Nick Jankel is an influential and internationally-recognized thought leader on how leadership, innovation, and sustainability can transform the future of business and society—in an increasingly complex, digital, and disrupted world.
Nick is a ground-breaking theorist and practitioner of transformational and adaptive leadership and the disruptive innovations, high-performing teams, and net-positive strategies that it unlocks. A Cambridge-educated medic who has developed a theory of change based on cutting-edge brain and behavioural science—and a serial entrepreneur who has co-founded five purpose-led enterprises—Nick has advised 100,000+ senior leaders in organizations as diverse as Nike, Novartis, and No.10 Downing and has led 100+ breakthrough innovation projects for firms like Microsoft, Unilever, and Diageo (including catalyzing the most successful TV show of all time).
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.