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Keith Barry

Award-winning Brain Hacker, Mentalist, Expert in Non-Verbal Influence & Author

why book keith?

  • Renowned as the world’s premier TV hypnotist and mentalist, he has showcased mind-blowing skills in over forty international television shows
  • In his keynote presentation, “Mind Magic”, he empowers audiences to tap into their subconscious minds, break barriers, and exceed expectations in both personal and business realms
  • Distinguished as a mind hacker, he has successfully engaged and influenced A-list celebrities, showcasing his ability to captivate and connect with high-profile individuals
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As the world’s foremost TV hypnotist and brainhacker, Keith Barry has been blazing a trail across the globe for many years, with his mind-blowing skills showcased in over forty international television shows. In addition to his immensely successful US TV series, “Deception with Keith Barry,” Keith has made multiple appearances on prestigious US shows such as The Ellen DeGeneres ShowThe Jimmy Kimmel Show and The Conan O’Brien Show. He has also mesmerised many celebrities, including Bono, Nicole Scherzinger and Morgan Freeman. 

One of Keith’s most notable projects involved him serving as the chief mentalist and hypnotist consultant for the blockbuster movie, “Now You See Me.” Filmed in New Orleans and Paris, the movie starred Woody Harrelson, Morgan Freeman, Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, and Michael Caine, grossing over $360 million at the box office. Keith’s significant contribution to working extensively with Woody Harrelson, who portrayed a mentalist in the film, led to his appointment as the chief magic and mentalist consultant for the sequel, “Now You See Me – The Second Act.” He dedicated almost a year to this project, working through its filming in London and Macau.

Over the past two decades, Keith has written, produced, and performed a plethora of live shows, selling out venues across the globe. Keith’s performances, whether live or virtual, showcase a distinctive fusion of brain hacking, mentalism and comedy, delivering a dynamic and engaging experience.

In addition to his incredible performances, Keith has established himself as a highly sought-after motivational speaker, gracing the stages of international conferences such as The Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity and TED. Notably, his TED Talk has garnered significant acclaim, ranking among the top twenty-five TED Talks of all time and accumulating an impressive viewership of over twenty-five million. His keynotes are rich in takeaway content, focusing on developing a growth mindset and achieving peak performance by reprogramming the subconscious mind. They are also designed to be an interactive, fun, immersive experience with plenty of audience involvement and brain hacking demonstrations to drive home the key touch points and takeaways.  

As a seasoned MC, renowned for his unique hosting style, Keith has presided over a diverse spectrum of events, spanning from prestigious conferences to esteemed award ceremonies. His ability to seamlessly integrate brain hacking with hosting duties creates an immersive and unforgettable experience for the audience. Keith’s charismatic stage presence and quick wit ensure that each event is not only entertaining but also leaves a lasting impression on everyone in attendance.

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In his role as a mind coach, Keith has collaborated with elite athletes, business leaders, influencers, and actors, helping them enhance focus and improve their techniques and strategies. Amongst his clients are three of Ireland’s premier rugby stars, Keith Earls, Johnny Sexton and Rory Best.

Expanding his influence further, Keith recently released a ground-breaking self-development book titled ‘Brain Hacks’.  Within this publication, Keith unveils an array of techniques that facilitate the cultivation of a champion mindset and the subconscious development of mental toughness. A children’s adaption of the book‘ Mind Magic’ has also just been published, with plans for a third self-help book later this year.

A true master of his craft, Keith has gained many awards over the years. These include ‘Best Magician in Las Vegas 2009’, as voted for by The Las Vegas Review Journal and the prestigious ‘Merlin Award’ for Mentalist of the Year, joining the ranks of past recipients including Penn and Teller and David Copperfield. Keith also more recently received the James Joyce Award in 2019, also known as the Honorary Fellowship of the Society, an award given by University College Dublin (UCD) for those who have achieved outstanding success in their given field.  Previous awardees include JK Rowling and Pádraig Harrington.


Motivational Mentalism: Unleashing the Power Within

Step into the extraordinary world of “Motivational Mentalism” with Keith Barry, acclaimed brainhacker, mentalist and master of human behaviour. In this captivating keynote, Keith combines the art of mentalism with the science of motivation to deliver a transformative experience like no other. Prepare to be mesmerised as Keith seamlessly weaves mind-bending demonstrations with powerful motivational insights, leaving your team energised, empowered, and driven to achieve world-class results.

