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.

In June 2007, SpeakerMatch acquired the assets of
Expert Speakers is now SpeakerMatch


Our Team

  • Bryan Caplovitz

    Founder and CEO
    Bryan Caplovitz

    SpeakerMatch is the brainchild of Bryan Caplovitz. Bryan graduated from The University of Texas at Austin and received an Ed.M at Columbia University.

    In trying to build market share for his business technology consulting firm, Bryan saw the need for somewhere non-professional speakers could find speaking opportunities. As it became clear that organizations had trouble finding speakers as well, he knew there was a great opportunity to fill a need. He saw the internet as an ideal way to bring speakers and speaking opportunities together, and SpeakerMatch was born. Bryan is responsible for maintaining the "health" of the SpeakerMatch system, updating and adding new features and benefits regularly.

    Bryan is also the host of SpeakerMatch Radio where we interview experts on the business of speaking and the editor of Behind The Podium, a quarterly 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.

  • Esther Teller

    Planner Liason
    Esther Teller

    Esther Teller is a native of New York City and a veteran event planner from coast to coast. Esther has had the pleasure of working with a wide range of speakers from celebrities, state senators and business leaders to Girl Scouts. She is pleased to be a member of the team at SpeakerMatch, one of the most creative resources in the business world for planners and speakers alike.

    Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.

    Anne Morrow Lindbergh


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