Glenn Capelli

Stimulating business results.


A professional speaker, author, songwriter, radio and television presenter and creator of Dynamic Thinking, Glenn Capelli has delivered a message of creativity, innovation and thinking smarter to audiences around the world. A member of MENSA, Glenn is also a former ‘hobo’ who backpacked his way around the world for seven years, working in a variety of roles including a fish farmer on kibbutz in Israel, a comedian in Los Angeles, a travel writer in Kenya and a summer-camp counsellor in North Carolina.

Previous experience

In 1987 Glenn Capelli was awarded the prestigious Winston Churchill Fellowship, which he used to further his research into better ways of thinking and learning. With a career as a professional speaker for more than twenty years, Glenn Capelli has emerged as an expert educator in Thinking and Learning Skills and has become Australia’s most awarded professional speaker: a two-time state winner of Speaker of the Year, the inaugural Educator of theYear recipient in 2006 and winner of the 2007 Nevin Award – the Australian Professional Speaking Industry’s highest achievement honour.

Glenn Capelli’s award winning cable television series Born to Learn aired weekly to an audience of over 26 million households across the USA, while his current program Thinking Caps goes out around Australia on the ABC network each week.

His clients range from the most remote outback schools of Australia to the biggest corporate organizations in the world. Glenn uses his unique, involving, humorous and entertaining presentation style to teach audiences to become more flexible thinkers, leaders and life-long learners in today’s crazy, fast paced world.


Talking Points
Thinking Smarter in a Changing World
The Human Element of Business and Leadership
Using More of Your Magic Brain
Emotional Smarts
The Bohemian in Us All - Creativity and Innovation
How to Spread Ideas - the Culture and Science of Memes and Memetics
Learning and Thinking in Smarter Ways
Humour, Communication, Values and Culture