Conn is a keynote speaker on the intersection of creativity, technology and resilience – his big challenge thinking proposes fresh purposeful ways to overcome challenging obstacles and difficult times. His talks don’t just inspire, they empower, with simple tools, techniques and hacks to enable new approaches for healing, living and thriving in a digitally enabled age under pressure.

All Conn’s talks focus on this modern intersection and can scale from 20 to 75 minutes on the subjects of:







Overcoming Fear.

  • CocaCola Africa Conference, JHB, South Africa.
      “Conn’s talk hit just the right tone and message for everyone at the conference - we’ve had lots of positive feedback! Thank you Conn.” -  Sharon Keith, Head of Marketing, Coca Cola Africa.
  • International Society of Paediatric Oncology Global Conference, S.Africa
      “Conn was fantastic! Just what the audience needed to hear.” Professor Allan Davidson Red Cross Children’s Hospital / conference host
  • The IF Italians Design Festival, Milan, Italy.
      “Conn as our opening talk, was perfect and set the scene for the next 3 days of challenging creative design thinking.” Sergio Muller, Director, If Italians Festival
  • Cannes Health, Cannes, France.
      “Conn’s address brought the house down.” Abigail Stewart COO Hall & Partners
  • New Media, CPT, South Africa
  • JWT Global Creative Council Conference, Berlin, Germany.
      “This was fantastic, and must be shared. I’m in!” - Lauren Lafranz Chief Creative Content Officer J. Walter Thompson
  • Red Bull Amaphiko
      “Our delegates got a full dose of Dojo Thinking and went away inspired and seriously fired up.” - Ian Calbert MD Red Bull Amaphiko
  • CN&CO
      “Wow, this talk just blew us away. Go Conn!” - Wpp Stream Unconference Talk, Stellenbosch   “Now this is an idea to support.” Craig Corte - Head of Digital Barclays, Africa.