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Local Keynote Speakers In London

Interested in hiring a keynote speaker for your event in or around London? London is a popular destination for sales kick-offs, corporate meetings, annual summits, conventions, and special events, and speakers from the area are likely to have greater flexibility in their schedule and be available at an affordable, local rate. You don't have to go far to find a high-caliber keynote speaker in the London area. From professors and CEOs to explorers and cyber security experts, London is home to some of the world’s most innovative minds and inspirational figures. 

Leading Authorities, Inc. speakers bureau represents many great event speakers from the London, England area, on topics ranging from technology and cyber security to motivation and inspiration, and from geopolitics and business to adventure and leadership. 

Let us know if you are interested in one of our speakers for your event.

Ben Saunders, World Record-Breaking Polar Explorer

Record-Breaking Explorer & Repeat TED Speaker

Fees
  • US East: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • US West: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • Europe: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • Asia: $35,001 - $55,000*
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Polar explorer, TED speaker, and record-breaking long-distance skier Ben Saunders fuses the spirit of adventure with impressive technical ingenuity. He has five North Pole expeditions under his belt and is best known for leading one of the most ambitious expeditions in a century. Humble and self-effacing, he is an explorer of limits and his message is one of inspiration, empowerment, and boundless potential. He explores the dichotomy between ideas and action and urges audiences to consider carefully how to spend the “tiny amount of time we each have on this planet.”
Topics & Types
AdventureInnovationInspiration & MotivationPeak PerformanceTeamworkOvercoming AdversityRisk-TakersAthletes & CommentatorsTED Speakers

Editor-in-Chief, WIRED Magazine

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  • US East: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US West: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • Europe: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • Asia: $20,001 - $35,000*
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Greg Williams is a leading authority on technology trends and how those impact business and society. As Editor-in-Chief of WIRED, Greg meets the innovators, thinkers, scientists, entrepreneurs and creatives who are changing the world and writes on a variety of subjects, including innovation, technology, business, creativity and ideas. As a journalist and author of five novels, Greg possesses a unique combination of storytelling expertise and an in-depth knowledge of the future of technology and entrepreneurship. This enables him to transform complex information into entertaining and accessible insights that prepare audiences for what’s coming next.
Topics & Types
InnovationCyber SecurityEntrepreneurshipFuture TrendsTechnologyDisruptionAI, Machine Learning, & Big DataRobotics & DronesFintechMedia

Fmr. Head of Communications at SpaceX, Communications Executive at Facebook,...

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  • US East: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US West: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • Europe: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • Asia: $20,001 - $35,000*
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Dex Torricke-Barton has managed communications for leaders and organizations working at the heart of global change. From 2012 to 2016, he led the executive communications team at Facebook and served as speechwriter for Mark Zuckerberg. Prior to Facebook, he was Google's first executive speechwriter, supporting Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, CEO Larry Page, and other senior Google leaders. Before coming to Silicon Valley, he was a speechwriter and spokesperson for the United Nations. Most recently, he led SpaceX's communications team. Dex is passionate about technology, public policy, and storytelling, and in his talks, he helps leaders and organizations craft their messages.
Topics & Types
InnovationBrandingNegotiationCustomer ExperienceCorporate Social Responsibility Future TrendsGenerations & DemographicsMarketingSocial Media & Social NetworkingTechnologySustainability & EnvironmentBusiness Leaders From Major Brands
Charlotte-Pearce-Inkpact

