7 Innovation Speakers To Help You Break The Mould

16 August 2022

"We've always done things this way" is often described as one of the most dangerous phrases in business.

New technologies are developing, new generations are joining the workforce, and agile start-ups are disrupting the market. The world keeps changing. The thing that is right today doesn't mean it will still be right tomorrow.  

But how can your business keep up and stay ahead of the curve? How do you launch your new disruptive idea? How can your business adapt to this changing world and be innovative?

Sometimes we need a little help from an expert. So, here are just a small handful of the excellent innovation speakers we work with who might inspire you and your team with some great ideas and help take your company to the next level. 

Jonathan MacDonald – Business innovation speaker

With a background in retail, entertainment and strategy, Jonathan has been creating and advising businesses for almost three decades. His enriching experience makes Jonathan one of the most in-demand business innovation speakers in the market. Jonathan's enthusiasm and breadth of knowledge will charm viewers craving news about change, digital transformation, innovation, the future and how to accelerate and unlock opportunities for success. 

Kevin Gaskell – Innovation and turnaround speaker

Kevin is an extraordinary and inspirational leader and corporate trailblazer who has the magic power to revive the fortunes of many luxury brands. Kevin has led and transformed many businesses, including Lamborghini, Porsche, BMW and Fairline Boats, to massive success. He provides audiences with practical lessons on how leaders can inspire their people to achieve extraordinary results.

Kate Ancketill – Retail innovation speaker

Kate is the innovation partner to around 30 of the world's largest consumer brands, supplying market-leading consultancy to P&G, Tesco, Waitrose, Target, Sephora, Microsoft, and Google. Sharing her visionary insights around the world, Kate makes complex societal shifts, changes in customer behaviours and emerging technologies relatable to her audience. 

Jeremy White – High technology innovation speaker

Jeremy is an experienced technology innovation editor for many world-leading news organisations and magazines such as WIRED, Financial Times and Esquire. Keeping himself updated with high-tech subjects such as AI, Web3 and Crypto, Quantum computing, FinTech, Digital Transformation, cyber security as well as automation and robotics, Jeremy provides an outside perspective on how businesses can improve their user experience while adopting innovative thinking needed to keep up with a changing world. 

David Rowan – Technology innovation speaker

David Rowan is the founding Editor-at-large of WIRED magazine's UK edition (2008 to 2017) and author of Non-Bullshit Innovation: Radical Ideas from the World's Smartest Minds. David explains compellingly how emerging technologies will impact a particular business (from manufacturing to motoring), how leaders should prepare now and what incumbent companies can do to protect themselves. 

Adah Parris – Cultural innovation speaker

With over 20 years of experience creating transformational change and human-centred immersive ecosystems, Adah is a great futurist, cultural innovator, and board advisor. Adah delivers companies innovative tips to transform the cultural behaviour of organisations to create new learning and development frameworks, using a humanity-centred design approach for creative problem solving and innovation.

Jason Bevan – Creativity innovation speaker

Jason is an incredible speaker responsible for the innovation and creativity process at Warner Bros. Studios in many blockbusters projects such as Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts, Joker, The Dark Night and Aquaman. During his talk, Jason will show you in simple, clear terms how your brains get creative and how you can rocket fuel your ability to get out of the plain and ordinary world and create bold new ideas with the real potential to change and transform.

Of course, listing all our amazing innovation speakers on one web page is impossible. This is just a small sample of some innovation speakers we work with, so do check out some of our other fantastic speakers for further inspiration.

For further information or to book a speaker, call us on +44 (0)20 7607 7070  or email  info@speakerscorner.co.uk .

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