Nina Sossamon-Pogue


  • Nina talks about creating success after change. recover quickly, learn – and ultimately grow stronger.
  • Audiences leave understanding their role in their own success and the corporations’ success with new strategies to keep going and not just survive change but thrive and find new levels of success.
  • Nina is a hyper-growth tech executive, USA Gymnast, and Emmy-winning television news anchor and keynote speaker- who expertly blends big data, current events and brain science research into an energetic multi-media stage performance.
  • Past clients include: GM, Benefitfocus, One Connection Management Group and Ellevate

About Nina Sossamon-Pogue - Award-winning Television News Anchor, Tech Executive, and USA Gymnast, inspiring audiences to find new levels of success through Change:

Nina Sossamon-Pogue is a hyper-growth technology executive, Emmy-winning television news anchor, USA Gymnast, best-selling author and podcast host. Having navigated success, failure and change at the highest levels, she is a sought-after and respected keynote speaker on Resilience, Change, Adversity and Achievement. She expertly blends big data, current events and brain science research into an energetic multi-media stage performance.

Nina helps organizations strengthen their workforce in this fast-paced, uncertain time. Delivering a proven framework to conquer adversity, she teaches you how to overcome challenges of all sizes and inspires you to examine your future in a new way.

Nina brings passion to everything she does. Having enjoyed success at some of the highest levels of sport, television, and corporate America, she also endured painful public failures and devastating life events. Her message of finding new levels of success after change is derived from overcoming an injury that ended her athletic career, a very public lay off from her dream journalism job and a devastating car accident where she found herself at the center of a story gripping the headlines. Often asked how she managed to rebuild and reach even higher levels of success through the changes in her life, she developed a framework anyone can implement, to leverage adversity - and achieve success.

Her first endeavor into writing garnered best-selling status - This is Not 'The End': Strategies to Get Through the Worst Chapters of Your Life. Nina shares her proven approach to handling life’s hardships - so you can control your own destiny. While today may be miserable, This Is Not the End helps you see that your life is not ruined - you’re just in a horrible plot twist and better days are ahead.

Drawing on a dozen years as an executive in a high-growth software company, two decades in television news, and her early experiences as a world-class athlete - Nina is the ideal opening or closing keynote for your next corporate meeting or event.

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What Nina Sossamon-Pogue Talks About:

Post Pandemic Powers: Resilience Is Not a Destination
We Were All Asked to Be More Resilient – Now What?

Where does the pandemic fit into our stories and how did it change us all? We All Became More ‘Resilient’ – Now it’s time to use that new strength for Future Success! Nina shares how we all adjusted, adapted, and became more resilient, then, uses big data, analogies, and stories to empower audiences with strategies to use their new superpowers in the future. Nina’s POST PANDEMIC POWERS message is inspiring, empowering and personalized for each audience. It has been a hit in person and virtually.

THIS: From Adversity to Achievement
Strategies to Succeed Following Change

Organizations can be liberated from the restrictive forces of adversity, when their people can recover quickly, adapt and ultimately grow stronger through challenges and change. Using ‘THIS’ to represent adversity of all sizes, Nina takes audiences to the intersection of personal and professional resilience.

Give your attendees a dynamic multimedia experience that shows them:

  • Their style of facing adversity
  • Their role in their own success and their corporation’s success
  • How to power through day-to-day challenges and stay on track
  • New strategies to increase their productivity and job satisfaction

You’ve Got ‘THIS’
Empowering You to Handle Anything Life Throws at You

Nina shares a multimedia presentation that hits home for an audience of one hundred, or one thousand. An engaging storyteller, Nina shares her journey of success in the highest levels of sport, television, and corporate America. She also opens about her painful public failures and devastating life events along the way. Using her own story as a backdrop, she inspires audiences to see that even when things look bad and you are not sure if you can keep going, there is a way forward; not just to survive but to thrive! Nina shares a proven framework to conquer adversity and teaches you how to overcome challenges, of all sizes. This knowledge allows you to gain strength from each obstacle, on your way to success. Nina brings a wealth of experience and passion to the stage and inspires you to examine your future in a new way

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Her energy is contagious! It's obvious that Nina takes time to prepare. She gives the audience useful advice they can take back to their companies - and use for their personal success too.

Senior Vice President, Sales, HSA Bank

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