James Caan is one of the UK's most successful and dynamic entrepreneurs, having built up a multi-million pound fortune from recruitment. He's particularly remembered by TV audiences for many appearances on the hit BBC2 show for budding entrepreneurs, Dragons' Den. More recently, he has hosted The Business Class on CNBC, a series which sees him joined by experts from a cross-section of industries to analyse and advise innovative UK small and medium enterprises
In the business world, James is a highly respected figure and in particular he understands the challenges facing SMEs and entrepreneurs in the UK today. He is the CEO and founder of Hamilton Bradshaw, a private equity firm which specialises turnarounds and development opportunities in the UK and Europe. He is also Chairman of the UK Government's Start Up Loans Scheme, which supports entrepreneurs with funding and mentoring to start their own business.
James' pragmatic, yet warm and impartial approach appeals to a wide range of people and as a result he is regularly in demand as a Speaker for his business insight and advice. And to underline his level of expertise, James and his companies have received a number of awards, from BT's Enterprise of the Year to PricewaterhouseCoopers' Entrepreneur of the Year. In recognition of his services as a leading businessman, James was named Chairman of the Year at the International Business Awards in 2013.
James is an exceptional and charismatic business speaker. His talks are not only inspiring and energetic but they also draw on his own experiences to leave his audiences highly motivated. To book James as a Business and Motivational Speaker for your Event, please contact a Prime Performers Booking Agent via the online booking enquiry form or alternatively call 020 7251 8222.
- Entrepreneur and founder of Coffee Republic and Skinny Candy
- Founder of Gü Chocolate Puds, launched in May 2003.
- Best-selling author of fiction and non-fiction books and articles, focusing on the subject of Artificial Intelligence (AI)and the prospect of widespread technological unemployment.