Renowned as a rock star, Sir Bob is also one of the world’s best-known activists and a highly successful international entrepreneur.
Activist, musician and award winning entrepreneur Sir Bob Geldof is renowned as the creator of Live Aid & Live 8.
He has developed a portfolio of numerous companies ranging from publishing to television production and technology. Bob created The 8 Mile Fund – a private equity fund aimed at bringing much needed investment into Africa. The fund achieved its first close at USD 200 million.
Bob believed that music held the power to change the world. The power to make a difference to the lives of millions. A cynic with the heart of a poet. This has led to him channeling his anger into passion. His passion into compassion. He called the tune for a different world. Bob is a global traveller, a citizen of the world.
An inspired businessman and dedicated musician, he remains a relentless campaigner. This has resulted in him being nominated seven times for the Nobel Peace Prize and is the recipient of the Nobel Man of Peace Award.
Bob Geldof is a truly influential and inspiring speaker. He is highly entertaining and has great insight into the socio-political and upliftment international arenas as well as leadership, communications, marketing in the global village, motivation and self-development. His unique presentations, views and insights are highly sought after by companies who wish to benefit from his sensational presentations and which always leave a lasting and powerful impression.
“What an incredible speech! He (Bob Geldof) really is the best orator I have ever seen.” Mike Firth – YIBC