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Brett Hagler

founder, ceo, speaker


CEO & Co-Founder of New Story.
Co-Founder of Hometeam Ventures.
Y Combinator alum.
Cancer survivor.
Follower of Jesus.

Brett is the CEO and Co-Founder of New Story, Y Combinator graduate, and cancer survivor. Brett’s been recognized on Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list in 2016, named one of the Top 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs by Goldman Sachs, and his company was named among Fast Company’s “Most Innovative Companies in the World” four different times.

Brett's keynotes range from large corporate conferences, New Story partnerships, entrepreneurial focused conferences, and faith-based leadership conferences.

Speaking & podcasts

Keynotes, corporate speaker series, podcasts, and conference talks.

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About new story

Sparked by a life-changing trip to Haiti, Brett and his co-founders launched New Story in 2014.

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Featured on Apple TV+ "HOME"

This 30-minute documentary captures our journey to building the world’s first 3D printed community.



"Brett delivers an inspiring next-generation keynote that your team members will thank you for."

Pete Flint
Founder, Trulia
Managing Partner, NFX

"Brett gave an incredibly inspirational keynote to our 1,000 person audience about innovation, culture, and social impact. He got a standing ovation."

Steve Ayoub
President, AHEAD

“Brett inspired our 2,000+ conference attendees to come together and make a difference"

Phillip White
CEO, Sotheby's International Realty

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