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Speakers Travelling Internationally

Here is a list of the Leading Authorities, Inc. keynote speakers who will be travelling to Europe and Asia in the coming months. This is a unique opportunity to engage them at a very competitive rate for one of your events or meetings in those regions. In general, speaker's travel costs internationally can be quite expensive, so if you book a speaker while he or she is already in Europe or Asia, you save a lot on travel. Plus, most speakers are flexible with speaking fees for engagements while they are travelling internationally. Please contact our London, England office at +44-203-440-4196 for more information or to check availability and fees for an upcoming speaking engagement.

Expert on Why Things Catch On, Jonah Berger, Coming To The UK In Nov. 2019

New York Times and Wall Street Journal best-selling author, Jonah Berger, will be travelling to the UK in November when he will be available for speaking engagements at a reduced fee.

Dr. Jonah Berger is a professor at the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania and a world-renowned expert on decision making, social influence, word-of-mouth marketing, and how things become popular. He is also a student of why change is so difficult and why traditional methods of persuasion and pressure often don’t work. Berger looks at the subtle and secret influences that drive the decisions we make—shares his secrets for affecting change.

Jim VandeHei travelling to Europe in Autumn 2019

Jim VandeHei is travelling to Germany in the late autumn of 2019. Jim is a media entrepreneur and expert on American politics. VandeHei is the co-founder and former CEO of POLITICO, the digital media company that upended and revolutionized political and policy journalism in Washington, New York, and Europe. He is the co-founder and CEO of Axios, a new media company delivering news and insights on politics, business, media and tech. The company, whose name means “worthy” in Greek, specializes in high-quality news and analysis easily shared among the country's most influential readers and across social platforms. As CEO VandeHei hopes to radically overhaul the traditional media business with a forward-thinking approach to the way viewers consume news in the 21st century. 

Tim Hwang, renowned AI researcher, travelling to AUS & SGP

Renowned expert on AI, machine learning, and technology ethics, Tim Hwang is travelling to Australia and Singapore in October and November 2019. Dubbed "the busiest man on the internet" by Forbes magazine, Hwang recently helped launch the Ethics and Governance of AI Initiative with Harvard and MIT Media Lab. 

Hwang’s speeches aid groups in better understanding the complexities of AI and machine learning and how to build ethics into the application of these technologies. Passionate about the ethics of machine learning—and easy to follow when discussing it—Hwang continues to demonstrate his thought leadership in the AI space.

Kate Darling travels to Switzerland in Nov 2019

Audience favorite, Kate Darling, is travelling to Switzerland in November of 2019. She is a leading expert in social robotics and a research specialist at MIT Media Lab. 

She explores the emotional connection between people and life-like machines, seeking to influence technology design and policy direction. Dr. Darling’s writing and research anticipate difficult questions that lawmakers, engineers, and the wider public will need to address as human-robot relationships evolve in the coming decades. 

General Stanley McChrystal Travelling To Europe In Sept. & Nov. 2019

Leadership expert and former Commander of U.S. and International Forces in Afghanistan, General Stanley McChrystal, will be in Europe in September and November 2019.

General McChrystal is the world’s leading mind on this transformative organizational change. He developed this model as the Commander of U.S. and International Forces in Afghanistan. It was the only organizational structure capable of combating al-Qaeda’s always shifting and non-traditional style. General McChrystal’s revolutionary thoughts on leadership have been the subject of a TED Talk that’s been translated into 33 languages and viewed more than two and a half million times. His New York Times best-selling books Team of Teams: New Rules of Engagement for a Complex World and One Mission: How Leaders Build a Team of Teams. McChrystal’s latest book called, Leaders: Myth and Reality, co-authored with Jeff Eggers, looks at white effective leadership really is aby studying thirteen great leaders throughout history. The book proves that, oftentimes, the lessons we pull from the lives of famous business tycoons, leaders of cultural movements, and even war generals are not the right ones. 

