Mark Schulman

International Rockstar Drummer - Interactive keynote speaker, facilitator & celebrity host

Mark Schulman has enjoyed an unprecedented career drumming with global rock stars and pop artists for over 20 years, including P!NK, Billy Idol, Beyonce, Foreigner and Cher. A talented speaker and educator, Mark Schulman draws on his incredible experiences to deliver memorable, actionable key messages about peak performance, celebrity, innovation, communication, creativity, sales and more. He delivers these messages through music, with live drumming and interactive performances, interspersed with compelling, emotional stories from his extraordinary past.

Mark' Schulman's drumming credentials are impressive to say the least. He has completed three record breaking world tours with P!NK and toured with Cher for her ‘Dressed To Kill' World Tour 2014. He drummed in front of 200,000 people with Velvet Revolver at Ozzfest and has appeared on almost every variety show on American and European television. Mark Schulman was voted ‘Top 3 Pop-Rock Drummers' in the 2014 Modern Drummer Reader's Poll.

But there's more to Mark Schulman than rock. A classically trained cellist, as a teen he played with the Los Angeles Junior Philharmonic. An active educator, he has taught at the Los Angeles Music Academy and as one of the world's most sought after drum clinicians, hosts clinics in countries around the world.

Mark Schulman is also an music producer, trained audio engineer and studio co-owner of West Triad Recording Studio in Venice, and a writer. His writing/production credits include films, international television shows and commercials, radio jingles and interactive media projects for clients such as: McDonald's, Mattel, IBM and Ben 10. A published author, his book Conquering Life's Stage Fright, arms readers with essential tools to overcome fear and anxiety in an effort to fulfill their dreams and goals.

Mark Schulman was the chairman of the board of directors of Create Now! a non-profit organisation founded in 1996 to help change troubled children's lives through creative arts mentoring. A cancer survivor, he has motivated children and teens through his work doing seminars with the Ronald McDonald House and benefits for the Teenage Cancer Trust in the UK.

An interactive educator
Mark Schulman's keynote presentations are highly interactive with messages delivered through music and interspersed stories from his extraordinary past. Attendees leave feeling energized and inspired to take immediate action toward increased performance.

Three Keynote Topics: 30-90 minutes

1. Conquering Life's Stage Fright: Three Steps To Top Performance

Having performed for nearly a billion people, Mark shows you how to harness doubt, fear and anxiety as it relates to any communication, pitch or public presentation and transform that into clarity, capability and confidence.

Focus: Innovation, Performance, Communication, Sales, Leadership, Team Building, Breaking Through Barriers to Success.

2. Harnessing the Rhythm of Teams

An energetic, interactive and anecdotal presentation that gives audiences an experience of the evolution of collaboration through unique processes that feature rhythm, rock & roll and performance.

Focus: Individual and Team Top Performance, Sales/Presenting, Communication, Innovation

3. Your Customers and You Are the Band

Using the metaphor of music and stories of world-class performers, Mark guides his audience through entertaining interactive processes and sticky content (as only a rock & roll drummer can do) to give attendees a fresh outlook and experience of the relationship between company and customer.

Focus: Customer Service/Relations, Innovation, Communication, Sales/Presenting, Leadership, Individual and Team Top Performance


Client testimonials

Mark You were awesome!! The colleagues have not stopped raving about you – the material and your message.

Johnson & Johnson

You were probably the single best speaker we have had for the retreat! I am still getting great feedback about your session. And remember we have some tough critics. But more importantly you are a humble, caring and giving person and it really comes through! Let's keep in touch.

Business Events

You blew the roof off the retreat with rock music/drumming and a message that not only rocked but also tied into our retreat theme. The team here is still buzzing.

Aviation Capital Group

It’s not easy to get a standing ovation from a corporate audience; Mark got two! Mark Schulman’s keynote address was truly a great success and made me, the event planner look like a Rock Star!

Information Global Solutions

Mark takes time to customize his program for each audience. His energy is infectious and his information valuable. He really makes each person in the audience feel like he is talking to them individually. Mark is interactive, has high energy and he will not disappoint!

Brooks International Speakers and Entertainment Bureau