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Award-winning entrepreneur, author, and global keynote speaker unlocking creativity and accelerating innovation worldwide.


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 CEOs, entrepreneurs, educators, governments, and leaders from Silicon Valley to Dubai on designing innovative organisations, unlocking creative potential and building 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 CEOs, 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 policymakers, and 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, McDonald's, 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.

Talking Points

SUPERCREATIVITY™: Accelerating Innovation In The Age of Artificial Intelligence

Business is changing at the speed of light. Today exponential technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning are creating new disruptive business models almost overnight.

In this new world, one where McKinsey & Co. predict that 45 per cent of jobs will be automated in the next 20 years, there is one distinctly human competitive advantage you and your people must leverage your creativity.

In this tailored, entertaining and highly visual one-of-a-kind keynote, James Taylor takes the audience on a journey to discover the backstage secrets of the world's most creative individuals and innovative organizations. Your audience will learn:

- What disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence mean for you, your team and your industry.
- Which job roles in your industry are most at risk from automation
- Why China's richest man believes creativity is the most important skill you need to develop to survive and thrive in the age of disruption.
- The simple five-step process for developing your creative thinking skills.
- How to lead innovative teams and foster a creative culture to increase innovation ROI.
- How to use SuperCreativity' to generate, evaluate, develop and implement more ideas, more quickly.

SUPERPRODUCTIVITY™: Accelerating Growth During The Great Reset

As we recover from a global pandemic, too many countries and companies remain locked in a cycle of low or flat productivity growth. The old methods for increasing productivity just don't work in our hyper-connected world.

In SuperProductivity, award-winning creativity and innovation keynote speaker James Taylor shares how any organisation can improve productivity by 20-25% through maximising collaboration. Only when our people are aligned and connected around a shared vision and mission can they achieve higher levels of productivity and unlock their full creative potential. In SuperProductivity James shows how to:

Learning Outcomes

- Boost your productivity by 10% while 6x employee engagement levels
- Build a more innovative, productive and creative organisational culture
- Discover why your top talent is up to eight times more productive than average employees.
- Develop new skills and mindsets to adapt to change, overcome challenges, lead effectively, and build trust amongst your team and stakeholders.

Workshop: Unlock Your Creative Potential

James Taylor’s immersive in-person or virtual workshops will help your team unlock creative potential, accelerate innovation, increase productivity and adapt to change. If your people these challenges then James is perfect for your next corporate workshop:

- My team doesn’t collaborate well
- Our people need to be better creative problem-solvers
- We have good ideas but can’t make them happen
- Our business needs new ideas to grow sales
- We need to identify new opportunities

Workshop Learning Outcomes:
- Understand the five step process for developing your creativity
- Discover techniques for generating and developing innovative ideas
- Learn creative thinking skills to better evaluate new ideas
- Lead your team to unlock their creative potential
- Build a more innovative and creative culture at work

Virtual Emcee or Host

With more conferences going online the top virtual emcees and hosts have never been more in-demand but selecting the right one can be a challenge.

Done well, virtual conferences, meetings and events can be a highly effective way to inspire, inform and educate your clients, prospects and employees. However we’ve all had to sit through those rather long and boring virtual conferences, summits, webinars and events which quite frankly deliver a very low return on investment in terms of time and money.

As a virtual host, panel moderator and podcast host James Taylor has interviewed over 750 CEO’s, celebrities, New York Times bestselling authors, speakers, academics and experts including Jack Canfield, Sally Hogshead and Guy Kawasaki.

James Taylor has hosted intimate virtual events for 50 people all the way through to large multi-speaker virtual and hybrid conferences for tens of thousands.

SUPERCOLLABORATION: Cyborgs, Centaurs and The Rise of Human-AI Collaboration

Topic: Collaboration, Innovation, Leadership, Change, Artificial Intelligence, Future Trends
Perfect for: Global Conferences, Client-Facing Events, Corporate Meetings, Associations

Today's business landscape is evolving at an unprecedented pace, driven by exponential technologies such as artificial intelligence, digital twins and robotics. They are transforming industries ranging from finance, retail and healthcare to engineering, construction and logistics. In this dynamic, entertaining and interactive keynote, James Taylor will guide you through a captivating exploration of how leaders and organisations are adapting to technological change.

You will discover that, in this new world, your most valuable competitive advantage as a leader lies in your ability to foster creative collaboration between humans AND machines. This tailored and entertaining presentation is designed to inspire and equip you with the insights and strategies needed to be future-ready.

ETHICAL FUTURISM: Sustainability, AI and the Future of Business

Topics: Sustainability, Environment, Climate Change, ESG, Trends, Leadership, Future of Work
Perfect for: Global Conferences, Client-Facing Events, Corporate Meetings, Associations

In this inspiring, entertaining and highly visual keynote, James Taylor will take you on a journey to discover how the world’s most ethical and sustainable companies are transforming their industries and achieving sustainable growth while also balancing profit, people and the planet. Today consumers want to buy from brands that align with their values and care about saving our planet. Talent wants to work for organisations that do the right thing. Purpose-driven companies want to do well but also do good. The success of your organisation relies on using data and creativity to accelerate your sustainability transformation and in the process find new opportunities and avenues for growth. It relies on inspiring and motivating your people on how we can build a better future together.
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

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.


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!


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

Meeting Professionals International

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

B2B Marketing Exchange Conference

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

PKF International Ltd
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