Brendan Burns is a High-Performance Strategist, Keynote Speaker, Podcast Host and former Wall Street Executive who transforms individuals and companies to maximize their potential in business and life. For nearly a decade, he has advised some of the world’s most recognized brands—from Fortune 100 companies, investment banks, top law and sports firms, to C-level executives, billion-dollar entrepreneurs, pro NFL/MLB athletes and influencers from over 60 countries on 6 continents. His specialty: innovative strategies, tools and techniques that equip and empower people to change the trajectory of their lives.
With 3 Ivy League degrees, including his accelerated 3-year J.D.-M.B.A. from Cornell University, Brendan’s career began on Wall Street as an Investment Banker and then Hedge Fund Partner. In pursuit of a deeper passion, Brendan exited Wall Street to walk the entrepreneurial path in pursuit of his calling to help others. Over time he developed a proven 360-degree business & life framework, which helped skyrocket him into becoming one of the most sought-after high-performance strategists.
In 2017, Brendan founded Burns International Inc., a professional coaching & consulting company that caters to those wanting to create an extraordinary path forward. Under his leadership as CEO, the company provides educational courses, personal/group coaching, career growth training, seminars and live events.
Brendan hosts the “The Brendan Burns Show,” the #1 podcast for personal development, business coaching, life transformation and high-performance strategies. Hundreds of thousands have tuned in to hear his candid interviews with an eclectic guest list—from former addicts & pain sufferers, to elite coaches & executives, to self-made millionaires & billionaires.
A noted thought leader and author, Brendan speaks on the topics of discovering authenticity & purpose, business mastery & lifestyle design, overcoming anxiety & depression, and creating healthy relationships.
Brendan has worked with:
National Football League (NFL)
The New York Yankees (NYY)
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP