Piers Linney

Dragons Den Entrepreneur & Business Speaker

Renowned business management speaker and BBC Dragon Piers Linney is a successful entrepreneur with an impressive business portfolio. He is the co-CEO of the award winning Cloud service provider Outsourcery plc as well as the brains behind the non-profit organisation workinsight.org.

Piers first came into the public eye in 2011 when he appeared on the Channel 4 series the Secret Millionaire, where he went undercover in a Young Offenders’ Prison. His compassion and determination as showcased in the documentary translates directly from reality TV to the boardroom, his business acumen and skill proved by the success of his business endeavours. As a business speaker Piers Linney offers insights into how to devise, develop and maintain successful businesses whilst his experiences across a range of businesses allow him to understand and advise on a variety of business queries and problems.

The innovative nature of Outsourcery highlight Piers’ own creativity and ingenuity, whilst the product itself has won a multitude of awards including Microsoft’s worldwide Hosting Partner of the Year in 2010. A successful business speaker and owner in his own right it was Linney’s own observations about the Internet that led to the development of Outsourcery plc.

Beginning his career in the banking industry Piers is also well acquainted with finance and effective profit making, his work as a business management speaker not only draws on his entrepreneurial experience but also on his financial and economic knowledge. Outside his own business success Piers Linney has played a vital role in the development of a number of independent businesses through both his work as an after dinner speaker and his position as an expert, investor and business management speaker on the hit BBC series Dragon’s Den.

Outside his work on Dragon’s Den Piers has also acted as a member of the governance board of the UK’s Cloud Industry Forum and has appeared in the media several times to discuss the advantages of cloud computing. His work as an after dinner speaker and the success of his business ventures have helped Piers Linney to be named one of today’s Top 100 Most Influential Black Britons in the Thomson Reuters sponsored Power List; he was also chosen as one of the twenty REACH National Role Models representing the Government-backed programme whose initiative was to raise the aspirations and fuel the achievements of young black men.

To book Piers Linney as the business management speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Piers is known to cover the following topics:

  • Dragon’s Den Speaker
  • Business Management
  • Business Success
  • Creative Business Thinking