The World record holder in memorizing names as well as an experienced neuroscientist.
Want to help your audience be engaged, entertained, and educated all from one keynote speaker? Let neuroscientist and memory world-record holder Boris Nikolai Konrad give a fascinating, one-of-a-kind talk at your event for an experience your audience will never forget!
Boris Nikolai Konrad is no ordinary speaker but a champion in his own right that will inspire your audience. In 2009, he set two World Records by memorizing 280 words and 195 names and faces in 15 minutes respectively - just to go on and to beat his own World Record again in 2010 with 201 names and faces correctly memorized in 15 minutes. In 2011, he also entered the Guinness Book of Records by memorizing the first names and birthdays of 21 people in just two minutes on German national television. With these stunning feats, Boris has appeared on national television in Germany, England, Netherlands, China, Japan, Turkey and Bahrain and has earned World Team Champion at the World Memory Championships several times.
Imagine your audience's surprise as Boris demonstrates his amazing memory and welcomes people in the audience by their names, without help of notes. All of them. Boris Nikolai Konrad has been wowing audiences worldwide since 2006, whether students or CEOs, a handful of people or an audience of over a thousand. In 2010, Boris received the 5-Star-Speaker Award in the category ‘Best Newcomer' for his extraordinary talks, and in 2012 he reached the national finals of the Famelab competition for public speaking on scientific content.
More than just demonstrate his own memorization skills, Boris will teach the audience how to hone theirs as he explains mnemonic techniques, learning techniques, and the ability of the human brain to remember things using interactive examples. Watch your audience's wonder as they perform memory feats themselves they couldn't believe just minutes ago, and learn that not only can anyone use memorization techniques, but that it's fun.
With a degree in physics and applied computer science and minors in mathematics and business administration, Boris has the knowledge and expertise to back up his message. A neuroscientist by day for the world-renowned Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich, he frequently presents his work on superior memory performances at international conferences. He is also president of MemoryXL, the European Memory Advancement Association, the largest memory sports association in the world.
Let Boris share his passion for learning and memorization with your audience today!