Yamini NaiduThe world’s only economist turned storyteller
Yamini Naidu is a leading expert in business storytelling. She is the world’s only economist turned storyteller and consistently voted among the top business storytellers globally. Her work with clients is commercially savvy, results driven and sets them up for professional success.
Tory is the CEO and Founder of TORSTAR a brand communication agency recognised as the global powerhouse responsible for developing iconic campaigns for the world’s top performing consumer brands. Tory has built her own brand on the strength of the ambitions she has applied to those brands in her charge.
With over 18 years’ senior leadership experience at the forefront of the digital revolution, Steve provides profound insights into the expectations and psyche of the new generations flooding the workforce and provides tangible actions on how to better meet these.
Nam BaldwinCo-Founder of Equalize Training Company
With over 22 years experience in the health, fitness & wellbeing industries worldwide, Nam is a highly qualified specialist in emotional and physiological intelligence & peak performance, and has developed multiple programs exploring success under extreme pressure in both the emotional and physical realms.
Named Australia’s ‘Breakthrough Speaker of The Year’ in 2018 by the Professional Speakers Association, Mykel’s unconventional career path, unique vision for business and magnetic stage presence have made him the #1 keynote speaker for creative and cultural leadership.
Australian Samantha Gash, is the world’s first female and youngest person at the time to complete Racing the Planet’s Four Deserts Grand Slam in one calendar year. A lawyer by trade, she has run over 20,000km’s across every continent on the planet and raised over $300,000 for charity. She is a champion of women’s empowerment.
Dan GregorySpeaker, Author, Futurist & Co-Founder of The Impossible Institute
Dan Gregory is an expert in leadership, engagement and strategy who works with organisations and leadership teams in developing and facilitating behavioural strategies within their teams, in their communities and with their customers.
Daniel helps businesses and leaders to drive performance through people, culture and empathy. Daniel is an author, speaker and leadership coach who believes that every business has a huge untapped potential of disengaged people, both employees or customers, just waiting for leaders to connect with them.
James leverages a wide variety of tools including Neuroscience, Gamification, Lean, Decision Marketing, HBDI and others to truly tailor solutions for his clients. He has ran businesses & managed the connections with clients & customers whilst working offshore building from scratch.
Lucy Cornell is an international keynote speaker on the innate persuasive power of the human voice. She has spoken in 18 countries to 1000’s of executives at over 300 events globally inspiring leaders to use their voice to change their world.
Ali is a Psychologist and CEO at Pragmatic Thinking, a motivation and behaviour strategy company. She is co-author of the top business book ‘Dealing with the Tough Stuff: How to achieve results from key conversations, and author of Stand Out: A real world guide to get clear, find purpose and become the boss of busy.
Mark McCrindleFounder & Principal, McCrindle Research
Mark works with the big brands, large organisations and senior leaders to help them understand the external environment in which they operate, gain visibility on the sentiment and perceptions of their customers and community, and identify the emerging trends to assist them in future-proofing their products and services.
Julie Cross, affectionately known as ‘sparkles’, is one of the most inspiring keynote speakers in Australia. She combines powerful insights into human behaviour with practical strategies that leaves audiences with powerful tools for living their best life and setting a higher standard in all aspects of their existence.
Andrew KleinDirector of Presentation Skills, Spike Presentations
Andrew is one of Australia’s leading Professional Conference MCs and a Pitching & Presentation Skills speaker, trainer and writer, working on conferences around the Asia-Pacific region as well as the US and South Africa.
Chris HelderBest Selling Author and Communications Expert
Chris Helder is a business communication expert and master storyteller whose presentations have radically transformed how thousands of people worldwide communicate with clients, customers, colleagues, staff and teams. He has been a professional speaker for 18 years and has done over 2,500 presentations around the world.
Darren HillCo-Founder & Behavioural Scientist, Pragmatic Thinking
A behavioural scientist, Darren Hill knows first hand what’s required to build high-performance culture. Darren’s also the co-founder of Pragmatic Thinking — Australia’s premier Behaviour and Motivation Strategy company — that achieved a #39 placing in the 2018 Australian Financial Review’s Fast 100 list.
Ashley FellHead of Communications, McCrindle Research
Ashley Fell is a social researcher, TEDx speaker and Head of Communications at the internationally recognised McCrindle. From her experience in managing media relations, social media platforms and content creation, Ashley advises on how to achieve cut through in message-saturated times.
Kamal Sarma is the founder and CEO of Rezilium – a strategic Leadership development firm. He has had a unique background, training as a monk for seven years in India, as well as pursuing a corporate career. Kamal currently is a Chairman Amicus Digital an online digital disruption facilitator and the RUOK Thinktank.
Julie Masters has spent a career decoding influence. Founder of ODE Management, the world’s largest dedicated speaker management agency with offices across the USA and Australia. She is now the founder and CEO of Influence Nation, working with business leaders and organisations to become the voice of authority in their space.
Mark Mathews is more than a big wave surfer: he’s an innovator, a motivational speaker, television personality, and soon-to-be-author to boot. He instantly captures audiences with his epic tales and spectacular ocean-themed adventure simulations.
Anneli is the author of several books on shifting human behaviour. A regular media commentator, she has been featured as an expert across multi media publications including Foxtel’s Sky News-Business Success program, The Australian – Business Review, Herald Sun, Daily Telegraph, HuffPost, 3AW, and Modern Business Magazine, to name a few.
Aidan Grimes is an accomplished coach and, through his unique understanding of history, has helped many change their perception of the past, equip them to live in the present, empowering them to design the future they wish to have.
