Introducing Simon Tam.
Author, musician, activist, and self-proclaimed troublemaker.
Simon Tam will be a keynote speaker at the 2019 Leadership Convention presented by NAAAP. Simon is best known as the founder and bassist of The Slants, the world’s first and only all Asian-American dance rock band. He has been a keynote speaker, performer, and presenter at TEDx, SXSW, Comic-Con, and over 1,200 events across four continents. His work has been highlighted in over 3,000 media features across 150 countries including The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, NPR, BBC, New York Times, and Rolling Stone. He was named a champion of diverse issues by the White House, and has received many accolades for his notable work. Simon is also the author of the upcoming memoir, “Slanted: How an Asian AmericanTroublemaker Took On The Supreme Court.”
You won’t want to miss this opportunity to be inspired by Simon’s unconventional story of leadership and disruption.
Because we aren’t meant to be put in our place. We’re meant to carve out our own.
Don’t miss your chance to hear Simon Tam’s story.
Recent interview of Simon Tam on PoliticKing with Larry King
Here’s a sampling of Simon’s past speaking engagements:
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American Advertising Federation (AAF) - Kansas City • American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) Kansas City • The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Kansas City • The Asian American Chamber of Commerce of Kansas City • International Relations Council • Kansas City Center for Inclusion • Kansas City Chinese Association •