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“A Top Rated International Keynote Speaker… Keep motivating people from one Shark to another”
CEO of FUBU & Investor on Shark Tank
“Kendal speaks about Leadership in unique ways…supports those that want to become leaders and become better leaders!”
TV Personailty & Investor on Shark Tank
“Kendal Netmaker is one of Canada’s most accomplished entrepreneurs who will show you how to succeed in life and business!”
Original Shark from Shark Tank & Inventor of the Infomercial
“We were both raised by our mother and grandmother. We both came from poverty. If Kendal and I can win Big you can too…”
– Bob Proctor
From the movie “The Secret” & Best-selling author “You Were Born Rich”
“Kendal opens your mind and heart to the unlimited potential that resides within you…”
Author, Speaker, Consultant
“I have followed Kendal’s entrepreneurial adventures for many years. He is truly a role model for First Nation’s — and frankly all — entrepreneurs.”
— W. Brett Wilson,
Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
Kendal is proud to Speak for and Consult with some of the World’s Leading Brands and Organizations
“Kendal is an incredibly inspirational speaker. We had asked him to speak at our townhall of over 100 professional staff. The staff loved him and the positive messages he communicated. Fun, heartwarming yet challenging messages on how everyone can overcome any challenges they face, be successful and make a positive impact on the world around them. I would highly recommend him for any speaking engagement.”
Ernst & Young LLP
“It was an absolute pleasure to work with Kendal and welcome him as a keynote speaker… Kendal is an amazing speaker, delivering powerful messages in a very authentic, passionate and compelling way. His own personal story of perseverance, resiliency, success and the power of kindness is nothing short of inspiring! I’d highly recommend Kendal for your next leadership event.”
Senior Manager, TD Bank Group
“Kendal gave a keynote at our annual town hall – an event with more than 200 public affairs staff from the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces. The audience was visibly moved by Kendal’s story – he was genuine, authentic and positive. He brought personal insight into overcoming adversity and offered constructive advice that applies to nearly every context – even the military one! Kendal is a talented speaker and it was an absolute privilege to host him.”
Kirsten Goodnough, Department of National Defence.
Kendal Netmaker is an award-winning entrepreneur, author, and gifted keynote speaker who is on a mission to empower and motivate people worldwide by sharing his story that regardless of where you come from and what challenges you face, you have the power to enact change.
From Sweetgrass First Nation, Kendal and his siblings were raised by their single mother. Life wasn’t easy for them, growing up on the reserve surrounded by poverty and few chances for opportunities, but one moment would change their life forever.
Kendal has a natural gift; he’s a master storyteller who weaves his real-life experiences into motivating lessons that everyone can use in their own lives. His heartfelt stories are impactful, and he speaks professionally to thousands of people each year on resilience, leadership, and the power of telling your story.
He is a leading entrepreneur whose passion to succeed is contagious. To date, Kendal has founded and invested in 5 businesses. One of them is Neechie Gear® – a lifestyle apparel brand that gives back a percentage of their profits to go toward funding underprivileged youth to empower them to take part in sports. He is the author of Driven To Succeed and won over 25 business awards, including being named one of Canada’s Top 40 Under 40® and runner-up at the YBI Global Entrepreneur of the Year.
Kendal lives with his wife and two children in Saskatoon, SK, where he continues to run his company. He delivers virtual and in-person keynotes, and provides Indigenous Consulting Services to organizations.