Liam Black

Liam co-founded Wavelength in 2008 and for ten years was the company’s Chief Encouragement Officer. He is one of our most popular speakers and MC’s. In the last year or so, Liam has spoken to audiences at Waitrose, Pret, the BBC, Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, TD Bank, Pret and the Said Business School as well as global gatherings of entrepreneurs and start ups. Before co-founding Wavelength, Liam had a 15 year CEO career, latterly with the Jamie Oliver Group.

Liam created and advises two innovation investment funds and is a Global Advisor to Centrica Innovations, the energy giant’s £100 million fund to drive the search for new technologies and business models. Liam mentors corporate leaders and entrepreneurs and is the author of two books, the most recent of which is The Entrepreneur’s A to Z: on anxiety, leadership and getting enough sleep. He is currently writing a book on leadership and middle aged men provisionally entitled Lean Out!