combat veteran & motivational
leadership speaker 

Brent Gleeson
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Brent Gleeson is a Navy SEAL combat veteran with multiple tours to Iraq and Africa.

Upon leaving SEAL Team 5, Brent turned his discipline and battlefield lessonsto the world of business and has become an accomplished entrepreneur, writer,and acclaimed speaker on topics ranging from leadership to building high performance teams. Brent has also starred in several reality shows including NBC’s ‘Stars Earn Stripes’ and Discovery Channel’s ‘One Man Army.’

Brent earned his undergraduate degree in Finance and Economics from Southern Methodist University, has studied English and History at Oxford University in England,and earned a MBA from the University of San Diego. Brent is on the executive boardof the Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation and his family is an AmbassadorFamily for March of Dimes. He is married with three wonderful children.

Motivation. Inspiration. Education.

Leadership Trainings

Leadership Training

Our leadership training includes workshops for senior and middle management as well as customized curriculum for emergent leaders in your organization.

Keynote Presentations

Keynote Presentations

As a Navy SEAL motivational speaker, Brent brings humor, intensity, emotion and key learnings to all of his keynote presentations. His keynotes are perfect for any offsite event, awards ceremony, leadership training session or any company event.

Team Building Experiences

Team Building Experiences

Brent has conducted team building experiences for some of the largest organizations in the world in the US, Asia, Europe, and other regions. These events can be customized to fit the goals and needs of the team.


Speaking & Training for Organizations Across the Globe

Maximum Performance Through Trust, Teamwork & Accountability

In this presentation Brent draws connections between how high performance teams in any environment can leverage trust, teamwork and accountability to achieve their goals. He provides tools for improving trust that have a measurable economic impact on any organization. He also dives into how building a culture of accountability can have game changing effects and drive a team to achieve more than they ever expected to.

Leadership Lessons For Elite Teams

This presentation is specific to leadership at all levels. Brent compares stories from the battlefield, the lessons learned, and how those lessons apply to leadership at any level across any type of organization or team. Brent talks about how to build a culture of leadership, servant leadership, adaptive change management, and much more. The audience will leave with at least three key take aways that they can start applying to their personal and professionals lives immediately.

Crushing Your Goals & AchievingThe Impossible

This presentation is designed to motivate teams at all levels and across any type of organization. Brent shares stories from combat and talks about teamwork, persistence, adaptation, sacrifice, and how elite teams really achieve success and win. The audience will leave with at least three key takeaways that they can start applying to their personaland professionals lives immediately.

NOTE: All presentations are customized for the specific audience. Discovery sessions are conducted with each client in order to craft the perfect messaging for each audience.


Thank you so much for speaking to our global leaders in Hong Kong, Sydney and Singapore. The presentation was riveting and had great takeaways that really resonated with our teams. They are still talking about it!
Matthew Koder,
President Bank of America Merrill Lynch Asia Pacific
Great job Brent! You hit on all the points we needed! I will recommend you to the Dallas Mavericks. It was an honor having you. Thank you.
Dwane Casey,
Head Coach of the Toronto Raptors
Last week was a truly great experience for all of the members of the Raytheon C&T Leadership team. I can say that everyone there deeply enjoyed your discussion and that, the presence of someone who has done what you have done was very impactful to the team! Your words grounded us and reminded us all of why it is so important that we give what we do our all. Thank you again!
Bradley Whittington,
Director of Technology, Raytheon
Thank you for coming to our conference. You were a huge hit, and the reaction was extremely positive!
Laz Martinez,
Director of Human Resources, Nestle
I recently had the privilege of not only of getting to know Brent Gleeson, co-founder and CMO of Internet Marketing Inc, but also working with him on a leadership presentation to San Diego's SAGE Executive Group earlier this month. Brent is a dynamic, young entrepreneur and business leader who has the additional distinction of being a veteran of the elite U.S. Navy SEALs. I could not recommend Brent more highly for your keynote speaker.
Jeff Campbell,
Former CEO, Burger King
I heard from numerous guests in attendance during your speech, they were all blown away and considered you one of the best speakers they have ever heard.
Jerry Casselano,
Vice President, ProVentures
I wanted to let you know that I have received nothing but positive feedback from the ELDP members.  I have been told over and over again that you were the highlight of the event — so THANK YOU!!!
Alisha Nowlin,
I was lucky enough to be in the audience a couple weeks ago when you spoke at my company. I wanted to tell you how fantastic it was. At one point my heart was racing, hands were shaking and palms were sweating. I've never felt more motivated. Thank you!!
Tressa Daniels,
In 25 years we have never had a more dynamic and captivating speaker, who certainly provided a message that resonated with all the first responders and hazardous materials technicians in the room.
Scott Sweet,
President, MAHMT


Brent Gleeson E-book - From the Battlefield to the Boardroom

Download Brent's New E-Books

In order to provide you and your team with the best content possible, Brent offers a series of E-Books on topics ranging from leadership and building high performance teams to building trust, communication and accountability in your organization. The philosophies embodied in these eBooks are founded on the battle tested principles used by US Navy SEALs. Brent translates these winning strategies into easily adopted tools for any organization.

Business Leadership Success: Part 1Business Leadership Success: Part 2

Coming Soon: Managing Organizational Change

Coming Soon: Building an Accountability Culture

Brent’s writings




TV Appearances


ABC Network
CBS Network
NBC Network
FOX Network
Discovery Channel Network
CNBC Network

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Brent Gleeson E-book - From the Battlefield to the Boardroom

From the Battlefield to the Boardroom: Parts 1 and 2

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