Johnny Monsarrat Bio April 18, 2013 9:41 pm

Johnny Monsarrat’s first company sold for $160,000,000. He was founder and CEO of Turbine, Inc., which pioneered online videogames like Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons & Dragons Online and was bought by Warner Brothers. Now his new company, Hard Data Factory is building the world’s largest calendar of arts events such as concerts and festivals. His business lectures pinpoint the essentials of entrepreneurship with topics your audience has never heard before. Johnny has an MIT BA and MBA, studied at Brown and Harvard, and is an award-winning public speaker.

Johnny Monsarrat is also the Guinness World Record winning creator of Soulburners, the community art project where he has handwritten advice to nearly 12,000 questions through a community kiosk. His lectures giving advice on life and art inspire audiences and give them insights into issues they may themselves be wrestling with on family, love, and happiness.

Johnny writes New England’s most popular events blog, Events INSIDER, and you can learn more about his wacky adventures on his websites, Nice Pranks Only!, The Turbine Story, and Blind in 90 Minutes. He runs a consulting business at