Matt Weinstein

Motivational speaker
A sought-after pro speaker and the founder of Playfair, Matt Weinstein wants to bring teamwork into work, and fun and humor into team building.

Why you should listen

One corporation at a time, Matt Weinstein and team at his firm Playfair are coaching ahead the collaborative revolution in business. Leading customized keynotes and workshops with infectious enthusiasm and humor, Weinstein aims to teach the workforce -- from top-paid executives to first-year employees -- to learn to manage stress, build effective teams and improvise innovation. The organization also brings workshops to college campuses.

Weinstein was elected to the Professional Speaker's Hall of Fame by the National Speaker's Association, and was honored by Successful Meetings Magazine as one of the "21 Top Speakers for the 21st Century." His TV special Fun Works! was broadcast nationally on PBS. His book, Dogs Don't Bite When A Growl Will Do was bestseller on the "What CEOs Are Reading" list.

Weinsein's best known book is Managing To Have Fun. His latest is Gently Down The Stream: Four Unforgettable Keys To Success.

What others say

"Some genuine "wealth" in our lives is always created when we reach out to each other, when we make connections with each other, when we form a community together in times of crisis." — Matt Weinstein

Matt Weinstein’s TED talks

Matt Weinstein on the TED Blog