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IN-Q, short for In Question, is an Emmy-nominated poet, multi-platinum songwriter, best-selling author of Inquire Within, and world-renowned keynote speaker.

Meet IN-Q

IN-Q is a poet, songwriter, and author who has transitioned his award-winning talents into world-renowned keynote and motivational speaking. IN-Q is available to be booked for corporate and private events. Contact the Mollie Plotkin Group today to inquire about IN-Q’s fees.

Want to book IN-Q for an event?

Contact the Mollie Plotkin Group at 215-510-6607 to book IN-Q for corporate or private events, keynote speeches, workshops, fireside chats, motivational speaking, or virtual appearances. Our agency will work directly with your organization and our keynote speakers to create an unforgettable event.

The Mollie Plotkin Group is the leading keynote speakers agency and entertainment bureau bringing excitement to audiences, clients, and employees. We represent subject-matter experts in every possible field, so whether we’re your partner in creating a memorable meeting, or your meeting planner’s secret weapon in securing the perfect keynote speaker, we’re in this with you.


In-Demand Artist

It’s difficult to match IN-Q’s impressive background in the creative arts.

He was named to Oprah’s SuperSoul 100, a list of the world’s most influential thought leaders, was the first spoken word artist to perform with Cirque du Soleil, and has been featured on A&E, ESPN, and HBO’s Def Poetry Jam. He has performed for Quincy Jones, Hillary Clinton, and former US President Barack Obama, as well as a live poetry concert with American musician Mike Posner and indie folk band Magic Giant. Moreover, he has inspired countless other audiences around the world, live and virtually, through his performances and storytelling workshops.


A National Poetry Slam Champion, IN-Q also helped establish one of the largest open mic poetry venues in the United States called Da Poetry Lounge, at the Greenway Court Theatre in Los Angeles. Many of his poetry videos have gone viral with over 100 million views combined. Even more impressive, he has an Amazon Prime Video exclusive stand-up poetry special, IN-Q – Live at the Ace Theatre, which is available now.


As a songwriter, IN-Q’s hit single “Love You Like a Love Song” by Selena Gomez went multi-platinum, winning him a BMI award. He has written with renowned artists including Aloe Blacc, Miley Cyrus, Mike Posner, ZHU, and Foster the People, and has collaborated with RockMafia on 40+ songs for Disney Television. Most recently, he was nominated for a Billboard Award for his contributions to the Descendants 3 soundtrack. His songs have accumulated over two billion views on YouTube alone. 

Hire IN-Q

Leading organizations including Nike, Instagram, Spotify, Google, Zappos, Lululemon, Live Nation, Shazam, The Grammy Foundation, and many more have brought IN-Q in to motivate their teams through his keynote performances and transformational storytelling workshops. These unique offerings provide a powerful bonding experience for companies that want to learn to lead with vulnerability and share their voice more authentically.

Ultimately IN-Q hopes to entertain, inspire, and challenge his audiences to look deeper into the human experience and ask questions about themselves, their environment, and the world at large.

How to Hire IN-Q

Find out how to hire IN-Q to appear at your next event. Contact the Mollie Plotkin Group to inquire about IN-Q’s availability and cost. When booking IN-Q for an event, we need to know the type of venue and location the event will take place. IN-Q is a popular choice for corporate events, private events, and virtual events. So, you can click the Check Availability button or contact us and an MPG IN-Q booking agent will get back to you within 48 hours.

IN-Q Booking Price

How much to book IN-Q depends on the type of event. So, the cost to hire IN-Q for corporate or private events is available by contacting a Mollie Plotkin Group Agent. Notably, IN-Q is available for conferences, festivals, private parties, and events. Just contact the Mollie Plotkin Group and tell the booking agent the proposed date, time, and location.

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Upcoming Engagements

Our speakers are in high demand! View their upcoming events.

Aug 08 - 09 2024

Global Leadership Summit 2024 – Keynote Speaker Carey Lohrenz – Chicago, IL

Willow Creek Community Church
Aug 18 - 21 2024

Allied Solutions CNC’24 – Keynote Speaker Lisa Bodell – BC, Canada

The Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Sep 04 - 06 2024

Credit Union Leadership Symposium 2024 – Keynote Speaker Samantha Radocchia – Nashville, TN

Omni Nashville Hotel
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Key Audience Takeaways

Keynote Speaking

A poetic keynote that will explore the topics of growth, possibility, love, empowerment, and courage in the modern world. It will unexpectedly open your heart and mind, shift perspectives, and allow the audience to connect with themselves and others in a uniquely powerful and entertaining way. This creative session is an opportunity to have a human experience in a corporate setting. Specifically, this keynote will break down internal barriers, build trust, drive collaboration, and ultimately inspire personal and collective transformation.


Workshops & Team-Bonding Sessions

IN-Q’s workshops are the perfect in-person or virtual session for teams who are looking to build trust and connect on a deeper level. Throughout the interactive experience, IN-Q takes participants on a poetic journey. He explores what’s keeping them from their fullest potential and motivates the group through his spoken word and life stories. Then IN-Q leads the audience from performance into writing and sharing exercises specifically designed to create a safe and supportive environment where people can be vulnerable from a place of strength. It is a truly unforgettable experience that will leave your team feeling grateful and connected far beyond the session.


Custom Poems

IN-Q will create a one-of-a-kind poem for your brand, company, or campaign. For these curated pieces, IN-Q works with your team to find the right themes and language to tell your story. 

If you have an upcoming event, IN-Q will memorize and perform this tailored poem during a keynote that will motivate your employees and help remind them of their deeper purpose. 

Additionally, these custom pieces can be turned into branded content like some of the videos below. He has collaborated with various companies including VFC (Vans), A&E, Cirque du Soleil, Northwell Health, Goodleap, and many others.

Client Testimony for IN-Q


Inquire Within Book Cover
Inquire Within

Contemplating universal issues of love, loss, forgiveness, transformation, and belief, Inquire Within shines a light on our lives and brings peace and inspiration in these uncertain times. Rhythmic. Original. Authentic. Inspiring. A journey to the center of the soul, Inquire Within is a provocative and entertaining debut from an award-winning poet. You'll never look at poetry the same way again.

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