He is a strategic leader with proven tactical success in challenging entrepreneurial environment. Under his leadership, the team and company are generating exponential growth (2015 and 2016 Inc. Magazine 5000 Company). Barrett also leads, mentors and manages BigSpeak’s world class team ensuring growth is sustainable and congruous with cultural values. He is dead serious about a happy, healthy, and passionate culture.
Barrett Cordero is the President of BigSpeak Inc. a leading global Speakers Bureau representing Business Icons, Best-Selling Authors, World Class Athletes, Vanguard Thought Leaders, Celebrities, Technologists, Consultants, and Entertainers with sales in 70% of the Fortune 1000.
Barrett is a strategic leader with proven tactical success in challenging entrepreneurial environment; under his leadership, the team and company are generating exponential growth (2015 and 2016 Inc. Magazine 5000 Company). In this role, Barrett is responsible for all aspects of the company including sales, operations, talent representation, finance, marketing, innovation and key investment decisions for the growing our global business. Barrett also leads, mentors and manages BigSpeak’s world class team ensuring growth is sustainable and congruous with cultural values. He is dead serious about a happy, healthy, and passionate culture.
Prior to joining BigSpeak, Barrett attended the University of Southern California and Leonardo da Vinci School in Florence, Italy, receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara. Barrett draws on previous professional experience in the Internet space as an Account Representative for Commission Junction (a Conversant company), from the hotel/resort industry as a manager for the Four Seasons Biltmore in Santa Barbara and from the non-profit sector as a volunteer and Board Appointments.
Past and current clients include: Google, Nike, YMCA, SAS, Chevron, American Airlines, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Rack Space, BlackRock, Ford, UHC, Siemens, Northern Trust, John Deere, Lego, and many other Fortune 500.
He currently serves as a Board Member of The Channel Islands YMCA. Barrett resides in Santa Barbara, Ca. with his wife where they enjoy hiking, surfing and spending time with their family, friends, and pets.
“From the day I met Barrett, he has been a winner. He has consistently demonstrated a wonderfully rare combination of high-character, high-competence, and high-collaboration skills that is refreshingly differentiating. In my experience, partnering with Barrett is a “can’t miss” proposition.”
“Barrett gets a 10 in our book. He listened to what it was we wanted to accomplish at our meeting and based on that information, gave us several speakers to interview. He was also very thorough and knowledgeable.”
“We really had an incredible experience with BigSpeak in bringing Dewitt Jones and Jeff Salz to our conference. Barrett was very responsive and helpful throughout our conference planning experience. Dewitt and Jeff were memorable additions to our conference. We’re thankful to BigSpeak for their professionalism, responsiveness, and hospitality. We would choose BigSpeak again in a heartbeat!”
“I have crossed savage rivers, traversed the Himalayas, scaled sheer rock walls and even worked with Barrett in a professional capacity… and it would be impossible for me to overstate the heights of my regard for him in every respect. Barrett Cordero brings integrity, enthusiasm and great capacity to everything he undertakes. He is a joy to be with. There is no one I would rather have at my side in a tight situation. There is no one I know who is more delightful to partner with–and no one more likely to help ensure positive outcomes by the quality of his efforts. When it comes to turning a challenge into a success and having a great time doing it…Barrett is ‘simply the best’!”
“Barrett Cordero genuinely takes an interest in identifying and understanding his customer’s needs and then strives to exceed expectations. We hired several of BigSpeak’s Resources for national leadership development and we benefitted from Barrett’s personalized, outstanding service throughout the entire process which ultimately enabled our executive and volunteer leadership to benefit from their experience. Barrett has earned a coveted spot in my trusted resource cache for conference planning.”
Barrett went to bat for us on everything we asked. He is a gentleman and did a fantastic job of conveying our contract, requirements, and all other aspects of our agreement with BigSpeak to us, but more so, he gave a very personal and professional approach to delicate matters and handled them with expert control and ease. If and when we do any further business with BigSpeak, we want Barrett to represent us.”
“Many thanks. Your service was above and beyond.”
“Barrett’s fabulous. Outstanding customer service. A great agency. Highly, highly recommended.”
“Barrett was a great representative of Big Speak and the speaker’s capabilities. Overall he proved himself to be a diligent resource. I hope to work with him in the future. Barrett’s energy and knowledge were a huge benefit for me and my team. Barrett was responsive, knowledgeable and dedicated to our success. I appreciate his questions and process for selecting a speaker for our audience. His interest and curiosity in our goals and objectives helped to make us think differently as well.”
“The speaker Barrett Cordero provided for us was just what we needed. His professional style and credibility played a large role in making our promotion an overwhelming success reducing the “fear of the unknown” by giving our employees confidence in themselves. His inspirational message was exactly what they needed to hear.”