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James O'Loghlin

James O'Loghlin is one of Australia's most respected and recognisable media personalities with a passion for Practical Innovation.

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James O'Loghlin is one of Australia's most respected, entertaining and experienced corporate speakers, master facilitator, corporate comedians and media personalities, best known as the host of over 300 episodes of "The New inventors" on ABC-TV, and for his witty and entertaining programs on ABC Local Radio.

He has been delighting corporate audiences with his unique brand of corporate comedy for over a decade and is equally at home giving keynote speeches on innovation, acting as MC for awards nights and conferences and facilitating panel discussions.

From criminal lawyer, to comedian to media personality and presenter James has a wealth of experience. It was his role as the host of the New Inventors that fuelled James' interest in innovation, a subject upon which he now regularly gives keynote speeches. He explores practical things we can all do every day to become more innovative, and about the ways in which companies can create a culture that encourages innovation. After many years of work in Australia he is a favourite with Australian audiences and event planners, James is a true industry professional with hundreds of successful live events to his credit.

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Education Session- Overcoming the obstacles to innovation
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James O'Loghlin MC Intro for DARE Sydney 2014

For the finance industry, now is the time to innovate

October 7th 2020 The Banking and Finance sector has been extremely innovative over the last decade - the shift to digital and online, the growth of Fintech and an increased focus on the… Read more +

Overcoming Crisis Through Innovation

March 16th 2020 We have been living in an era of disruption and rapid change for some time, but never before have we faced changes as rapid and drastic as those caused by… Read more +

How To Be An Innovative Educator

February 24th 2020  It's a pivotal time in education. For hundreds of years students have sat in classes having knowledge imparted to them by teachers. Now, from high school, often earlier, virtually every… Read more +
Book: Innovation is a state of mind

Book: Innovation is a state of mind

Change is now happening faster than ever before, and no matter how well you’re doing things, if you keep doing them the same way soon you’ll be left behind. Everyone knows that innovation is important. It’s a priority for government and business, and we’re always being told that we have to think smarter. The problem is that no one tells you how to actually do it – until now.

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