About Gabe

Driving innovation and creating the future through exceptional talks

I’m Gabe Zichermann – entrepreneur, author, public speaker, mentor and teacher. My 3 books on Gamification and Behavioral Design have set the standard for the systems design profession. I’ve been fortunate to speak all over the world to highly diverse audiences about creating success through engagement and innovation. 

I am dedicated to helping organizations (from startups to Fortune 50s) and individuals unleash innovation and create the future they want.

It all starts with a keynote, expertly tuned to the needs of your organization and the challenges faced by your attendees. Engaging, funny, informative and motivating – my talks leave your audience energized and ready to tackle the biggest problems. 

If you’d prefer help creating talks and mastering your skills as a speaker, I develop content and coach a select group of individuals seeking exceptional results. 

I’d love to come speak to your organization or help you speak better. Check out my overview video below and contact my speaker booking team to discuss your needs

Speaking Client Testimonials

Recent Keynote Feedback

Tammy Benson


I want to express my gratitude to Gabe for his contribution to the success of our business meeting. The feedback we’ve received is fantastic. He helped set the tone and bar high as our first speaker. Thanks again for helping create an unforgettable meeting with our top clients.

Rob Venuti


Few speakers can match the passion and positive energy that Gabe creates in a room. Whether it’s a group of 20, or 2,000, partners or employees, he’s able to connect and deliver his message with humor and humility.

Nir Eyal

Habit Summit

As a futurist who thinks deeply about changing the world, Gabe knows how to structure his message to achieve maximum impact with an audience. Even with difficult-to-grasp and highly technical content, Gabe is uniquely able to connect with attendees.

KoAnn Skrzyniarz

Sustainable Brands

Gabe is thoughtful, engaging and a uniquely talented speaker who’s able to connect with even the most skeptical and diverse corporate audiences to get his message across. I’ve booked him more than once, and every keynote is filled with data, insights and anecdotes that help people really understand the gravity and opportunity of his thesis.

Sam DeBrouwer

TEDx San Francisco

Gabe is a phenomenal speaker. I’ve booked him twice and would do it again! Every keynote is unique, funny and engaging, and he’s able to make important trends accessible to our attendees.

Sean Yashar

Design Leadership Network

What an entertaining and thought-provoking speaker. Gabe’s ability to effortlessly adapt his knowledge to the niche audience of our summit created an inclusive environment where our members were able to receive complex ideas in an easy to understand way.

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