A world record breaking mountaineer, extreme marathoner, and inspirational speaker, Gary is enthralling to listen to and leaves audiences energized and motivated to conquer their own personal & professional mountains.
Executives from around the globe seek out Gary for a genuine real life perspective delivering amazing results through teamwork, discipline and to the summit. If Gary was to select one factor — it would be consistent execution and delivery of committed outcomes. Here's his view…methodologies provide a nice framework for thinking and have the potential to clarify roles and hand-offs. But nothing beats being out in the trenches working side by side with the teams and learning — and then returning to base camp (HQ) to eliminate obstacles and inefficiencies that possibly annoy and derail our teams as they make their way to the Summit! The best of plans yield to the situation on the ground and our ability to react, contribute and add long term value!
"Gary was fully engaged with our group and spent a lot of his personal time with our employees. Throughout the planning process he communicated often and made us feel very comfortable with our choice. Gary's message, presentation style was wonderful and I received many comments on the great job he did." D.P. – Superior Energy
Gary Guller climbed to the very summit of Mt. Everest and became the first person with one arm to stand on top of the world! Six weeks prior, he was the expedition leader of the largest ever cross-disability team to reach Everest Base Camp, at 17,500 feet. Later the next year, Gary lead an expedition to the summit of the world's sixth highest mountain, Mt. Cho Oyu, in Tibet. There is more...
From Shackleton to Circuit City, IBM to Caravaggio, Gary Guller's book, “Make Others Greater” combines Gary's incredible stories with those of leaders and businesses around the world to deliver a commanding and inspirational message of resilience and empowerment. Survival alone doesn't define us. It's what we learn from the experience that does.
Gary is tier-one keynote speaker and clients include IBM, Microsoft, Toyota, ExxonMobile, Goldman Sachs, Gilead, American Express, SAP, Shell, Applied Materials, Thomson Reuters, Hewlett-Packard and DiamlerChrysler, to name just a few. Described as amazing, thought-provoking and highly inspirational.
“Gary has several differentiated attributes. He has a very compelling story. It focuses on the team and what is possible. This is a competitive differentiator for our business. Gary brings his A game every time. He spends the necessary time understanding the organization and makes sure his messages are in the context of what the audience needs to hear. Gary puts in the time. He comes in early and is available to the participants afterwards. He does not land, do a stock speech and leave immediately. Having worked with many outside professionals, I can tell you definitively that this is what sets Gary apart.” SVP Corporate Strategy Fortune 500