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Author, Entrepreneur, Public Speaker & Pirate.

For enquiries contact: nelly@samconniff.com

“Sam Conniff Allende is a multi-award winning serial social entrepreneur, author, co-founder and former CEO of the legendary agency Livity. He's also one of the sharpest thinkers on the planet.”

FORBES

"Sam owns the room, his energy is infectious, and because he walks the talk, leaders listen and he shifts mindsets."

GLOBAL HEAD OF TALENT, DYSON

"The feedback was SO positive, it couldn’t have been more relevant; you left my team energised and thought-provoked." 

GLOBAL MARKETING DIRECTOR, HEINEKEN

 
 
 
 

 

 

Sam has been featured in

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TEDx Athens, Life-lessons from world-class young hustlers.

Innov8rs Summit Paris 2019. Leadership, purpose and pirates.

“Sam is a regular speaker and facilitator on our executive cohorts and is always the highest-rated and most talked-about.”

DANIEL SOLOMONS, HEAD OF DIGITAL ACADEMY, GOOGLE



"I don’t say this often, but Sam is one of the few people I wish I worked for. He’s a truly inspirational leader who has bags of energy, is courageous, innovative, creative and empowering. This guy can make you believe that you’re capable of anything."

SHERILYN SHACKELL, CEO & FOUNDER, MARKETING ACADEMY

"Fact: If you’re lucky enough to be taken on as a client, Sam WILL change your life and business. People like Sam don’t appear too often in this world, but when they do they’ll have a profound impact. Simply put, Sam changed the way I work, the way I think, the way I want to continue to work for the rest of my career."

NEIL FURMSTON, CREATIVE DIRECTOR, MINDSHARE


Sam’s speaking clients include:

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"Sam is a unique business visionary who will not rest until the world is a much better place for young people. Even then, I doubt he will be satisfied. A catalyst and instigator of lasting change, a provocative, questioning and creative mind, with the charm and diplomacy to challenge effectively.."

STEPHEN WOODFORD, CEO , ADVERTISING ASSOCIATION

"I've seen Sam bring together disparate teams and inspire the individuals within a group to achieve more than they ever thought possible. Sam gets the most out of people by being a champion listener with an unusual empathy for others and a huge breadth of his own experience to draw on."

ADAM LEWIN, GLOBAL CREATIVE DIRECTOR, HEARST


 

Sam has been included in the following lists and line ups:

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BE MORE PIRATE

 

"As an ancient historian and a lover of tech, Be More Pirate feels so important as it looks to history to help us grip the future." 

MARTHA LANE-FOX

Sam's first book is published by Penguin UK and Simon & Schuster USA:

Be More Pirate or How to Take on The World and Win 

“A Modern Day Life Bible” Shortlist

“Join the movement” The Sunday Times

“This is an idea that’s going to explode” It’s Nice That

“Great Fun, Business Book of the Month” Financial Times

“Part History, Part leadership and 100% mindset shift” Entrepreneur

“Makes modern day heroes of names lost in history” Evening Standard

“A magnificent book from one of the sharpest thinkers on the planet” Forbes

Be More Pirate draws parallels between the strategy and innovation of legends like Blackbeard and Henry Morgan with modern-day rebels like Elon Musk, Malala and Blockchain, and reveals how to apply their tactics to life and work today.


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