Cyriel Kortleven - Making Change Simple
"More than 300 satisfied clients have written a recommendation on Cyriel's Linkedin profile."
Why should you work with Cyriel?
Four reasons why Cyriel is your perfect speaker
"Time flies when you have Cyriel to run your online session!! Very interactive, full of insights and fun. I highly recommend Cyriel as a speaker, moderator or facilitator for any online or offline events."
Elina Jutelyte - Meeting Professionals International President Belgian chapter
"Cyriel delivered a splendid and energising keynote presentation for our Change Leaders. As a result new language and tools are now being used regularly. A great experience. “
Sabine Blanchet - Country HR manager
"Cyriel is able to apply enormous amounts of creativity to his sessions. Whether it's about behaviour, strategy, team-spirit or out-of-the-box-thinking, it's always worthwhile exchanging thoughts with Cyriel!”
Peter Lathouwers - Europe Business Intelligence Director
"Cyriel is a fantastic speaker to work with. His energy and style, combined with the relevant content of his session ensure the delegates leave the event inspired.”
Simon Yeowart - program director
@ the Eventful Group
"Cyriel got the highest score of all speakers with a 4,6/5 followed by comments such as 'Absolutely brilliant', 'By far the best inspiration and needed session', 'Excellent thinking',...This says it all and makes my day."
Michael Nielsen - managing director
@ TENEO events
"Cyriel's talks are simple, well-thought and yet 'unpredictably' interesting.”
Alfred Chin - Sales Director Southeast Asia
@ AIP Corporation
"He holds the audience on the edge of their seats from start to finish.”
Simon Harvey - organiser @ Fit for the Future event
A selection of happy clients from all over the world
The best way to explore if Cyriel would be a great fit for your event is by experiencing him on stage.
The second best way is watching a video to discover his engaging style,
his interaction with the audience & his humour. Enjoy.
On the left, you can discover Cyriel's 3 minute showreel. Below you can see Cyriel during longer clips on different stages in the world.
Showreel online presentation
Discover how Cyriel can create a fun, interactive online session where your audience stays attentive!
Watch Cyriel's TEDx Talk delivers in Antwerp in front of 800 participants.
Get a good impression of Cyriel's mission in life & see him on stage at the European Communication Summit (700 communication directors from all over Europe).
Showreel UAE Government
Exact 1-minute showreel of Cyriel presenting in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) in front of 50 Communication professionals from the UAE Government.
Going the extra mile
This is a great movie to show that I go the extra mile for a client. In this case, I was dressed up in a boxing outfit because the stage was a boxing ring for 200 Dutch Travel Managers.
What are the participants of the 'Mastering SAP' conference saying about me after my keynote + workshop.
Recommendation Omar Hatamleh - NASA
Recommendation from Omar Hatamleh - Chief innovation officer @ NASA
Full keynote 'Change Mindset'
This is a complete keynote, recorded at the European Communication Summit in Brussels for 700 communication directors from all over Europe.
Most popular keynote
The Change Mindset
Survival kit for professionals in change
Every day, we're confronted with new challenges: global competition; demanding clients; new technologies; ... We need professionals who dare to leave their comfort zone and suspend their judgement. We need professionals who explore the world from a different perspective and can turn problems into opportunities. We need professionals who get into action and who aren’t scared to fail fast, often and forward by experimenting with Nano actions. Are you one of those professionals?
YES ... suspend your judgement to break fixed thinking patterns.
AND … explore the world from a different perspective to generate new ideas.
ACT … take small actions because the key to real innovation is doing experiments & fail fast, often & forward.
In this interactive and entertaining presentation, you will get the spark, tools and language to influence others to be more creative & entrepreneurial and give a big boost to your own Change Mindset.
Yes And Act … Now.
Recognition in the speaking industry
Cyriel is a member of the Professional Speakers Association in Europe & Asia. He's also the first Belgian Certified Professional Speaker (CSP) - only 800 CSP's in the world.
But even more remarkable is that he belongs to a select group of 35 people in the world who may call themselves Global Speaking Fellow - an award for speakers who have spoken across the Globe and demonstrates a high degree of speaking expertise and cultural awareness in global markets.
Some Facts & Figures
Days/year working abroad (of course not during the COVID-period, snif snif)
Subscribers on his newsletter & Connections on Linkedin
Visits to the Burning Man festival
Testimonials on Linkedin
Countries visited as a speaker
Business books written
Obstacles conquered at the longest obstacle run in the world
Global Speaking Fellows in the world (I'm one of them)
Cyriel has already delivered presentations in 36 countries (on 5 continents)
Connect with Cyriel
The fastest way to receive an answer is sending an email.
Office Antwerp (Belgium):
Dijlestraat 52 bus 103
2060 Antwerp - Belgium
Event organiser or speaking agency?
Speakerpackage (one version for client / one for agency)