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Testimonials for Jonar Nader
Mr Nader made an excellent presentation which was well received, and a credit to your company.
Dept of State and Regional Development
Uou did a marvellous and eloquent job...I found your presentation fascinating...such valuable insights, embedded in such practical context.
James Cook University
You were simply outstanding and inspirational! You had the audience in the palm of your hand. Oh, to have such power my friend.
We are still trying to describe the brilliance of your presentation to our team. You captured the audience and walked them through your presentation without losing any of them along the way. What could have been a boring subject to myself (having had no formal computer education) became an enchanted world of technology.
Connections Events Management
The presentation by Jonar was most interesting and provocative and shows a highly developed skill in presenting information of which he has great understanding.
Gracias for an excellent presentation. It got the day started on a very positive note. I really appreciated your time… wonderful presentation. We all really enjoyed hearing your thoughts and we got very much from your comments.
Park Hyatt Sydney
Fee Range: $10001 to $15000
Jonar Nader's BiographyPresenting on subjects relating to technology, leadership, management, motivation, thinking skills, teamwork, advertising, change, and politics, Jonar Nader is highly engaging and thought provoking. With over 30 years in sales and marketing, Jonar shares his knowledge and experience while captivating the audience with his humour and brilliance.
For thirty years, Jonar has worked in sales, marketing, and management; and is now the Chairman of Logictivity Pty Ltd — a management consulting firm. Jonar’s previous corporate role was that of IBM’s E business Software Manager and the Network Computing Manager, where he also worked with the IBM Olympic Committee, and was IBM’s industry and media spokesperson for deep-computing and high-technology. Previous roles at IBM included the Consumer Manager for Asia Pacific South, responsible for ASEAN countries.
Before joining IBM, Jonar was the Sales & Marketing Director at Acer Computer, where he was also the General Manager of Acer Software Pty Ltd. Prior to that, he held senior marketing positions at Compaq (now HP), including roles as Manager of Communications, Distribution, Education, and Retail. Jonar also worked for giant retailers Woolworths and then Grace Bros and Myer, and was their youngest manager. In all, he has worked at Australian, American, Japanese, Chinese, and German corporations. Today, his clients are located around the globe.
Jonar is the author of the best-selling Prentice Hall’s Illustrated Dictionary of Computing (Pearson) now in its third edition. He is the technology writer for Butterworths’ Legal Dictionary, and the Student’s Legal Dictionary. He was also the Technical Editor for the Consumers’ Association publication called How to Buy a Computer. With his intimate understanding of technology and society, he is often called upon to serve as an Expert Witness to the legal profession. He was the co-founder of the Australian Information Technology Society, where he served for six years.
He has edited and written for a range of international fashion, art, and advertising magazines, as well as Formula One racing magazines, and he has written for technology and management journals. He is a broadcaster and social commentator for radio and television, having conducted hundreds of interviews and lectures. Jonar has served as a Director of The Australian Centre for Languages, and as a Director of The Sydney College of Divinity.
His latest book is called 'How to Lose Friends and Infuriate Lovers'. Others in the series include 'How to Lose Friends and Infuriate Your Boss' (now in its 2nd edition), following the successful release of 'How to Lose Friends and Infuriate People' (now in its 4th edition, published by Plutonium and formerly contracted to Penguin and HarperCollins) and 'How to Lose Friends and Infuriate Thinkers'. Merchandise is also licensed to ABC Enterprises. Jonar's next release will be 'How to Lose Friends and Infuriate Competitors'. His first suspense thriller is called Z, which has been translated and published from Brazil to Russia and is now also in paperback.
For over twenty years, Jonar has conducted courses on technology, leadership, management, thinking skills, employee engagement, teamwork, advertising, change, fraud, terrorism, and politics. He also taught for three years at the Australian Institute of Management and three years at the Department of Technical and Further Education. He is an award-winning debater, arguing cases relating to censorship, security, customer service, technology in education, and technology in society. Jonar now combines his professional skills with his communication skills to deliver captivating keynote presentations at major conferences, or executive workshops for private clients.
He co-founded the New Leaders’ Forum (where he served for six years) funded by Johnson & Johnson, McKinsey & Company, and Qantas. He was also a member of the steering-committee of the New Leaders’ Foundation whose lectures have been held at the Royal Military College, Duntroon, and the University of New South Wales.
Jonar advises Directors and CEOs at board-level, assisting with strategic planning and organisational growth. He is also an executive adviser and assists senior executives when they need technical, professional, market, or management advice.
Speaking Topics Include
- Leadership in the modern world
- Technology - the good, the bad, the ugly
- How to lose friends and infuriate people
- Customer service - my foot!
- The impact of technology on marketing
- Understanding risks in the digital age
- Inspiration, motivation, and teamwork
- Thinking Skills (using Mono-thought, Logictivity, & Brain Speak)
- E-business, E-commerce, E-nough!
- Different Futures, Different Demands
- Secrets to success in the networked world
- Brand building or brand suicide?