James O'Loghlin

James O'Loghlin is one of Australia's most respected media personalities, and an experienced and highly skilled keynote speaker, facilitator, and MC. James is perhaps best known for his 15 years presenting witty and entertaining programs on ABC Local Radio, and as the host of over 300 episodes of the much loved "The New Inventors" on ABC-TV . It was this role that fuelled James' passion for practical innovation.

James has been delighting corporate audiences with his unique brand of corporate insight and comedy for over a decade, and is equally at home giving keynotes, acting as MC for conferences and awards nights, and facilitating panel discussions. He is a favourite with Australian audiences and event planners, and a true industry professional with hundreds of successful live events to his credit.

James is the author of 12 books, including 'Innovation is a State of Mind', and, with Prof Ian Hickie, the bestselling mental health book 'Minding Your Mind'. Prof Hickie and James's mental health podcast, 'Minding Your Mind', has been listened to over a quarter of a million times.

James speaks on the topics of Innovation, where he shares practical strategies to help people identify opportunities for innovation in their business and take advantage of them, Mental Health, where he shares evidence based strategies to help people maintain and improve their mental health, and Persuasion and Influence, where he shares practical strategies to help people to become more persuasive and influential.

Master of Ceremonies and Facilitator

James is an accomplished and highly experienced MC, able to draw laughs from whatever is happening whilst running events efficiently. You get the professionalism of an experienced radio and television host who is utterly at home on stage, combined with the humour of one of Australia's best corporate comedians. James is an experienced and able panel facilitator who always ensures that the discussion is informative and entertaining.

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