James Ski is an experienced public speaker, skilled at educating and entertaining audiences.
At 6’4’’ with a confident, direct style, James always creates a memorable experience for his audiences. He adds a large dose of humour, to entertain as well as educate.
In his role at LinkedIn, James led speaking engagements at blue-chip companies such as Just Eat, Lloyds Banking Group, John Lewis, and many other FTSE 100 and 250 companies. He talks on talent, employer branding and recruitment.
As Founder of Sales Confidence, he shares his sales experience in the B2B SaaS space at regular live events, sharing the stage with sales leaders from companies such as Notion Capital, Babylon, GoCardless and Peakon.
James is a Speaker for Schools and is passionate about transforming the lives of everyone in Education in his role as Chief Revenue Officer of Opogo.
Since opening up about living with Bipolar Disorder, James strives to help people understand the positive aspects to living with a mental illness. He seeks to remove the stigma attached to mental health, simply focusing on telling his story with honesty and energy. He has spoken about this at companies such as Thomson Reuters, Visa, Michael Page, Havas, Linkedin and Allianz, alongside award-winning campaigners Jonny Benjamin MBE and Neil Laybourn. James has also spoken with Geoff McDonald from Mind@work, and Sue Baker, Director at Time To Change.