Joe Talcott is an experienced global marketer and one of Australia’s most respected industry thinkers and influencers, participating on a broad range of Boards and Committees. A subject matter specialist, speaker, panelist and workshop mediator, he is a sought-after public speaker for Keynote Addresses, Seminars, Workshops and Expert Panels.
He has delivered keynote speeches at The Cannes International Festival of Creativity, Economist Conferences in Latin America & Asia and numerous large conventions / conferences for major brands around the world. He is a guest lecturer at universities in Australia and the USA.
He worked to help establish RUOK?Day, a suicide prevention organisation, and served on their Board.
His marketing career spans thirty plus years, marketing multi-national brands and organisations. He directed marketing for McDonald’s in the USA, Central and South America, SE Asia and Australia. In 2003, as global marketing and creative director, he led the development, production and launch of the brand’s first global marketing campaign, “i’m lovin’ it”.
As Head of Marketing and Chief Creative at News Corp Australia he led the launch of new brands and the transition of the publishing company into the digital age.
Joe’s expertise comes from working for large and small organisations, marketing agencies, and media. His presentations resonate with audiences as he connects real-life experiences to timely and relevant topics. And he delivers them with a creative, engaging and provocative style.
Today Joe heads Creatism Academy, working with corporate marketing teams (including their agencies) as well as students of marketing. The Academy’s emphasis in on practical, time-tested techniques and processes that can be applied in the workplace to produce superior business results.