About Oliver

Oliver Davies

Oliver Davies is an innovation and creativity expert who has informed organisations including Google, Air France-KLM, and Baillie Gifford.

As a specialist in the area of individual and team innovation, Oliver has brought his expertise to companies across the world. With extensive experience in the media industry and higher education, Oliver delivers in a style that is renowned for its high energy, enthusiasm, and humour.

Oliver was instrumental in the development and running of the Master in Media Innovation, at Breda University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands, for more than a decade. He worked on some of the biggest selling videogames of the 1990s, has advised media companies on content and strategy, has published short and non-fiction, and given speeches at numerous Universities across the world.

Oliver is passionate about empowering individuals and organisations and is a believer in the power of methodologies such as gamification and collective intelligence to unlock innovation.



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“At Google, we’re privileged to host an excellent flow of world-class speakers.  Against this backdrop, Oliver’s lecture still stands out.  He gave an informative, compelling and hilarious presentation to a roomful of avid and engaged listeners.”
-Bradley HorowitzVP, Product, Google




“Oliver is an ingenious electrifying public speaker. His passion for the subject matter is infectious. In just one hour, attendees gained a fresh perspective on the major trends that are transforming creativity and innovation in industries. His presentations are packed with illuminating anecdotes, telling statistics, surprising paradoxes and a refreshing dose of good humour.”

Yasamin FerdousbarinDigital Social Experience Manager at KLM Royal Dutch Airline


“Oliver is enthusiastic, passionate, and thoughtful and both events he has staged for us have been a great success. Versatile, eclectic, and resourceful, Oliver has expertise in a range of disciplines and is also a fantastic presenter; it was a pleasure to work with him.”

– Julia Angeles, Investment Manager at Baillie Gifford