Keynote speaker Sean Kanan offers audiences an entertaining experience reflecting on personal authenticity in achieving success. Known for his acting roles as General Hospital’s A.J. Quartermaine and as villain Mike Barnes in Part III of the Karate Kid movie trilogy, Kanan has built a solid reputation in film and television. His drive to succeed is evident in his decades-long entertainment career, including his creation of an Emmy-award-winning digital drama, called Studio City. By offering listeners a unique perspective on success in entertainment and beyond, Kanan helps professionals and individuals to accomplish their dreams.
Why you should book Sean Kanan for your next event
- Audiences respond to Kanan’s motivational performances, as he offers entertaining insights about his own life and experiences in film and television, including his challenges and successes.
- Leveraging his experience acting and producing, Kanan taps into his own inner sensei to provide audiences with actionable tools for planning the path to accomplishing success. He co-created the streaming drama series, Studio City, which won a Daytime Emmy award.
Notable in the role of Mike Barnes, a villain in the popular Karate Kid III movie, Kanan has come full circle with the Daytime Emmy-winning streaming series, Studio City on Amazon Prime. During his career, the entertainment professional has experienced his share of triumphs and challenges. Well-known for breakout roles, such as Deacon Sharpe in the soap opera, The Bold and the Beautiful, Kanan was nominated by Soap Opera Digest in the category of Outstanding Newcomer. Participating in a series of high-profile roles, his career took off from 1990 to 2000. Trying his hand behind the camera in 2019, he created Studio City. His wife Michele Kanan participates in the project in a writing and producing capacity.
Bringing his experiences from the small and big screen to nationwide audiences, Kanan delights fans with insightful anecdotes about his career in entertainment. The poignant presentation offers an authentic look at how he handled both success and disappointments. Along with keynote speeches, the entertainment professional also offers one-on-one life coaching sessions, which focus on personal success through character, optimism, and balance. These skills, as well as respect and abundance, are the framework for his keynote speaking engagements. Audiences are captivated by Kenan’s presentation style and inspirational message.
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