaborative Teams

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“John Byrne is one of the most inspirational and motivational speakers I have listened to. His unique experience of successfully conquering insurmountable goals is a message that could be utilized by a great number of individuals irrespective of age or experience.”

Raymond Shovlain | Head Men's Basketball Coach & Athletic Director, St. Ambrose University

A Highlight!

“John had hundreds engaged at our corporate event and inspired us to believe we are capable of doing more than we realize. People in our organization were talking about his speech months after he left. John will be a highlight at your next meeting!”

John O'Brien | Corporate Business Manager, John Deere Worldwide Construction & Forestry Division


“John's humble, yet vibrant manner is refreshing and extremely motivating. John fired up our sales staff with his stories and relevant correlation to our daily work and personal life. Great guy with a positive approach to business and life!”

Tim Conrad | Sr. V.P. of Sales & Marketing, Standard Forwarding LLC