James Taylor

An Award-Winning Entrepreneur, Author, and Keynote Speaker on Creativity, Innovation, AI and Sustainability

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James Taylor M.B.A. F.R.S.A. - who started his career managing high profile rock stars - is now an in-demand keynote speaker and internationally recognized leader in creativity, sustainability, innovation and artificial intelligence. For over 20 years, he has been advising CEO’s, entrepreneurs, educators, governments and leaders from Silicon Valley to Dubai on how to design innovative organizations, unlock creative potential and build a sustainable future.

As the host of multiple global summits he has personally interviewed over 750 of the world’s leading creative minds including Silicon Valley tech CEO’s, New York Times bestselling authors, and artificial intelligence pioneers. Hundreds of thousands of people in over 120 countries have learned about creativity and innovation through his online courses, videos, media interviews and keynote speeches.

His clients have included Fortune Global 500 companies, government policy makers, industry associations and he was recently the subject of a 30 minute BBC documentary about his life and work. Companies including Apple, Cisco, Deloitte, Accenture, Caterpillar, UPS, Novartis, EY, Visa, McDonalds, ADNOC and Dell have all brought in James Taylor to inspire and educate through his thought-provoking keynotes and interactive workshops.

James is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts (F.R.S.A.) whose Fellows have included global innovators and leaders including President Benjamin Franklin, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Bob Dylan, Adam Smith, Nelson Mandela and Professor Stephen Hawking.

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"James has been phenomenal and very engaging in the session. He really managed to captivate everyone's attention and the feedback from the team has been super good. I would hire James again. He is a great speaker and a very nice person to work with.”

Anna Deppi
Red Hat, Inc (IBM)

“James Taylor led a powerful 1-day workshop on how to “Unlock Your Creative Potential” at M Academy. He transformed the audiences with the right mindset, tool sets and skill sets to fully unlock their creativity potential. His engaging, insightful and interactive style is unique, exciting and totally inspiring. Thank you James for your wonderful job! “

Pajaree Sojaiya
Program Head, M Academy (McDonalds)

"In my 20 years of planning ABPM Conferences and working with keynotes to help them understand our unique audience, I've never seen a keynote speaker prepare at the level James did. All that preparation showed during his keynote; it was full of relevant and entertaining stories as well as highly visually engaging. Our members were blown away."

Elizabeth Simpson
President, Association of Briefing Program Managers

“Thank you James for bringing us a unique session on boosting our creativity in the age of artificial intelligence at our annual event. Your keynote was authentic, inspirational and entertaining, truly engaging the audience from the beginning. Participants and customers provided us with many delighted comments.”

Carine Vaeremans
CEO, Profacts

“Easy to work with, powerful content, and dynamic, engaging speaker. What more can you ask for in a keynote?”

Joy Sobhani
Group Event Director of (Informa) for HDI Service Management World

"Thank you for sharing valuable insights on key attributes/traits of a leader during times of crisis’ and how they can survive and thrive in such volatile times. The session was received extremely well and I am looking for another opportunity to invite you for your valuable interaction with our team. A BIG THANK YOU”

Manoj Munjal
Managing Director, Talent and Organization Practice Lead, Capability Network, India at Accenture Consulting

“He was the perfect choice to speak about the future of jobs in the artificial intelligence age. We are very pleased to cooperate with you and in upcoming opportunities.”

Amal Alkhamees
Project Coordinator, Nefal, Saudi Arabia

“James Taylor is more than a great keynote and facilitator. He’s a great partner who truly cares about your business, your goals and your audience. He tailors his message to your end user, he creates videos and marketing materials to help promote your event and he shares knowledge and best practices he’s encountered that can help you host better meetings.”

Jessie States
Head of Meeting Innovation, Meeting Professionals International

“Thank you very much for your keynote at our event. It was indeed very well received and we had some fantastic feedback from the colleagues. I would also like to thank you on behalf of Al-Futtaim for spending time with us and inspiring our team members.”

Sujit Radhakrishnan
HR Director, Al-Futtaim Group

“We were pleased and thrilled to have James speak at our Summit. Multiple attendees told me they appreciated his insightful advice. In addition, his informative but laid-back style made him a charismatic speaker.”

Bopahaih Minal Bopaiah
United Nations Tribune

“The accounting profession is at a real crossroads as it looks to embrace ever increasing technological advances. James led a thought provoking and engaging session that provided valuable insights and actions for the attendees to help them fully embrace creativity to be more relevant to their client’s future needs.”

James Hickey
CEO, PKF International Ltd

“James was one of my all-time favorite speakers. He has an unusually broad understanding of how to build a business. James is the total package. I look forward to hearing him speak again someday soon.”

Anne Holland
President, MarketingSherpa, a division of MEC Labs

“James Taylor was a fantastic keynote speaker. His presentation was an insightful and entertaining closing keynote for the event audience. James also hosted a small group presentation for the G3 Company Sales Meeting earlier in the year that was also great. If you are looking for a speaker to inspire your employees to “reclaim their creativity” look no further than James Taylor.”

Kristi Kawana
Events & Marketing Director, B2B Marketing Exchange Conference

“James Taylor is a very powerful speaker with a strong message. Feedback obtained from participants gave us solid messages transmitted by James. Highly recommended speaker.”

Mauricio Velasquez
Consultor Empresarial, Asociación Colombiana de BPO

“Your presentation was one of the most interesting topics at the conference. It was an honor for us to have you as one of our keynote speakers. We believe that the knowledge you have shared will help immensely in the development of the Internal Audit sector. We know your time is precious and we are grateful you shared some of it with us. We look forward to your participation in future events.”

Abdulqader Obaid Ali
Chairman of the Board, The UAE Internal Auditors Association

“He’s an amazing creativity keynoter, an expert in his field. Not only does James know his stuff, but he is so pragmatic and practical that it makes working with him easy and immediately productive. But, most importantly, James is a genuinely good person - authentic and real - and has such a can-do, supportive spirit. If you have the opportunity to hire James, don’t pass it up! You won’t regret it.”

Brenda Bence
President, Brand Development Associates International

“James delivered to the Family Business Network FBN Levant in Beirut, Lebanon, a keynote speech and a workshop on the topic: Unlock your creativity, increase your productivity and accelerate innovation. The session content was of high relevance to participants who had the opportunity to interact and learn. I would highly recommend James as a speaker & facilitator.”

Lina Chehab El Alaili
General Manager, Family Business Network Levant