Who We Are

SpeakerMatch is the only service of its kind when it comes to matching speakers and speaking opportunities.

SpeakerMatch reaches emerging professional speakers, business leaders, technical gurus, educators, and other subject-matter experts who want to communicate what they know. There is no better service available for event organizers, meeting planners, and really anyone who needs to reach this very diverse group of experts who speak. By allowing organizations to post open calls for speakers on our site for no cost, they are broadening their search to a wealth of the top fresh, creative, and strategic thinkers in the country. Because the people searching our site are actively searching for speaking engagements, organizations are guaranteed to find motivated talent eager to please. Organizations are also free to search our online speaker showcase for talent that may meet their needs.


Our Team

  • Bryan Caplovitz

    Founder and CEO
    Bryan Caplovitz

    Bryan founded Simply Speaking, Inc. in 2001 as the first online service catering to the emerging speaker/expert market. That original service became what is now SpeakerMatch, and he created other divisions to cater to different needs and related markets.

    Along with a deep appreciation for the combination of marketing, customer service, and good user experience design, Bryan brings extensive experience from his background of over 20 years in roles spanning business technology consulting, internet marketing, strategic partnerships, and systems development — from companies including Random House, Johnson & Johnson, Time Warner, and 3M.

    Bryan is also the host of SpeakerMatch Radio where we interview experts on the business of speaking, and he is the editor of Behind The Podium, a periodical print publication and online article archive.

  • Paul Ellul

    Vice President of Operations
    Paul Ellul

    Paul Ellul is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and the Vice President of Operations at SpeakerMatch. His primary role is to make sure we exceed the expectations of speakers and meeting planners who utilize the SpeakerMatch service.

    Paul has been with SpeakerMatch since 2004 and has successfully undertaken many different projects such as product development, search engine optimization, pay per click advertising, graphic and web design, and contributes regularly to the ongoing enhancements made to the SpeakerMatch service.

  • Justin Sperling

    Chief Technology Officer
    Justin Sperling

    Justin Sperling is an alumnus of The University of Texas at Austin and has been with SpeakerMatch since 2011.

    Justin makes sure that everything runs smoothly... constantly creating enhancements, perfecting new features, and tinkering with new tools to ensure a user-friendly experience for speakers, event planners and others who use our website.


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