About Mark

Former Merrill Lynch stockbroker turned author and Keynote Speaker, Mark Jeffries, has become a trusted adviser and communications consultant to some of the world’s largest and most successful organizations. He speaks at and moderates conferences, summits, sales meetings, user forums and conventions all over the world for clients including IBM, Ernst & Young, SAS, HP, Zurich Insurance, Gartner, Microsoft, Royal Bank of Canada, Deltek & Bank of America.

With his depth of event experience, many of Mark’s clients now also use him as an an event consultant, working alongside the production team to create an event with audience appeal, a memorable impact and an effective message.

Dividing his time between The United States, Canada and Europe, Mark’s ideas, inspiration and guidance are sought across virtually all industries.

At your event

As an economist, former stockbroker and TV host, Mark brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the events he speaks at and facilitates.

A true all-rounder Mark is an entertaining and experienced ‘MC’, an incisive and knowledgeable facilitator able to quickly master the intricacies of business within any industry and a popular speaker with a “hugely entertaining” and “immensely practical” keynote presentation entitled “The Art of Business Influence – Selling without Selling”.

For a look at how the client benefits from engaging Mark Jeffries as event moderator – have a look at this:

The Keynote

“The Art of Business Influence – Selling without Selling”
Subjects covered in this practical, invaluable and entertaining presentation include:

  • Soft Skills – How to influence others
  • The 3 Cs of Effective Communication
  • The golden rules of networking
  • L-WAR (Listen, Watch, Anticipate, React)
  • Making more powerful and effective presentations and pitches
  • How to plant the seed of an idea
  • Reading other people
  • Techniquette—the etiquette of technology
  • How to alter the way others perceive you

Who is it for?

This presentation is truly universal and has already proven a big hit with Senior Executives, New York and Tokyo lawyers, accountants, marketing and sales teams, Audit consultants, Advertising executives, IT users, pharmaceutical sales teams and politicians.

As Mark will create an independent and unique presentation from his core keynote for every different client, you can guarantee a session that will feel absolutely dedicated to your people, targets and objectives.

Here’s a quick taster…

Mark also regularly appears as a networking and communications expert on network television news, finance and lifestyle programmes.

Testimonials – Mark Jeffries

I would like to congratulate you on an outstanding result! Your speaker score is a perfect (and very rare) 5.00, which makes you the highest scoring speaker at the MDM Summit, including all Gartner and Guest Speakers. You can be very proud of this result! This ranks up there with the handful of our very best analyst speakers globally! Fantastic! Well done! THANK YOU

Juliane Jung | Director, Product Management | EMEA Event Production | Gartner

Thank you again for an incredible presentation at our area off-site in Copenhagen today.  The team was energized, engaged and motivated (power of 3  J ) to put many of your ‘tools’ to work right away.  In fact they incorporated learnings in their final presentations at the end of the day and I was WOW’d by the results.

Heather Millage, Corporate Project Vice President, Novo Nordisk Region Europe A/S

Mark’s keynote focused the minds of our people and got them thinking more about their interactions with others both internally and externally. The importance of the tiny differentiators was a welcome angle and we were very pleased at how our people responded to this key messaging. Mark has an impressive talent for truly capturing an audience. A valuable and entertaining session.

Alison Masters, Director, Marketing Communications, Microsoft.

I’ve just received the scores from your session and they are very, very good. On a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 is poor and 5 is excellent, you scored 4.94 for speaking, 4.51 for session content usefulness and 4.73 overall. These are great scores particularly the speaker score – I think 4.94 might just be the best speaker score we’ve ever had for a guest keynote.  The comments that we received were as follows:

·        Great
·        Fantastic speaker- could listen to him all day!
·        Great
·        very funny
·        Good fun!
·        Excellent. Very entertaining
·        Good to see Dale Carnegie alive and well
·        Mark was great! Good without any slides!
·        Clear highlights/fresh/relevant/entertaining
·        Possibly the best speaker I’ve heard at a Gartner event

Shane O’Rourke, Director, Gartner

A thoroughly entertaining and hugely practical presentation. Mark’s impressive ability to take a group of financiers through his range of communication and soft skills thinking in such a professional, captivating and relevant style exceeded all of our expectations. We will find it hard to beat the impact and value of this session at next year’s event.

Brian May, CFO, Bunzl

In front of our multi-national audience of more than 2,000 people, Mark Jeffries displayed a rare ability to connect with everyone, and to deliver some truly valuable tips on smart business skills and Networking, in an entertaining and engaging way.

Jane Baird, IBM

“I wanted to sincerely thank you from us all for the wonderful job you did for us last week at the Global TAS event. Our partners thoroughly enjoyed your involvement, you managed to hit the right note on every occasion, no mean feat and lift flagging spirits when required. Overall a superb performance and personally a delight to work with you.”

Pip McCrostie, Global Vice Chair, TAS, EY (Ernst & Young)

Strategic Executive & Team Coaching

Mark specializes in perfecting the content, message and delivery of keynote speeches, major addresses and media appearances. Leading figures in business and politics turn to Mark Jeffries to ensure that their messages are truly heard and that perceptions are positively controlled. Mark is retained by senior political figures from Congressmen in Washington to MPs in London as a key adviser on Presentation and Soft Skills.

So, when can we start?