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Speaking Business podcast

Each week Maria Franzoni, Speaker Bureau Director, invites one of her speakers to talk about their life, work, passions and leisure so that you can get to know the person who is the speaker behind the mic.

Aug 11, 2020

My guest this week is the former MD of Google’s $5Bn UK business.   He spent the dot.com crash in Silicon Valley, the financial crisis leading Google UK, and the past 6 years building some of Europe's top fintech start-ups.  He has learnt a lot about how to drive success and even more about how to fail.

While he was...


Aug 4, 2020

My guest this week is an award-winning author and regarded as one an exciting new business thinker challenging leaders to own the future rather than be disrupted by it. His thinking has featured in The Economist, Forbes, Reuters, The Huffington Post, CNN, and Wired Magazine.  He has been described as ‘an influential...


Jul 28, 2020

My guest this week is currently CEO of The Marketing Society, a global network of progressive leaders and former CEO of The Caffeine Partnership, a unique business consultancy which helps leaders to work with purpose and pace. She is an experienced business leader, entrepreneur and brand specialist. She is constantly...


Jul 21, 2020

My guest this week is a Future-Ready Innovator. She has led transformation for Adobe, Autodesk, LiveNation as well as founding two Silicon Valley companies. Today she is building the Executive Growth Alliance, a global community of open curious and brave leaders collaborating to drive change in...


Jul 14, 2020

A rare opportunity to hear from the man behind the speaker bureau that the International New York Times called the only global Speaker Bureau.

Tom Kenyon-Slaney co-founded London Speaker Bureau 25 years ago and has grown it from one office in London to 25 offices around the world.  Now with a turnover of almost US$40...