Millennial Entrepreneur & CEO of thriving business Inkpact

Fees
  • Local: Under $10,000*
  • US East: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US West: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • Europe: Under $10,000*
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Millennial, award-winning entrepreneur, CEO of Inkpact and women-in-tech ambassador. Charlotte is an inspiring and motivational speaker whose mission is to bring delight and connection to the heart of business communications. Using innovative and disruptive tech, Inkpact, successfully transforms digital email campaigns into beautiful, handwritten notes at scale. The letters are written by hand, by a freelance community of scribes - The Scribe Tribe, who make up the heart of the business. The thriving community of over 100 UK and US based creative freelancers leverage the flexible working hours and equal opportunity employment to earn in their spare time whilst doing work they love. Inkpact has recently launched a successful salesforce app allowing businesses to scale thoughtfulness at the touch of a button. Charlotte is a passionate and energetic leader who leads with heart. She has built a flexible and collaborative culture internally, provides work to those who prefer flexibility and has revolutionized the depth of connection companies can experience with their customers, through the power of innovative tech and human heart. Expertise: Charlotte is on a mission to connect the head and the heart of business and to drive innovation in the way humans and technology co-create meaningful experiences and lasting business relationships.
Topics & Types
InnovationBrandingCreativityCustomer ExperienceEntrepreneurshipGenerations & DemographicsInspiration & MotivationMarketingBusiness StrategyTechnologyCEOsFemale Speakers
Former Chief of the Defence Staff of the British Armed Forces
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  • US East: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US West: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • Europe: $10,001 - $20,000*
  • Asia: $20,001 - $35,000*
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During his time as Chief of Defence he successfully concluded combat operations in Afghanistan. He was the prime military architect of the 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review, helping to secure the 2% GDP financial settlement for UK Defence. He was also instrumental in the strategic recalibration of UK military commitment to meet the multiple demands of ideologically inspired terrorism, a more assertive Russia and a far less stable global context. In August 2016 General Houghton became the 160th Constable of the Tower of London, but he remains closely involved in Security and Defence issues.
Topics & Types
LeadershipGeopoliticsMilitary Leaders
Former Chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service
Fees
  • US East: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • US West: $35,001 - $55,000*
  • Europe: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • Asia: $35,001 - $55,000*
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Sir John Scarlett KCMG OBE served as chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS or MI6) from 2004–2009. Over his more than 20 years at MI6, he served in Nairobi, Paris, and twice in Moscow, as well as several assignments in London covering the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe, and the Soviet Union. In 2001 he retired from SIS on appointment as chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC) in the Cabinet Office. He rejoined SIS as head of the service in 2004. Scarlett is an expert on geopolitics as well as crisis management, global security, and leadership.
Topics & Types
Cyber SecurityLeadershipGeopolitics
Daniel Hughes, Ex- Special Forces Instructor, Founder of ReIgnite, Global Educator for Microsoft

Expert on Leadership and Decision-Making in High-Pressure Environments

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Daniel Hughes has spent the last 15 years leading and making decisions in high pressure and often environmentally hostile environments. He describes himself as a “determined problem solver, who builds teams to succeed”. He previously has been a Special Forces Instructor, Great Britain Athlete and in 2013 built a team of 268 for him to deliver the world’s highest video broadcast from the summit of Mt Everest to the BBC Newschannel. Hughes is a current 787 pilot and as the founder of Reignite Consulting, he globally delivers Management Development programmes to executive teams and helps organisations establish or reaffirm their vision and values.

Topics & Types
AdventureChange ManagementEntrepreneurshipInspiration & MotivationLeadershipTeamworkTechnologyOvercoming AdversityDecision MakingCrisis ManagementCorporate CultureAthletes & Commentators
Pippa Malmgren, Founder, DRPM Group, Co-Founder H Robotics

Founder, DRPM Group

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  • Local: Please Inquire
  • US East: $55,001 - $75,000*
  • US West: $55,001 - $75,000*
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Dr. Pippa Malmgren is a trend spotter who advises investors and governments about economic policy and investment strategy. She anticipated the Financial Crisis in 2007, the slowdown in China, Brexit, Trump and the return of inflation. She is also an economist who manufactures, having co-founded), H Robotics which makes commercial-use aerial platforms (drones). She was named one of the Top 20 Most Influential Economists by Richtopia and one of the Top 5 Women in Finance by Rise in 2017.
Topics & Types
Economic OutlookFinance Policy & RegulationInternational BusinessRetailBusiness StrategyTechnologyAI, Machine Learning, & Big DataRobotics & DronesFemale Speakers

Former Head of Online Marketing for Virgin Group

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  • US East: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • US West: $20,001 - $35,000*
  • Europe: $10,001 - $20,000*
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Alex Hunter is a branding expert, angel investor and company incubator, as well as the former head of online marketing for virgin group. He is also the creator and host of Attaché, a new style of online travel show, aimed at showing business travellers all they need to know in a very short film before visiting a city on company business. Alex is a highly regarded public speaker, appearing all over the world at major industry events such as ad:tech, Future of Web Apps (London, Las Vegas, Dublin, and Miami) and Thinking Digital. Other clients include Cisco, Deloitte, Procter & Gamble, O2, CapitalOne and the BBC.

Topics & Types
BrandingCustomer ExperienceMarketingRetailBusiness StrategyGrowth

Finding Your Ideal Keynote Speaker In London

Whether you need a double Olympic gold medalist to discuss and share personal experiences and stories with the importance of leadership and resilience or WIRED magazine’s editor-in-chief to speak on technology trends and the ways they impact business and society—our team of experts will work with you from start to finish to help you find the ideal keynote speaker and make sure all your needs are fully met throughout the process. We'll do research for you, talk with you about trending topics, make tailored speaker recommendations to fit your event and company, hunt down hard-to-find talent, quote fees, and handle travel and logistics so you can focus on the big picture.

Explore our extensive roster of keynote speakers in the London, England area above and click into the individual speaker pages for more details on each speaker.

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