Sarada Peri

Former Senior Speechwriter to Barack Obama

Sarada Peri is a speechwriter and communications strategist who has helped top leaders and thinkers – from Fortune 50 CEOs to the President of the United States – inspire and persuade audiences.  She was Special Assistant to the President and Senior Speechwriter for President Barack Obama. Prior to joining the White House, she was a Principal at West Wing Writers.
A recovering policy wonk, Sarada worked on Capitol Hill as an education and health care policy advisor.  She started her career as a high school English teacher in New Orleans through Teach for America.

My Sessions

Keynote: The Art of Inspiration and Persuasion: What We Can Learn from the Power of a Great Speech

The Auditorium

What makes a speech moving, memorable and meaningful? Former presidential speechwriter Sarada Peri offers a behind-the-scenes look at how President Obama used oratory to lead — and how the right message can persuade and inspire audiences.