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Innovation expert and facilitator.

Rewire your thinking to reinvent your results.

Nils Vesk is a reinvention and innovation expert who delivers high-energy keynote presentations that challenge audiences to reinvent their thinking and results.

Audiences love his practical strategies they can apply personally and professionally. Meeting planners love working with Nils, often describing him as the creative catalyst for their events.

Nils founded Innovation Agency Ideas With Legs and earned his Certified Speaking Professional designation from Professional Speakers Australia. Organisations around the globe, like Nestle, HP & Pfizer, turn to Nils to share his proven techniques for formulating commercial insights, ideas, extraordinary customer experiences and irresistible products.

Nils has authored four books, including “The Reinvention Sprint - The Fast Track Method To Rethink & Rebuild Business”, Ideas With Legs - How to Create Brilliant Ideas and Bring Them to Life”, “Innovation Archetypes - Principles for World Class Innovation”, and “Life’s Little Toolbox”.

Did we mention that Nils is an extreme sportsman who competes in Hang-gliding World Championships and is also a yoga teacher? Why does that matter? It means he’s a bit adventurous and knows how to help others get their energy up and turn it into action.

Talking Points

Breaking Business As Usual™

In today's cutthroat market, where the business game evolves faster than a viral trend, pausing to ponder can mean playing catch-up.

'Business as usual' (BAU) might just hand the baton to your competition. 'Breaking Business As Usual' is about harnessing the power of swift, strategic change to outpace the pack, not just keep pace.

In our most time-pressed, complex era ever (and let's not even start on AI), "Breaking BAU" is Nils Vesk's revolutionary keynote, honed over two decades as a catalyst for change.
- Strategies to pinpoint and eliminate the friction points anchoring you to the status quo.
- Rapid, dynamic solutions that don't just patch up issues but dissolve them entirely.
- How to harness your untapped pockets of excellence and catapult your success trajectory.
- Implement 'Momentum mechanisms’ to turn ambiguity, and uncertainty into actionable solutions
- Hit the sweet spot of change, where prioritisation, motivation, and integration converge.


Everyday innovation for the time-poor.

Innovation doesn't have to take long. In fact, we can innovate with as little as five minutes a day.

Now more than ever, innovative ideas are the currency for success. While we know innovation is valuable, it's a sad fact that too many people in organisations don't have the time to innovate... Or do they?

The good news is no matter how time-poor or how crammed our heads might be with traditional business management skills, with Nils' 5minute innovation techniques, anyone can start innovating to improve their results.

•Mental deck of quick practical processes to solve problems
•Redefine problems to discover the crux of a problem
•Use models to deconstruct & prevent mistakes
•Simple daily activities that generate improvements

"Absolutely brilliant. Put a new perspective on my thought process."
- Rory Muscat, Bankwest


Insider secrets to change performance mindsets.

We live in a rapidly evolving world that needs people to be adaptive and open to changing how they think. Rethinking business and life challenges, and who also the ability to think differently to create the ground breaking ideas that effect positive change.

Being able to ‘un-think' how things used to be done and then rethink how things 'need' to be done in our evolving world are a must. In this session you will learn how to identify the habits and thinking that hamper your ability to contribute to game changing thinking & how to re-wire your mind in order to accelerate your success from thinking the unthinkable.

Key Takeaways:
- Break your limiting habits and beliefs
- Start rewiring what you thought was possible
- Deal with discomfort
- Create valuable ideas effortlessly

The AI Advantage™

Ditch the Overwhelm -Using AI so you can work smarter and get more stuff done.

Ever tried to fly a plane with car keys? That's what using AI like just another software tool feels like! Nils Vesk is here to show you why this approach is not just failing, but spectacularly so.

Unlock the AI Puzzle with Nils Vesk: 3 Simple Steps to Mastery

AI Made Easy: Discover how to turn AI from a headache into a no-brainer. Nils shares insider secrets to make AI as painless as your favourite playlist.

Celebrate AI's Tune: Learn to fine-tune AI to your rhythm and make it a reason to celebrate, not commiserate.

The AI Payoff: Witness the transformation as Nils reveals how to measure AI's impact, boosting both personal satisfaction and organisational growth.

Ditch the Overwhelm: Most approach AI like playing darts blindfolded - a strategy doomed for dismal results. Nils Vesk changes the game. Think of AI not as a cumbersome tool, but as a Swiss Army knife - you're probably just using the screwdriver and missing out on the bottle opener!

AI: Your Invisible Powerhouse

Imagine every person in your organisation equipped with a world-class executive assistant - that's the power of AI harnessed right. It's not about doing more work; it's about working smarter, freeing up time for creativity and meaningful conversations.

Key Takeaways:
- The absolute FASTEST way to get onboard with using AI for better output, even if your people are tech-resistant.
- Freedom Finder: Identify AI solutions that liberate you from the mundane, making room for what truly matters.
- The secret sauce to merge AI with human innovation, minus the headaches.
- How to join the conversation your client is having in their head with the product or service you are selling
- How to measure the ROI of your AI workload without breaking a sweat.
- The Golden Balance: Strategies to maximise value without sacrificing the human touch.
Nils you helped us think and get our heads around what we needed to do as one group moving forward. It was a great experience for all and you challenged our thinking, gave us practical tools and got us to open our minds to make the journey." "Your endless energy and fantastic facilitation skills got us to where we needed to be and gave us the momentum to develop actions and ideas which we have struggled with in the past. We now have a great strategy, ideas and actions to work towards and implement. Thanks for the experience and all your effort. We have been singing your praises to everyone, as outstanding and we have no hesitation in recommending you. VicRoads

Nils' presentation was a highlight of our three day event. It created a buzz in the room which followed through into breaks and ongoing sessions. It set the scene for our information sharing, it got people talking, and it generated ideas in the audience which enhanced the outcomes of our event.

GM Smart Service Queensland

Absolutely brilliant. He put a new perspective on my thought process!

BankWest Private Banking NSW

I highly recommend Nils Vesk as a speaker for your business. Nils presented to our entire agency and we received great feedback from all departments - from the creative teams to the 'suits'. He was an energetic and inspiring presenter who provided us with great ideas for how we can become more inventive. His ideation strategies would be applicable for any type of business - and I encourage any business leader who believes in the power of ideas to also get him involved in their business.

McCann Worldgroup, Sydney

Some words to describe what Nils Vesk did for us at our CBA conference. He led us, he guided us, he facilitated, he challenged us, and most importantly he helped us innovate and become thought leaders. He was fabulous, his style is terrific his energy is contagious and we'd use him again in a heart beat.

Commonwealth Bank
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