Garrett Gravesen speaking on a stage.

About Garrett

Garrett Gravesen speaking on a stage, dressed in a tuxedo.
Garrett has co-founded and scaled three companies to more than seven figures each.

That includes ADDO Worldwide, a leadership consulting firm recently named the Best Place to Work in Atlanta. ADDO’s clients include Chick-fil-A, Coca-Cola, and the Atlanta Braves. Most recently ADDO developed Chick-fil-A Leader Academy, a servant leadership based program that trains more than 30,000 leaders annually.

He was named one of the “Ten Outstanding Young People in the World” by the Junior Chamber International in India and has visited 197 countries.

Garrett studied economics at the University of Georgia and leadership development at Harvard Business School.

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Lessons on leadership and culture, sourced from all over the globe.
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Insane Courage

Garrett’s book on unlocking courage by identifying the most common fears.
Mockup of Garrett's Book "10 Seconds of Insane Courage."
Leadership guru, adventurer, and Southern gentleman with a touch of Jay Gatsby—Garrett Gravesen is Carpe Diem in the flesh.
Katherine Pietrantonio
I’ve known Garrett for 15 years and traveled with him to South Africa, Greece, and Cuba. His entertaining lessons are a guide to living life to the fullest.
Vince Dooley
Hall of Fame Coach, Univ. of Georgia
Garrett's colorful personality and adventures in storytelling are an instant hit with all audiences. Whether in his James Bond or Jay Gatsby attire, he is sure to put on a show.
Derreck Kayango
Former CEO, Center for Civil & Human Rights
From our escapades together in Atlanta, New York, and Thailand over the last 10 years, I’ve seen Garrett inspire audiences to face challenges and make a difference.
Natalie Glebova
Author, Speaker, Miss Universe