Rising from mailboy to CEO and Chairman of Australia’s biggest Advertising Agency Group, Ian Elliot became the industry’s most prolific new business winner. Along the way he created and developed icon brands like Optus, Arnotts and VB. He also ran the Communications Strategy for the Sydney 2000 Olympics.
Retiring at 48, he co-wrote the best-selling ‘Stop Bitching, Start Pitching” the definitive guide to winning accounts which was published by Murdoch Books.
He has taken on public and private company board roles including Chairing 3 public companies.
Ian consults in a range of areas to some of Australia’s best companies and he has a corporate training business coaching in Pitching Skills and Presentation Skills
He is also regularly engaged for key note speeches for corporate events and SME conferences. He has spoken to audiences from 10 to 3000 all around Australia and internationally in Dubai, Rome, New York, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Las Vegas, Auckland and Augusta (US Masters Golf).