Answering your need

You personally want to harness and fully express the existing latent value of your organization or of your event.

You are surrounded by a fast-changing environment that makes it challenging to understand what is important, how to harness new trends and stand out being successful.  You don’t want to be left behind.

You urgently need to lead the transition towards meaningful innovation and are looking for inspiration and concrete paths to make you a recognized leader.

With over 20 years of experience in leading global organizations and glocal communities to implement impact innovation, I would now love to hand over to you, ideas and tools to make your vision a reality.

Your glass will be half full, creating the right energy

I love coffee, it gives me energy and a great taste that allows me to inspire others into a positive vision that leads to motivation and success.

I share trends, ideas and processes that come from my direct lived experience
. director general – ebbf – ethical business building the future – director general
. B Corp Ambassador – B Lab – in Europe promoting and growing the community of B Corps
. Partner – NOW.Partners – co-creating regeneration in large organizations
. Co-founder – Impact Hub Madrid

Professor of impact innovation at these business schools:
EOI – Int Master in Sustainable Development
ESADE (visiting professor)
UCJC (visiting professor)
Stanford – social innovation judge

Recent Keynotes Given:

. IE – Net Impact Purpose Forum
Emergence of the fourth sector and regenerative economy

. European Commission SME Assembly
Environmental Social and Governance (ESG) for SMEs: Beyond the Bottom Line

. GEF Global Education Summit
The future of work and how education institutions can prepare student for the future
(SEE video)

. #southsummit21 – Main Arena

MISSION DRIVEN: Making A Difference

. #Fi21 – Impact Investing Forum
What is the journey from greenwashing to greenwishing to greenaction?
Con Daniel Schmid Global Sustainability Director at SAP

.  #REBUILD2021
How to hit those SDGs. New business models arising from Decarbonization

. #EM20Global – Henley Business School
Impact Innovation: answering the need to rethink business & capitalism
“Such a thought-provoking session!”

. BFORPlanet 
The role and application of corporate purpose: from trend to reality
(see video summary)

. ESADE Annual Alumni main keynote. (see video)

.  Gender Equality A Must Have for Economic Growth
(see video summary)

. MADBlue summit

How can we transition our organizations to sustainably-driven innovation?

. BforPlanet keynote on the impact of SDGs on people, companies and planet

. #Interdependence Unpacked Live Series of B Lab Europe

. EMINE innovación y empresa

. BBVA Momentum global event – measure to impact 


. Danone KickOff 2020 – the attitude of a sustainable leader

. Lancôme global directors inspirational keynote – resolving the tension between sustainability and growth.

. ADP Marcas con Valores – Employees allies of of cultural transformation.

. B Lab Europe Lead The Beat Summit.

. COP25 – interview , presenting the NetZero B Corp commitment ( see short interview )

. CHIESI – the role of meaningful projects motivating your team

 . NESIFORUM Malaga – The future of work and the role of impact innovation ( see short RTVE TV interview )

. Factoria Cultural – how can you create companies that people do not like, but love

. Universidad de Baleares – creating meaningful enterprises

. Sustainable Brands Madrid – how can companies become best for the world ( see video )

. Encuentros con Valores Zaragoza – the new role of consumers and companies in this new acceleration era


. Jornada Corresponsables – ODS 10 Y 17: Reducción de Desigualdades y Alianzas Win Win  ( see video )

. NESIFORUM Malaga – Good Companies Creating Meaningful Impact

. ESCP – demanding and creating meaningful workplaces

. Loyola Foro Medinge – innovation in meaningful marketing

. Foro Nuevas Economías Vitoria-Gasteiz – reinventando la economía 

. CONAMA Madrid – Nuevas Formas de crear empresas de impacto


. Fundación Biodiversidad Madrid – lideres que crean el futuro, el movimiento de las mejores empresas para el mundo

. B Good Day – National B Corp event MC ing and dinamization

. SXSW – panel on social innovation

. JUMP Paris – how do women and men manage differently? ( see video )

. NESIFORUM local Madrid – porqué ser parte de comunidades de impacto ( see video


