Leadership Speakers

Leaders are not born, they're made. Ovations helps industries inform, enlighten and inspire their top leadership and future leaders alike. Whether you need your team to take the lead in climate change or tackle other oncoming obstacles, we help you prepare to perfection.

Barry Gibbons

Labeled the "turn-around champ" by Fortune magazine, Barry Gibbons carried a failing Burger King Corporation from threatened obscurity to triumphant global prominence. With humor and intelligence, Gibbons' wisdom provides a practical road map for successful organizations and individuals willing to commit to the journey. Cutting to the bottom-line difference between "acceptable" and "exceptional" c ...

Barry Posner

Barry Posner is the Accolti Endowed Professor of Leadership at the Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University (located in the heart of Silicon Valley), where he served for 12 years as Dean of the School. Barry, along with his co-author Jim Kouzes, received the American Society for Training and Development highest award for their Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performan ...

Bella Zanesco

Bella Zanesco is a modern day polymath. A world champion, creator of best practice wellbeing programs, passionate advocate for full-expression and award-winning entrepreneur, her mission is to make a healthier, happier workplace.

As a business executive, she delivered over $5 billion to Fortune 500 companies including Pepsi Co, Sainsbury's, Reed Elsevier, Unilever, and The Royal Mail. In 2015, was awarded UK’s Top 50 Young Changemaker for her work coaching at-risk high performers from British Sport, Bank of Japan, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, HSBC, Google, JP Morgan, KPMG, Microsoft, Saatchi & Saatchi and UBS.

Bernie Brookes

Bernie Brookes is a 30 year retail veteran and at 48 has significant retail experience. Bernie's experience includes leading a multi-divisional organisation during significant periods of change and re-engineering. Having worked in three states across all major divisions, he has an excellent grasp of a variety of areas of senior management. He has significant international experience. He has ...

Bill Clinton

William Jefferson Clinton, the first Democratic president in six decades to be elected twice, led the U.S. to the longest economic expansion in American history, including the creation of more than 22 million jobs. President Clinton's core values of building community, creating opportunity, and demanding responsibility resulted in unprecedented progress for America. After leaving the White House, ...

Bill Harrigan

Bill Harrigan entered the Rugby League refereeing ranks as a 15 year old at the suggestion of one of his High School Teachers who was entering the school in the NSW Rugby League Referees Schoolboy Recruitment Program. He attained his Referee ticket and went on to join the Parramatta Referee Association. Since that time, Bill's dedication and commitment have "led to success beyond his imagination!" ...

Bill Roedy

Bill was most recently Chairman and Chief Executive, MTV Networks International (MTVNI). Bill, a dedicated internationalist and music lover, was the architect of MTV Networks International's (MTVNI) successful localisation model which empowered the local operations to embrace both commercial and artistic autonomy, whilst finding the right balance between local and international content. Under Bill ...

Bill Walton

Bill Walton has a passion — for his work, for family & friends, for music, for life and for greatness! As a speaker Bill Walton brings his outsized passion to the stage and inspires audiences with tales from an improbable life in sport and beyond. Walton speaks about the secrets of world-class performance, personal and organizational excellence, and how he overcame nearly impossible odds – on the court and off – to persevere and win. As entertaining as he is insightful, Walton is widely considered one of the best speakers from the world of sports.

Bob Dwyer

Bob Dwyer - the man who in 2002 lifted the NSW Waratahs to their first-ever Super 12 championship play-off- has been an enormously influential personality in world rugby for more than two decades. As a coach, he has scaled the very heights in the game, highlighted by Australia's victory in only the second World Cup ever played - against England at Twickenham in 1991. Bob's coaching coupled with hi ...

Bob Urichuck

Bob has a proven track record as a successful entrepreneur, motivational speaker, sales trainer and coach. Bob is a catalyst for constant improvement and a cultivator of human potential. His purpose in life is to inspire, educate and empower people and organizations to significantly increase their performance capability while constantly improving the quality of their lives and the lives of other ...

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