Dave Crane

Dave Crane

Founder & Visionary, The Industry Icon Programme
Dave Crane is more than an award-winning motivational speaker; he's an architect of transformative thought leadership and a master craftsman in personal branding. With a storied career that has graced the stages as a BBC journalist, won reality shows, and United Nations consultancy, Dave is the quintessential mentor for CEOs and a beacon for global events. For over four decades, he's motivated and entertained audiences everywhere from completely diverse nationalities, backgrounds and industries. As a trusted advisor, Dave has elevated the game for enterprises and leaders, including VISA, HSBC, Google, Emirates Airlines, and Pepsi, to name a few. His expertise transcends borders, having helped the communication strategies of regional giants like Dubai Government and Abu Dhabi Fund For Development, and has continued his impact with recent collaborations with Johnson & Johnson and the UAE Internal Auditors Association. Dave's influence echoes through his work with entertainment legends from James Brown and Bruce Willis to Kanye West and Amitabh Bachchan. Throughout his career, he entertained many millions, orchestrating experiences from 20 years as the host of Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens and FIFA International Beach Soccer to running radio stations and writing books. As an NLP master practitioner and certified hypnotherapist, Dave's mastery over communication always crafts memorable events and transformative experiences. Dave stands as a pillar of knowledge in the public speaking arena, hosting a plethora of events and engaging in keynotes that explore the depths of business acumen. He mentors decision-makers and CEOs into respected industry thought leaders to 6 and 7-figure ROI by accelerating their brand's trust and credibility through his Industry Icon program and Game Changers Community. With many accolades like Inspire's Best International Public Speaker and MC Award, Dave's reputation precedes him.