Top Business Keynote Speaker

Business Keynote Speaker James Taylor has been featured in Forbes, BBC, and The Wall Street Journal, and his clients include many of the Fortune 500.

Top Business Keynote Speaker James Taylor is a highly insightful motivational speaker, entrepreneur, and author, known for his expertise in business, technology, innovation, and leadership. In his travels around the world over the past 20 years, he has been speaking in 35 countries and has delivered highly inspiring and entertaining keynotes to companies and individuals from various industries, including technology, financial services, banking, pharmaceuticals, consumer products, professional services, healthcare, and others.

From the US to Europe, and Asia to the Middle East, James provides insights to his audiences on the topic of business, as well as on how to accelerate innovation, increase productivity, and adapt to change. Among his clients, there are many of the Global Fortune 500 such as Apple, Sony, Cisco, Accenture, Honeywell, UPS, Tata, Visa, Dell, McDonald’s, Roche, GSK, EY, Intuit, Bell, Chubb, IBM, and to many national governments.

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“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.” 

Kristi Kawana, Events & Marketing Director, G3 Communications

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General Information about business for Meeting Planners and Prospective Clients.

Business is the core activity of producing monetary value, involving manufacturing, buying, and selling goods or services. We often use the term “business” to define a company or organization. Businesses come in many forms, including sole proprietorships (owned by a single person), partnerships, corporations, cooperatives, franchises, or LLCs. There are also many different types of businesses, ranging from agriculture, financial services, transportation, entertainment, real estate, or retail to general services such as interior decorations, dry cleaning or hairstyling. Fundamental activities related to businesses include accounting, finances, manufacturing, marketing, sales, research and development.

Often starting as a small enterprise, a great business can grow exponentially due to many factors, including good leadership, proper organization, and investments. A leader’s capacity to look forward and dare to have a clear and audacious vision of the company’s possible prosperity is a key factor for the future of a company. Empowering employees and managers to make independent decisions, rewarding achievements based on performance, and paying psychological rewards alongside financial ones are important ways of making a business reach its goals and grow fast and steady. Great business leaders are highly passionate about what they do. As Steve Jobs once said, “your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.”


In addition to booking James Taylor as your business keynote speaker here are some of the most popular books on business:

Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap and Others Don’t
by Jim Collins

Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
by  Blake Masters and Peter Thiel

The Hard Thing About Hard Things: Building a Business When There Are No Easy Answers
by Ben Horowitz

Built to Last : Successful Habits of Visionary Companies 
by Jerry I. Porras and Jim Collins

by David Heinemeier Hansson and Jason Fried


Here is a selection of other business related conferences and events that book business keynote speakers:

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B2B Summit North America, Austin, TX, US

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Affiliate Summit East, New York, NY, US

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Growth Marketing Summit, Frankfurt, Germany

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OnBrand, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Collision Conference, Toronto, Canada


There are a number of highly rated podcast shows that cover all things business.

How I Built This

HBR IdeaCast

Entrepreneurs on Fire

Business Wars

The Mind Your Business Podcast

Clients Include:





“Phenomenal and very engaging in the session…managed to captivate everyone’s attention and the feedback from the team has been super good”
  • – Senior Manager, Global Accounts
“Thank you for sharing valuable insights on key attributes/traits of a leader. The session was received extremely well and I am looking to another opportunity to invite you for your valuable interaction with our team.”
  • – Managing Director
“Your presentation was one of the most interesting topics at the conference. It was an honor for us to have you as one of our keynote speakers.”
  • – Chairman of the Board
“Thank you very much for your keynote at our event. It was indeed very well received and we had some fantastic feedback from the colleagues.”
  • – HR Director
“Thank you 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.”
  • – CEO
“Creative, thought provoking, inspirational and well-presented.”
  • Co-Chair
“One of the most insightful, impactful and powerful presentations that I have seen in years.”
  • – Partner
“Easy to work with, powerful content, dynamic and engaging. What more can you ask for in a speaker.”
  • – Group Event Director
“In my 20 years of planning conferences and working with keynoters to help them understand our unique audience, I’ve never seen a keynote speaker prepare at the level James did. All that preparation showed during the keynote; it was full of relevant and entertaining stories as well as highly visually engaging. Our members were blown away.”
  • – President (ABPM logo)



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