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A new type of speaker and artist who blends inspirational speaking with spoken word poetry.


What's the point of showing up
to life if you don't announce
you're there?

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Catalogue Poetic Keynote

World Future Society


With over 15 years as a poetic voice for a vast array of industries, Sekou has amassed an incredible wealth of catalogue speeches that never fail to WOW audiences. With topics ranging from Innovation and Healthcare, to Success and Storytelling, these speeches are the best, most popular and in-demand selections from Sekou’s repertoire. Due to the artistic nature of poetic voice, Sekou’s catalogue speeches feel incredibly personalized to your message and audience. Which means you get an affordable option without sacrificing quality or relevance to your industry/ event/ theme.

The R.O.I. of The Sekou Effect is your event becomes top of mind when your audience goes back to their office, to their home, and to their community. (1).gif

Ken Rutkowski, Founder

METal Int'l

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About Sekou

A schoolteacher turned actor, musician, two-time national poetry slam champion, entrepreneur, and award-winning poetic voice, any given day may now find Sekou keynoting at a leadership conference, helping a Fortune 500 company with brand messaging, or even performing pieces for Barack Obama in Oprah’s backyard. Sekou is the creator of Poetic Voice, a new, cutting-edge speaking category that seamlessly fuses inspirational speaking with spoken word poetry to make messages more moving and memorable.

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