Disruptive Speakers

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Larry Quick is a strategist with significant global experience in both the corporate and civic sectors. He is the co-author of "Disrupted: Strategy for Exponential Change", the original developer of the Strategy in Action framework and the founder of Resilient Futures. Areas of speciality include Disruptive Speakers.

For over twenty years Larry has researched the areas of disruption and resilience while helping organisations get on the front-foot in leveraging disruption – in all its forms. In his view disruption promises significant strategic opportunity and must be approached as a tailwind and not a headwind.

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Nicholas helps organizations understand and most importantly be relevant in the fast-moving and hyper-connected future. In his recent body of research he discovered the four key trends that will determine the success of any enterprise from entrepreneurial startups to Fortune 500 companies. Areas of speciality include Disruptive Speakers. As an innovator he has been awarded over 40 patents by the US Patent and Trademark Office for technologies ranging from one of the world’s smallest medical implants to a range of state-of-the-art wearable technologies. As one of the world’s top corporate strategists he works with some of the biggest brands in the world to help them adapt to the meteoric rate of change within their industries.

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Shara Evans is internationally acknowledged as a cutting edge technology futurist, keynote speaker, commentator, strategy advisor and thought leader, as well as the Founder and CEO of Market Clarity, an award-winning technology analyst firm that provides insight, intelligence and advice on all aspects of the telecom and emerging technologies markets. Areas of speciality include Disruptive Speakers. She’s also the Founder of Telsyte (subsequently sold to UXC), and has been providing innovative research and strategic consulting on telecoms and technology for the past 18 years. Shara is one of the industry’s leading commentators on telecommunications and technology issues, and is regularly sought by print, online, radio and television media, conference producers and clients to provide insight on a broad spectrum of issues.

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Adam Ferrier is co-owner of Cummins & Partners – Adnews Agency of the Year, founder of Naked Communications, author of “The Advertising Effect” and part of The Australian Creatives’ ‘Power 20’; A regular on the Gruen Transfer and featured on The Project, Celebrity Apprentice and ABC Radio Adam is an ex psychologist and the global authority on Behavioural Economics. Areas of speciality include Disruptive Speakers. The creator of one of only nine ideas to ever win the Gold Effie and Gold Lion and winner of the World Innovation, as well as being the driving force behind the global phenomenon “The Best Job in the World” part of an iconic tourism Australia campaign. Adam Ferrier doesn’t just think outside the square – he’s blown the square up.
  • Naked Communications
  • Gruen Transfer (TV Program)
  • The Project (TV Program)

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Anders Sorman-Nilsson is a futurist and innovation strategist who helps people and organisations decode trends and plan for what lies ahead. Areas of speciality include Disruptive Speakers. Are you prepared for changes that are impacting your business today, tomorrow and in the foreseeable future? Anders Sorman-Nilsson (LLB MBA), founder of Thinque provides a local and global view through his trends research and informative presentations. As an Australian-Swedish futurist and innovation strategist he works with teams and executives guiding them through the mind field of disruptive business challenges. He helps organisations decode these trends and create relevant strategies for their future.

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David Penglase is an in-demand conference speaker and masterclass facilitator sharing his proven tips and strategies on how positivity and trust relationships impact...
  • Leadership
  • Sales
  • customer engagement and
  • every measure of success in our professional and personal lives.
Areas of speciality include Disruptive Speakers. Combining humour, the power of story and the latest research from the fascinating field of positive psychology, David ‘comfortably disrupts’, and inspires people to achieve at their best.

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Amanda Stevens presents high-energy, customised keynotes and workshops on ‘why people buy’. Widely regarded as one of the most popular female speakers in Australia, her ability to craft powerful messages, infused with humour and insight makes her presentations memorable and actionable. Areas of speciality include Disruptive Speakers. A master storyteller, Amanda captivates her audiences with a distinctive combination of current insights, social commentary and dynamic examples, delivered with a sharp wit and take-away value. If you’re looking for a speaker on sales, marketing, gender psychology, customer service or the future of consumers, Amanda can tailor something specifically for your audience with a powerful message that will last well beyond the presentation.

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Michael McQueen is a speaker, bestselling author and trends analyst helping organisations and leaders win the battle for relevance. Areas of speciality include Disruptive Speakers. Michael understands what it takes to thrive in a rapidly evolving world. Having dedicated the last nine years to tracking the dominant trends shaping society, business and culture, he has helped some of the world’s best-known brands navigate change and stay in front of the curve.

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Colin James has been guiding people in the ever-changing world of business for more than 20 years. He encourages people to discover effective ways to establish change, collaboration and intelligent leadership skills. Areas of speciality include Disruptive Speakers. Primarily, he poses the ultimate question. How do we develop a culture where “Followership” occurs naturally? In a fast-paced world that is constantly changing, with ever increasing options – this is the million dollar question.

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James O’Loghlin is best known as being the host of ABC-TV program “The New Inventors”, with over 300 episodes to his name. He is also noted for his entertaining ABC Local Radio programs where he exudes intelligence and wit. James has become one of Australia's highly esteemed media personalities, corporate comedians, and an experienced and captivating corporate speaker. Areas of speciality include Disruptive Speakers. His one-of-a-kind comedy has enchanted corporate audiences for over ten years. James is also extremely comfortable with promoting and assisting with panel discussions, performing as a MC at corporate conferences and award ceremonies, and giving keynote speeches on innovation.