Speaker Bio

Bear Grylls
Guest keynote

Bear Grylls

Survival and Outdoor Adventurist
Bear Grylls is probably the most recognizable face of adventure on the planet. He is a former 21 SAS soldier, who went on to become one of the youngest ever climbers of Mt Everest, despite breaking his back in a free-fall accident only months earlier. From Everest he has gone on to host more extreme adventure TV shows across more global networks than anyone else in history.
Bear’s shows include the legendary Discovery channel show MAN Vs WILD and the hit show RUNNING WILD with Bear Grylls, now in its seventh season on National Geographic Channel. His Running Wild guests have included President Obama, Roger Federer, Julia Roberts, Prime Minister Modi of India and many others stars. He also hosts the Emmy-winning INTERACTIVE Netflix series YOU VS WILD where it’s the viewers who get to decide what adventure Bear goes on. He is a family man, a No. 1 bestselling author who has sold over 20 million books. He is the Honorary Colonel to the British Royal Marine Commandos, & the first ever Chief Ambassador to 55 million young Scouts worldwide
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Wednesday, 27 September, 2023 / 09:00 AM - 09:45 AM BST
Guest Keynote: Never Give UP

Security of the enterprise is a journey that requires its leaders to be resilient and effectively react to and learn from failure. In this keynote session, Bear Grylls will take us on a journey to understand how to overcome hurdles and adversity and to learn these failures. Drawing on his own personal experiences, Bear will explain how to overcome obstacles, take calculated risks and make brave decisions. He will share strategies for developing resilience and grit and explain how to stay focused and motivated in times of crisis.

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