Top Tokyo Keynote Speakers

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

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Top tokyo 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 Tokyo 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 TOKYO 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 TOKYO 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 TOKYO 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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TOKYO has many excellent conference centers and facilities, including:


General Information about Tokyo for Meeting Planners and Event Professionals  

Tokyo, the capital city of Japan, is a huge metropolis with over 39 million inhabitants. It is ranked first in the Global Economic Power Index and 3rd in the Global Cities Index and is a major international financial centre, housing the headquarters of some of the world’s largest insurance companies and investment banks. It is a major hub for Japan’s electronics, broadcasting, transportation and publishing industries. Tokyo became a leading financial centre in the 1960s and is considered one of the three ‘command centres’ for global economy, together with New York and London. The city is also highly famous for its cuisine, being awarded by the Michelin Guide with more stars than any other city in the world (about twice as many as Paris). Since Tokyo was left in ruins both by the 1923 earthquake and the World War II bombings, its architecture is mainly modern. Some of its most famous architectural landmarks include the Tokyo International Forum, the Asahi Beer Hall, the Mode Gakuen Cocoon Tower, the NTT Docomo Yoyogi Building, the Rainbow Bridge, as well as its famous skyscrapers, the Tokyo Tower and the Tokyo Skytree. Tokyo is home to many famous museums such as the Tokyo National Museum, the Edo-Tokyo Museum, and the National Museum of Western Art.

The City as a Conference Destination

Tokyo is one of the world’s largest hubs for international conventions and conferences. Some of the most famous ones include: the Global Marketing Conference, one of the world’s largest marketing and management events; the Open Source Summit Japan, a world-leading conference for open source industry leaders and technologists aiming to share information about innovative open solutions; Tech in Asia, a conference showcasing the most promising startups; the Asian Conference on Education (ACE), an interdisciplinary event where the latest educational theories and methods are discussed; the STD Asia Pacific, a healthcare congress focused on infectious diseases; and the World Blockchain Roadshow, an important technology event.

Tokyo Food Options for Conference Delegates

While you are attending a business conference in Tokyo, Japan, a few local restaurants to experience include: Kanda (+81 3 5786 0150), a restaurant serving amazing seasonal dishes; Kaikaya by the Sea (+81 3 3770 0878), a Japanese restaurant specializing in seafood; Ginza Kyubey (+81 3 3571 6523), the most renown sushi restaurant in Tokyo; the New York Grill (+81 3 5323 3458) and Beard (+81 3 5496 0567), two fantastic American restaurants, famous for their meat dishes; Dazzle (+81 3 5159 0991), where you can sample a large variety of French dishes; and the Ivy Place (+81 3 6415 3232), offering a diversity of dishes from all over Europe.