Testimonials, how people enjoyed my work

“Such a thought-provoking session”
Anne Dibley – Henley Business School

“Thank you very much for your speech. It was very inspiring and charismatic.
Always a pleasure to listen to you!”
Anna Kowalska – Better Business

“Daniel has a powerful personality, he exudes energy, passion and conviction. Therefore, he is an exceptional speaker both inspiring and motivating who I have had the pleasure to meet in different roundtables, webminars and events. Besides, his forward- thinking on business and sustainability topics always brings knowledge and a different perspective to enrich the conversation. I look forward to work gain with Daniel in the near future”
Laia Mas Directora Public Affairs & Sustainability Danone

“Thank you again dear Daniel for your great and inspiring speech at our seminar!”
Laure Bohec LeStradic – Lancóme

“Many thanks Daniel! A very inspiring talk!”
Francois-Xavier Lacroix – GM Aguas Danone España

“I remember perfectly the first time I heard Daniel speak. For me, there is a before and after that moment. He is one of those people who leaves a mark.”
Carlos Palacín

“It’s been an amazing contribution what you offered today at ESADE.
Thank you for inspiring us from our deepest emotions.”
Salva Cayuela – Cofundador en NEWUS

“Daniel is an exceptional person with uncommon commitment to inspire people towards a vision and motivate to concrete actions.
I’ve had the pleasure to experience Daniel’s personal authenticity and empowering leadership during my first two years of service at ebbf. During this time I’ve appreciated his blend of the absolute drive to action and openness to experiment/adopt new approaches. His skills show a combination of leadership with deep business expertise and excellent human understanding.
I completely recommend him as a huge source of learnings for your organisation and teams, both on professional and personal levels.”  
Laura Zambelli

“Explaining difficult concepts and keeping the audience listening to you all the time is an Art. And Daniel is one of those Artists who are capable to do so.
I admired Daniel’s enthusiasm, inspiration and positive energy when delivered the “meaningful work” keynote speech at the ConnectIn event organised by Linkedin. He is inspired and inspiring.
I truly endorse him as speaker for any event that involved meaningful work, ethics, values-based leadership and many other relevant issues of today’s world.”
Leonardo Intriago

“I can´t think of anyone better than Daniel to join a professional team. I can´t think of a better attitude than the one he has….not punctually, but every single day.”
Eva Curto

“Simply inspiring. Any other words can better describe Daniel. I had the absolute pleasure to listen to him several times during my life and everytime he has been able to share different meaningful thoughts, deep fealings and emotions.
I truly believe that Daniel is one of the most important and consistent speaker I’ve ever met, I hope one time we will have the chance to work together. In the meanwhile I will continue to be motivated and inspired by him.”
Francesco Costanzo

“Daniel is an inspiring teacher and a great tutor. His experience and vision allowed me to open my mind and consider new possibilities and lifestyles that primarily seek to have a positive meaning and impact to the world. For me, one of the best teachers I had during the Master and who motivated me to become an entrepreneur.”
Ana Maria Rocha 

“Daniel has this outstanding and quite incomparable skill to motivate and fill people with enthusiasm and energy, when introducing concepts and ideas to them.
The conferences he’s organized were amazing and extremely inspiring both for participants and speakers.
In addition, he has a strong base of values, essential in his position, and a great capacity to listen to people and reformulate their thoughts, in a comprehensible way for all audience.
I would definitely recommend him for Leadership-like positions in any companies, as he would be a wonderful asset for them.”
Dan Dang

“I worked with Daniel in several occasion and it has always been a fantastic experience. He is inspired and inspiring. He just creates the perfect enviroment to generate excellent performance. That’s why everybody loves him. He is a great networkers, and a fantastic business partner. He knows what the next thing to do is. Always.”
Denise Cumella


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Interested in bringing a motivational keynote to your next event?
Or would you like to discuss a consulting engagement?
Contact me below to discuss ways we might work together, and thanks.

Please note that while I appreciate anyone inviting me to address their audience,
I donate about 19% of my total, about four free talks per year to meaningful organizations / events.