John K Bates

Leadership and Strategic Communications Expert

Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - available globally.


John Bates is an expert in the neurobiology of communication, storytelling and he is one of the most prolific TED-format coaches in the world.  He is also an excellent pitch coach who has raised several hundred million dollars with his various team and who has assisted many others in reaching their goals.

John has a tremendous ability to bring out the most important and impactful aspects of people’s personal stories, he is an excellent strategic communications resource – especially when it comes to making complex, scientific, or difficult to understand material clear and concise, and he absolutely loves his work.

Clients include NASA (including the active Astronauts), Johnson & Johnson, Boston Scientific and many, many more. Read his many 5 star reviews at