James O’Loghlin is one of Australia’s most respected and recognisable media personalities with a passion for Practical Innovation.
An experienced corporate speaker, master facilitator, corporate comedian and media personality, James is perhaps 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 speaks about how 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.
Master of Ceremonies
After two decades of corporate speaking work in Australia, James O’Loghlin is an accomplished and highly experienced MC who can draw laughs from whatever is happening whilst running the event efficiently and appropriately. You get the professionalism of an experienced radio and television host who is utterly at home on stage combined with the humour of one of Australia’s best corporate comedians.
James is also an experienced and able panel facilitator who always ensures that the discussion is both informative and entertaining. He draws on his experience as a radio host and ex-criminal lawyer to ask the right questions at the right time. His television background as The New Inventors host enabled him to elicit all the relevant information and his unique brand of corporate comedy to keep it entertaining and engaging for the audience.