Speaker, Former NFL Player, Mountaineer & Sports Illustrated Executive

Mark Pattison

Innovative Strategies Proven to Help Your Audience Find their Summit from the First NFL Player to Ever Climb the Seven Summits including Mt Everest and Lhotse within 24 hours

Countdown to the Summit

Mark Pattison New Orleans Saints Action Photo

Mark played with the Raiders, Rams & Saints. He's a vested member of the NFL Players Association.

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Mark's conquered six of the world's Seven Summits with only Mt. Everest left to go in 2021. As an added challenge, Mark plans to scale Lhotse, the world's fourth-tallest peak, within 24 hours of summiting Everest. 


Mark Pattison Sports Illustrated Executive

Currently an Executive at Sports Illustrated, Mark also founded three multi-million dollar companies, including venture-backed Front Porch Classics, which was sold.


Meeting Planner?

Invite Mark to Keynote Your Event

While most people talk about achievement, Mark has actually DONE it, multiple times. Who better to talk to your audience or team about setting big goals and then attacking them than Mark? He's got the experience, credibility and business chops to back it up. PLUS, 10% of Mark's speaking fee will be donated to Emilia's Everest and the Lhotse Challenge through Higher Ground, a not-for-profit dedicated to bridging the gap between disability and belonging. 

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