David Otey is an award-winning motivational speaker and trainer. With a background that encompasses business, technology, broadcasting, non-profit organizations, music, and theatrical performance, he has a unique ability to relate to any audience on multiple levels.
David P. Otey, MA, MBA, brings a unique blend of education and experience to the platform. Armed with degrees in physics, communication, and broadcasting management, he pursued a successful career in television engineering, where he relished leading others to their own “ah-ha!” moments by taking challenging concepts and making them understandable. In 2007, Otey’s passion for learning propelled him to the head of a training effort that was unprecedented in the television industry, reaching over 10,000 broadcasting technicians in a three-year period.
In 2011, Otey formed a new company, Speaking of Solutions, LLC, with a focus on helping individuals and organizations identify and move past resistance to change. With his own story – technology expert reinvented as trainer/motivator – as background, and a core message that is well-grounded and research-based, he has inspired audiences to examine their assumptions, filter out the noise, and embrace a growth mindset.