Chris Westfall

Keynote Speaker. Author. Business Coach.

National Champion.


Keynote Speaker

The Language of Leadership

“Chris gets it!” – Ted Rubin, Branding and Marketing Expert

“The best of the best” – Jeffrey Hayzlett, Primetime TV host

“A critical resource” – Carol Roth, CNBC and FOX NEWS Contributor

“Dynamic and Interactive” – D. Nuvkovic, CISCO

Chris’ clients include HP, Cisco, Unilever, RE/MAX, The Jewish Federations of North America, American General Insurance, Ashland, Experian, Ernst & Young and many more.

Your Pitch Coach

National Elevator Pitch Champion

In business, whoever tells the best story wins.


For your career and your company, you owe it to yourself to communicate in a way that’s persuasive. Clear. Concise. And authentic.


For high-growth executives, sales leaders, communicators, innovators and entrepreneurs: turn your ideas into revenues, with a business coach who’s been in your shoes.

Persuade. Engage. Change Your Results.

Corporations, organizations, non-profits and associations turn to Chris Westfall for a keynote that changes the conversation, creates greater connection and persuasion, and leaves everyone with an action plan for innovation.

Strategic Consulting

Executive Coaching

Creating multi-million dollar results for businesses around the globe. Reinventing brands. Reenergizing executive leaders. Rebuilding sales teams. And coaching clients onto Shark Tank, Dragon’s Den and Shark Tank – Australia, Chris knows how to help your business win. Results include:


1st Place – Rice Business Plan Competition

1st Place – Intel Global Capital Conference

1st Place – Harvard Executive MBA Pitch Competition


Ready to add your business to the winner’s circle?

Your Business Coach

An award-winning MBA instructor at a top-20 program, Chris is the official ‘pitch coach’ at the fifth-largest university in the USA – where his strategies have helped raise over $10 million for student start ups. Are you ready to change the conversation — and change your results?

About Chris Westfall

The US National Elevator Pitch Champion

How’s your elevator pitch? Chris Westfall has created multi-million dollar revenue streams for companies on four continents, with innovative new strategies on leadership communication. As the US National Elevator Pitch Champion, he’s coached clients onto Shark Tank, Shark Tank Australia and Dragon’s Den, helped entrepreneurs to raise millions from investors, and successfully re-branded products and services around the globe. His keynote presentations help organizations to understand the new rules of engagement: an authentic persuasion that’s not pushy, “sales-y” or fake.


He’s the producer and co-host of The 118 Pitch Course with Bloomberg TV’s Jeffrey Hayzlett, and an award-winning instructor at a top 10 MBA program. A coach to authors, television correspondents and executives, his strategies have helped raise over $10 million for student start-ups, launching over 50 businesses and creating hundreds of jobs.


Originally from Chicago, Chris resides in Houston, TX with his wife and two daughters, and is an avid supporter of the performing and visual arts.

His presentations are highly interactive and can provide coaching opportunities for executive leaders – working with the US National Elevator Pitch Champ! His latest book is called BulletProof Branding (2014), the follow-up to the best seller, The NEW Elevator Pitch.


BulletProof Branding

Find out how brands like Cisco, The Huffington Post and Cargill are changing the conversation. In the age of social media, you’ve got to understand how to create a bulletproof brand – for yourself, for your company, for your customers.


With a foreword by Ted Rubin.


The New Elevator Pitch

Find out how companies and individuals are changing the conversation on four continents – creating multi- million dollar revenue streams and investments. It’s time for a new story, if you want to create new results.


Because whoever tells the best story, wins.