Rene Rodriguez

Rene Rodriguez

René Rodriguez is entertaining, but he is NOT an entertainer. His clients describe him as "powerful", "thought provoking", and "authentic". They say things like, "you could hear a pin drop as everyone was so captivated." Rene's engaging speaking style, backed by his scientific approach, makes him a top-rated speaker at every event.

For the last 20 years, René has researched and applied behavioral neuroscience as a dynamic keynote speaker, leadership advisor, world class sales expert, and renowned speaker coach. Yet, he believes that we are only scratching the surface of what is possible and that every profession can benefit from fully engaging human mind/brain.

His company has trained more than 100,000 people in applying behavioral psychology and neuroleadership methodologies to solve some of the toughest challenges in leadership, sales and change. As an entrepreneur and CEO of multiple companies, Rene brings a practical business approach while inspiring his audiences to take action. He helps leaders create influence, transformation, and immediate results in their business and personal life. René connects company vision and strategy to fundamental and applicable neuroscience in a way that empowers anyone to engage with courage and grace.

He has been a trusted adviser to leadership teams at Coca-Cola, 3M, Medtronic, Nestle', Microsoft, Bank of America, and Cargill. He was featured on the Cover of the Niche Report Magazine and has authored dozens of magazine articles.

A captivating, high-energy speaker, Rene is in high demand for annual events, conventions, and keynote speeches. He has shared the stage with the likes of Tony Robbins, George W. Bush, Magic Johnson, Ken Blanchard, and Jeffery Gitomer to name a few.

Most Requested Programs

AMPLIFII Your Influence
(Up to 90 min Keynote or 3-DAY BOOTCAMP)
In this highly impactful keynote, Rene Rodriguez will break down the neuroscience of influence. He will personally guide you through step-by-step methodologies to create influence from the front of the room, in meetings and one-on-one. You will learn and put into practice Rene's proprietary 3-step process to become a more powerful presenter, communicator, and influencer. Highly interactive and immediately applicable.

Lead With Heart
(Up to 90 min Keynote or ONE-DAY Workshop)
This keynote equips leaders with the necessary skills to thrive in today's changing business environment. To succeed, leaders need to understand and leverage the hidden drivers of behavior in a way that engages not only their people, but also their customers. René will provide actionable insights that can be immediately implemented and adopted. As a result of this keynote you can expect new behaviors, new results, and new revenue that lasts.

Awaken Your Sales Culture
(Up to 90 min Keynote or ONE-DAY Workshop)
Somewhere out there, your competition is planning their attack on your business and paycheck. The world of selling has changed. Old "tactics" and "techniques" won't cut it in today's marketplace. Consumers are smarter and the bar has risen to be successful in the selling world. The objective of this keynoteis to link recent brain research findings with practical tools and underlying sales wisdom that can be used in any selling situation to maximize results.

Harnessing The Power Of Courage
(Up to 90 min Keynote or ONE-DAY Workshop)
We already know that there are "givers" (above the line) and "takers" (below the line) in life. Some people, when they enter a room, can either light it up or suck the energy dry. In this keynote, René introduces the Courage Scale™ as a way to not only understand how we are perceived in this world but also how to invite others to "live above the line". René Rodríguez shares a simple model anyone can use to reframe adversity and harness the power of courage during difficult times. René connects the Courage Scale™ to fundamental and applicable neuroscience in a way that empowers anyone to face adversity with courage and grace. René gave a shortened version of this talk at a recent TEDx event.


"Rene is a very engaging speaker, he walks the talk, the demonstrates what he means in his conversations. Rene helped us translate a good story with a solid foundation into something that gets to the hearts of people...and that's priceless." - Marcelo Montero (President of Cargill Salt)

"Rene blew everyone away at an EHS National Conference and has completely changed the way I think about Leadership. Rene showed us things that I wish I would have learned early in my career. I was most struck with the way he showed us how we can use what he taught us. That was valuable!" - Perry Logan (Global Leader of EHS | 3M)

"I'm constantly looking for ways to grow in my role as an executive. Rene's event allowed me to learn profound, yet simple principles for how to deliver maximum value to my audience. We all have a story but knowing how to effectively communicate it is critical to success. Rene is a must-attend experience that is sure to positively transform anyone who sees him speak." - John G. Thomas (VP of MN Timberwolves & Lynx)

"Rene is a brilliant industrial dynamics consultant and truly gifted speaker." - David Fournier (CEO of ACH Media)

"I have traveled the country working with many of the most highly regarded professionals in the housing industry. I can honestly say that Rene Rodriguez stands out as one of the best. Rene has the rare ability to not only effectively communicate some of the most difficult ideas but he can explain psychologically, physiologically and neurologically 'why' we are and 'why' our customers do what they do. - Steve Harney (Founder of Keeping Current Matters)