A Fellow of the Professional Speaking Association, Mike speaks all over the world, to a wide variety of multi-national audiences, everyone from students to board-level executives. He is also an experienced entrepreneur mentor, having provided face-to-face mentoring for over 1,000 people in the last ten years. Helping people learn from entrepreneurial techniques within companies, Mike has a track record for helping improve sales, and drive businesses forward.
Mike Southon is an inspirational keynote speaker at conferences around the world, as well as a hugely successful serial entrepreneur and best-selling author.
In the ‘80s, Mike co-founded The Instruction Set and turned it into Europe’s leading open systems consultancy and training business, prior to selling the company to Cap Gemini Ernst & Young in 1989. In the ‘90s, he worked with 17 start-ups, two of which, RiverSoft and Micromuse, later went public.
In 2002 he co-authored numerous best-selling books on entrepreneurship and growing businesses -‘The Beermat Entrepreneur’, ‘The Boardroom Entrepreneur’ (about entrepreneurship), ‘Sales on a Beermat’, and ‘Finance on a Beermat’.
A Fellow of the Professional Speaking Association, Mike speaks at over 100 events every year all over the world, to a wide variety of multi-national audiences, everyone from students to board-level executives.
Mike is also a very experienced conference moderator and facilitator, having interviewed over 100 people on stage -including Sir Richard Branson for his new book Screw Business As Usual.
He is also an experienced entrepreneur mentor, having provided face-to-face mentoring for over 1,000 people in the last ten years.
Mike is proud to be Ambassador for the Federation of Small Businesses and Entrepreneur in Residence for the City of Liverpool.
He is also a Freeman of the City of London.
Mike Southon is a top entrepreneurial business speaker and conference facilitator.
- Helping people to be more creative and entrepreneurial in both small and large organisations
- Helping people to be more effective at sales, especially non-salespeople
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What people said about Mike Southon
- "Mik epitched his presentation very well for the audience. Feedback from attendees was very positive."
- - South Oxfordshire District Council
- "Mike's presentation did exactly what it claims &; it helped us double our sales in three months"
- - The National Computing Centre
- "Wisdom without jargon: practical, practicable advice for the would-be entrepreneur"
- - Cobra Beer