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"I HAD THIS FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY TO MEET ALEXANDER BLASS, WHO WAS OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT OUR CONFERENCE. BESIDES BEING A GREAT PERSON, ALEXANDER HAS BEEN SO PATIENT WITH US, AND SO INTERESTED IN THE CULTURE AND THE COMPANY. I LOVED WORKING WITH ALEXANDER BLASS. IF YOU GET THE CHANCE TO HAVE A CONFERENCE WITH HIM, DO IT, RIGHT AWAY!"
Alexander Blass was honored to be the keynote speaker at the Inspiring Innovation Awards. The event took place at a stadium in Europe and celebrated the 150th anniversary of Solvay, a $10 billion/year global chemical company with over 30,000 employees.
Miami Beach, USA
This clip demonstrates the high level of engagement and audience interaction in a keynote presentation by Alexander Blass. At this large multinational conference, Mr. Blass seamlessly brings together Mastercard’s employees with their global partners from over a dozen countries.
Alexander’s keynote presentations are the perfect blend of education and inspiration, and full of fascinating international case studies. In this clip from his KPMG keynote, he teaches how the sociological concepts of ethnography and empathy are far more important than market research to bring innovations to your customers.
ExpoMeetings is one of most prestigious events for the meetings, events, and tourism industry in Latin America. At this association convention, Alexander Blass was honored to energize, inspire, and engage with the audience as the opening keynote speaker.
Alexander Blass was the opening keynote speaker at IBM INNOVATE, their most important event of the year. The 2,000 audience members were comprised of IBM employees at all levels, as well as from dozens of IBM’s most important B2B customers and partners.
In preparation for this prestigious event to inspire and congratulate 1,000 top CEOs on the 40th anniversary of the United Arab Emirates, Alexander Blass studied Arabic to infuse it into his customized keynote presentation, linking their success and achievement with the remarkable history and growth of this young country.
For the ultimate competitive advantage, book Alexander Blass to deliver a masterclass workshop for your organization. These premium trainings are very in-depth, actionable, and interactive. This clip is an example of one of his popular packages which combines a conference keynote presentation with a customized Innovation Challenge for your attendees. KPMG employees applied Alexander’s proprietary innovation frameworks and tools to come up with innovative solutions to their mission-critical business challenges.
Colombo, Sri Lanka
This clip is from a full day in-house masterclass to executives and managers at the headquarters of Dialog, the leading mobile telecom company in Sri Lanka. In this popular accelerated masterclass option, Alexander Blass taught the attendees several of his proprietary business innovation frameworks and strategies, step-by-step, full of fascinating international case studies from inside and outside their industry. He then put them in teams and conducted a Dialog Innovation Challenge to revolutionize their business.
This is a clip from a full day masterclass in the Kingdom of Bahrain, where Alexander Blass taught 180 executives, entrepreneurs and business students his proprietary 6-pronged innovation framework for how to develop innovative new products and services, along with many international case studies. After showing the attendees precisely how to use his innovation tools and strategies, he organized them into teams and had them devise their own innovative solutions.
In addition to conducting private in-house masterclasses for organizations worldwide, Alexander Blass also works with leading conference organizers in many countries to conduct public masterclasses for business audiences in their markets. In this example, Alexander was contacted by Terrabiz, the top conference organizer in Pakistan, where he conducted a series of 4 innovation masterclasses in Islamabad, Karachi, and Lahore–the nation’s three largest cities.
20 examples from the numerous world-class global events where Alexander Blass, the father of crowdfundingTM has been a keynote speaker on 5 continents:
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“I sat through Alexander’s presentation and I must say it was truly awesome. He communicated the message of innovation very clearly. I also found it very impressive – and he did it extremely well — that he localized his presentation for India which was absolutely great, and he really connected with the audience. I really appreciate it. Thank you!”
“Alexander Blass delivered a wonderful speech on innovation. It was very dynamic, very high energy. It was one part inspirational and one part educational, and very very informative. I would recommend this experience to any company that is looking for a charismatic, very dynamic speaker who has been there, has innovated, and who can tell you what it takes to innovate.”
“Today we had a masterclass on innovation by Alexander Blass. It’s been a fantastic experience. We had 56 of our managers and assistant managers attending and we’ve really opened up a lot of minds and changed mindsets. It’s a great new approach, I think it will lead to innovation in all sorts of spheres in the business. I am really looking forward to taking this forward over the next 12 months.”
““He did a great job of bringing in examples from all over the world. Highly energetic. He got engaged, got into the audience, not just a static speech with Powerpoint slides. Highly recommended!”
