James Taylor M.B.A. F.R.S.A. is an award-winning speaker and internationally recognized leader in creativity and innovation. For over 20 years, he has been teaching entrepreneurs, educators, corporate leaders, writers and rockstars how to build innovative organizations and design the creative life they desire. As a creativity expert and host of The Creative Life Podcast and TV Show, he’s taught hundreds of thousands of individuals in over 120 countries through his online courses, books, videos and keynote speeches.

After advising some of the world’s most creative individuals and companies, ranging from Grammy-award winning music artists and best-selling authors to Silicon Valley startups and innovative multi-nationals, James designed a framework for creativity that helps individuals and organizations achieve exponential growth. His clients have included Apple, Sony, IBM, Visa, McDonalds, EY, Accenture, TATA, Cisco, GSK, Johnson & Johnson and Mercedes Benz as well as high profile 1-on-1 coaching clients. As an in-demand creativity expert, he has been featured in countless media outlets and was the subject of a 30 minute BBC documentary about his life and work.

Recognized as a worldwide authority on creativity, innovation and marketing, James is the recipient of The Modern ONTRApreneur Award, the S.D. Southern Award and also holds a Masters in Business Administration (M.B.A.).

From managing the careers of global rockstars, to launching 20 online schools, to talking creativity with royalty, presidents and billionaires, to hosting creative retreats in Italian villas and Scottish castles, to giving keynote speeches from New York to Riyadh, to advising high-profile authors and Silicon Valley CEO’s, to teaching thousands around the world through my online courses and workshops, my mission is to inspire creative minds.

James’ specialty subjects include:

  • What disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence mean for you, your team and your industry
  • Which job roles in your industry are most at risk from automation
  • Why China’s richest man believes ‘creativity’ is the most important skill you need to develop to survive and thrive in the age of disruption
  • How to lead innovative teams and foster a creative culture to increase innovation ROI
  • The simple five step process for developing your creative thinking skills
  • How to use ‘SuperCreativity’ to generate, evaluate, develop and implement more ideas, more quickly

James Taylor is more than a great keynote speaker. He’s a great partner who truly cares about your business, your goals and your audience.
– Jessie States, Head of Meeting Innovation, Meeting Professionals International
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. If you are looking for a speaker to inspire your employees to “reclaim their creativity” look no further than James Taylor.
– Kristi Kawana, Events & Marketing Director, G3 Communications
Easy to work with, powerful content, dynamic and engaging. What more can you ask for in a speaker.
– Group Event Director, Informa
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.
– President, ABPM
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.
– Carine Vaeremans, CEO, Profacts
James Taylor inspires and empowers enthusiastic audiences of business owners.
– FOX News
A former advisor to Grammy award-winning rock stars, global celebrities and high profile Silicon Valley CEO’s, James Taylor has helped hundreds of thousands of high performers and leaders maximize, monetize and market their creative ideas and take advantage of disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation.
– Silicon Valley Business Journal
An inspiring, entertaining and motivational keynote speaker.
– Yahoo Finance
He delivers a deeply insightful yet powerful message to global business audiences from Silicon Valley to Singapore and across multiple industries.
– Dow Jones
James has been phenomenal and very engaging in the session. He really managed to captivate everyone's attention and the feedback from the team has been super good. I would hire James again. He is a great speaker and a very nice person to work with.
– Anna Deppi, Red Hat, Inc (IBM)

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