Craig Leeson is a master communicator who draws on over 30 years of experience as an acclaimed journalist, award-winning filmmaker, broadcasting executive, activist, musician and adventurer. Some call him a modern day renaissance man, while his family, friends and colleagues simply refer to him as “The Big Cheese.”

No matter what you call him, all agree that Craig is an ideal choice for keynote speaker or event emcee.


Craig is a great choice to deliver an engaging keynote at your next conference, company gathering or special event. Audiences and organizers alike have found his appearances to be powerful and memorable, as he draws on his storied background to make any topic come to life with clarity and excitement. He speaks on such topics as:

  • The value of being a risk taker
  • Creativity
  • Collaboration
  • Leadership
  • The power of story
  • and much more

Craig will personally work with your team to craft a message that is relevant to your audience and in achieving your goals for activating that audience. 


From award shows, to fundraisers, galas and company gatherings, Craig has a long history of serving as a skilled master of ceremonies. His work as a broadcaster has gifted him with the talent to easily work off script when needed, allowing him to skillfully deliver a smooth production that your attendees are sure to remember and respect. 




To Book Craig:

Tod Hardin
Crowd Communications

+1 (408) 656-3570

"Craig's keynote was a valued experience for our entire team. His ability to connect with our entire audience was powerful to witness!"

Julie Andersen
Executive Director, Plastic Oceans Foundation

"Craig spoke with the authority, passion and panache that one would expect from such an accomplished journalist, filmmaker, television presenter and public speaker."

Rupert McCowan
Director, Royal Geographic Society - Hong Kong

"What an amazing night our attendees had ... which very much can be attributed to Craig Leeson's informed, smooth and engaging style of hosting an event."

Adam Leipzig
Publisher, Cultural Weekly

"Our events were always a huge success, with much of it owing to Craig Leeson's capabilities and talent as our MC."

Mandy d'abo
Board Member of Operation Smile China Medical Mission

"A natural performer, Craig's charisma has seen him share the stage with international celebrities Uma Thurman, Tilda Swinton, Rebel Wilson, Fan Bing Bing and Donnie Yen."
Claire Breen Melwani
Board of Directors - FilmAid Asia

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