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Former CEO of Dyson, Sales and Marketing Expert

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Martin McCourt Biography

Martin McCourt has spent over 40 years working at the heart of British-based manufacturing, design and marketing for quality brands such as Dyson, Mars, Duracell, Toshiba and Pelikan.

Martin was the CEO of Dyson for 15 years, the ideas to market-leading consumer products maker. As CEO, he devised and implemented a strategy that transformed the company from a single product, single market producer into one where 80% of the business came from over 60 markets around the world. In that time he increased UK skilled jobs, grew profits to over £300m and enabled James Dyson to keep on inventing. In 2011 Dyson hit £1 bn revenue for the first time. Martin was directly responsible for the establishment of Dyson subsidiaries in the USA, Japan, Switzerland, Austria and Germany. In total he took Dyson into over 60 markets, achieving market leadership in the majority including the USA.

Martin’s previous experience was in sales and marketing with successful global companies Mars, Duracell, Toshiba and Pelikan.

In 2010 Martin was named UK Business Leader of the Year.

Speaking Topics
  • Modern Day Disruptors

    How smart companies are stealing a march on their rivals by engaging with millennial consumers using platform communication and social media. The importance of keeping pace with changing consumer attitudes and values, thinking outside the box

  • Think Big and Stay Small

    How hard we need to work to retain our identity. Being David and the advantages over Goliath. How to make sure that scaling up does not bring about a loss of identity.

  • Confronting Failure

    The Dyson washing machine was not a commercial success. Airblade, Air Multiplier and Vacuum cleaners were. Importance of how we react when it goes wrong...

  • More Bumps in the Road

    Entertaining incidents that resulted in competitors helping Dyson to market leadership in the USA in under two years from launch.

  • Testing

    Combining human abuse testing with powerful engineering data systems.

  • Made In Britain?

    ...or create in Britain? the role that invention and entrepreneurship plays in fuelling economic growth.

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  • How do I book Martin McCourt to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Martin McCourt for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Martin McCourt, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Martin McCourt or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Martin McCourt

    Speaking fees for Martin McCourt, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Martin McCourt are $10,000 - $20,000 for live events and $10,000 - $20,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Martin McCourt, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Martin McCourt speak about?

    Martin McCourt is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Business, Business Leaders, Creativity Speakers, Sales, Sales, Marketing and Branding, Virtual Speakers.
  • Where does Martin McCourt travel from?

    Martin McCourt generally travels from London, UK, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Martin McCourt’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Martin McCourt for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Martin McCourt for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Martin McCourt or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Former CEO of Dyson, Sales and Marketing Expert

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Martin McCourt Biography

Martin McCourt has spent over 40 years working at the heart of British-based manufacturing, design and marketing for quality brands such as Dyson, Mars, Duracell, Toshiba and Pelikan.

Martin was the CEO of Dyson for 15 years, the ideas to market-leading consumer products maker. As CEO, he devised and implemented a strategy that transformed the company from a single product, single market producer into one where 80% of the business came from over 60 markets around the world. In that time he increased UK skilled jobs, grew profits to over £300m and enabled James Dyson to keep on inventing. In 2011 Dyson hit £1 bn revenue for the first time. Martin was directly responsible for the establishment of Dyson subsidiaries in the USA, Japan, Switzerland, Austria and Germany. In total he took Dyson into over 60 markets, achieving market leadership in the majority including the USA.

Martin’s previous experience was in sales and marketing with successful global companies Mars, Duracell, Toshiba and Pelikan.

In 2010 Martin was named UK Business Leader of the Year.

Martin McCourt Speaking Topics

  • Modern Day Disruptors

    How smart companies are stealing a march on their rivals by engaging with millennial consumers using platform communication and social media. The importance of keeping pace with changing consumer attitudes and values, thinking outside the box

  • Think Big and Stay Small

    How hard we need to work to retain our identity. Being David and the advantages over Goliath. How to make sure that scaling up does not bring about a loss of identity.

  • Confronting Failure

    The Dyson washing machine was not a commercial success. Airblade, Air Multiplier and Vacuum cleaners were. Importance of how we react when it goes wrong...

  • More Bumps in the Road

    Entertaining incidents that resulted in competitors helping Dyson to market leadership in the USA in under two years from launch.

  • Testing

    Combining human abuse testing with powerful engineering data systems.

  • Made In Britain?

    ...or create in Britain? the role that invention and entrepreneurship plays in fuelling economic growth.

Martin McCourt Videos

  • Talking TIARAs with Martin McCourt - YouTube
    Alex Evans talks to Martin McCourt, Chair of Judges of the TIARA Talent Tech Star Awards about the value of recognition, reassurance and ...
  • Capital Conversation Episode 34: Former Dyson CEO Martin McCourt
    Former Dyson CEO Martin McCourt joins Michael on Capital Conversation. The discussion ranges from his pride in British inventiveness to ...
  • Martin McCourt, CEO of Dyson, interview at UWE - YouTube

FAQs on booking Martin McCourt

  • How do I book Martin McCourt to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Martin McCourt for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Martin McCourt, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Martin McCourt or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Martin McCourt

    Speaking fees for Martin McCourt, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Martin McCourt are $10,000 - $20,000 for live events and $10,000 - $20,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Martin McCourt, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Martin McCourt speak about?

    Martin McCourt is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Business, Business Leaders, Creativity Speakers, Sales, Sales, Marketing and Branding, Virtual Speakers.
  • Where does Martin McCourt travel from?

    Martin McCourt generally travels from London, UK, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Martin McCourt’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Martin McCourt for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Martin McCourt for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Martin McCourt or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Martin McCourt is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Modern Day Disruptors, Think Big and Stay Small, Confronting Failure, More Bumps in the Road, Testing and Made In Britain?. The estimated speaking fee range to book Martin McCourt for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Martin McCourt generally travels from LondonUK and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Sarah Kauss, Andy Dunn, Mitch Lowe, Chieh Huang and Daymond John. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Martin McCourt for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Martin McCourt Speaking Topics

  • Modern Day Disruptors

    How smart companies are stealing a march on their rivals by engaging with millennial consumers using platform communication and social media. The importance of keeping pace with changing consumer attitudes and values, thinking outside the box

  • Think Big and Stay Small

    How hard we need to work to retain our identity. Being David and the advantages over Goliath. How to make sure that scaling up does not bring about a loss of identity.

  • Confronting Failure

    The Dyson washing machine was not a commercial success. Airblade, Air Multiplier and Vacuum cleaners were. Importance of how we react when it goes wrong...

  • More Bumps in the Road

    Entertaining incidents that resulted in competitors helping Dyson to market leadership in the USA in under two years from launch.

  • Testing

    Combining human abuse testing with powerful engineering data systems.

  • Made In Britain?

    ...or create in Britain? the role that invention and entrepreneurship plays in fuelling economic growth.

Martin McCourt Speaker Videos

  • Talking TIARAs with Martin McCourt - YouTube
    Alex Evans talks to Martin McCourt, Chair of Judges of the TIARA Talent Tech Star Awards about the value of recognition, reassurance and ...
    Capital Conversation Episode 34: Former Dyson CEO Martin McCourt
    Former Dyson CEO Martin McCourt joins Michael on Capital Conversation. The discussion ranges from his pride in British inventiveness to ...
  • Martin McCourt, CEO of Dyson, interview at UWE - YouTube
    Martin McCourt, former CEO Dyson - YouTube

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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