CEO & Founder, Speakers Institute and Speakers Tribe
Sam Cawthorn is the CEO and Founder of Speakers Institute and Speakers Tribe. Author of 7 books including 2 International Best Sellers, he is both the Young Australian Of The Year and the Edupreneur of the Year.
In 2006 Sam’s life changed forever when he was involved in a major car accident which left him with an amputated right arm and permanent disability in his right leg. Sam went on to become one of the worlds most in-demand global professional speakers. In 2013 Sam became an entrepreneur and together with his wife, Kate, built his training company which now runs events globally teaching how to Master Communication For Influence.
Speakers Institute Global Director, Certified Gallup Strengths Coach
Kate has spent the last decade in the Personal Development space wherein she’s been immersed in finding and exposing the hidden talents that people possess. Since becoming certified as a Gallup Strengths Coach in 2015, she became fiercely passionate about helping individuals and teams to 'unlock their superpowers' and bring their best to their lives and workplaces on a daily basis.
Professional Speaker and Certified Speaking & Presentation Coach
Warren Tate is a certified world-class speaking coach, best selling author and an avid learner on personality profiles, communication skills, strengths testing, and listening.
Warren is an experienced and energetic presenter, communication speaker and coach, working with various corporate companies and within the real estate industry. He was the CEO and franchise Director of a Melbourne based real estate company - doubling its size in a short period of time.
The author of the best selling book - I GET YOU, How Communication Can Change Your Destination, Warren provides powerful insights into the science behind face to face communication and provides strategies for you to master your communication super power and change your destination.
A Certified Speaking Coach, Warren has spent countless hours of study and research into understanding the psychology, biology and behavioural science behind how humans think and communicate and that research and learning forms the foundation for his recent book.
As a coach at Speakers Institute, Warren challenges speakers to step outside of their comfort zone and share their message.
Futurist, Innovation Thinking Coach at Totally Clear
Demian Coorey is an award-winning physicist, former chief analyst for Citibank Australia, and the only vegetarian ever to be head of product development at Barbeques Galore.
His accomplishments include but not limited to the following - From earning a Masters in Finance to owning a video and animation studio. From heading a rigid Australian Standards Committee to winning an NSW Arts Council Award for Acting. From getting lost in the library of over 3,000 books to being one of the last people allowed to climb the iconic Three Sisters west of Sydney.
Thought Leader and Master Wordsmith
Nick Harding helps leaders clarify and amplify their message. Leaders including C.E.O's, company founders, and internationally-renowned subject matter experts have come to him to help distil and generate their I.P. The brands that he can tell you about include but not limited to Westpac, Telstra and IAG. Nick’s clients have gone on to speak at TED, TEDx, Vivid Sydney and SXSW as well as more intimate events like book launches, investor pitches and MLM conferences. If you need help finding the golden thread that links your content and experience together. Nick Harding will help you simplify your message, and amplify your influence.
Body Language Specialist and Sales Expert
Catherine is a qualified Communication Expert who utilises her 25 years of experience in business to empower individuals and teams. She creates an effective and engaging learning environment, tailored to her clients. Through her professional and accessible presentations, she delivers business solutions that work for local, national and international clients. Her presentation style is motivational, interactive, inspiring and appeals to audiences and cultures worldwide.
She is a body language specialist and sales expert who will take you through how we communicate without saying a single word. You will explore how body language will work for you in conversations, meetings, negotiations, presentations and onstage to ensure your influence and impact to the listener.
You will learn what a powerful presentation looks like through hands-on activities like the Million Dollar Handshake, and other activities designed to help you gain insight into how we tend to self-sabotage (while still having fun in the process).
Clarity Coach & Certified Gallup Strengths Expert
Ruth Saw is a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach who firmly believes that Clarity is Power. She helps individuals, organisations and start-ups to find their clarity so that they can uncover their potential and flourish.
Ruth holds a Master of Business Administration and has lived and worked in different countries including United States of America, Taiwan, China, Australia and Singapore through her consulting practice and corporate career.
As a coach at Speakers Institute, she helps individuals find their unique voice and clarification on their message.
Author and World-Renowned Expert in Non-Verbal Communication
Michael Grinder is a world-renowned expert in the science of non-verbal communication, nonverbal leadership, group dynamics, advanced relationship building & presentation skills.
Michael Grinder is a master of - and #1 world expert in - the power of influence through non-verbal communication.
After years of experience as a teacher, for over 40 years Michael has been speaking at conferences and conducting seminars on his areas of expertise across the world. He is seen as America’s ‘educator of educators’ and is an expert on learning. Michael’s work with many educational institutions and Fortune 500 leadership teams has transformed the levels of teaching and learning.
Dr. Rich Allen
Educational Psychologist, Master Trainer and Dynamic Coach
Dr. Rich Allen is a highly regarded educator and master trainer, with a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology. His cognitive learning theory research, which provided understanding on how the brain receives, processes, stores, and recalls information, forms the basis for his radical approach to teaching, presenting and facilitating.
In 25 years of taking his ideas around the world, he has changed the lives of tens of thousands of educators and executives, by giving them practical new presentation and teaching techniques that massively increase personal effectiveness.
He is a much sought after keynote speaker at international education conferences and leads workshops for school districts all over the world. He is a regular speaker at the Brain Expo, leads an annual course for student teachers in the UK and works with schools and school districts in the US, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and Russia.
Dr. Rich works with executives and corporate training divisions in the United States, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brunei, Russia, Jordan, and Brazil. A former off-Broadway actor, he coaches executives in presentation and facilitation skills. He also runs 'train the trainer' programs and is the best-selling author of TrainSmart.
Founder of Brightstar Consulting, Curator and Licensee TEDx Melbourne
As a speaker coach and TEDx Melbourne licensee, Jon Yeo helps leaders tap into a domain of real leadership and engagement. He also assists them in building a deep connection and loyalty. Lastly, to co-create a new reality of human potential.
Jon works with CEO’s and senior leadership teams to build trust, empathy and engagement in an increasingly distracted world.
His specialties are Public Speaking, Consulting, Leadership, Customer and Employee Engagement.
Sushma K. Jain
Founder of Nirvaanalife, Speaker & Coach, Graphologist
Sushma is an experienced founder with a demonstrated history of working in the professional training & coaching industry. She is skilled in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Corporate Training, Coaching, HR Consulting, Graphology and Communication. She possesses strong entrepreneurship professionalism with a belief that everyone has immense potential which just has to be realised and put into action.