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Expert Speaker Services

Looking to hire an expert speaker, fireside chat speaker, or keynote speaker for your business, conference, or another organization or event? You have landed in the right place. Utilizing the wisdom and expertise of its founder and CEO, Stephen L. Ball, Wisdem USA provides expert speaker and keynote speaker services to a variety of clients. With experience working with corporations, colleges and universities, trade associations, nonprofits, churches, fraternities, sororities, and more, we're prepared to deliver compelling expert speaker, fireside chat speaker, panelist speaker, client event speaker, employee resource group speaker, and keynote speaker services to virtually any audience.


About Stephen L. Ball

Stephen L. Ball relishes helping individuals and organizations make thoughtful, well-informed decisions as they face today’s complex challenges. As Dean of Students at a major law school in Cambridge, MA, Stephen works with some of the world’s most brilliant young minds every day and has a front seat for the ways of thinking that will soon reach employers and other parts of society. Additionally, as a Harvard Law alum who navigated elite legal practice and built a successful public affairs career in global financial services and technology, Stephen offers broad expertise honed in multiple industries.

Signature Topics

Valuable Perspective

  • Contemporary trends in higher education

  • College admissions and essay coaching

  • Organizational public affairs strategy 

  • Mentoring, networking, and career development

  • Law and law-related career pathing 

  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion innovation

  • First black male dean of students at the world's leading law school

  • Served as chief of staff to C-suite executive at a global bank

  • Held senior roles in banking, insurance, and technology

  • Practiced law in NYC office of national law firm for 5+ years

  • Crafted and launched HBCU strategy for major employer 

  • Mentor and sponsor to countless students and professionals

  • First-generation college student

  • Harvard Law alumnus and Midwest native

  • Nationally published writer 


Sample Speaking Engagements


With broad subject matter expertise and experience navigating a host of complex spaces, Stephen has partnered with a cornucopia of organizations to offer expert speaker services or keynote speaker services. See some examples below.


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In the Press

Because of his many notable accomplishments and valuable perspective, Stephen L. Ball has appeared in numerous publications nationwide -- both as a topic of coverage, and as an author.  See select examples below. 

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Ready to hire Stephen as an expert speaker or keynote speaker for your organization's next event? Get in touch with him today by emailing We look forward to enriching your event with valuable insights and unique perspective delivered in a personable, digestible format. 

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