David enjoys a successful media career that includes featuring as a highly popular after dinner speaker comedy routine (based around flying!), conference facilitator, awards host, and TV presenter. His client list is both extensive and impressive, and includes BP, Barclays Bank, Accenture, Sun MicroSystems, HSBC, Chevron, Deutsche Bank and The Kuwait National Government.
He also makes regular guest appearances on various national programmes including Five Live, Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine Show, BBC News 24, and Sky News. David has also recently branched out from his experiences as an after dinner speaker by using his unique experiences in media and corporate sectors to train senior executives in varying areas of business, including presentation skills, public speaking and managing TV and radio interviews.
David was born and raised in the South East of England. He completed a degree and PhD at the University of Liverpool before becoming involved with the early evolution of the internet and ecommerce. Moving to America in 1996, David continued his work in the ecommerce area of business. Alongside his vocation, he also started to write a humorous newspaper column as a cynical Englishman looking at life in America. The popularity of his thoughts led David to host his own TV talk show, broadcasting on a regional cable channel.
Returning to the UK in 2000 to take-up a position with the airline BMI, David was part of the senior management team that set-up the low cost carrier BMI baby in 2002. He was Commercial Director for 18 months before being appointed Managing Director. David learnt a huge amount during this time, allowing him to deliver wonderful talks as a leadership speaker.
Since leaving David has returned to the media sector and has built and excellent reputation as both a professional business speaker and a highly amusing leadership speaker. With experience from many industries and a wealth of fascinating and hilarious tales and stories from his years in aviation, David entertains audiences and creates an atmosphere that will leave listeners in fits of laughter.
To book David Byron as the leadership speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.
When at corporate events, David is known to cover the following topics:
- Leadership Speaker
- Business Speaker
- Business Competitiveness
- Business Strategy
- Corporate Turnaround
“We loved having you – thank you for providing such great entertainment as well as running the awards part of the show for us. You made sure that we finished on time and were the perfect host for last night. So a very big thank you from all of us, you really did a terrific job.” – Antonia Carew, Corporate Events Manager, IHS Jane’s International Awards, Amsterdam 2011