The thought leadership you’re looking for

When you need a speaker who can engage an audience and illuminate relevant, factual information with storytelling and personal anecdotes, look no further than John and Zachary for your keynote speeches.

Speeches by John Amaechi OBE

John is a highly-regarded international public speaker on a wide variety of subjects. He has addressed diverse audiences in the academic, corporate, educational, and philanthropic domains.

John delivers keynote speeches that are designed to impress on his audiences that we can all be remarkable agents for positive change, whether on a family, community, educational, corporate, or governmental level. In all of these contexts, “…the most improbable of people, in the most unlikely of places can become extraordinary.”

John will deliver a speech that is relevant and contextual to your organisation. Examples of speeches are below.


Leaders as giants
The promise of leadership
The genie is out of the bottle – leadership in the new world of work

Change management

Rethinking change as a shared mindset rather than as a logistical process

How to plan for and achieve the improbable

More chance of being hit by a meteor


How to create and sustain high-performing teams


Psychological safety as a prerequisite for innovation


How colleagues and leaders can sustain an environment of trust

The future world of work

The future is human: the impact of technology and integration of new generations on the face of 21st century leadership


Building a workplace where meeting the ultimate challenges and thriving are not a zero-sum game

Diversity & Inclusion

The Myths of D&I

Generational management

The Myths of Generation Z

Understanding increasingly prevalent generational differences and implications for organisations and leaders

Speeches by Dr. Zachary Walker

Zachary is an internationally-recognised expert in the learning performance of both individuals and organisations. His experience spans businesses, schools and policymakers in more than 30 countries.

Zachary’s style is known to be both inspiring and “brutally honest.” He tailors his speeches to the needs of the audience and delivers material that is relevant, applicable and motivating.

Recent keynote speeches by Zachary:


9 rules of learning based on neuroscience

Creating a learning culture


12 questions for leaders

The future is people

Creating a learning culture

Habits: the key to winning

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity as a competitive advantage

The data on diversity

Generational management

The seven faces of this generation

Generation Z: leading and learning


What to read for a competitive advantage

How reading = winning

Really? They said that?

I’ve seen John Amaechi bring audiences to their feet in Chicago, London, Brussels and Stockholm. Thought-leader, change-agent, rock star, John is witty and wise…provocative and purposeful…informed and inspiring. His views on sports and society, business and community, race, gender and so much more, combined with his world-class presentation skills,  deliver unduplicated levels of audience engagement, conversation and buzz.

Lesa Ukman | Founder, IEG

Zachary not only inspires, he expertly establishes an environment and uses unique tools that make it happen. Skillfully guiding discussions, he encourages people to do their own thinking while challenging them to stretch their skills and comfort level – Zachary’s talks are both challenging and invigorating.

Boyce Heidenreich | Bureau of Education & Research