About Speaker Ideas

About Speaker Ideas

Since Speaker Ideas was founded in Tokyo almost 30 years ago by Eithne Jones (profile below), we have been meeting the needs of top corporate clients in Europe, America and Asia.

In that time, Eithne has built a strong network of loyal clients and speakers through her strong business values of openness, reliability, speed and integrity.

Speaker Ideas has a global network of Speakers who cover such topics as:

  • Leadership & Change;
  • AI, Digital Transformation and Innovation;
  • Global Economics and Political Affairs;
  • Sustainability and Environment;
  • Motivation and Inspiration.

All our speakers are leaders or experts who can inspire, educate, challenge and entertain audiences around the world.

We can provide speakers and MCs for Live in-person, Virtual and Hybrid events.

Our focus is on meeting our clients’ needs by matching you with the most relevant and engaging speakers to deliver for your internal and client-focussed events.

Speaker Ideas provides a highly personalized service to take care of all the details.

Speaker Ideas is there for you from the first conversations about event objectives, through the speaker selection, logistics and briefing process and ending with a post-event debriefing. We aim to keep things simple for you.

We keep things simple

Speaker Ideas ensures highly personalized attention to both speakers and clients. From the first conversations about event objectives, through the speaker selection, logistics and briefing process and ending with a post-event debriefing.  We keep things simple.

About Eithne Jones

Eithne Jones founded Speaker Ideas over 25 years ago when she saw an opportunity in Tokyo to represent and connect experts and thought leaders to organisers of conferences and events. By 2000, Eithne had established a base for Speaker Ideas in Amsterdam from which she expanded to meet the needs of top clients in multiple markets in Europe, Asia and America.
With her lively curiosity about innovation and the power of ideas, together with her strong people skills, Eithne has built a loyal global network of speakers and clients.  Today, Speaker Ideas is listed as one of Top 28 Global Speaker Bureaus (https://keynotespeakers.info/bureau).

Eithne was born in Co Roscommon in Ireland and studied Japanese and International Marketing in Dublin. After graduation she moved to Japan where her first role was as a public servant, coordinating relations with the international residents for a City Hall just north of Tokyo. This was followed by two years as an international sales consultant for a company providing tailored business communication programs for executives from Japan’s top 100 companies.

Eithne is a founding member of the European Association of Speaker Bureaus (EASB http://www.easbweb.org), a member of the International Association of Speaker Bureaus (IASB https://www.iasbweb.org/). She has been a long-standing Board member of the Ireland Netherlands Business Association
(INBA www.inba.nl).

Eithne is totally committed to delivering excellence in service to both clients and speakers. She’s a big fan of walk ‘n talk meetings, loves cooking and feels very fortunate to be exposed to so much inspiration and knowledge in her work.

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