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.

Donald Trump

One of the world's most recognisable and colorful figures, Donald Trump is the entrepreneur's entrepreneur. Indomitable: Donald Trump is a big, bold thinker who's known his share of success and failure. He's been down – but never out. His astonishing comeback in the '90s amazed the business world. His name is synonymous with some of the most spectacular real estate in the world. Trump remains ...

Doug Daft

Doug Daft, 60, the former high school maths teacher from Cessnock who became one of the highest-paid Australian executives in history, stepped down from the helm of the world's biggest soft drink group, The Coca-Cola Company, in 2004. Doug, who joined Coca-Cola at 26 as a planning officer in Sydney, was the first non-American to lead Coke and part of a small club of Australian executives to have l ...

Douglas Kruger

When you want your organisation to thrive, when you want your brand to become iconic, when you insist on owning your industry, there is no alternative: Douglas Kruger helps you to position yourself so that the business comes to you. He is an internationally renowned speaker and business author, who is passionate about growing brands, equipping sales teams and creating thought-leaders. Dougl ...

Elle Macpherson

Elle Macpherson is a prominent figure in business, fashion, film and television. She oversees one of the most well-known, and expanding, brand names in apparel and women's fashion. Elle is a hugely successful businesswoman and talks with charm, wit and ability on her incredible life story, business success and motivation. ...

Emily Simpson

Emily was pregnant and wanted to buy a black bra. Horrified by the "sexless scaffolding" that was on offer, she started Full Bloom in 1994 to provide "Beautiful underwear for women at their most beautiful". After three years of trading in stores throughout Australia, they changed course and have now become a thriving mail order service ...

Eric Ries

Eric Ries is the creator of the Lean Startup methodology and the author of the popular entrepreneurship blog Startup Lessons Learned. He previously co-founded and served as Chief Technology Officer of IMVU. BusinessWeek named Ries one of the Best Young Entrepreneurs of Tech and he was honored with a TechFellow award in the category of Engineering Leadership. He serves on the advisory board of a ...

Erik Wahl

Erik Wahl is an internationally recognized graffiti artist, best selling author and entrepreneur. Erik redefines the term 'keynote speaker'. Pulling from his history as both a businessman and an artist, he has grown to become one of the most sought-after corporate speakers available today. Erik's on-stage painting seamlessly becomes a visual metaphor to the core of his message, encouraging organi ...

Erin Brockovich

It was not long after Erin started to work at a law firm that some medical records she found in a file on a pro bono real estate case piqued her curiosity. After getting permission from the firm's principal, Ed Masry, she began to look into the matter. Erin's solo investigation eventually established that the health of countless people who lived in and around Hinkley, California in the 1960's, 70 ...

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