“Motivational Mentalism” is not just an ordinary keynote; it is an immersive journey that harnesses the power of the mind to unleash untapped potential and elevate performance. Through a perfect blend of awe-inspiring mental feats and motivational expertise, Keith empowers attendees to overcome obstacles, embrace change, and ignite their inner drive for continuous growth. This keynote instils a profound sense of motivation, sparking a positive cultural shift where employees stay consistently motivated to excel in their roles.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Energising Employee Engagement: Discover how to inspire and invigorate your team, fostering a vibrant and enthusiastic work environment that drives productivity and collaboration.
  2. Unleashing World-Class Results: Witness the awe-inspiring impact of motivation on achieving extraordinary outcomes, encouraging individuals to push beyond their limits and deliver exceptional performances.
  3. The Power of the Mind: Explore the fascinating world of mentalism and understand how the mind can be harnessed to conquer challenges, enhance focus, and tap into creativity.
  4. Motivation as a Culture: Learn to cultivate a culture of motivation and positivity within your organisation, ensuring that employees are consistently driven to strive for excellence.
  5. Embracing Change: Equip your team with the tools to embrace change with enthusiasm and adaptability, turning challenges into opportunities for growth.

Elevate: Unleash the leader Within

Keith Barry’s leadership keynote is a captivating journey into the art of effective leadership, one that transcends conventional strategies and delves deep into the essence of what it means to be an extraordinary leader. With an engaging and charismatic presence, Keith empowers his audience to embrace his DARE system, a roadmap for those aspiring to become exceptional leaders.

Dedication is the first pillar of DARE, emphasising the importance of unwavering commitment and passion for one’s mission. Keith underscores that great leaders are those who relentlessly pursue their goals, inspiring their teams through their steadfast determination.

Authenticity, the second facet of DARE, shines a spotlight on the power of genuine leadership. Keith articulates that leaders who embrace their true selves foster an environment of trust and transparency, paving the way for authentic connections and open communication within their teams.

Resilience, the third element in the DARE framework, illustrates the vital role that overcoming challenges plays in leadership. Keith adeptly conveys that the ability to adapt and bounce back from setbacks is what differentiates remarkable leaders from the rest, inspiring resilience not only within themselves but also among their followers.

Empathy, the final cornerstone of DARE, underscores the significance of understanding and compassion in effective leadership. Keith passionately advocates that leaders who empathise with the needs and emotions of their team members forge strong bonds, creating a harmonious and supportive work atmosphere that fuels collective growth.


Key Takeaways:

  1. Delve into your inner potential for leadership: Unleash the guiding force of true leadership by tapping into your untapped potential and honing your unique qualities.
  2. Weave the tapestry of connection: Forge unbreakable bonds of trust and inspiration through the art of storytelling and authentic communication, fostering a deep sense of connection within your team.
  3. Discover actionable strategies for success: Explore a range of practical and effective strategies that are essential for skillfully guiding your team towards achieving their goals and realising success.Embrace change as a catalyst for growth: Embracing change not only allows your team to adapt swiftly to evolving landscapes but also fuels an environment where innovation flourishes, enabling your organisation to not just survive, but thrive, by harnessing the power of transformation.

Redefine The Impossible: Metamorphical Thinking

Transforming Minds, Shaping Success

Enter the realm of limitless possibilities with Keith Barry’s awe- inspiring keynote, “Redefine The Impossible.” As a world-renowned mentalist and expert in human behaviour, Keith will take you and your team on an exhilarating journey, breaking the barriers of traditional thinking and unleashing the full potential of “I’m Possible.” Prepare to be neurologically rewired and empowered with Keith’s revolutionary formula for success. Join him on this extraordinary quest, where ordinary transcends into extraordinary, and dreams become tangible realities.

“Redefine The Impossible” is not your typical motivational talk; it is a transformative experience that transcends conventional thought patterns.

