Leaders Transformed: Success Stories

Trent’s guidance has transformed businesses, averting potential pitfalls and ensuring AI-driven triumphs.

"Fantastic Presentation! The audience feedback was very positive. Everyone enjoyed the  presentation, especially being able to engage with you. I wish every speaker did as you did!"

~ Event Manager, IT Leader Association

"I found this session to be exceptionally useful. I have gone to different AI presentations and have previous knowledge of  the subject. This is the best presentation I have been to!"

~ Technology Leader, Mid-size Non-Profit

Super engaging presentation! Very practical and relatable. Extremely valuable for folks who are  curious about how to apply AI in their everyday life / work. Very actionable  tips for moving ahead in an organization while “bringing AI along”

~ Board Member, Fortune 100 CPG Leader

Trent's presentation is a must if you want  to learn where AI is headed and what should be done with it."

~ Business Advisor, Fortune 500 Consultancy

“Trent harnesses his Amazon experience to help perpetually disrupt markets and convert concepts into billion-dollar businesses that scale.”

~ COO and Co-Founder, Startup Accelerator

"Trent's presentation provides an outstanding overview of the potential of AI, both good and bad, and robust recommendations for how to think about and adopt AI to transform your company. His AI SPRINT framework is a particularly handy action plan for how to get started!

~ CEO, Founder and Board Advisor, Technology Industry

“VERY informative and incredibly aligned with the way we think ...not to mention a delightful peek behind the Amazon methodology curtain”

~ Director, Growth and Creative Strategy

actionable insights to Unlock business growth with ai

AI is causing business leaders to face the largest disruption of their careers, but few have the knowledge or experience to navigate the challenge successfully.

Trent's brings audiences actionable, unique insights and strategies to take advantage of AI to drive future growth, leveraging his unique Amazon experience and work at Stellis AI, helping companies adopt AI daily.


Years of Expertise

Trent, a former CIO and leader in Amazon's global growth and AI privacy, brings over 25 years of tech innovation experience. Now CEO of Stellis AI, he works with business leaders across industries to find the best ways to unlock growth with AI. Based in Seattle, Trent is a prominent AI keynote speaker and is active in the local tech scene.

Amazon Journey

During nearly 9 years in senior leadership at Amazon, Trent led many of its global expansion and innovation programs, often utilizing AI to support growth. He drove Last Mile Technology innovation and balanced cutting-edge technology with ethical stewardship while managing Amazon Alexa AI Privacy Compliance.

Collaborative Visionary

Trent partners with executives across industries and company sizes to co-create new business models and products, using the latest technologies and innovation methods to create sustainable growth.

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Most Popular


Make your Businesses Thrive in the AI Revolution

From the impact of generative AI to what it will take to succeed in the future, this AI keynote moves beyond hype to provide attendees with specific, actionable steps they can take to use AI immediately in their businesses.
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Use AI to Unlock the Secrets of Amazon's Innovation Success

This AI and innovation keynote shares a framework for leaders to follow to increase their growth with AI, based on the methods Amazon pioneered, including Amazon's famous Working Backwards innovation process.
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Becoming an AI, Innovation, and Technology Leader

It's no longer enough to be a technologist or a business leader. For career success, you need to become an AI, Innovation and Technology Leader. This keynote is for tech leaders who want to enhance their careers by leveraging AI to deliver continual business value.
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AI, HR, and Workforce Transformation Success

This AI keynote examines the seismic shift that generative AI is bringing to organizations and the consequential challenges for Human Resource departments and leaders. It includes an actionable transformation framework HR leader can use immediately.
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independent support FOR AI + business success

Trent is a unique keynote speaker, bringing business leaders the independent and practical guidance they need to succeed with AI.  Drawn from his vast experiences and enhanced by the latest trends, his talks inspire, educate, and spark innovation.

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Continually Updated Knowledge:

Trent brings to the table the freshest insights, based on his daily work driving AI adoption, ensuring your audience gets the latest and most relevant AI perspectives.

Passion Meets Engagement:

Not just an expert, but a storyteller. Trent captivates audiences, making complex AI topics both relatable and riveting.

Versatile Expertise:

From CxOs to technologists, Trent resonates with a wide spectrum of audiences, ensuring every listener feels spoken to.

Real-World Case Studies:

Harness lessons from Trent's role as CEO at Stellis AI, combined with Trent's tenure at Amazon and collaborations with other industry giants, providing unique and concrete context to abstract ideas.

Customizable Content:

Tailor the engagement to your needs, whether it's a deep dive or an overview, ensuring maximum value for your audience.

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Introducing Trent Gillespie: Visionary INNOVATION + AI Speaker

With a global perspective on AI and technology, Trent’s journey encompasses years of unrivaled expertise and transformative insights.​​

With over two decades at the zenith of technical innovation, Trent's leadership prowess is epitomized by his near-decade as a Senior Technology Leader at Amazon. There, he championed Amazon's worldwide growth across every business and geography, masterminded Alexa's global privacy and compliance blueprint, and steered the revolutionary Last Mile Technology—the backbone of Amazon’s delivery mechanism.

Today, Trent leads the VC-funded startup Stellis AI, helping organizations of all sizes and types harness AI to drive growth. Trent stands as a beacon in the AI landscape, offering unparalleled consultancy, keynote speeches, and transformative training sessions that empower businesses to harness AI and catalyze prosperity.

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Trent brings your audience the freshest insights, ensuring they get the latest and most useful AI and innovation advice.

AI + Innovation Workshops

Trent's passion is to empower others to succeed, through teaching them the most useful AI and innovation methods.


Trent assists leaders of all types, from helping create new business models and product offerings to AI transformation guidance.

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Don’t Be Left Behind in the AI Wave

Secure your business’s future. Let Trent guide your AI journey towards unparalleled success.