BO1 – Become the CEO’s Confidant

26 Feb 2018
11:20 am
Parnell Room

BO1 – Become the CEO’s Confidant

In this session Elias will share the learnings from a 35+ year career in a way that will allow you apply these simple principles to your business to learn how to communicate and connect with the C-Suite more effectively!

In this programme, which covers the categories of Influence, Customer management and Strategy, Elias explores the 3 areas of communication that helped him lead international organisations and get invited into the boardroom.

Speaker Bio

Elias Kanaris is a thought leader in the area of leadership and team building, specialising on the topics of cultivating values-based leadership, developing trust and making more profit.

With over 25 years’ experience in sales and marketing roles (culminating as a senior consultant in the Telecommunications & IT sector), Elias has used that experience to understand how to develop C-level connections and to transition relationships from ‘commodity supplier’ to ‘trusted advisor’. He was part of a team that serviced 24 clients, turning over $450M per annum for his company. To give some context, the next 3,200 clients COMBINED billing was slightly over twice as much at $1B.

Elias is President-Elect of the Global Speakers Federation (GSF) and is the Immediate Past President of the National Speakers Association of New Zealand (NSANZ). He is also a Founding Partner of the John Maxwell Team (where he served on the President’s Advisory Council).

His latest book, ‘Liberating Your Leadership Potential: Changing self-limiting beliefs to lead your team, organisation or country with influence’ allows the reader to apply Nelson Mandela’s character traits and wisdom to lead more effectively.