audio close compressed excel CS_logo_icon_solid_yellow_alt Created with Sketch. x x image insta-black menu pdf Print BTN - Shortlist Created with Sketch. Share Asset 1 word


High-Performance Coach, Improv Comedian & Founder of the Covert Theatre

Challenges are opportunities for growth. We need to welcome them and the learning they bring.

Wade Jackson is a speaker, author and high performance coach. He speaks on topics such as self-leadership, resilience & well-being, collaborative creativity & innovation, storytelling & communication.

As a double world champion improv comedian and the founder of renowned brands such as The Improv Bandits and the Covert Theatre, Wade brings a lot of fun and laughter to his work. He teaches the science of human behaviour through play and his presentations are always fun, engaging and enlightening.

Wade is the author of the best-selling books Jolt Challenge, Stories at Work and Making It Easy that endorsed by world leading thinkers such as Edward de Bono and Stephen Covey. He is the creator of Mind Dojo, the resilience App that is used around the world.

Wade holds postgraduate qualifications in both Drama and Health Science and he brings an academic robustness to everything he does. He has worked on four continents, across a number of industries with thousands of people ranging from CEOs, senior executive teams, governments, universities, militaries, elite athletes, and not-for-profit organizations.

Talking Points

Business: Beyond High Performance

How to constantly and consistently be your best at both work and home. Learn the 7 characteristics of high performing teams.

Business: Organisational Storytelling & Communication

How to engage hearts and minds, influence and inspire others through the power of story.

Business: Make it Easy

How to stand at the front of the room and get your message across with ease.

Business: Build it and They Will Come

How Wade was able to build an improv theatre during a global pandemic and it not only survive but thrive - an entrepreneurial tale like no other!

Motivation: Personal Leadership & Transformation

How to connect with yourself at the deepest level, to find your voice and live a life of meaning.

Motivation: Improv Your Life

How the principles of improvisation and play can liberate you and enhance your life.

Well-being: Resilience & Well-Being

How to deal with the curve balls life throws at you and be able to rise to any challenge.

Innovation: Collaborative Creativity

How to flex your creative muscle and work with others so innovation becomes the norm.

Innovation: Connection & Belonging

How to create a psychologically safe environment so people can bring their full selves to work and enhance the sense of belonging.
If you are looking for a presenter with passion and fun, while delivering a serious message, then Wade would be my choice. Just Water

Wade Jackson is an outstanding presenter. He has relevant, fresh, interesting thinking that speaks to the zeitgeist and supports this with great, compelling research and sound thinking. I have seen only a few people, in my 30 year career, who can energise, entertain, inform and illuminate very busy groups of people in the way that Wade can.

Human Resources Institute of New Zealand

Wade was the perfect speaker to kick off a full day conference, he had the audience of 160+ up out of their seats within the first 5 minutes creating a great vibe in the room. His content was spot on with many delegates making special mention of his session.

Chartered Accountants ANZ
Let us know

and we'll send all the latest Celebrity Speakers updates and news direct to your inbox
Thanks, you have been subscribed
View Shortlist