Nick Jankel

Transformational Leadership Speaker

Motivate, inspire, and transform audiences with global keynote speaker and leadership futurist Nick Jankel.

Customized, experiential, and transformational keynote speaking.

Actionable insights and takeaway tools.

Speaker On Transformation: Keynote Topics

Leading in complexity, uncertainty & VUCA

Lead breakthrough innovation, change, and business transformation

Making sense of disruption and digital (e.g. AI, blockchain, crypto, genomics)

The Future Of Work

Unlock high-performing teams

Unleash business purpose & regenerative businesses/brands

About Nick Jankel: Transformational Leadership Speaker

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Nick Jankel is an influential and internationally-recognized thought leader on how leadership, technology, innovation, and purpose are transforming the future of business and society—in an increasingly complex, digital, and disrupted world.

Nick is a dedicated, sought-after, and highly-experienced professional keynote speaker renowned for his enlivening, incisive, and actionable talks at the intersection of technology, transformation, and commercial realities. In a speaking career spanning over twenty years—in which he has crafted a unique fusion of exhilarating ideas, evocative stories, and an energizing stage presence—he has delivered keynotes for orgs like Google, Pfizer, LEGO, Tesco, Kellogg’s, NHS, Schroder’s, WWF, and CHRO Summit.

Nick motivates, inspires, and transforms senior leaders, people managers, and diverse conference audiences—across the US, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific—with powerful, moving, and interactive keynotes. 

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Key Benefits Of Nick’s Keynotes On Transformation

Customized for your audience

Every talk is customized to the specific event, audience, culture, region, industry, and challenges/opportunities.

Transformational experiences

Not just motivational and inspirational but transformational—challenging audiences to switch on and step up together in the shared moment that only events provide.

Science-led ideas & content

Science-led ideas that engage analytical thinkers—professionals, engineers, and technologists—in topics like creativity, purpose, sustainability, and teamwork.

Practical tools & techniques

Practical techniques to simplify complexity, take the pain out of change, and blast through the barriers that block innovation.

Emotional & evocative delivery

Emotionally-captivating—using evocative stories, movement, music, experiences, interactivity, humor, and lashings of energy.

Authentic and vital performance

An authentic and alive performance that can wow even the most jaded and tired ‘seen-it-all-before’ audiences.

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Testimonials for Nick Jankel: Leadership Keynote Speaker

“Without doubt the highlight of the two days. Thought-provoking; insightful; enjoyable.”

Manager, Centrica

“Very inspiring. Nick’s insights resonated very much and are already growing seeds of change.”

COO, Sanofi

“Inspiring, entertaining and a wake up call for every leader to become a truly transformational today: for a better tomorrow!”

Head of Marketing, EMEA, Alfa Laval

“Absolutely remarkable speech. It was truly the most mindblowing one I’ve attended in quite some time.”

Marketing Manager, Global Tech Conference

“Lots of food for thought. The synthesis of biomedical research with business case studies was compelling and called to mind the most inspirational classes from my time at Stanford Graduate School of Business.”

General Counsel, LGC

“I really enjoyed his keynote. Lots of insights to share with my leadership team. Thank you!

CEO, Unilever Health & Wellbeing Collective

“As a finance professional, it has been a revelation about how to navigate the new normal in the VUCA world. We have in us the key to adapt—let’s unlock it.”

Senior Manager, EY

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Nick has delivered Transformational Leadership Keynotes to:







The Financial Times

Royal Bank of Scotland

Yale Management School


British Airways


SONY PlayStation


No.10 Downing Street




CHRO Summit






Oxford University Press

Sir Robert McAlpine


Professional BusinessWomen of California


London Business School


The Economist

The European Commission

Aspen Ideas Festival




Green Building Council

Headmaster’s Conference

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