Brian McBride

BRIAN MCBRIDE SPEAKING TOPICS
  • Online Retail 
  • AI- Emerging Technology 
  • Marketing and Branding 
  • Entrepreneurs- Change Digital Transformation 
BRIAN MCBRIDE BIOGRAPHY

Brian was the CEO of Amazon UK from 2006-11 and then Chairman of ASOS PLC from 2012-18. Brian has been one of Europe’s foremost digital disruptors over the past 12 years. He has just been appointed Chair Designate of Trainline PLC after its recent £1.6bn IPO. He has also served on the Boards of AO PLC, The BBC, Celtic FC PLC, Huawei’s Advisory Board, the UK Government’s digital Advisory Board, Kinnevik AB. He is a Senior Adviser at Lazard, and also Scottish Equity Partners.

When McBride was named CEO of Amazon.co.uk, the company had recently established itself as an online retailer of consumer goods. McBride helped close Amazon’s origins as a seller of books and entertainment and establish it as the world’s largest marketplace. Between 2006 and 2011, he oversaw crucial innovations to Amazon’s business, including Amazon Marketplace and Amazon Prime.

He then served as chairman of leading online fashion retailer ASOS. His tenure there saw ASOS grow from a promising startup to become the dominant company in its sector. McBride joined Trainline, the digital rail-technology platform, as deputy chair in 2019. Following its successful debut on the London Stock Exchange, McBride became Trainline’s chairman. With Standard Life Aberdeen and Kinnevik, he helps guide two of the world’s most influential investment firms.

Brian talks about the forces that brought this disruptive era about, from the Internet and PCs, to the mobile era and social media. He talks about the big giants who didn’t read Darwins Theory of Evoltuion, who couldn’t change sat enough and who died along the way, DEC, Compaq, Kodak, Nokia, Blackberry. 

He talks about the importance of leveraging AI and machine learning in you to anticipate and deliver what customers want today and tomorrow. And he’ll forecast what industries and companies are under threat. The retail industry , and media, entertainment, travel and banking to mention a few will need to transform or they will die, and quickly. Standing still is not an option. You have to evolve – or die.

 

BRIAN MCBRIDE SPEAKING VIDEOS
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Brian McBride is only available for paid speaking engagements, he can be booked through Noble Speakers Bureau, which will manage all negotiations, contracts, and logistics for Brian McBride to speak at your event. Throughout the procedure, we will be your exclusive point of contact. Please contact Noble Speakers Bureau immediately at info@noblespeakers.com, and we’ll put you in touch with the relevant speaker(s)  who might be interested in presenting at your event. We will be unable to assist you if you desire to contact the speaker for any other purpose because we are not permitted to disclose personal contact information.

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Marc Randolph

MARC RANDOLPH SPEAKING TOPICS
  • Netflixed: how a scrappy Silicon Valley startup brought down Blockbuster and built one of the world’s best known brands
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • How To Get Your Company Thinking Like a Startup: What Silicon Valley Has To Teach Us About Innovation?
  • Innovate like Netflix
MARC RANDOLPH BIOGRAPHY

Marc Randolph is an entrepreneur, investor and advisor. He was the founder and former CEO of Netflix.

Marc tells the Netflix story and highlights the lessons for entrepreneurs and businesses trying to keep up with disruption. He recounts how they went though many ideas and tests of business models before getting it right. Now working with a range of startups covering everything from clothing to tool hire to education, Marc also considers broader lessons from a career in Silicon Valley.

Although best known for starting Netflix, Marc’s career as an entrepreneur spans more than four decades. He’s been a founder of more than half a dozen other successful start-ups, a mentor to scores of early stage entrepreneurs, and an investor in numerous successful tech ventures (and an even larger number of unsuccessful ones).

Marc Randolph is a frequent speaker at industry events, works extensively with young entrepreneur programs, and is a trustee of the non-profit National Outdoor Leadership School.

MARC RANDOLPH SPEAKING VIDEOS
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Werner Vogels

DR. WERNER VOGELS SPEAKING TOPICS
  • Technology As A Catalyst for Climate Action
  • Space Clouds, Big Data and Cyber Security 
  • The Secrets behind Amazon’s constant Innovation
  • What’s Next in Tech?
DR. WERNER VOGELS BIOGRAPHY

Amazon’s Chief Technology Officer, Werner is an engineer, architect, scientist, programmer, product guy, executive, disruptor, investor, mentor, advisor, analyst, academic, sales guy, entrepreneur, data analyst, system administrator, evangelist, debater, father, musician and biker.

He likes building things that need to get big. Whether that is technology or a business, he is interested in how to scale them. Dr. Vogels believes in democratizing business creation, simplifying operations and driving innovation by providing a low cost, scalable and reliable infrastructure that can be acquired on-demand with a pay-as-you-go pricing model, and be made available to everyone. 

He was born in the Netherlands, Dr. Vogels earned his degrees in computer science from the Hague University of Applied Sciences and Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. Later, he founded Reliable Network Solutions, developing patented network and multicasting technologies.

His first major project was Dynamo, the decentralized, service-oriented database Amazon created to power its shopping cart. Soon, Vogels turned his attention to even grander storage- and scaling challenges. Afterwards, by 2008, Werner was one of the principal architects behind Amazon’s cloud-computing platform, AWS. Vogels’s blog, All Things Distributed, continues to share the benefits of pioneering research into making systems more scalable and decentralized. His professional passions include helping young companies scale up and advising established companies on their digital transformations.

 

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Dr. Werner Vogels is only available for paid speaking engagements, he can be booked through Noble Speakers Bureau, which will manage all negotiations, contracts, and logistics for Dr. Werner Vogels to speak at your event. Throughout the procedure, we will be your exclusive point of contact. Please contact Noble Speakers Bureau immediately at info@noblespeakers.com, and we’ll put you in touch with the relevant speaker(s)  who might be interested in presenting at your event. We will be unable to assist you if you desire to contact the speaker for any other purpose because we are not permitted to disclose personal contact information.

Porter Erisman

PORTER ERISMAN SPEAKING TOPICS
  • China’s Fin Tech Revolution
  • E-Commerce Opportunities in Emerging Markets
  • Crocodile in the Yangtze
  • The Opportunities and Challenges for Mature Economies Worldwide
PORTER ERISMAN BIOGRAPHY

From 2000-2008, Porter worked as a Vice-President at Alibaba.com and Alibaba Group, at various times leading the company’s international website operations, international marketing and corporate affairs. 

In 2002, Porter took a year off from Alibaba to travel around-the-world, during which time he spent two months riding a bicycle across China retracing the southern route of the Long March.

Porter first landed in China in 1994 and, after a year of Chinese language study, fell into a six-month stint as host of China Through Foreigners’ Eyes, a travel program on China Central Television. After studying for an MBA in the United States from 1996-1998, Porter returned to China and worked at Ogilvy & Mather in Beijing, overseeing an Internet marketing group as China’s Internet began to take off. Lured by the excitement of joining an Internet startup, Porter joined Alibaba.com in April 2000, just as the company moved out of a small apartment.

Porter’s career began in Washington, DC in 1992-1994 where he taught leadership workshops for high school students at the Close Up Foundation, a non-profit educational organization dedicated to hands-on education about the US democratic system.Porter received a B.A. in Political Science from Stanford University and an MBA from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management. Additional studies include courses at the Beijing Language University and the New York Film Academy. 

Porter is also the author of Alibaba’s World: How a Remarkable Chinese Company is Changing the Face of Global Business (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).

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