Innovation Technology Speakers

Adam Ferrier

Adam Ferrier is Australia's leading consumer psychologist and Chief Strategy Officer at the leading advertising agency, CumminsRoss. Highly engaging, Adam has the unique gift of being able to communicate complex issues in an entertaining, clear and enlightening way. That's why he is consistently regarded as one of the best and most interesting keynote speakers in the advertising, marketing and med ...

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Adam Franklin

Adam Franklin is the author of Web Marketing That Works. Plus he's an international social media speaker and marketing manager of a web marketing firm he co-founded in 2005. His Media blog has been named in Australia's Top 20 Business Blogs for the last 4 years. He is a regular blogger for Startup Smart and occasionally writes for Smart Company and the Sydney Morning Herald, and he has be ...

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Adam Smith

Adam is an expert commentator and consultant specialising in partnership development and network building in and around schools. Adam is a Board Member of the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), regular Education Analyst for Channel 10's 'The Project' and a contributor for the Australian Financial Review. As former CEO of the Foundation for Young Australians and Education Foundatio ...

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Alex Allwood

Alex Allwood is regarded as one of Australia’s leading authorities on customer experience. An engaging speaker and presenter, Alex’s customised conference keynotes, seminar presentations and workshops are described as ‘powerful, inspiring and actionable’.

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Alex Sion

As President of banking phenomenon Moven, Alex Sion is set to change the banking world as we know it, impacting every aspect of the way in which banks operate and interact with their customers. As an advisor on digital strategory and disruption to global financial leaders such as HSBC, Citi, Bank of Montreal, Bank of Scotland and Barclays, Alex is one of the leading voices in the financial servic ...

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Alex Steffen

Writer Alex Steffen, known as one of the world's leading green futurists and a pioneering thinker on global sustainability, is also that rare kind of speaker who can lead his specialized field, yet explain his ideas to the rest of us in accessible, fun and inspiring ways. Steffen's optimistic, solutions-focused talks have wowed hundreds of audiences around the world with their combination of pract ...

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Alexander Blass

Alexander Blass is an internationally acclaimed entrepreneur and innovator, and serves as President and CEO of an executive consulting and training firm based near Washington, DC. Now 36, he is the youngest grand prize winner ever of the Daily Record's Top Innovator of the Year Award, which credited him with 'revolutionizing charitable giving'. He is the inventor and founder of person-to-person gi ...

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Alistair Mant

Alistair Mant is an international authority on leadership development and executive talent identification. His books include The Experienced Manager (which won the Institute of Management's "Bowie Medal"), The Rise & Fall of the British Manager, Bismarck to Bullock - Conversations about Political & Industrial Contrasts in Britain & Germany, The Dynamics of Management Education, and Leaders We Dese ...

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Amanda Stevens

Amanda Stevens presents high-energy, customised keynotes and workshops on 'why people buy'. Widely regarded as one of the most popular female speakers in Australia, her ability to craft powerful messages, infused with humour and insight makes her presentations memorable and actionable. A master storyteller, Amanda captivates her audiences with a distinctive combination of current insights, soci ...

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Amantha Imber

Dr Amantha Imber is a creativity and innovation psychologist who's main mission in life is to counter "fluff" - the dubious advice she would regularly encounter from consultants, 'management' books, and 'gurus' in the business world. Amantha gives her audiences practical, science-based tools that they can use to immediately get their brain unstuck, get creative juices flowing and uncover great id ...

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A massive thank you to you both for all your assistance from selecting to co-ordinating the speakers for our annual ProLoan conference. Feedback was that this year’s speakers where the best they had EVER heard at ANY event. So this is pretty amazing, because they do go to a lot of sessions like these.

Director of Network Relationships - Proloan (aust) pty ltd

Again this year you and your team have been fantastic and extremely helpful.  In regards to you Sharm, you have been an absolute star and phenomenal help with our speakers and presenters, a great communicator, wealth of knowledge and so prompt with responding and looking at ways to cater to our needs.

Event Manager Fitness Australia

I would recommend, without hesitation, the services of Jane Rowland Smith and Ovations. Jane answered a last minute call to arrange a guest speaker for our principals. Nothing was too much effort, all was arranged within hours, and went very smoothly. The guest speaker was exactly what we required and our brief was followed. Thank you Jane and the team at Ovations.

Executive Director of Schools Catholic Education Diocese of Parramatta

All aspects of the process has always gone seamlessly with Ovations and we will continue to seek your assistance for the awards in the coming years.

Thank you again, your help has meant that our Awards are very professional and extremely well received by our members and guests.

Executive Assistant BSCAA NSW Division

Jane, I personally want to thank you for all of your support, advice, patience and all round kindness that you have given me over the last 3 or so years.  This event would not have been as successful without the valuable MC’s you have recommended and the support you provided me when it all just seemed too hard

Shona Dilley – Smart School Awards, Department of Education
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