Ryan Leak

Leadership Expert, Author & Coach

Leadership expert Ryan Leak has become a sought-after speaker, coach and consultant with deep domain expertise in empowering leaders to reclaim a new self-awareness that enables them to connect with their people more effectively. Ryan has been hired by Fortune 500 companies and professional sports franchises to work internally with specialized teams, add value for leaders and their customers, and create new initiatives for the business to better connect with the broader world.

In his new book, “Chasing Failure: How Falling Short Sets You Up for Success,” Ryan blends personal stories, motivating anecdotes, relevant psychology, and practical step-by-step guidance, to show how chasing failure just may be the quickest way to success.

Ryan is CEO of the Ryan Leak Group, a leadership development firm, and he is also on the teaching team of a few well-known U.S.-based churches. Ryan lives in Dallas, Texas, with his wife Amanda and two sons, Jaxson and Roman.

Session Information

Main Stage Keynote: The Secret to Success: Using Failure to Unlock Your Potential

Monday, June 6
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Central Standard Time (CST).

What would you do if you knew that you couldn’t fail? What choices would you make if you knew you could accomplish what is seemingly impossible? Leadership expert Ryan Leak will show you how to view failure not with shame, but in ways that empower and challenge you to take risks that can lead to big wins.

Through his relatable stories and paired with psychology insights and advice, Ryan will share why embracing the times you fall short and taking the leap even when you’re scared can change the game when it comes to experiences, innovation, leadership, and fulfilling your ultimate goals. Walk away with a renewed sense of your abilities—and the truth that it’s OK to not be flawless.

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