“Wow, it was undoubtedly one of the best sessions I have ever attended. The key takeaway for me was that if you breathe, if you eat for your living, you should innovate for your living. And innovation and energy go hand in hand, so I am requesting Alexander to give me some of his energy and innovation skills so that I can survive in this world. Thanks a lot, Alexander!”
“We were very glad today to have Mr. Alexander Blass who presented to us key elements on being innovative and related technology. His presentation was really heart-touching, interactive with the audience, and out of the norm of a typical presentation. We really highly recommend Mr. Blass and his presentations for other such events around the globe. Thank you very much.”
“Alexander Blass was the best part of the entire EPIC conference in New York City. I felt as if he was speaking directly to me, and the other audience members felt the same way. He gave me a lot of new ideas, was very clear and concise, and was full of energy. He was also easy to approach afterwards and very friendly. I would highly recommend Alexander Blass for your conference.”
“The opening speaker of this summit, Mr. Alexander Blass was a really blasting speaker! His energy is so contagious. For students this is what they need to see from an entrepreneur to get into it, increase their passion, motivate them, build their confidence. I think it was wonderful and amazing; one of the very best speakers I have heard in the last 10 years.”
“I go to a lot of events year, and hear a lot of speakers. Alexander Blass is by far one of the more dynamic speakers I have ever heard. Quite honestly the message of the presentation was very impressive. Innovation is a tremendous motivation for us internally. It is something we preach within our client base, and I got a lot of points out of this meeting I can share with my clients.”
“He gave us a revelation into the meaning of innovation. He brought it close to our hearts, our minds, and our soul. We had a good 2 days with him. This program is definitely a long lasting insight with impact, that will help you make that journey, of faith in innovation.”
“Alexander’s remarks were really on point, as we are going through an aggressive new strategic planning initiative. We are trying to move the organization to the next level. He really hit points on how staff should be engaged in that and involved, and think differently and more creatively. He also took the time to learn a lot about NFPA to make his comments very relevant to where we are in our history.”
“This is one of the best presentations I have ever seen. It was more effective and I could see the differences between other presentations. The message was very clear and it was more inspirational. I’m so happy and I can take the principles and put them in my career, and I can just innovate. It really inspired me.”
“We had Alexander Blass as a speaker in our university and I think it was one of the best experiences of my life so far. He really connected with us. And I felt like on a personal level, on a social level, it was really relatable. He not only crossed our minds, but even our hearts. It was extremely, truly inspiring. All of us had a spark in us, but Alexander Blass helped us put that spark into a flame.”
“I've just attended a great opening keynote by Alexander Blass, really great session about innovation and how I as a person--but also in relation to my company--can innovate. I think it would be a great, inspirational way to start any events that are focused on innovation and how to disrupt and change the way we think about products, services, marketing, and your organization. Great event. Great keynote.”
“Alexander presented an excellent speech at the [Abu Dhabi] Innovation Forum, helping us to better understand innovation and how it can be integrated in the business sector… One of those areas is sustainability. He linked innovation trends to local and regional issues, connecting the best practices of the West to local issues and bridging those two worlds.”
أنا الرئيس المؤسس لجمعية البحرين لتطوير الابتكار. سعدت اليوم بلقاء ألكسندر بلاس وحضور ندوته. بالطبع كانت الندوة تفاعلية ومفيدة للغاية للحضور. هناك حوالي 180 شخصًا يشاركون ومحتويات الندوة إعلامية وغنية بالمعلومات. أوصي به للطلاب والشركات والموظفين وكل من يسعى إلى تغيير وتحسين وتحسين حياتهم أو أعمالهم بشكل فعال ومعرفة المزيد حول كيفية القيام بذلك
“Acabo de salir de una de las presentaciones a que en realidad me han impactado más en todas estas congresos a los que he venido. Oh, sorpresa que me llevé porque pensé que a modo iba a ser lo mismo acerca de innovación y de liderazgo. Pero esta presentación en realidad llegó a mí. Alexander llegó a la parte intelectual, a la parte de crecimiento profesional y a la parte personal, a esa parte del corazón."
“Telecom companies feel they are too big and complex to innovate at the same rate as some of the challengers. To solve that problem we hired Alexander Blass. He did a keynote presentation for us… and it was exactly what our members needed. It was definitely a breath of fresh air, something they’ve never seen before. Later on we had a masterclass with Alexander. A huge success… highly recommended!”
Alexander Blass travels the globe, possessing unparalleled real-world experience working and connecting with people and companies across cultures, languages, and nationalities. He has been to the following 65 countries and territories in North America, South America, Europe, Middle East, Asia, and Africa:
United Arab Emirates