Keith introduces his groundbreaking concept of “Metamorphical Thinking,” an innovative approach that fosters divergent thinking, harnesses the power of incubation periods, and connects disparate ideas to drive unparalleled creativity and success.

By applying his unique formula for success: (W+MA) x SATT = GS, Keith inspires audiences to break free from self-imposed limitations and reach new heights in personal and professional endeavours.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Mindset Transformation: Empower yourself and your team to shift from believing in the impossible to embracing the mindset of ‘I’m Possible.’ Witness the profound impact of positivity and belief on achieving extraordinary outcomes.
  2. Neurological Empowerment: Understand the neurological processes that underpin Metamorphical Thinking and learn how to rewire your brain for enhanced creativity, problem-solving, and innovation.
  3. The Power of Metamorphical Thinking: Embrace divergent thinking, explore the magic of incubation periods, and learn to connect seemingly unrelated concepts to unlock groundbreaking ideas.
  4. Keith’s Formula for Success: Decode the elements of Keith’s powerful formula: (W+MA) x SATT = GS, and learn how to apply it to your life, driving you towards greatness and personal fulfilment.
  5. Breaking Limitations: Overcome mental barriers, self-doubt, and fear of failure as Keith guides you to redefine your potential and embrace the possibilities beyond the boundaries you’ve set for yourself.

Metamorphical Thinking: Hack the Creative Code

Keith Barry’s captivating keynote, “Metamorphical Thinking,” immerses attendees in a dynamic journey towards unlocking their creative potential. By embracing unconventional approaches, participants are guided to shift their perspectives and shatter mental barriers, fostering a mindset geared for consistent innovation. This transformative experience equips individuals with the tools to not only generate Eureka moments regularly but also enhance their problem-solving abilities. Keith’s engaging techniques and insightful strategies empower audiences to tap into unexplored realms of imagination, resulting in a profound impact on their approach to creativity and solution-seeking. Through this keynote, attendees embark on a transformative path towards becoming agile and inventive thinkers in their pursuits.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Explore the power of divergent thinking by engaging your mind with diverse ‘what if’ queries. Rapidly generate possibilities, fostering fresh perspectives.
  2. Learn how to suspend judgement: Free yourself from instant evaluation. Allow ideas to flow without criticism, encouraging unconventional concepts to emerge.
  3. Pursue quantity: Strive for a multitude of ideas. Volume widens choices, unearthing unique and innovative solutions.
  4. Forge connections: Unify seemingly unrelated concepts. Innovative sparks ignite when distinct thoughts converge, birthing novel insights.
  5. Embrace novelty: Step into uncharted territories. Embracing the unknown ignites inspiration, infusing creativity into your thinking process.
  6. Set an incubation period: Allow ideas to simmer. Grant your subconscious time to refine and synthesise, fostering richer, more refined outcomes.
  7. Infuse critical thinking: Balance creativity with practicality. Merge imaginative ideas with critical analysis to transform abstract visions into actionable plans.

Beyond Words: The Art of Non-Verbal Influence

Unlocking the Hidden Power of Non-Verbal Communication

In a world dominated by spoken language, there exists an uncharted realm of communication, where words fall short and subtle cues hold immense power. Join renowned mentalist, brainhacker and master communicator, Keith Barry, on a captivating journey through the enigmatic world of ‘Beyond Words: The Art of Non-Verbal Influence.’ In this thought-provoking keynote presentation, Keith unveils the secrets of non-verbal communication and its profound impact on our daily interactions.

In ‘Beyond Words,’ Keith delves into the fascinating art of non- verbal communication, demonstrating how seemingly insignificant gestures, expressions, and body language can wield unparalleled influence over our relationships, decisions, and perceptions. Drawing from his diverse background in mentalism, science, and psychology, Keith illuminates the hidden potential of these non-verbal cues, empowering attendees to harness this power for personal and professional growth.

