Max is the VP of Leadership & Culture at Pluralsight, a senior adviser to the Shingo Institute at Utah State University and a thought leader in motivation and organizational behavior.Over the past 20 years, Max has made over 2,000 presentations and met with leaders in locations all around the world. He’s taken clients rappelling off the Great Wall of China, facilitated at the Parliament of World Religions Conference in Spain and spoken in hundreds of cities including Athens, Bangalore, Beijing, Dublin, Hong Kong, The Hague, Mumbai, Paris, New York, Shanghai, Singapore, Toronto, Vancouve and Sydney… Nebraska.Max regularly presents at one of GE’s highest-rated leadership programs. He is a recommended “all-star” keynote speaker from the International Association of Business Communicators and his keynotes consistently receive rave reviews from clients like: 3M, American Express, Southwest Airlines, The Nature Conservancy, HSBC and The Canadian Federal Government.He has a certificate in Leadership Coaching from Georgetown University, a master’s degree in Organizational Learning from George Mason University and graduated magna cum laude from Brigham Young University. He also speaks Mandarin Chinese after seven years of living in Taipei and Shanghai.Max and his wife, Sally, live in Salt Lake City, Utah and they are the proud parents of two amazing kids. When they have time, they love spending time on their ranch in Idaho.Previous adventures include coaching clients and building a retail business in China, co-hosting the Real Recognition Radio show, shark diving off the coast of Honduras and horse riding in Inner Mongolia.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on S. Max Brown and other top speakers and celebrities.