Lisa Jaster travelling to AUS in late 2019

Lisa Jaster is only one of three women to ever graduate from U.S. Army Ranger School. The trials and tribulations that led to her ultimate success taught her that there is no such thing as quitting. 

Lisa is travelling to Australia in November of 2019 and it available for speeches. Lisa discusses her personal story and the lessons she learned through becoming one of only three women to ever graduate the program. The presentation touches on themes of commitment, perseverance, tuning out doubt, “walking the walk,” and what leadership really means. It is an inspiring story about becoming a better leader, serving others, and, above all, understanding that only you can decide what you are capable of achieving.

Matthew Slaughter, Economic Outlook Expert, in Asia

Matthew Slaughter, Dean of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, is travelling to Hong Kong and China in November and December of 2019. 

One of the brightest minds in economics today, Matthew Slaughter addresses both the near-term challenges facing the U.S. and world economy as well as the long-term opportunities. Approachable and enthusiastic, Slaughter makes practical sense of economic data, forces, and policies. He frequently advises global companies and organizations on international market opportunities, the effects of governmental policies on various industries, and the policies of global leaders like China, India, and Japan. His areas of expertise include the economics and politics of globalization; policy responses to the world financial crisis; the labor-market impacts of international trade; investment and immigration; and the global operations of multinational firms. 

Stanley McChrystal Travelling to Australia in November

Stanley McChrystal will be travelling to Dubai February of 2020. General McChrystal is a one-of-a-kind commander with a remarkable record of achievement, and is widely praised for creating a revolution in warfare that fused intelligence and operations. He is also known for developing and implementing the counter-insurgency strategy in Afghanistan and for creating a comprehensive counter-terrorism organization that revolutionized the way military agencies interact and operate.

Facebook’s former Chief of Security, Alex Stamos, Travels To Europe In Dec. 2019 & Germany In Feb. 2020

At Facebook, Alex Stamos led a threat intelligence team tasked with monitoring and mitigating security risks to the Facebook network of 2.5 billion people. The New York Times called Stamos “a celebrated figure in privacy and security circles,” and Tech Crunch said he is “widely regarded as one of the smartest people working in the security space.” Stamos is currently an Adjunct Professor at Stanford University, where his research focuses on international security and cooperation. A cyber security expert, business leader, and entrepreneur who has spent his career improving the security and safety of the internet, he also formerly served as Chief Information Security Officer at Yahoo. Stamos helps groups think through questions around safeguarding information and infrastructure, building a trustworthy company, and what ‘information warfare’ means in 2019. Alex Stamos will be travelling to Europe in December 2019 and again in February 20202.

Neil Jacobstein Travelling to Asia Pacific Region

Leading Authorities exclusive speaker, well-known robotics and AI expert Neil Jacobstein, has recently been named a member of the board of the newly formed Aspen Institute in New Zealand. As such, he will be travelling from Silicon Valley to the Asia Pacific region with increased regularity.

Where Our Speakers Travel

While many of our speakers are based in the US, some of our most popular speakers include those who live in Europe or Asia. More than 200 European speakers are a part of our talent roster at Leading Authorities speakers bureau and travel from the UK and other areas of Europe. Here are a few of our favourite European speakers:

To explore our extensive roster of local keynote speakers in or around London, click here.

If you’re planning an event or meeting which will take place in or around Asia, we have more than 50 fantastic keynote speakers from Asia, including:

To explore our extensive roster of local keynote speakers located in or around Singapore, click here.

Whether you’re in need of local keynote speakers in Asia or Europe, we have access to the fresh and in-demand talent you are looking for. From beginning to end, our team will help you find the perfect keynote speaker for your specific organisation, audience, and overall event program, wherever and whenever your event is. By asking the right questions and learning about your event from head to toe, our team will be able to compile a customized and personalized list of suggested keynote speakers that will wow your managers and event stakeholders as well as every attendee in your audience.

Browse our extensive list of keynote speakers and world-renowned talent or contact us now to get started. To reach out to our team,  you can either call us at +44-203-440-4196, live chat with a member of our team right now, or contact us here.