Summit Team Building

Scott was great. He really delivered and made a positive impact on our employees. He was so personable and hung out after his keynote to have discussion with the group. We had quite a few of our employees reach out and chat with him after. Scott did a terrific job relating the content of his keynote back to teamwork and leadership and his interaction with the group while presenting was amazing. I am still hearing how great he was as I chat with some of our employees. Thank you so much for working with us on this. I call it a 100% success and we will definitely being looking forward to working with Scott again in the future.

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Scott Kress is a noted Mount Everest motivational speaker, author, team building expert and leadership consultant, helping organizations turn their teams and leaders into passionate achievers. He has a Masters Degree in Leadership and has taught in the EMBA and MBA programs at the Rotman School of Management and the University of Edinburgh.

What sets Scott apart is his ability to scale mountains. Scott is the 51st Canadian to summit Mount Everest and the 18th Canadian to climb the seven summits; the highest point on all seven continents. He has skied 1000km unsupported to the South Pole and guided a team of wounded soldiers to the magnetic North Pole.

So when Scott engages his audiences with audacious tales of a Mount Everest climb where challenge and change were abundant, and seamlessly ties that into reaching ones professional and personal goals, one can’t help but listen.

And one can’t help but learn as Scott demonstrates that the tools he uses to find success in the mountains are the same tools that each member of the audience can start to use in their workplace.

Scott’s presentations are high-energy, engaging and passionate but most importantly they are relevant to the challenges faced by organizations and their teams today.

Each presentation is custom designed to meet your needs. Topic areas include; team building, trust, change, goal setting, leadership, overcoming challenge, perseverance, planning, team culture, conflict, and more.

Add a book to your keynote

More than just a Mount Everest motivational speaker and story, the Learning in Thin Air book includes real tools, techniques and models that people can apply to their lives.

Mount Everest is the story, but personal, professional, team, and leadership development is the objective.


Scott’s high energy talk on his Everest climb kept everyone in awe, demonstrating how successes and failures directly related to the team and their interaction with each other.

Valerie Hotton

Mgr. Special Projects, Tax Appeals Branch,

Ministry of Revenue

Motivational Speaking

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