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Jake Meyer

When Jake Meyer was just 14-years-old, he set himself the challenge of becoming the youngest person to climb the 7 Summits - the highest mountain on each continent. He achieved his dream, and now brings his confident and natural style to the corporate circuit, holding the attention of even the toughest business audience with his anecdotal presentations on determination, motivation and teamwork. 

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Jake Meyer Biography

Jake Meyer is a refreshing after dinner, keynote, and motivational speaker and brings his youth and vigour to speaking. Jake's confident and natural style has held the interest of even the toughest business audience. He has been a regular speaker at events like The Times Destinations show at Olympia and Birmingham NEC as well as the keynote speaker for senior management events for the Royal Bank of Scotland and Deloitte. A confident and naturalspeaker, despite the tender years, Jake is comfortable speaking to children as well as adults.

Jake started climbing aged only 12, and at 14 set himself the challenge of attempting to climb the 7 Summits, the highest mountain on every continent. On the 4th June 2005, aged only 21, he stood on the summit of Mt Everest, his 7th continental highpoint. At the time he was the youngest Briton to climb Everest and the youngest man in the...

Jake Meyer is a refreshing after dinner, keynote, and motivational speaker and brings his youth and vigour to speaking. Jake's confident and natural style has held the interest of even the toughest business audience. He has been a regular speaker at events like The Times Destinations show at Olympia and Birmingham NEC as well as the keynote speaker for senior management events for the Royal Bank of Scotland and Deloitte. A confident and naturalspeaker, despite the tender years, Jake is comfortable speaking to children as well as adults.

Jake started climbing aged only 12, and at 14 set himself the challenge of attempting to climb the 7 Summits, the highest mountain on every continent. On the 4th June 2005, aged only 21, he stood on the summit of Mt Everest, his 7th continental highpoint. At the time he was the youngest Briton to climb Everest and the youngest man in the world to climb the 7 Summits.

In 2006, he broke the world record for climbing the highest mountain in every State in the Continental USA. 48 States, over 100,000ft of climbing, 350 miles of trekking and 15,000 miles of driving in 23 days, 19 hours and 31 minutes.

In 2009, Jake attempted K2, the second highest mountain in the world (and widely regarded as the world's hardest and most dangerous mountain). After over 2 months on the mountain, and during his final summit bid, poor snow conditions and faulty equipment forced him to retreat at 7650m.

Jake has a BSci in Environmental Science from Bristol University and is a Commissioned Officer in the Royal Wessex Yeomanry (C Sqn - The Royal Gloucestershire Hussars). He is a great supporter of a number of charities, including The Prince's Trust, Mountain Rescue England and Wales and The Make a Wish Foundation. Jake is an Ambassador for the Duke of Edinburgh Awards Scheme and has presented Gold Awards at St James's Palace.

Jake is also an experienced public speaker, having spoken about his expeditions and given motivational and inspirational talks all over Europe to numerous businesses, private and public events, and schools.

Jake holds several records:

  • Youngest ascent of Mount Vinson (highest mountain in the Antarctic)
  • Youngest solo ascent of Mount Aconcagua (highest mountain outside the Himalayas) 
  • Fastest British ascent of McKinley/Denali in 2003 (highest mountain in North America)
    The Summits
  • Aged 15 – Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania (Africa)
  • Aged 18 – Mount Elbrus, Russia(Europe)
  • Aged 18 – Mount Aconcagua, Argentina (South America)
  • Aged 19 – Mount Denali, Alaska (North America)
  • Aged 19 – Mount Kosciusko, Australia
  • Aged 19 – Mount Vinson, Antarctica 
  • Aged 21 - Mount Everest, Nepal (Asia)

 For further information or to book Jake Meyer, please call us on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

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