Known as “The Wingman,” Lt Col (ret) and keynote speaker Rob 'Waldo' Waldman is a combat decorated fighter pilot, executive coach, and the author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestseller Never Fly Solo. He helps organizations build collaborative cultures of trust, courage and commitment in order to adapt to change, break performance barriers, and overcome adversity.
Why you should book speaker Rob 'Waldo' Waldman
- He strengthens organizations. Rob helps organizations build collaborative cultures of trust, courage, and commitment to adapt to change, break performance barriers, and overcome adversity.
- His experience is universal (diverse). He has had training and first-hand experience in the military and through corporate sales. Together, he uses his skills as a segway to teach audience members how to overcome adversity, performing under pressure, and how to navigate through a changing environment.
- He provides the foundation for a stead-fast growth and a resilient organization. Rob shows the different ways that leadership could be implemented and how, through proper guidance, organizations could attain high-performance teams and partnerships.
“We Survive Solo but Win Together.” – Waldo Waldman
Waldo is a graduate of the U.S Air Force Academy and also holds an MBA with a focus on Organizational Behavior. He is an inductee into the Professional Speaker Hall of Fame. This prestigious award honors speakers who have reached the top echelon of platform excellence and has been bestowed on less than 190 speakers worldwide. He’s featured on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, Inc. Magazine, and The Harvard Business Review, and his clients include Verizon, American Express, MassMutual, Siemens, Johnson & Johnson and dozens of national associations.
Waldo teaches organizations how to build trusting, revenue-producing relationships with their employees, partners, and customers while sharing his experiences as a combat decorated F-16 fighter pilot and businessman. He is a highly experienced combat veteran with over 2,650 flight hours and sixty-five real-world combat missions, having flown both in Iraq enforcing the “No-Fly Zone” and in Yugoslavia during Operation Allied Force in 1999.
Rob is a Certified Speaking Professional and an interactive, high-energy speaker who can bridge the gap between the highly competitive world of the fighter pilot and the challenges of business.
In addition to his speaking business, Waldo is also the founder and President of The Wingman Foundation, a 501(c)(3) whose mission is to build funds and awareness for soldiers, veterans, and their families in need.
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