Speakers

Greg Savage

Savage Truth

Greg Savage is a leader of the global recruitment industry, with a career spanning thirty-five years,  and is a regular keynote speaker at staffing conferences around the world.  Greg started Recruitment Solutions in 1987 and grew the business to 250 staff and an eventual $60 million IPO on the Australian Stock Exchange. He went on to be International CEO of Aquent for 8 years, running 35 offices in 17 countries.

 

In 2010, Greg founded Firebrand Talent Search and quickly created a global brand for this specialist digital and marketing recruiter, and successfully sold the business, in 7 countries, in January 2013.  Greg now provides board advisory, consulting and keynote speaking services to organisations across the world, focusing on growth, expansion and profitability. 

 

An early adopter of social media for recruiting, Greg’s industry blog - The Savage Truth - is a must-read for recruiters, while his Twitter feed similarly attracts thousands of followers from around the world.

Chris Savage

The Savage Company

Chris Savage is one of Asia Pacific’s pre-eminent public relations, digital, marketing and professional services industry leaders. But that’s not his passion. What drives Chris is helping leaders and businesses accelerate growth.

 

Following a highly successful 25 year career in public relations, Chris was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Australasia’s leading marketing content and communications group, with $500 million in revenues. The businesses under his leadership grew on average by double digits annually. 

 

Chris is an accomplished keynote speaker and speaks at major conferences across the world. He thrives on helping others achieve their potential- to be the very best they can be. More than 10,000 followers and subscribers a week read his weekly blog, Wrestling Possums.