Adam Spencer

$10,000-$15,000
Australia - NSW

Specialty Areas

Adam Spencer has hosted award-winning breakfast radio shows in Australia’s toughest markets and live current affairs TV. He has won improvised theatre competitions and once interviewed John Travolta in front of 75,000 people. 

As an event MC Adam loves doing the research and crafting the narrative that helps people tell their stories. He's informative, fun and guaranteed to impart takeaways you’ve never heard before. If there's only time to ask one quick question of a speaker before moving on, you know it will be an awesome question and just watch what he can get out of them. All done with an obsessive focus on keeping to time that only 15 years of breakfast radio can give you.

As a keynote speaker Adam brings a combination of humour and intellect that is rare. His TED talk on massive prime numbers has over 2 million views and he has informed and entertained hundreds of corporate clients on topics at the cutting edge of technology and education.

With 25 years of experience in television, radio and events, Adam loves curating challenging and thought-provoking conversations. He has interviewed prime ministers, Hollywood stars, Fortune 500 CEOs, Nobel Prize-winning scientists and Australians of the Year… and he was also the first person in the world to ever interview our legendary Thai cave rescuers.

Whether it’s a technically demanding event with dozens of moving parts, or flying by the seat of your pants, Adam prides himself on the high level of energy, engagement and entertainment that he provides whenever on stage.

Speaking topics

Winning the numbers game in our digital world

Australia’s favourite and most entertaining mathematician Adam Spencer shows you how factors like AI, Cyber Security and ChatGPT are disrupting business. Learn how you can win in this digital world.

  • How Artificial Intelligence will impact every industry and how to harness its potential
  • The crucial role every worker plays in your cyber security
  • The business potential of holding a supercomputer in your hands
  • How to keep up if the pace of digital disruption feels overwhelming

Cyber security - Beware the cat video!

A cybercrime is reported in Australia every seven minutes. Whether it’s catphishing, ransomware, deep fake videos - cyber is a new game altogether. It is slick. It is personalised. And it is everywhere. As Adam likes to say, “You’re only as strong as your weakest link … and that link is Gary from accounts - who just LOVES cat videos.”

Audience takeaways:

  • The cutting-edge best (or worst) examples of cybercrime
  • The sheer scope and types of cybercrime in Australia
  • Practical tips you can employ right now to improve your cyber security
  • Why protecting your business is a people and culture issue as much as a software one

How digital transformation will change work and business forever

Your mobile phone has the power of what 20 years ago was the most powerful supercomputer in the world. Artificial Intelligence can already do multiple aspects of your job faster and more accurately than you can. Don’t put all this in the too-hard basket - let Adam Spencer show you how to make AI technology work for you today and carry you into tomorrow.

Audience takeaways

  • The power of everyday devices - you’re carrying a supercomputer in your pocket!
  • Why you must understand how AI, and in particular large language models like ChatGPT, can help your business
  • Tips for keeping up if you feel overwhelmed by the pace of change
  • The power to be drawn from the youngest people in your workforce

Mathematics education and the importance of numeracy

As Australia’s most famous popular mathematician, Adam Spencer has been entertaining and inspiring educators, parents and kids with his joy for all things mathematical. His TED Talk on Monster Prime Numbers has had over 2 million views and is regularly voted one of the top 10 best TED maths and science talks and he was one of the featured speakers in Carmen Gallo’s 2022 book Talk Like Ted - the 9 public speaking secrets of the world’s top minds.

Audience takeaways

  • The joy of mathematics
  • The importance of maths and STEM education
  • Encouraging girls into maths and science
  • Cool maths facts you can use to blow other people’s minds

MC and panel hosting specialist

Adam has hosted award-winning breakfast radio shows in Australia’s toughest markets and live current affairs TV. He has won improvised Theatre Competitions and once interviewed John Travolta in front of 75,000 people. Whether it’s a technically demanding event with dozens of moving parts or flying by the seat of your pants, he prides himself on the level of energy, engagement and entertainment that he always provides whenever on stage.

With 25 years of experience in television, radio and events ...  Adam loves curating challenging, thought-provoking conversations. He has interviewed Prime Ministers, Hollywood Stars, Fortune 500 CEOs, Nobel Prize-winning scientists and Australians of the Year … and was the first person in the world to ever interview our legendary Thai cave rescuers

Adam loves doing the research and crafting the narrative that helps people tell their story. Informative, fun and guaranteed to contain takeaways you’ve never heard before. If there is only time to ask one quick question of a speaker before moving on, you know it will be an awesome question. If you give him 10 minutes, just watch what he can get out of them.

All done with an obsessive focus on keeping to time that only 15 years of breakfast radio can give you.

If you want your CEO, your experts, and your customers brought to life in a conversation from 3 minutes to an hour let’s chat.

Testimonials

Adam is an outstanding presenter with a brilliant mind. What sets Adam apart is his genuine engagement with the audience. He actively participated in networking sessions, providing valuable insights and fostering connections. Working with Adam was seamless – he's accommodating, approachable, and professional.
- MYOB

Adam was of course fantastic as ever - the perfect fit, a pleasure to deal with (as always), and delivered a great show. We love Adam.
- John Holland

Adam was incredibly engaging. The feedback from our attendees was overwhelmingly positive around Adam’s engagement with the group. The time he took to acknowledge our work was very much appreciated.
- College of Arts, Education & Social Sciences - James Cook University, Australia

Adam was not only informative and knowledgeable, he was engaging and humorous in his delivery and a pleasure to work with.
- Municipal Association of Victoria

Adam was great to work with! A real pro, our members, sponsors, speakers and exhibitors all loved him. He brought a lot of buzz to the sessions and the exhibition space.
- Real Estate Institute WA

Adam’s enlightening presentation showed us the incredible opportunities AI presents in every corner of our lives while providing a lighthearted capstone to both events.
- VP, Corporate & Brand Marketing BlackLine

Thank you Adam. So insightful and the room was captivated!
- Senior Manager Client Marketing and Advocacy Blackline

Adam was the perfect host, and his witty, insightful and hilarious talk on AI was brilliant.
- Trent McClaren - XBert - 2017 Australian Accounting thought leader of the year

Adam was extremely engaging and kept our audience interested. He was on point and met the client's expectations with content and delivery. Adam is a true professional.
- ID Events Australia

The feedback was amazing. Our guests loved it. Adam went above and beyond.
- Bank of Melbourne

The things Adam Spencer talks and writes about should be taught in every school worldwide.
- Malcolm Gladwell

I've never laughed harder on a corporate stage. What a chat!
- Alan Joyce, CEO Qantas

Adam Spencer welcomed guests with his unique style of humour, wit and intelligence, facilitating a thought-provoking and fascinating discussion with (PepsiCo CEO) Indra Nooyi on everything from bilateral trade agreements to balancing a career with a fulfilling family life.
- The Growth Faculty

Adam nailed it. he's smart, funny, and kept the audience engaged, laughing and interested.
- Melanie Silva, MD, Google Australia & New Zealand

Adam held a room of Nobel Prize Winners in the palm of his hand.
- Brian Schmidt, 2011 Nobel Prize for Physics

Our first ever on-stage interview and we couldn't have been in better hands.
- Thai Cave rescue divers Craig Challen and Richard Harris

The best interview of General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt I've ever seen.
- Joanne Woo, VP Marketing and Comms, General Electric

One of the most enjoyable, open and honest public conversations I've been part of.
- Shane Fitzsimmons, Commissioner NSW Rural Fire Service

Adam Spencer speaker

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