She’s joked with the Queen, flown with NASA, had lunch with Jamie (Oliver), tea with the Duchess (Sussex) and rubbed shoulders with David (Beckham). Described by the NZ Herald as the Headmistress of Gen Z, 20 year old Alexia Hil will captivate your audience with insights from her leadership journey.
Gihan Perera is a futurist, conference speaker, author and consultant who gives you a glimpse into what’s ahead – and how you can become fit for the future, in your professional and personal life. Since 1997, he has worked with business leaders, thought leaders, entrepreneurs, and other change agents.
Heidi Dening is an inspiring keynote speaker and author of a best-selling book called ‘Her Middle Name Is Courage – How Self-Leadership Transforms Pressure into Performance, Chaos into Clarity, and Rage into Resilience’.
Kieran FlanaganLeadership Speaker & Author, The Impossible Institute
Kieran Flanagan is a leadership speaker, author and mentor who helps the organisations she works with unlock their genius through Leadership, Change and Creativity. Kieran believes passionately that in order to make positive change, the change itself must be a positive experience also.
Katrina WebbFounder and Director, Newday Leadership
Katrina Webb is recognised and acknowledged for her success as a Paralympic athlete. She was the first torch bearer to enter the Stadium for the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games and in 2006 Katrina was selected on behalf of the International Paralympic Committee to speak at the United Nations in New York.
Jaquie Scammell is Australia’s leading customer service expert, who believes that extraordinary presence creates extraordinary service. Jaquie’s purpose is to inspire those seeking growth; emotionally, relationally, and spiritually so that they stand out from the crowd, live a more harmonious life and create a better working world by being a good human every time they serve.
Lisa will inspire your people to step beyond their current capacity through fresh insight into the simple steps you and they can take to succeed in their business and personal lives. She will set your people to a strategic pathway of continuous progress by identifying what energises, engages, inspires and motivates. Lisa is a performance catalyst.
Dr. Adam Fraser is a peak performance researcher who helps organisations and individuals push beyond their potential. What is unique about his research is that it focuses on how do people go beyond their potential without the collateral damage that normally comes with elite performance.
Jess Douglas is a life long cyclist, born in Geelong. Her bike is a vehicle that delivers a journey of self-reflection and personal growth. This has translated into every facet of her life. A cancer survivor and an endurance cyclist have allowed Jess to learn how to turn adversity into resilience and growth.
Yasmin is the Executive Director of Australia’s leading social media and cyber safety education organisation, ySafe. Each year ySafe educates over 300,000 students, as well as parents and teachers on ways they can empower themselves with skills and knowledge, to manage their responses to the online world.
Pragmatic ThinkingBehaviour and Motivation Strategy Company
Pragmatic Thinking is Australia’s fastest-growing motivation and strategy company. Blending their expertise in psychology, physiology and anthropology, Pragmatic Thinking work with organisations to build better leaders by building better people. Now delivering world-class virtual learning experiences from the PTV studios.
Brandon is an accomplished and results-oriented leader, top business speaker, executive consultant, and technical expert with proven leadership experience in managing cross-functional teams and organizations. His experiences as a United States Air Force F-15E Fighter Pilot and Officer leading diverse teams of men and women from all backgrounds set the stage for his Leadership methodology on Leading High Performing Teams.
Justin JonesAdventurer, presenter and documentary producer
Over the past 18 years he has made a career of undertaking huge, epic, record setting expeditions around the world and sharing these on the stage and the screen.
A humble, charismatic and inspiring character…he is the perfect example of how determination, detailed planning and foresight can enable the most ‘normal’ of us to undertake the most extraordinary feats.
Mike Walsh is the CEO of Tomorrow, a global consultancy on designing companies for the 21st century. A global nomad, futurist and author of the bestselling book, The Algorithmic Leader: How to be smart when machines are smarter than you, he advises some of the world’s biggest organizations on digital transformation and disruptive innovation in this new era of machine intelligence.
Amanda StevensConsumer Futurist and Managing Director of Epic Marketing Group
Amanda’s specialty is the customer experience. She’s passionate about it, blogs about it and writes books about it. But her approach transcends a one-dimensional customer service message; her content is based on powerful, proven and practical strategies for turning customers into advocates and it can be applied to any industry.
James DionFounder and President of Dionco Inc. - Chicago
Jim Dion is an internationally known consultant, keynote speaker, trainer, author and one of North America’s leading experts on consumer trends, retail technology, selling & service, retail merchandising & operations.
The Supernova Tribe is a content agency for business influencers, industry leaders, creatives and talent on a mission to ignite purpose-driven profile. She is also the host of the Decoding Purpose Podcast, and a Director of the cult thought leadership brand Future Crunch who are on a mission to foster intelligent, optimistic thinking about the future.
David PenglaseBehavioural Scientist, Best-Selling Author, Conference Keynote Speaker
David Penglase is a behavioural scientist, best-selling author, and award-winning conference keynote speaker and corporate educator who inspires, entertains, and helps top tier corporate audiences to harness the power of INTENTION and TRUST to positively impact their professional and personal success.
Claire oversees the operations of Hands Group and loves creating experiences that inspire action and bring about meaningful change. After 15 years in corporate events, she believes that building an engaged and trusted community is the foundation for success. Claire is passionate about empowering our leaders of tomorrow.
Future CrunchScientists, Artists, Researchers and Designers
We are a group of scientists, artists, researchers and designers who believe that science and technology are the most powerful drivers of human progress. We’re determined to share that story. Our expertise ranges from political economy, genetics, urban planning and zoology, to music, painting and philosophy. We use our diverse skills and knowledge to provide unexpected perspectives on the state of the world in 2020.