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One of the most in-demand motivational speakers in the nation will be coming to the Telarus Partner Summit, July 29th where he will serve as the closing keynote speaker. In line with the Partner Summit theme – Survive – Overcome – Thrive, O’Leary will tell his inspirational story of survival and success to a San Diego audience.

The event closes with John O’Leary, who, at the age of 9, was burned over 100 percent of his body and given less than 1 percent chance to live. Expected to die, the speaker and best-selling author now teach others how to truly live. His remarkable journey of survival illustrates the incredible power of the human spirit.

John’s first book, ON FIRE: The 7 Choices to Ignite a Radically Inspired Life, was an instant #1 National Bestseller; 200,000+ copies have sold, and it has been translated into 12 languages. John’s Live Inspired Podcast is top-rated on Apple Podcast and has more than 2,000,000 downloads. John has shared his message with more than half a million people in 48 states, 11 countries, and at 1,600 events for clients that have included LEGO, Southwest Airlines, Microsoft, Pepsi, and the St. Louis Cardinals, among others.

“I was watching John’s speaker reel and was moved to tears. His story is compelling, and I know our partners will be moved as well,” said Amy Bailey, Telarus SVP of marketing. “I look forward to John telling his story and inspiring our attendees to live better and live a life that is on fire. By that, John means a life that’s inspiring and always giving back to others. His book is one you can’t put down — and I can’t wait to meet him in person and hear his stories come to life. I look forward to hearing about the nurse who took care of him and some of the people that took the time out of their day to wish him well and inspire him to live. He will also highlight how American sportscaster Jack Buck, who announced St. Louis Cardinals Major League Baseball games for many years, was instrumental to his recovery.”

John’s story, perspective, and inspiration have inspired millions of people for more than 12 years, he continues to inspire today through virtual keynotes, workshops, and experiences. His emotional storytelling, unexpected humor, and authenticity make each of his presentations, experiences, and interactions truly transformational.

John will speak after the Telarus Partner Summit Awards Dinner and attend the after-party to take photos and hand out books to attendees.