Corporate Presenter Marc Priestley is the host of Discovery Channel’s Driving Wild; Gears, Grease and Glory and co-host of The F1 Report on Sky Sports F1 HD, presently he works as a technical pundit alongside another of our speakers and hosts Jennie Gow covering ITV4’s FIA Formula E series.
Marc Priestley began his petrolhead career in motor racing and was ultimately in the McLaren Racing f1 team as #1 mechanic and pit lane manager, working alongside driving legends such as Kimi Raikkönen, Jenson Button, one of our star speakers at Great British Speakers – Mika Hakkinen, Fernando Alonso, and current World Champion Lewis Hamilton.
Aside from the obvious high rolling glamour of the F1 circus, it is still a very lucrative – though complex business. Marc’s time right at the heart of one of the most successful teams in the sport’s history hits right at the very heart of the challenges many businesses face every day.
His expertise is now called on in all forms of motorsport analysis and commentary worldwide. Marc’s intimate knowledge of the technology, communication, teamwork, pressure and strategy involved in being and staying ahead of the competition.
He can take viewers through the McLaren team ethos of communication, responsibility, accountability, personal and team development, accepting change relates to the broader commercial challenges away from the racing circuit.
All this adds up to Marc’s unique position as an automotive and motorsport expert.
As a renowned speaker, his talks covering everything from change, teamwork and utilising big data captivate audiences keen to use his learnings and insight in their own organisation. To book Marc for a speaking engagement see the Marc Priestley speaking bio on our sister site GREAT BRITISH SPEAKERS or contact Jane Farnham on 01753 439 289
Marc Priestley Keynote Speaking Topics:
- Achieving high performance under intense pressure
- Creating the right environment for success
- Incremental improvement and productivity
- Using big data to implement a successful strategy
Here’s the full trailer for Marcs Discovery Channel TV series, Driving Wild – Gears, Grease and Glory…