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8 Business Speakers Who Share Their Secrets to Success

Some of the best stories we hear at Speakers Corner are from those who can lend some advice from their own journey to success. From entrepreneurs and tycoons, to board executives and founders, there’s no surprise that these incredible people know the tricks of the trade. If you're looking to secure a business speaker who shares their secrets to success, then this is the best place to start!

The best business speakers can rejuvenate both leaders and employees, understanding that all tiers of a company hold equal importance. With stories filled with inspiration, determination and going against the status quo, these experts share the tips and tricks that got them to the top.

With so many amazing experts right on our doorstep, from banking and tech, to entertainment and innovation, we have rounded up 8 of our favourites. Each with an impressive repertoire, these speakers not only hold the secrets to success, but are world class at delivering them.

Sallie Krawcheck


Here is a woman who has achieved incredible success as one of the most senior women on Wall Street. She has worked her way up through some of the biggest names including Bank of America, Sandford C. Bernstein and Co, Citigroup, Merrill Lynch and now Pax World Management, she also founded Ellevest in 2015.

Passionate about the advancement of women in the workforce, she continues to create a network for women to expand their global professional links. Sallie has many valuable lessons to impart on audiences, just imagine how inspired an audience will be after she imparts her incredible wisdom.

Alex Osterwalder


Known as one of the world’s most influential proponents of business model innovation and value proposition design, Alex continues to help organisations develop growth engines, better customer service and powerful business models with the help of his company, Strategyzer. Paying particular attention to the rapid technological shift, he can guide companies through the transitioning phase in order to decrease uncertainty and stay ahead of the ever-changing customer needs.

There is no doubt in my mind that Alex will share some incredible insights, leaving audiences with the tools needed to create successful strategies.

David Komlos


CEO of Syntergrity, David continues to help change the way global leaders’ approach some of their tough encounters. An expert on dramatically accelerating solutions to a company’s defining challenges, he shares the tools leaders need to rapidly solve top, complex challenges, and the mobilisation and scaling of talent.

Be rest assured that audiences will come away with a powerful and pivotal new mindset, leaving them compelled to act. With hands-on tools in order to tackle challenges, David ensures there will be nothing standing in their way.

Kat Cole


An inspirational story worth hearing! From humble beginnings, Kat rapidly worked her way up through the corporate ranks, learning from and building strong teams, which resulted in her running a billion-dollar business in just under two decades. After turning over $800 million in revenue at Hooters, she was recruited as the COO of FOCUS Brands and Cinnabon. Kat has a strong belief system about how to do business, competitive strategies around building brands, managing change and creating innovative business models, which continues to prove successful.

Widely respected for her skills in business model innovation, brand building, servant leadership, and the ability to build strong, flexible teams, Kat reveals the skills and mentalities that helped catapult her monumental success.

Megan Smith


As the third U.S. chief technology officer, Megan helped President Obama and federal teams harness the power of technology, data, and innovation to advance the future of America by implementing a recruitment strategy to secure top tech talent. Previously working as the VP of new business development at Google, Megan oversaw the early-stage developments of Google Earth, and co-created SolveForX and Women Techmakers. Megan in now and advisor to the MIT Media Lab, Vital Voices, and co-founded the Malala Fund.

As an award-winning entrepreneur, engineer, and tech evangelist, she inspires audiences to harness the power of technology, data, and innovation. With the incredible background, you’d feel confident that you are in safe hands and will be filled with incredible knowledge.

Richard Reed


Engineering the company from a small stand at a music festival to an internationally renowned and respected giant, Richard Reed, along with his university friends, co-founded the brand Innocent Drinks. Since his Innocent success, Richard launched his next venture called JamJar, which assists in funding the new wave of entrepreneurs coming through.

Sharing his ‘Innocent Story’ and how the trio developed a multi-million-pound company with audiences globally, Richard knows the ins and outs of the entrepreneurial spirit, marketing, leadership and CSR. Prepare to be inspired!

Mitch Lowe


One of the Co-Founding Executive of Netflix and the current CEO of Movie Pass, Mitch Lowe illuminates audiences with stories from the incredible journey and rise of Netflix. Sharing ground-breaking strategies on leadership, building high-performance cultures and teamwork to deliver innovation, he fills audiences with his knowledge that has been built up over a lifetime of working for some of the world’s biggest brands. Mitch demonstrates why unwavering commitment and support is required throughout an entire organisation, and the powerful role teamwork plays in delivering innovative results.

Audiences are left with not only some incredible inside stories behind the success of Netflix, but they will understanding the processes required to get an entire team on board to achieve innovative results.

Nick Fry 


Hailing from the face-paced world of Formula One, Nick Fry was the former CEO and co-owner of Mercedes F1. Restructuring the team through ownership by British American Tabacco through to the selling them to Mercedes and the Abu Dhabi wealth fund in 2010 led the team to it’s first F1 victory and subsequent World Championships. After this success, he was appointed as a UK Business Ambassador by the UK Government, and continues to promote UK business expertise in Performance Engineering.

He fuels his business audiences with strategies for winning and maintaining high-performance to gear them up for competition at a world-level.

Shining the light on 8 speakers who share their secrets to success, each with wonderful stories and anecdotes from a life time in some of the world’s successful companies, it’s like the tip of the iceberg for options to inspire and fill an audience with wisdom. If you’d like some more inspiration, have a scroll through this spectacular collection of world class business speakers.

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