Top Change Management Keynote Speaker

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

Top Change Management Keynote Speaker James Taylor is an inspiring and motivating keynote speaker, entrepreneur, and author. Famous for his expertise in change management, innovation, and leadership, James has traveled all over the world in the past 20 years. He has been delivering in more than 35 countries highly insightful and entertaining keynote speeches to companies and individuals from various industries such as technology, financial services, consumer products, professional services, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, and more.

From the US to Asia and Europe to the Middle East, Taylor provides insights to his audiences on issues related to change management, and other topics including how to accelerate innovation, increase productivity and adapt to new technological challenges. His client list includes many of the Global Fortune 500, such as Apple, Sony, Intuit, Bell, UPS, Tata, Visa, Dell, McDonald’s, Chubb, IBM, Honeywell, Cisco, and Accenture, Roche, GSK, EY, as well as various 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 Change Management for Meeting Planners and Prospective Clients.

Today, with new technologies and business models evolving faster than ever, managing change and keeping employees motivated during the process are crucial pre-requisites for running a successful business. Change management can be defined as a set of methods and techniques through which a company or organization describes, plans, and implements change. Important factors in this process include preparing employees for the upcoming changes, helping them adapt to their new work environments, making plans detailing all the necessary steps for change, and careful pre- and post-change monitoring activities.

Although change is an internal process that most businesses pass through, its implementation can often be riddled with many difficulties, including the inherent resistance to change characterizing many people. For this reason, when it comes to help teams successfully adapt to change, communication and transparency are key factors. However, communication alone is not enough. Change management processes should also include creative marketing, as well as a deep understanding of leadership styles and group dynamics. Other factors which contribute to successful change management include creating effective education tools, intensive training and frequent skill updating, monitoring assumptions, risks, or dependencies, providing personal counseling to alleviate change-related fears, and keeping team members highly motivated and eager to accept and actively contribute to change.


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

Leading Change
by John P. Kotter

HBR’s 10 Must Reads on Change – On Change Management 
by  Harvard Business Review

Change Management: The Essentials: The modern playbook for new and experienced practitioners
by Lena Ross

Change Management: The People Side of Change
by Jeffrey Hiatt and Timothy Creasey

Making Sense of Change Management: A Complete Guide to the Models, Tools and Techniques of Organizational Change
by Esther Cameron and Mike Green


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

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International Conference on Change Management Models and Theories (ICCMMT), Paris, France

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International Conference on Change and Innovation Management (ICCIM), Rome, Italy

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Change, Transformation & Organization Design Conference, New York, NY, US

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International Conference on Effective Change Management (ICECM) – Montreal, Canada

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10th Change Management Conference 2022, Dubai, UAE


There are a number of highly-rated podcast shows that cover all things change management.

The Change Management Podcast

Change Management Review Podcast

Conversations of Change

Mavens of Change

Change Out Loud

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“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.”
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