With over 30 years’ experience and over
6,500 shows as a stand-up comedian, including over a thousand
corporate events, Matt Kazam is THE expert on the science of
humor. Matt’s expertise lies in teaching business
professional, corporate leaders and sales teams, in every
industry, how to develop lighthearted communication skills,
transform company culture, and make punch lines improve
Whether as a keynote speaker, corporate trainer or now online via
Matt's virtual training system the Strategic Humor Institute,
Matt has a unique ability to teach the tools of stand-up
comedy into an effective applicable program for any
profession. From lawyers to doctors, teachers to corporate
leaders, activists to actors, everyone can benefit from using
humor and the acquiring the skills of a stand-up
Matt has been a corporate trainer & edutainer for the past 15
years, as well as a guest lecturer at The Smithsonian
Institute in Washington, DC. In these programs, he provides
continuing education on public speaking and humor, for some
of the country’s leading thinkers, professionals and
At the age of 10 Matt saw his first comedy show in Las Vegas at the
legendary Riviera Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. He knew right
then that was what he wanted to do with his life.
In 2014 Matt’s boyhood dream was realized and amazingly at the same
iconic property where the dream was born, the Riviera. Matt’s
one man comedy show, “40 Is Not The New 20,” was an instant
success. Becoming a Las Vegas “must see” show month after
month. He was the last headliner to perform at the Riviera
that saw the likes of Frank Sinatra and Elvis rise to fame.
Matt’s energetic style, witty observations and
unassuming charm are the driving forces behind his unique and
hilarious comedy & learning events.
Exploring the fundamentals of Human Consciousness phenomena, and its interaction with the Universe, through the methods explored throughout traditional/non-traditional modalities, such as positive psychology, meditation, flow states, out-of-body experiences, mysticism, near-death experiences, psychedelics, and paranormal activities.