Joe Roberts

The Skid Row CEO

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Joe Roberts is an inspirational example of overcoming adversity and managing change. In 1989 he was living under a bridge as a homeless skid row street person. Today he is an author, CEO and internationally sought after professional speaker who motivates and inspires audiences worldwide.

Today, Joe delivers his keynote messages at conferences, conventions and special events, teaching people how to profit from adversity and how anyone can tap into the unconquerable power of the human spirit and rise above.

The most effective leaders in society are those rare individuals who can inspire their audience with a passion that can only come from personal experience. As the President and CEO of an extremely successful multimedia company, Joe Roberts has faced and overcome key business challenges which confront every modern organization.

Joe's business solutions have made millions of dollars for his clients, across a variety of business sectors. Joe draws on this experience when addressing Fortune 500 companies, Boards of Trade and professional associations internationally.

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Speaking Topics

From Skid Row to CEO


One Day to Change Your Life Forever


The 7 Secrets to Scientific Selling


How to Create Abundance Using Integrity-based Leadership


Becoming a Hero in the Age of Celebrities


Recent Publications by Joe Roberts

The Big Lie About Getting High


Fred the Cat


7 Secrets to Profit From Adversity


"Many, many thanks for presenting a wonderful and moving story. We've received tremendous and very positive feedback from our delegates who have been inspired by your talk and the surprise ending!" Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

"Joe Roberts' inspiring story is one of determination, courage and overcoming adversity that reminds us of the power of believing that anything is possible. It is testament to the strength of the human spirit and what you can achieve when you set your mind to it." Rick Hansen, Canada's Man in Motion

"You took as all on a journey that left us inspired motivated and refreshed." Calgary Flames Enterprise

"Your outstanding communication skills have empowered each and every one of us today. I recommend your services to any organization who needs to inspire its employees." University of British Columbia

"I have heard you speak twice now and both times you successfully touched the audience in a way that only someone who has lived their story can". Justice Institute of British Columbia

"Great work! Professional as always. Feedback from the other Doctors and Professionals was very positive. Thanks for your hard work." The College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC