Ultimately, this led him to the doors of Coca-Cola where he created and executed the online ShareaCoke campaign across Europe in 2014 – still the benchmark of direct to consumer brand marketing campaigns.
Over the following 2 years, Richard created similarly successful personalised campaigns for the likes of Unilever, Barclays, Vodafone and McVities before a chance opportunity to speak at a conference in the UK changed everything. After amazing feedback on his skills as a speaker and storyteller, Richard made the long yearned for leap to become a full-time speaker and since that day has not stopped working all around the world.
Richard Askam Business & marketing speaker
Richard is a much sought after business speaker, panelist and interviewer and consistently wins the highest scoring feedback at the events he works at. Voted No 1 speaker at Hewlett-Packard’s Global conference in the USA recently – he is travelling more than ever and enjoying every minute, which is evident if you have ever seen his stage craft as a speaker. Engaging, witty and demonstrative – Richard is one of the best story tellers of his generation.
His clients have included some of the biggest names in business such as Hewlett-Packard, Xerox, Canon, BlackHawk and the highlight was becoming a TED Talker in 2017.
We live in a world where businesses have to adapt to the conversation its customers wish to have – and understanding the lost art of conversation is key to this approach. Richard is a master of conversation used for business growth and comes highly recommended.