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Looking to draw a crowd? APB's roster of pop culture and lighter side speakers contains a wide range of celebrity speakers and entertainers whose keynotes unfailingly entertain audiences around the country. Coming from backgrounds in hip-hop, popular TV and film, poetry, and free-thinking journalism, APB's pop culture and lighter side speakers enlighten all generations on the trends and events that are on the cutting edge of our culture.

Pop Culture & Lighter Side

Star of The Big Bang Theory & Neuroscientist

Talented and multifaceted, Mayim Bialik - best known for her roles on Blossom and The Big Bang Theory - has a Ph.D. in neuroscience, studies Judaism and practices natural living.

Mom, Actress, Activist & Philanthropist

As Lily van der Woodsen on the CW Network's iconic Gossip Girl for six seasons, Kelly Rutherford played pampered, privileged and posh alongside her popular teenage daughter Serena (Blake Lively). In her speaking engagements, real-life mom...

Celebrity, Businesswoman, Philanthropist, Mother & Best-Selling Author

Jill Zarin is one of the most popular and requested reality television stars in the entertainment business. An original star of the television show The Real Housewives of New York City, Zarin is also an engaging public speaker who...

Star Award-Winning Show 'Breaking Bad'

A successful television, film, and Broadway actress, Gunn has recently garnered critical acclaim for her role as "Sklyer White" in the award-winning television show Breaking Bad.

The Millionaire Matchmaker

Patti Stanger is the star and executive producer of The Millionaire Matchmaker. An experienced third-generation matchmaker, Stanger founded her company, the Millionaire’s Club, in January 2000.

Spoken Word Artist

Saul Williams has defined and redefined poetry as an accessible and living art form. Who he is and what he does vary by mod, mood and mode of expression. He does much more than write, act and perform: He is a true artist.

Inspirational Football Coach

The memorable coach behind the hit film 'Remember the Titans,' Boone transformed a racially divided football team into a united group of state champions. He delivers a message of respect and teamwork.

World-Renowned Theoretical Physicist

Dr. Michio Kaku is an internationally recognized authority in Einstein's unified theory field; innovation; and "the future of the future" - exploring and predicting the science of tomorrow, from computing power and artificial intelligence to...

Crisis Management Expert, Author & Inspiration for Scandal

The real-life inspiration behind ABC's hit political thriller series Scandal starring Kerry Washington, Judy Smith is the US's premier crisis management expert.

Award-Winning Actor of Arrested Development, The Hangover & Transparent

A veteran of film, television, and the Broadway stage, Golden Globe and Emmy winner Jeffrey Tambor is one of the most iconic and respected character actors of his generation. He has appeared in The Larry Sanders Show, Arrested...

Entrepreneur, Music Icon & Spiritual Leader

Once a rapper with Run DMC, today Joseph "Rev Run" Simmons is the star of Run's House, a fashion mogul, and a minister.

Branding Visionary & Founder of FUBU

Credited with creating the urban apparel market, corporate speaker Daymond John is the founder of FUBU and the branding guru on ABC's Shark Tank.

Former “Senior Black Correspondent” on The Daily Show & Former Host of the Nightly Show

The former host of the Nightly Show, Larry Wilmore speaks on diversity. He penned I'd Rather We Got Casinos, a smart look at race in America.

Award-Winning Actor, Lost

An award-winning actor known for his role as "Benjamin Linus" in the hit series Lost, Michael Emerson is a 2009 Emmy Award winner for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and a 2010 Golden Globe nominee for Best Performance by an Actor...

Pulitzer Nominee, Award-Winning Author & Reporter

Best known as the author of the New York Times bestseller The Butler: A Witness to History, Wil Haygood is a distinguished writer whose career has spanned decades. He was an associate producer on the film adaptation of his book, ...

Rapper & Actor, Law & Order: SVU

Hip-hop pioneer currently starring on Law and Order: SVU, Ice-T has risen up from the harsh realities of growing up disadvantaged to become a successful entertainer and entrepreneur. Serving as a sobering, yet inspirational, role model,...

Star of ‘Jersey Shore’ & Recovering Drug Addict

Michael ‘The Situation’ Sorrentino rose to fame as a cast member of MTV’s #1 cable television show, Jersey Shore. Since joining Jersey Shore, Sorrentino has become a worldwide pop and cultural icon, exemplified by the show’s stature as one of...

Tony Award Winning Producer and NY Times Best Selling Author

Vivek J. Tiwary is a New York Times bestselling author and an award-winning producer of Broadway shows, film, television and graphic novels. On Broadway, Tiwary’s productions have won a combined 25 Tony Awards from 44 Tony nominations—...

Actress, Singer & Activist

Tatyana Ali is a Broadway-trained actress, singer, producer, activist & Harvard grad, well known for her role as "Ashley Banks" on the iconic television series The Fresh Prince of Bel Air.

Star of Blood, Sweat & Heels, HIV/AIDS Awareness & Prevention Advocate

Melyssa Ford has been a fixture in the realm of entertainment for well over a decade. Ford can currently be seen on Bravo’s hit reality docu-series Blood, Sweat & Heels, which just concluded its freshman season, averaging approximately...

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