901-754-9404
My List0

We've now made it easier for you to research and save your favorite keynotes speakers. Click on the + sign to add a speaker to your Speaker List and email your favorites to colleagues and friends.

Henry Patterson speaker

Henry Patterson

    • The UK’s Youngest Serial Entrepreneur and Business Author
Fee Range

$7,500 - $10,000

Travels From

England

1st time shop owner, age 10

1st time shop owner, age 10

Keynote Excerpt

Keynote Excerpt

Henry Patterson started his official business journey at the age of nine when he launched children’s brand Not Before Tea. This was based on storybook he had written entitled The Adventures of Sherb and Pip. All the characters in the book were bought to life through products such as bags, wash bags and soft toys. Henry’s story has been in the press at home and abroad including Forbes magazine. He has also made several television appearances. He was the youngest person ever to be interviewed on CNBC’s breakfast business show Squawk Box, he was named One to Watch by the Independent and he appeared on The BBC Show with Richard Branson. Today the products are sold internationally and Henry has just secured investment to grow the brand further.

At 12 years old, Henry was a keynote speaker at the prestigious Retail Week Live event at the 02 in London, where he shared the stage with the likes of Facebook and Google.

Henry uses his childhood experiences as the foundation for his talks. His school life has been tough and he was bullied because he didn’t fit in. As a consequence, he developed a stutter overnight. His journey to re-discover his voice is truly inspirational.

Despite battling a stammer, he developed a love of public speaking and has since spoken alongside some of the worlds top motivational speakers on stages in Malaysia, Singapore, Italy, Berlin, and Vietnam.

In May 2018, Henry launched his first business book entitled Young & Mighty, aimed at young people, 10 to 14, who are starting to think about their future and starting to make sense of what motivates them. It covers some of the big issues that young people face: money, self-esteem, finding your voice, education, and creativity. It particularly appeals to those struggling to fit in. Young and Mighty promotes confidence and thoughtfulness, not just material ambition.

His experiences have taught Henry that children can discover their own version of success. The book provides examples from business, the arts and sport contributed such as Sir Richard Branson and Mike Krieger.

Finding My Voice

Henry’s story from selling manure at the age of 4 years old to battling with a stutter, being excluded from school, then going on to build a children’s band, write a book with leaders such as Sir Richard Branson, getting investments and everything in between.

 

Lessons I Have Learnt in Business

Business advice as you have never heard it before. Sometimes all it takes is to see things through a child’s eyes to find the solution. You certainly will look at things from a different perspective after listening to Henry!

 

Sometimes You Just Have to Jump!

What to do when everyone says you can’t? What to do when you get bullied so much, you physically lose your voice? How do you cope when you read thousands of comments from people personally insulting you?

A talk about overcoming adversity and breaking through barriers.

 

 

 

Speaking Topics:

Related Speakers

Geoff Colvin Speaker

Geoff Colvin

Senior Editor-at-Large FORTUNE

Cameron Herold Speaker

Cameron Herold

Author of "Double

Tim Hague, Speaker

Tim Hague

Winner of The Amazing Race Canada

Nicole Brandes

Nicole Brandes

Internationally acclaimed author

Ari Popper, Futurist Speaker

Ari Popper

Founder and CEO of SciFutures

Steven Schussler, Entrepreneur Speaker

Steven Schussler

Founder of Schussler Creative & The Rainforest Cafe

Frits van Paasschen, Disruption Speaker

Frits van Paasschen

Seasoned Global Executive

Kevin D. Wright, Speaker

Kevin D. Wright

Leadership is Personal

Vivek Wadhwa

Vivek Wadhwa

Academic

Sheena Iyengar Speaker

Sheena Iyengar

Columbia Business School Professor

Douglas Jackson, speaker

Douglas Jackson

President/CEO of Project C.U.R.E.

Matthew E. May

Matthew E. May

Founder & CEO

Testimonials

"The conference was an immense hit – we certainly raised the bar in our company on how conferences are planned and executed. You and yo..

Testinmonials | Benchmark Global Hospitality | Executive Speakers

"Johnny Cupcakes was a hit last night! Thank you both so much for all of your assistance through this process, it has been such a positi..

Johnny Cupcakes | Testimonials | Executive Speakers

"You all were awesome to work with and helped make my life easier when planning these events. Thanks so much!” 

 

Testimonial

"Thanks so much for working on this engagement with us. It’s been a very pleasant experience. We will definitely include ESB in our sea..

Testimonial

"They have booked me to speak at events for over a decade and their professional approach and client focus is unmatched in the industry. I am..

Garrison Wynn, Sales Speaker

"Thank you, both, for making last night possible! You have been such a Joy to work with and I appreciate everything you did for us! I can't s..

Salvation Army

Our bank has held an annual business and economic conference for the past 9 years.  We have worked with Executive Speakers every year an..

I’ve used the services of a number of speakers bureaus in the past. However, my current experience working with the Executive Speakers ..

I want to thank you for all of your assistance you and Jenny were wonderful. If it had not been for you sending me suggestions I would not ha..

Bridgeworks was awesome!!! Great feedback from all!! Thanks for all of your collaboration and positive we'll use you in the future.  

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Call to discuss how we can you help find the right speaker(s) for your organization.

Get Ideas in 1 hour or less

Executive Speakers Bureau consistently receives praises about our speed and efficiency. From the beginning of your event planning, our extensive online speaker database and resourceful staff allow us to quickly equip you with the best speaker for your event.

Need a last minute speaker? No worries. Our speed and efficiency help us give you ideas for speakers in one hour or less.

Please fill in information below