Speaking Engagements

Waylon Lewis.

founder: elephantjournal.com, host: Walk the Talk Show.

Waylon Lewis has appeared at

Slow Money, Natural Products Expos, Outdoor Retailer, Sundance, SXSW, Wanderlust Festival, Bioneers, Naropa University, Toronto Yoga Conference etc

as a 1) teacher of meditation in fun, yet fundamentally serious manner 2) speaker, 3) panelist 4) talk show host (featured entertainment programming for your event that results in Walk the Talk Show videos on youtube (5 million views), elephantjournal.com (9 million readers/month), our social media (twitter, Facebook, combined 5 million and growing fans across various networks) and Instagram with 530K followers.

His speaking fee is [inquire]/day and up (negotiable if you’re a sponsor of elephantjournal.com, or a non-profit or good cause) plus travel, expenses (non-negotiable). Appearances include bonus value: his featured coverage via twitter (#1 in US twice for #green), Facebook (12 million total fans), Instagrams (4 channels, 830K followers), front page feature on elephantjournal.com (3 million readers)—a platform that is worth 10 speakers without such a “microphone.”

Voted #1 in US for #green on twitter 2 years running: Shorty Awards.
Waylon Lewis has been named: Treehugger’s “Eco Ambassador in Culture & Celebrity,” “Changemaker,” Discovery Network’s Planet Green “Green Hero” & “Prominent Buddhist” in Shambhala Sun, plus “Top 10 US Green Video Series” by MNN; “Greatist” 25 Health & Wellness in the US, and has won two Westword Webbies.


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Full Version:

Waylon Lewis is the founder of elephant magazine, elephantjournal.com (named Top 10 in US for Green) and host of “Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis” (named “Top 10 green video in US” by MNN). Born in Boulder, Colorado, Waylon graduated from Boston University’s top-ranked magazine journalism school, was named Naturally Boulder entrepreneur of the year in ’07, Top Denver-area Single by 5280, “Green Hero” by Discovery Network’s Planet Green and “Changemaker” by Treehugger, “Prominent Buddhist” by Shambhala Sun magazine, and #1 on twitter in the US for #Green content (Shorty Awards). Recently, Waylon was named Treehugger’s “Best of Green” Reader’s Choice Eco Ambassador in Culture & Celebrity for 2010. A featured columnist for Huffington Post, Waylon is a 365-day bike commuter, mediocre and lazy yogi who aspires to help change the world for the better (and get filthy rich), have 12 children (and only one wife), run for President (and lose), and have fun all along the way.

For more: elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal

Short Version:

Waylon Lewis is the founder of Elephant Journal, the world’s largest mindfulness community, & host of Walk the Talk Show, an award-winning video series and podcast. A first generation American Buddhist or “Dharma Brat,” he’s been named #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green content twice, Treehugger’s Changemaker & Eco Ambassador in Culture & Celebrity, Discovery Network’s Planet Green: Green Hero, “Greatist” 25 in Health & Wellness in the US, & Prominent Buddhist by Lion’s Roar, & host of “Top 10 Green Video Series” by MNN. A mediocre climber, lazy yogi & 365-day bicycle commuter, Waylon aspires to help change the world for the better, and have some fun along the way.