I am a former BBC journalist, an award-winning motivational speaker, public speaking coach and CEO of Dave Crane Global. I also serve on the board of directors of the AFI Foundation and functions as the United Nations Economic and Social Council Main Representative for Vienna.
As a trusted business advisor & coach, working with some of the world’s best known brands & leaders for the past 30+ years, I employ cognitive strategies to build successful and productive teams for organizations.
I share my expertise and abilities with global and regional leaders, government ministers, c-suite executives and decision-makers of entities like United Nations, US/Mexico Chamber of Commerce, and some of the world’s biggest brands – Google, Emirates Airlines, HSBC, Visa, Pepsi, P&G, Grant Thornton, IBM, BP, Samsung, Toshiba, American Express, Boston Scientific Group, Schneider Electric as well as popular regional ones like Chalhoub Group, SASREF, ITP, Abu Dhabi Fund For Development, and more.
My key focus is in delivering quality, incorporating tactics that boost productivity and effectiveness with a measurable ROI and learning outcomes in a fun manner.
I am very active on the international public speaking circuit, hosting awards, private functions, keynote speaker engagements, industry expos and corporate seminars on a variety of business topics.
Throughout my career, I have worked with some of the giants of entertainment such as Bruce Willis, James Brown, Sylvester Stallone, Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Robert Plant, Enrique Iglesias, Sting, Jean Alesi, Jim Courier, Stefan Edberg and Kanye West. My events have been broadcast live to over 2 billion people and performed to audiences of over 50,000 people in stadium.
My vast entertainment and media experience and connections, enable me to play an integral role in facilitating some of the ME region’s flagship sporting and entertainment events such as Emirates Airlines Rugby Sevens, World’s Ultimate Strongman, International Beach Soccer, Desert Rock Festival, Speedcar Series and Legends Rock Dubai Tennis.
I am also an NLP master practitioner, certified hypnotherapist, stage hypnotist, speaker coach and trainer in persuasion, sales, team cohesiveness & leadership development. I am a prolific author, an influential vlogger and have an online daily show about public speaking on LinkedIn.
I have presented keynote & motivational seminars at prestigious events across the globe (most recently in NASA and TedX), changed thousands of lives and is now going to change yours!
Now is the time to become a more effective communicator and I, the inspiring content creator, virtual speaker and digital broadcaster can teach you how!