We may be available to speak to your students, employees, or organization’s members. While we regularly speak about many different digital and social media related issues our most popular sessions include:

-“Social Media Dangers and Pitfalls For Students/Employees/Organizations”
-“Social Media, Sexual Harassment, & Digital Etiquette in the Workplace”
-“How To Protect Your Digital Life From Harvard” (and the rest of the Ivy League, Graduate Schools, Employers, & Others) 
-“Digital Resilience: How to Combat Online Hate, Shaming, & Trolls”
-“Sext Education: How To Protect Against Digital STDs” 
-“Using Encrypted & Disappearing Messaging Apps To Protect Your Privacy, Security,  & Reputation” 

-“How To Limit Your Digital Emissions To Protect Your Privacy, Security, & Reputation” 
-“Social Media and the Law For Students/Employees/Organizations”

Each of our sessions is custom tailored to the client’s requirements. We speak on a wide variety of other social media, privacy, technology, and sports issues so feel free to contact us about a custom-made presentation. Some of our recent testimonials include:

U.S. Military
“Bradley Shear provided over 200 Marines of Headquarters Marine Corps in Arlington Virginia a very enlightening and informative presentation on social media and the law. Mr. Shear’s presentation was an eye-opener to many in the audience who didn’t realize how even small social media transgressions online can cause seismic personal and professional problems for individuals. Case studies presented by Mr. Shear hammered home the point. Mr. Shear’s presentation was exceptional and garnered many rave reviews from the Commanding Officer and the assembled Marine Corps in Attendance.” Director of Safety, Headquarters and Service Battalion, Headquarters Marine Corps, Henderson Hall, Arlington, VA

Corporate Groups
“Brad helped our c-suite executives and lawyers understand the significant issues in our every day personal usage of social networking sites and other digital technologies. His insight and understanding of not just the legal but also the pr and business aspects of these issues is second to none. Many of the attendees were highly impressed with Brad’s knowledge and delivery and gave him our highest speaker rating.” 
Fortune 100 Senior Executive 

Leadership Organizations
“Brad was a fantastic addition to our organization’s recent leadership conference. His presentation was engaging and full of resources for our attendees. Brad’s message about digital privacy and how to manage your reputation online is applicable to a broad audience but especially important for young people to hear. We got such great reviews of his talk that we have already invited him to speak at our next conference!”  Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity Assistant Executive Director 

Colleges and Universities
“Brad combines deep knowledge of social-media issues with an engaging, down-to-earth style. We appreciate his pitch-perfect understanding of his faculty audience, his ability to make complex issues clear, and his willingness to devote time to a generous Q & A period. Rave reviews across campus! ” Faculty Program College Speaking Coordinator

“Our students loved hearing Brad’s advice on how to protect and secure their social reputation and digital lives. His advice on how to safely sext was a huge hit with our students.  Brad was kind enough to stay for almost an hour after his session was completed to answer every question our students had about social media privacy and digital reputation. His passion clearly showed throughout the program and we hope to bring him back to campus again soon.”  University Freshman Orientation Speaking Coordinator  

K-12 School Groups:
“Our students and faculty were highly impressed with Brad’s Digital Armour assembly. His examples were on point and our students walked away feeling that he was the most informative speaker we have had in years. I even received several phone calls from parents thanking me for bringing Brad to our school.”  Headmaster of a Nationally Ranked Private School  

“Mr. Shear’s How to protect your digital life from Harvard seminar was an eye opener for our community. His teaching style along with his message resonated with our students and has led many of them to change their behavior when they communicate online. Mr. Shear’s sessions garnered our top speaker rating.”  Headmaster of a Nationally Ranked Private School

“Brad’s presentation is a must-see for parents. After bringing him to our school to speak to PTA members, parents said it was the most valuable speaker we’ve ever had. Brad makes his points quickly and clearly using real-life examples. Best of all, he provides solutions. All in 45 minutes. We’ll invite him back next year!” A Public School PTA President/Parent From One Of The Top Ranked Public School Systems in the United States 

“We invited Brad Shear to speak to our high school students and then separately to their parents. Afterwards, many of the parents and students came up to me to say thank you.  Brad’s information was eye-opening and his philosophy for students to limit their searchable digital life is brilliant! If you want to ensure that your kids’ texting doesn’t cause a college or employer to yank an offer you need to listen to him.”   A Public School PTA President/Parent From One Of The Top Ranked Public School Systems in the United States  

Sports Clients
“Bradley’s our go-to expert when it comes to educating our coaches, student-athletes and staff about all of the things happening in social media and messaging apps. Whether its scaring our kids straight to ensure they make smart choices online so that they don’t harm their eligibility or advising them how to protect themselves from Revenge Porn or other cyber problems, Bradley is the expert we trust. He has successfully helped us avoid many potential negative pr issues.”  An NCAA Power Five Head Coach

“We engaged Brad to teach our staff and student-athletes how to protect their digital devices and communications from hackers and other bad actors.  His non-technical nature and straight forward answers were a hit with our athletic program.  We highly recommend him to groups that want to hear the truth about these issues and look forward to continuing working with him in the future.”  An NCAA Power Five  Head Coach

“Brad is awesome. He has my back. He helps me communicate digitally with my family, friends, & teammates in a way that protects my privacy and future. Every student-athlete, professional athlete, and politician should listen to Brad’s advice on how to protect your social media from those who may want to harm you.”
Current NFL Star and Potential Future Hall of Fame Member

Brad has been engaged to speak publicly for approximately ten years.  He has served as a keynote speaker and panelist more than 100 times.  Some of his publicized engagements include: speaking to the United States Marine Corps about the “Facebook Marines United” matter; addressing the U.S. Army and Department of Defense Social Media Division; being featured on C-SPAN while speaking about cyber security issues at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics; The National Association of Attorney’s Generals Washington, DC Conference; Barron’s Magazine Annual Leadership Summit; Northwestern University; Georgetown University; the University of Maryland; George Washington University; NCAA Athletic Departments; Professional Sports Franchises; K-12 public and private schools; local, state, and federal bar associations; and Fortune 500 Companies.

In general, we do not publicly list the names of our endorsers or our clients due to either attorney-client privilege, non-disclosure agreements, privacy concerns, or competition reasons. When we are pro-actively engaged to deliver Digital Age best practices educational session(s), we help our clients avoid major viral crisis situations. Unfortunately, in too many instances we are engaged after a major negative matter has occurred that has created a public social media crisis.  Providing your organization preventative education and counseling will help it avoid expensive reactive responses that may lead to other questions being raised about your organization’s reputation and behavior.