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Cian is an entrepreneur, author, speaker and sales expert who works with businesses in the technology and telecommunications sectors. Hailed as a ‘sales and marketing guru’ by the Sydney Morning Herald, Cian is the author of the Amazon #1 bestseller Rebirth of the Salesman and co-author of Secrets for Business Success.

A regular writer and commentator in the business media, Cian is a much sought-after keynote speaker and conference facilitator.

Leveraging his stint as a television comedy writer and his flair for storytelling, Cian delivers fascinating, entertaining and engaging keynotes and conference facilitation. Drawing on almost 20 years of sales and sales management experience, Cian is meticulous in how he prepares for and tailors each keynote address. Cian’s presentation philosophy is very simple: Engage, inspire, entertain and educate your audience, and be authentic to yourself.

Speaking topics:

  • The story of selling: Why storytelling has become the #1 skill to master in business today
  • Rebirth of the sales industry: The 10 greatest sales challenges facing business and what we can do about them
  • The decision conundrum: Do people really make decisions with their hearts, not their heads?
  • Rise of the machines: Who will triumph in the war between salesperson and sales automation?
  • There’s no such thing as a silver bullet in business or is there? Why win/loss analysis could redefine your business success

More information about these topics can be found in Cian’s Speakers Kit.

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Client testimonials

Cian McLoughlin is a genuine ‘sales futurist’. He delivers dynamic, thought compelling presentations on what audiences need to know if they are serious and committed to what is coming next, which in turn will give them a distinct competitive edge.

Jonathan Farrington – CEO, Top Sales World


As keynote for our annual sales conference, Cian drew from his own personal experiences as a sales leader and customised his content to our specific organisational needs. He energised the sales team and helped them understand the personal characteristics that create success.

Markus Koch – Managing Director, Draeger Medical Australia


Cian does something special on stage, he shares his own story and connects at a human level with his audience. His content is relevant, powerful and it delivers quick results for those that work with him, but it’s his delivery that really sets him apart.

A lot of speakers market themselves as world-class, but I can tell you with certainty that Cian can prove it with one measurable result – voted the No.1 speaker at one of the world’s most regarded sales industry conferences, the Centre of Sales Excellence Summit.

Bryn Hughes – Managing Director, The Centre of Sales Excellence


Cian was a very impressive moderator for our CIO round table dinner. He kept the discussion focused and constructive whilst deftly integrating new ideas being put forward by the participating CIOs. We also found him to be highly engaged with us pre and post event, which was very effective in ensuring a positive program for all. I can highly recommend his services.

Nick York – Summit Director, GDS International


Cian is an accomplished public speaker and facilitator. He has contributed at various Qlik events to entertain and engage our guests in meaningful business dialogue.

Matt Bolton – Channel and Alliances Director ANZ, Qlik


Cian’s style not only boosts the fire in the belly, but his presentation helped our team develop clear plans and actions. He undoubtedly knows his stuff, but our team particularly appreciated his genuine and personal style. 100% positive feedback, 5 stars from the Promapp jury!

Ivan Seselj – Director, Promapp


Cian supported PDAgroup in building and delivering an interactive and entertaining 1 Day Sales Seminar for the SAP Africa Partner Summit in Cape Town, attended by more than 300 African SAP partners. Thanks to Cian’s performance and experience, the session was a great success and was extremely well received by the attending SAP partners.

Andreas Langer – Partner Product Management, PDAgroup