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Mike Rayburn

Mike Rayburn

    • Award-Winning Speaker, Entertainer, and Guitar Virtuoso
    • Authority on innovation, possibility thinking, and personal mastery
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Fee Range

$20,000 - $30,000

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2019 Demo

2019 Demo

2019 Sizzle Reel

2019 Sizzle Reel

Become a Virtuoso

Become a Virtuoso

Creating Something New From an Existing Idea

Creating Something New From an Existing Idea

Hologram Guitar Keynote

Hologram Guitar Keynote

TEDxNASA - Mike Rayburn

TEDxNASA - Mike Rayburn

Unlocking Amazing Potential

Unlocking Amazing Potential

Mike Rayburn’s personal, business and career mission is simple: Transform communities. Whether that community is a business audience, an association, enrollees in his “What If…?” keynote experience, impoverished people world wide, or the lost in his hometown of Las Vegas, Mike’s daily efforts and life work are dedicated to transforming communities.

Mike does this most often with his “What If…?” keynote presentations and breakouts, where he uses world-class guitar and hilarious comedy to teach the three simple, powerful tools which took him from playing empty bars, to headlining Carnegie Hall (eight times!).  They work for anyone. And everyone. Always.

When organizations need innovation and peak performance, where do they go? Usually it’s to business leaders, authors, or famous sports figures. Rarely do they go to artists! Yet for artists, creativity, innovation and peak performance are their life blood! Being a mega-successful artist, as well as a savvy entrepreneur and business owner, Mike Rayburn is uniquely qualified to teach artistic principles in a business context, to give businesses and organizations the edge they so desperately need to innovate and perform at peak “virtuoso” levels… and thus transform their success and significance.

The “What If…?” Experience is Mike’s transformational, hilarious keynote presentation. In it Mike uses his amazing guitar work and hilarious comedy as a metaphor, to illustrate three tools designed to turn your team into an army of innovators with the peak performance skills to transcend the status quo to stop managing change, and lead by creating change. Oh… and they’ll laugh so hard it hurts!

The measure of any speaker is the results they produce. Mike is consistently cited as “the hit of the conference,” and “what we needed and didn’t even know it.” More importantly, businesses regularly attribute significant, sometimes exponential increases in sales, impact and morale to the application of Mike’s keynote tools and breakout session content.

Also, in the same way a great song gets stuck in your head, Mike’s “What if…?” message gets repeated over and over, imprinting his most powerful tool in their memories and affecting immediate results and permanent improvement.

Always on the cutting edge, international keynote speaker Mike Rayburn is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), Hall of Fame speaker (CPAE),  two-time TEDx presenter, has performed more than 4,000 presentations and his comedy remains in heavy rotation on Sirius/XM radio. Mike has been featured in USA Today, Newsweek, Billboard, American Entertainment, Gig, and Successful Meetings magazines.

Become A Virtuoso - Elite Performance Mastery

What if one decision enhanced your business and teams forever? Would you want to know what it is? In Rayburn’s brand new “Become a Virtuoso” keynote, each person will leave with a simple, personalized action plan for becoming world class…their personal best. 

Attendees will learn:
• The power of “deliberate practice” in leadership, business and sales.
• How moving from “managing” to “creating” will grow your business.
• The mindset for overcoming adversity and the inevitable obstacles you will encounter…to “Succeed Anyway.”


What If...?  Inspiring Innovation and Performance

In this presentation, Mike teaches innovation, possibility thinking, and personal mastery.  Diverse audiences across North America are raving about the program, having learned how to realize their amazing, unrealized potential.

Top 5 takeaways for attendees:

  • Tools to learn and expand innovation and possibility thinking.
  • Tools for effective time management and moving from "managing change" to "creating change." 
  • How to set empowering goals which can effect exponential personal and organizational change and improvement. 
  • Identifying and maximizing the specific, personal traits critical to career peak performance.  
  • The power of a sense of purpose and how to harness it for real success.


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