Julian Placino is a Fortune 500 Speaker who’s spoken hundreds of times at various corporations, conferences, universities, and non-profits including Staples, Whole Foods, StaffOne, Kaye/Bassman International, DisruptHR, TalentNet, DallasHR, SMU, UNT, UTD, SkillQUEST and Social Venture Partners.

As the host of the Pathways to Success Podcast, Julian interviews exceptional leaders about their journeys to success. He’s produced over 150 episodes, generated more than 65,000 downloads, achieved a 5 star rating on iTunes, amassed a regular listening audience from 12 countries and interviewed company founders, CEOs, New York Times bestselling authors, TEDx speakers, celebrity athletes, and prolific entrepreneurs. Julian has also attracted sponsorships from various brands including Compete Every Day, Deadsoxy.com and Focusrite, the #1 selling USB audio interface in the world.

Additionally, a professionally represented talent of Kim Dawson Agency, he’s been booked for acting, modeling and voiceover work for AT&T, Ford, NFL, American Heart Association, Indeed.com, Hilti, Edward Jones, ABM Aviation and more. Most recently, Julian was cast in the Amazon Prime Docu-Series, The Social Movement, a reality TV show about creating social impact through entrepreneurship, where he was nominated by his team to deliver the “Final Pitch.” The Social Movement will be released in the Summer of 2020.

With 11 years of recruiting experience, he’s helped leading corporations attract, recruit and retain top talent. Julian has personally hired over 400 world-class professionals in the areas of technology, sales and creative arts. For seven years, Julian led talent acquisition for Bottle Rocket, one of the premier mobile development firms in the world. He now consults with companies on personal branding, marketing strategy and leadership development.


Personal Branding: The Game-Changing Approach to Winning Trust

Trust is critical to success in any business. Developing a personal brand is a growing trend to build trust with prospects and customers as well as future and current employees. Increase sales, attract top talent and exponentially grow your network by learning the tools of personal branding.

  • Develop a personal brand that quickly builds trust
  • Win business by leveraging online and offline methods of personal branding
  • Enhance your ability to access ANYONE by leveraging social media platforms
  • Build a loyal following of raving fans who want you to win
  • Establish yourself as the “Go-To” leader in your industry

Stewardship: The Future of Leadership

To become a leader is to become the best version of oneself. This keynote will help you and your team maximize effectiveness, rise above competitors and experience personal fulfillment. Stewardship is not just a great principle but a highly effective pathway to success in both business and life.

  • Begin a perpetual state of growth by implementing the Stewardship Success Cycle
  • Customize your leadership development plan by learning the 3 D’s of Stewardship
  • Acquire mentors to accelerate results, growth and impact
  • Revolutionize every area of your business by learning to give first

What people are saying…

Head of Sales

Julian is the perfect balance of motivation, insight, articulation, inflection, and charm. His confidence commands the room while his energy inspires and entertains.

Program Manager

Julian has helped me immensely in distinguishing myself and my firm in the marketplace amongst a myriad of competition.


Julian was the keynote speaker about how to recruit when the candidate pool is limited. Unlike some recruiting seminars where speakers try to sell you on their ideas, Julian engaged the audience with questions, and scenarios. His presentation was very informative, while also entertaining


The future of leadership is through stewardship to maximize effectiveness, rise above competitors and experience personal fulfilment while making a positive impact in society”

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Entrepreneur - 100%
Motivation - 100%
Public Speaking - 100%
Job Search - 100%

Julian is the perfect balance of motivation, insight, articulation, inflection, and charm. His confidence commands the room while his energy inspires and entertains.

Head of Sales


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