‘Beyond Words’ is more than just a keynote; it’s an eye-opening experience that challenges conventional thinking and unlocks the potential of non-verbal communication. Keith’s captivating storytelling, interactive demonstrations, and engaging insights will leave you enlightened and equipped with practical tools to leverage the unspoken language of influence.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Enhanced Perception: Explore the science behind interpreting non-verbal cues, allowing you to read people more accurately and understand their true intentions, even when their words may say otherwise.
  2. Influential Body Language: Discover the art of projecting confidence, authority, and trust through your own body language, commanding respect and leaving a lasting impression in every interaction.
  3. Building Rapport: Learn the secrets of establishing genuine connections with others through non-verbal techniques, fostering harmonious relationships and increasing cooperation.
  4. Effective Leadership: Uncover how non-verbal communication plays a pivotal role in effective leadership, enabling you to inspire and motivate your team effortlessly.
  5. Negotiation Mastery: Acquire essential non-verbal skills that can significantly impact negotiation outcomes, giving you an edge in both professional and personal realms.
  6. Cultural Sensitivity: Develop a nuanced understanding of non-verbal norms across different cultures, promoting sensitivity and adaptability in a globalised world.

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You may want to go deeper with your audience. Masterclasses can be tailored and developed to suit your audience needs, be it a 90-minute Masterclass, a half-day or full-day workshop or a full online or face-to-face programme. Please contact one of our expert team to discuss.

Unlocking Leadership Excellence

Embark on a journey of leadership transformation with Keith’s immersive 3-hour workshop, where he unravels the secrets of success by diving deep into his simple yet ground-breaking formula: (SW+MA)XSATT=GS. This unique equation encapsulates the essence of discovering your subconscious why (SW), coupled with massive action (MA) multiplied by subconscious

attitude (SATT), resulting in a guaranteed pathway to success (GS).

Deep Dive into the Formula: 

Keith will guide participants through the intricacies of his formula, emphasising the power of understanding one’s subconscious motivations and leveraging massive action in alignment

with a positive attitude. Explore how this formula becomes the cornerstone for effective leadership, driving unprecedented success and growth.

Discover Your True Values:

Leadership excellence begins with self-discovery. Keith will facilitate a segment that prompts leaders to delve deep into their core values. By understanding their true values, participants will align these with the company’s mission and vision, fostering a sense of purpose and unity. The workshop empowers leaders to create a harmonious synergy between personal and organisational values for sustained success.

Metamorphical Thinking Strategy:

Keith introduces his Metamorphical Thinking Strategy to tackle existing challenges within the company. This innovative methodology encourages leaders to transcend traditional thinking patterns and explore transformative perspectives. Through interactive exercises and real-world case studies, participants will learn to apply metaphors and analogies to problem-solving, fostering creativity and resilience.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Subconscious Mastery: Gain insights into the power of subconscious motivations and attitudes to drive success.
  2. Massive Action Blueprint: Develop a personalised plan for taking massive, purposeful actions aligned with organisational goals.
  3. Values Alignment: Discover the key to leadership resonance by aligning personal values with the core values of the company.
  4. Metamorphical Problem-Solving: Equip yourself with a unique thinking strategy to overcome a current challenge within the organisation and foster innovation.


“Definitely the best virtual event we have done”

Misty Macias, Netflix

“We got great feedback from our employees, it was a great way of engaging our employees and families and a lovely way to kick start the holiday season!”

Ann-Marie Clyne, Vice President, MasterCard

Keith programmed a drive & focus in my subconscious, and it took my performance beyond what I thought was possible.”

Rory Best, Professional rugby player – Ulster and Ireland

“It was a fantastic session (as expected!) and the audience really liked it too, I’ve had quite a few messages from attendees to say how much they enjoyed it.”

Lisa Colgan, Strategic Program Lead,  Mastercard 

“Keith is a true magician of the mind ”  


“You beauty!”

Matthew McConnaghey

“Keith is the kind of entertainer that every entertainer should study.  He’s a genius”  

Woody Harrelson

“It’s rare to find a speaker who can entertain and inspire like Keith Barry.”

Frankie Sheahan (CEO Pendulum Summit)

“Keith presents a high energy, collaborative show. The surprises kept coming with everyone fully immersed & entertained. It definitely has the Wow factor!”

Emma Sibley, Apple UK


Morgan Freeman

“Keith’s Magic and Mind Reading are World class. He’s blown my mind many times”

Nicole Scherzinger

“Wow. Amazing Amazing”

Charlize Theron

“Amazing’ ‘Incredible”

Ellen DeGeneres