Meet our entrepreneur speakers


As entrepreneurs, we at Mic Drop recognise the importance of an entrepreneurial spirit! Here's a list of great entrepreneurs

Ruth Badger

Participant on The Apprentice, Sky show mentor

Depesh Mandalia

Entrepreneur | Facebook Ads Agency & Educational Businesses

Paul O'Mahony

Entrepreneur, Author, Sunday Independent Columnist, Trainer and Lecturer

Theo Paphitis

Business and retail entrepreneur, also known as a TV Dragon on BBC's Dragons' Den

Stef Lewandowski

Hacker, software developer, start-up entrepreneur and co-founder of Makeshift

James Watt

BrewDog CEO & Co-Founder 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Gordon Ramsay

Multi-Michelin starred chef and TV Star

Marc Randolph

Co-founder and first CEO of Netflix.

Annabel Karmel MBE

Author of books on nutrition and cooking for babies, children and families.

Nick Jenkins

Founder and CEO of Moonpig.

Melissa Sterry

Design scientist, systems theorist and futurist Melissa Sterry is recognised as a world-leading authority on the science, technology and thinking that could help build a better world.

Alberto Alessi

Founder of the world-famous Alessi brand with its colourful designer kitchenware, Alberto Alessi turned the company into a household name.

Peter Jones

Chairman and CEO and founder of Phones International Group

Cleo Rocos

Cleo Rocos started out her television career on The Kenny Everett Show, since she performed on many comedy shows, cementing a name for herself in the television industry.

Megan Smith

Former U.S. Chief Technology Officer

Creative innovator, tech investor and entrepreneur

Will Butler Adams

The boss of Brompton Bicycle and Brompton Bike Hire, Will Butler-Adams (OBE) is a keynote speaker with truly impressive business knowledge and big ideas for innovative design, production and branding.

Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones

Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones is the man behind The Black Farmer®.

Wayne Hemingway MBE

Wife Geraldine built Red or Dead into a clothes label that received global acclaim

Tony Fernandes

Founded Tune Air Sdn Bhd in 2001