Leonard Brody Speaker, Speeches, Booking Agent | MFL Global

Leonard Brody

Award-winning entrepreneur, venture capitalist, best-selling author and two-time Emmy nominated media visionary

Leonard Brody was called “a controversial leader of the new world order”. He is an award
winning entrepreneur, venture capitalist, best-selling author and a 2 time Emmy nominated media visionary. He has helped in raising millions of dollars for startup companies, been through one of the largest internet IPOs in history and has been involved in the building, financing and/or sale of five companies to date.

After selling his company in 2009, Leonard became the President of the Innovation and Digital Group for the Anschutz Company, one of the largest live sport and entertainment businesses in the world owning assets such as stadiums like the O2 Arena in London and Staples Center in LA; sports teams like the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Galaxy and the Los Angeles Kings, and today, one of the premiere concert promotion businesses in the world seating hundreds of millions of people a year. He is also one of the proud owners of Coventry City Football Club in England.

Leonard also acts as principal in several venture capital funds throughout the world and is behind the financing and creation of 20-30 startup companies a year.

A highly sought-after public speaker, Leonard has lectured at institutions such as Stanford, the G8 and the United Nations. His insight has been requested by companies such as The Financial Times, Warner Music, Dell, Visa and Pepsi, as well as, the governments of countries such as India, Israel, Ireland, Russia and South Africa. His work has been featured in such publications as Fortune, the Wall Street Journal, the BBC and the New York Times.

He is co-author of the best selling books, “Innovation Nation: Canadian Leadership from Jurassic Park to Java” and “Everything I Needed to Know About Business…I Learned from a
Canadian” both published by John Wiley and Sons. Currently, he is authoring a new book in partnership with Forbes Magazine, entitled, “The Great Re:Write” coming out in the next year.

Leonard holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts from Queens University, a law degree from
Osgoode Hall and is a graduate of the Private Equity Program at the Harvard Business
School.

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Topics

Futurecasting

The Great Re-Write - How to Deal with Disruption

Never stop innovating; stay engaged with your industry

Helping Industries Understand How Technology Is Going To Affect Them

Building Your Brand from the Inside Out

Innovation Nation - Lessons from Canada

Leonard Brody gave us the perfect start to our conference – he really set the mood and tone for the rest of the event by giving our delegates a positive and energetic analysis on Canada’s performance and reputation.

Canadian Education Centre Network

Your engaging and informative keynote presentation contributed to the overall success of our national conference and was very much appreciated by attendees.

Credit Union Central of Canada

Leonard’s unique perspective on “building your brand from the inside out, by focusing obsessively on your people” won the audience over. We subsequently invited Leonard to participate in a panel hosted by Towers Perrin for our top North American clients, and Leonard once again received excellent ratings for both the quality of his ideas and his platform presence.

Towers Perrin

Publications

Innovation Nation: Canadian Leadership from Jurassic Park to Java

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Everything I Needed to Know about Business I Learned from a Canadian

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Fees & Details

Fees From*

  • UK:

    £15k to £30k

  • Europe:

    £15k to £30k

  • US:

    £15k to £30k

  • Africa/Asia/ME:

    £15k to £30k

Travels From

  • Canada

Languages

English

* This Speaker's fee falls within the ranges shown above. Ranges are presented as a guideline only. Speaker fees are subject to change without notice. For an exact quote, please contact us.

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