Change Speakers

Life is all about change, so it's good to hear from the futurists, trends analysts and creative gurus. Ovations offer Change Speakers from all walks of life: from master chefs to marketing consultants, experienced broadcasters to organizational strategists, it's important to listen to the visionaries. Globalization has made business more competitive than ever before. Help your team stay prepared.

John Maclean

During fitness training near his hometown in June 1988, John Maclean was hit by an 8 tonne truck as he rode his bike. The impact resulted in John suffering multiple breaks to his pelvis and back, a fractured sternum, punctured lungs, a broken arm, and left John a paraplegic. It took astonishing courage and determination, but somehow this near-fatal accident was the making of him. Despite the grief of what he had lost, the excruciating physical pain and the challenges of daily life in a wheelchair, John decided he would become bigger and stronger than ever. He set about proving himself in the toughest sporting events the world had to offer.

John Sautelle

John helps leaders and teams use brain science to achieve high performance and create the culture they want. John is a highly skilled facilitator, presenter and trainer. He is also a professional mediator with extensive experience in conflict resolution. John brings to our clients a deep understanding of their needs and the challenges they face in today's rapidly changing world. He works side by ...

John Sweeney

John Sweeney doesn't just understand Innovation; he has been changing the human behaviour that drives innovation within the biggest businesses in the world for 15 years. Having been trusted by the likes of Microsoft and Target John can guarantee tangible shifts in the mindset of innovation in your organisations. Owner of America's oldest comedy theatre, John has been featured across countl ...

Jon Dee

Jon Dee, 2010 NSW Australian of the Year, is one of Australia's most influential figures on environmental issues. Internationally, Jon Dee is best known as the Founder of Planet Ark, 'World Environment News' and his 14 country 'World Environment Review' poll. His passion for positive environmental change is not only inspirational, but creates an active awareness in people of how they can contribut ...

Jonas Ridderstrale

Dr. Jonas Ridderstrale is one of the world's most influential and respected business thinkers and speakers. Since bursting onto the international scene with the bestseller Funky Business in 2000, Jonas has remained at the forefront of the new generation of management gurus. The 2009 Thinkers 50, the biennial ranking of management thinkers, ranked him at number 23 globally and put him on the top-fi ...

Julie Cross

Julie Cross understands that there is much more to connecting and inspiring an audience than speaking at them and repeating and reciting tired cliches and quotes. For inspiration and motivation to have a life beyond the conference some genuine and authentic connection is required! Julie is an expert in the power of connection and within the first few minutes of her being on stage you will ...

Julie Piantadosi

What workforce or people challenge is your organisation facing right now? Chances are Julie Piantadosi has been there before. A successful entrepreneur and business woman of influence Julie is a rare and clear voice in the corporate world. Julie believes in practical solutions for people and their businesses. Julie is an extraordinary motivator with business experience who delivers practical a ...

Jung Chang

Dr Jung Chang’s spellbinding lectures charting the dramatic developments in 20th century China provide a truly unique, inspiring and uplifting experience and help to understand the challenges of 21st Century globalisation.

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