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John Sweeney

Owner, Brave New Workshop



John Sweeney is the owner of the Brave New Workshop Comedy Theatre in Minneapolis, MN. It is the oldest satirical comedy and improv theatre in the U.S. In addition to being a comedian, John is also a keynote speaker, corporate trainer, and author of four books. For more than fifteen years, John and his company have inspired and trained some of the best organizations in the world including: Microsoft, Target, Hilton, United Health Group, General Mills, Facebook, and Apple. He has shared the stage with George Bush, Sr., Deepak Chopra, Betty White, Steve Ballmer, and Mark Zuckerberg. A quote from his book appeared on millions of Starbucks cups, and he has danced shirtless on The Today Show and ESPN SportsCenter.
With his unique background and ability to deliver learning and expertise in a truly unforgettable way, John continues to influence a new generation of innovative business leaders.