Ed Tate is an award-winning international Keynote speaker, trainer, and author. Worldwide he is known as “The Speaker Who Energizes, Educates and Entertains.” To date, he has spoken professionally in 50 states, 25 countries and on five continents.
Using the principles he teaches, Ed Tate won the “American Idol of Public Speaking” and became the 2000 World Champion of Public Speaking - Toastmasters International’s most prestigious speaking award among its 352,000+ members.
In 2008, Ed earned the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation from the National Speakers Association. It is the speaking profession's international measure of professional platform skill. It is an honor bestowed on less than 12% of its members.
Ed’s success in business has spanned more than two decades. For 14 years, he was a successful national account executive selling over $500 million in products and services to corporations and entrepreneurs throughout the United States. Additionally, he co-created two business units that produced over $1.25 billion in revenue.
Since 1998, Ed has been principal of Ed Tate & Associates, LLC, a professional development firm that provides keynote speeches, workshops, as well as online and do-it-yourself tools and expertise on, Winning High-Stakes Presentations.