CEO/Entrepreneur Speakers

Ovations' Entrepreneur and CEO Speakers come from the wide breadth of accomplished business leaders - the movers and shakers of commercial enterprise. These are the industry geniuses who have disrupted markets, blazed new trails and created commercial empires, highly sought after for their business acumen and vast experience. Give your guests the best advice available, directly from those accomplished leaders who know the most.

Lucy P. Marcus

Lucy Marcus is a highly experienced conference and keynote speaker and the Founder and CEO of a venture consulting company. She is an adept and knowledgable speaker on global economic trends and best practices for investment. Lucy is committed to fostering sustainable success for funding organisations. She works in venture capital and private equity funds, to help her clients create robust busine ...

Luke Fryer

Luke Fryer epitomises the young, bold entrepreneur. At 11, Fryer started a car wash from his local garage, which at its peak had 14 people squeezing sponges and wrestling high-powered hoses. After completing his high school certificate at Newington college, Luke juggled a full-time job as the wholesale/ retail franchise manager for Australian Geographic, as well as studying a bachelor of business ...

Madeleine Shaw

Madeleine Shaw is a Senior Consultant with The Resilience Institute. In her previous career as a lawyer with leading law firms in Sydney and San Francisco, and then a major multinational corporation, Madeleine had up-close and personal experience of the benefits of resilience. Madeleine’s official first steps along the path to resilience began as a participant in a Resilience Institute ...

Marc Randolph

Marc Randolph is a veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneur, advisor and investor. Marc was co-founder of the online movie and television streaming service Netflix, serving as their founding CEO, as the executive producer of their web site, and as a member of their board of directors until his retirement in 2004. Although best known for starting Netflix, Marc’s career as an entrepreneur spans ...

Marcia Griffin

As former Chief Executive Officer of Pola Cosmetics Marcia Griffin was believed to be the only Caucasian woman in the world to head up a Japanese company. In May 1995 Marcia won the Telstra Victorian Business Woman of the Year Award and in November 1995 was a keynote speaker in Chicago at the Arthur Andersen 1995 Enterprise Best Business Practices Symposium. Her book "High Heeled Success" was a b ...

Marcus Buckingham

At first Marcus Buckingham seems an unlikely management guru. He is a cricket-loving Englishman and graduate of Cambridge University. Buckingham is one of the business world's most sought-after speakers, but for a long time he had a punishing stammer which he has successfully overcome. He still admits to nerves before going on stage. Marcus Buckingham's message is innovative and fundamentally pos ...

Maree Hamilton

Maree is passionate about helping women in business to grow their businesses & help develop their skills. Her presentation style has been described as both captivating and empowering. Maree connects with her audiences from start to finish with a powerful mix of facts, ideas and thought provoking quotes and shares her life experiences which result in her audiences retaining & connecting with the in ...

Margot Cairnes

A visionary thinker, Margot Cairnes' presentations are dynamic, inspirational, challenging and sometimes confronting as she presents leading edge approaches to Leadership and strategic business issues for the 21st Century. As a Keynote Speaker or Panel Chair, Margot's passionate and creative approach delivers unique presentations which take participants on a journey to higher levels of thinking. ...

Mark Britt

Mark Britt recently took the helm of the ninemsn group of companies. Mark runs all ninemsn activities across Australia and New Zealand including; ninemsn, Windows Live, Bing, Cudo and investments in iSelect and RateCity. Mark has a wealth of executive and commercial experience in online, advertising and consumer technology fields and the Australian, European and Asia-Pacific markets. He is an esta ...

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