About Bob Veninga

Dr. Robert Veninga is an award winning author who has presented inspiring speeches to over 1,000 audiences throughout the world on the subjects of leadership, organizational innovation and resilience. Six of his presentations have been featured in the prestigious Vital Speeches of the Day which publishes the best speeches delivered to national and international audiences.

Dr. Veninga is the author of four critically acclaimed books and over 100 articles appearing in scientific and professional literature. Dr. Veninga holds the rank of Professor Emeritus at the University of Minnesota where he taught students pursuing graduate degrees in health administration.

Dr. Veninga's academic background includes graduate degrees (Ph.D., M.A.) in Speech-Communication from the University of Minnesota focusing on organizational and cross-cultural communications as well as a graduate degree (B.D.) from the Sioux Falls Seminary. He is an active layperson in the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America and does extensive volunteer service to faith-based organizations. Dr. Veninga is the past Chair of the Board of Trustees at the University of Sioux Falls.

Dr. Veninga has had a consistent record of providing inspiring speeches to a wide range of audiences including Fortune 500 companies, financial service organizations, hospitals, government agencies, faith-based organizations and educational institutions. If you are looking for a speaker who can deliver substantive content in an entertaining way, consider Robert Veninga. For a listing of current presentations please click here. For testimonials from those who have heard his motivating presentations click here. If you would like to contact Dr Veninga click here. Dr. Veninga's commitment to you is simple and straightforward: Everything possible will be done to make your meeting a monumental success!

"It's amazing how Dr. Veninga is able to touch an audience's soul without being pejorative or superficial. This was a powerful, life-sustaining presentation. I'll never forget it."

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