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Robert O'Neill

    • Former SEAL Team Six Leader, Naval Special Warfare Development Group
    • New York Times Best-Selling Author of "The Operator" & "The Way Forward: Master Life's Toughest Battles and Create a Lasting Legacy"
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Robert O’Neill Navy SEAL who Killed Osama Bin Laden | Motivation You Need Right Now

Robert O’Neill Navy SEAL who Killed Osama Bin Laden | Motivation You Need Right Now

US Navy SEAL Rob O'Neill discusses the mission to kill Osama Bin Laden

US Navy SEAL Rob O'Neill discusses the mission to kill Osama Bin Laden

Robert O'Neill Speaker Biography

Robert J. O’Neill is one of the most highly decorated combat veterans of our time. He served at SEAL Team Two, SEAL Team Four, and eight years at the legendary SEAL Team Six. Having taken part in and led over 400 combat missions, Rob operated in Liberia, The Balkans, The Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean, Ukraine, Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.

Having been decorated 53 times, his awards include two Silver Stars for gallantry in action against the enemy, four Bronze Stars with Valor to denote heroism against the enemy, a Joint Service Commendation Medal with Valor, a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal with Valor, three Presidential Unit Commendations and three Combat Action ribbons to name a few.

Some of Rob’s qualifications include Military Free-Fall Jumpmaster, Tandem Tethered Bundle Master, Naval Special Warfare Scout / Sniper, Breacher, Master Naval Parachutist, Master Training Specialist, Diving Supervisor, Range Officer in Charge for Small Arms, Close Quarters Battle, Breaching, Laser System Safety Officer among many others.

Rob took part in the rescue for Operation Red Wings, which extracted the Lone Survivor, Marcus Luttrell, he was the lead jumper for the rescue operation that saved Captain Richard Phillips from Somali pirates and he was a Team Leader for Operation Neptune’s Spear, the mission to kill Osama bin Laden.

Rob is co-founder of Special Operators Transition Foundation, specializing in assisting Special Operations Forces veterans with the successful transition from the service into their next great career in corporate America.

Rob is the author of the NY Times and London Times Best Selling Memoir THE OPERATOR: Firing the Shots that Killed Osama bin Laden and My Years as a SEAL Team Warrior.

Rob has been interviewed on Fox News, CNN, CBS, Newsmax and others.

The Way Forward: Master Life's Toughest Battles and Create Your Lasting Legacy

Learn from the man who had Osama Bin Laden in his sights and led the team that killed him. When Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Robert J. O'Neill was a SEAL Team Six leader, he led extractions under enemy fire, tailed terrorists for days, and snuck onto land to meet with sources. His training taught him to be resourceful and make good decisions no matter the circumstances. Now he shares his lessons from these experiences to show you how to achieve what may seem impossible and become the best version of yourself.

Based on his book The Way Forward: Master Life’s Toughest Battles and Create Your Lasting Legacy, Robert O’Neill offers audiences a deeper look into how to use hard-earned lessons from both his time in combat and his personal life to accomplish their goals, overcome adversity, and discover the hero within you.

Never Quit: The Story of a Life Built on Successful Missions

Rob O’Neill served America as a Navy SEAL, team leader, and senior chief petty officer with the Naval Special Development Group (SEAL Team Six) during several of the most challenging, storied, and clandestine military operations of our time. With this speech, O’Neill shares what he learned during his more than 400 combat missions across four theaters of war. Through his moving and emotional stories, Rob brings to life lessons learned during some of the country’s most headline-stealing conflicts. O’Neill explains to audiences how the best of the military’s best approach strategic planning when mission failure is not an option. Audiences come to appreciate the people who are asked to do the hardest jobs – the warriors, husbands and wives, and family men and women – who they know exist but have never met, and who are focused solely on making their missions successful. Join one of the legends of our nation’s military as he shares his views on the ingredients to a successful mission: the right people, preparedness, decision making under pressure, and, above all, a commitment to never quit.

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October 19, 2023

Robert was a fantastic speaker for our event. His speech was well organized, intense, and at times very funny. We cannot say enough good things about Robert. He spent additional time after the speech meeting and taking pictures with members of the audience.

Taurus Private Markets, LLC

May 4, 2023

Navy Seal Robert O'Neill's keynote speech was an absolute masterpiece. His ability to share his experiences and insights in a relatable and engaging manner was truly remarkable. He captivated the audience from start to finish with his powerful storytelling, humor, and humility. O'Neill's message of teamwork, perseverance, and the importance of pushing oneself beyond perceived limits was both inspiring and thought-provoking. Overall, his keynote speech was a resounding success and left a lasting impact on all in attendance.


January 27, 2023

We booked Rob for an annual sales conference, and we were nothing short of disappointed. Rob is a phenomenal speaker; his passion and humor created the perfect engagement. The standing ovation he received is a true testimonial of his story and his service as an American hero.


November 18, 2022

Rob absolutely rocked it! His presentation to our team was inspirational, powerful, emotional, and the feedback I've received from my colleagues has been over the top positive. I am so grateful for what Rob has done for our country and all that he did for my team by sharing his story with us.

North Point

November 11, 2022

Rob totally rocked the event! He's such a unique person with an incredible story, inspiring and also entertaining. Our whole team thoroughly enjoyed this special opportunity to hear him speak, shake his hand and thank him for his dedication to excellence and to our country. Thank you, Rob!!

North Point

July 11, 2022

Robert O'Neill delivered a powerful, impactful message on teamwork, discipline, and a no quit attitude!

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