Top Madrid Keynote Speakers

“Inspiring, entertaining, and motivating. Alison Burns and James Taylor (AKA The Ethical Futurists) are two of the top Madrid Keynote Speakers. The Ethical Futurists keynote speakers are highly recommended.”

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Top Madrid Keynote Speakers
Alison Burns & James Taylor
(AKA The Ethical Futurists)

The Ethical Futurists is a unique pairing of two of today’s leading keynote speakers; Alison Burns and James Taylor. Together they have spoken on thousands of stages from London to Top Madrid Keynote Speakers – The Ethical Futurists, delivering tailored, insightful, entertaining and highly visual keynote presentations to clients including IBM, Cisco, GSK, Visa, EY, Apple, Intuit as well as various Governments. In their inspiring, entertaining and highly visual co-keynote they will take you on a journey to discover how the world’s most ethical and innovative companies are transforming their industries and achieving sustainable growth. TOP MADRID KEYNOTE SPEAKERS 

Alison Burns is an award-winning performer, keynote speaker and expert in business ethics, sustainability and ethical leadership. For over 30 years, she has been a trailblazer in the fields of engineering, entertainment, technology and the law. Today as an Ethical Futurist she helps organisations and individuals think and act more ethically through her entertaining and inspiring keynote speeches on sustainability, environment, future trends, diversity, inclusion and the ethical implications of technology. Full Alison Burns bio TOP MADRID KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

James Taylor – who started his career managing high profile rock stars – is now an in-demand keynote speaker and internationally recognized leader in business creativity, innovation and artificial intelligence. For over 20 years, he has been advising CEO’s, entrepreneurs, educators, governments, leaders, writers and rockstars on how to build innovative organizations, unlock creative potential, and increase productivity. Full James Taylor bio TOP MADRID KEYNOTE SPEAKERS  





“Phenomenal and very engaging in the session…managed to captivate everyone’s attention and the feedback from the team has been super good”
  • – Senior Manager, Global Accounts
“Thank you for sharing valuable insights on key attributes/traits of a leader. The session was received extremely well and I am looking to another opportunity to invite you for your valuable interaction with our team.”
  • – Managing Director
“Your presentation was one of the most interesting topics at the conference. It was an honor for us to have you as one of our keynote speakers.”
  • – Chairman of the Board
“Thank you very much for your keynote at our event. It was indeed very well received and we had some fantastic feedback from the colleagues.”
  • – HR Director
“Thank you for bringing us a unique session on boosting our creativity in the age of artificial intelligence at our annual event. Your keynote was authentic, inspirational and entertaining, truly engaging the audience from the beginning. Participants and customers provided us with many delighted comments.”
  • – CEO
“Creative, thought provoking, inspirational and well-presented.”
  • Co-Chair
“One of the most insightful, impactful and powerful presentations that I have seen in years.”
  • – Partner
“Easy to work with, powerful content, dynamic and engaging. What more can you ask for in a speaker.”
  • – Group Event Director
“In my 20 years of planning conferences and working with keynoters to help them understand our unique audience, I’ve never seen a keynote speaker prepare at the level James did. All that preparation showed during the keynote; it was full of relevant and entertaining stories as well as highly visually engaging. Our members were blown away.”
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Madrid has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:


General Information about Madrid for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals    

Madrid is the capital and largest city of Spain. With over 3.2 million inhabitants it is the third largest city in the EU (after London and Berlin). It is well known for its extraordinary artistic and cultural heritage and for its vibrant nightlife. Madrid is an important center for finances, commerce and politics, hosting the headquarters of major companies and international institutions such as Iberia, Prosegur, IAG, Repsol, Dragados, Urbaser, the World Tourist Organization, the Ibero-American General Secretariat and the Organization  of Ibero-American States. Its tourist industry is also highly developed, attracting millions of visitors annually. Some of the city’s most visited landmarks include: its wonderful plazas, such as Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor, Plaza de Oriente, Plaza de Cibeles and Plaza de España; its breathtaking buildings such as Palacio Real, one of the largest palaces in Europe, or the Almudena Cathedral, the seat of the Roman-Catholic Archdiocese of Madrid; and its world-famous museums, including Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen-Bornemisza (Madrid’s Golden Triangle of Art). Madrid is also a global center for education and research, boasting with many top-level universities and other educational institutions such as the Technical University of Madrid, the Complutense University of Madrid, the Autonomous University of Madrid, the Charles III University of Madrid, the IE Business School and the EAE Business School.

The City as a Conference Destination

Madrid is one of the world’s major conference and convention destinations. Some of the most notable events hosted here include: the Digital Business World Congress, focused on the impact new technological trends have on business; the ANSYS Innovation Conference and the ATM and Payments Innovation Summit, two major venues for experts in creativity and innovation; the International Conference on Game and Entertainment Technologies, one of Spain’s largest conventions about the gaming industry; the Primary Health Care Congress, an important conference on healthcare; and the International Conference on Data Engineering and Automated Learning, an international conference on information technology and engineering.

Madrid Food Options for Conference Delegates

While you are attending a business conference in Madrid, Spain, a few local restaurants to experience include: Ramón Freixa Madrid (+34 917 81 82 62) and Mas Al Sur (+34 910 24 99 36), two of the best restaurants where you can sample traditional Spanish food; Santceloni (+34 912 10 88 40), a luxurious restaurant serving  a large variety of Spanish and European dishes; Kathmandu Tandoori House (+34 911 26 97 19), a fantastic Nepalese restaurant; Burnout (+34 915 99 10 85), a highly popular hamburger joint; Kabuki Wellington (+34 915 77 78 77), one of the best Japanese restaurants in the city; and MU! El Placer de la Carne (+34 912 19 33 59), a great Argentinian restaurant offering delicious meat dishes.