Elias Kanaris is a thought leader in the area of leadership and team building, specialising on the topics of cultivating values-based leadership, developing trust and making more profit.
With over 25 years’ experience in sales and marketing roles (culminating as a senior consultant in the Telecommunications & IT sector), Elias has used that experience to understand how to develop C-level connections and to transition relationships from ‘commodity supplier’ to ‘trusted advisor’. He was part of a team that serviced 24 clients, turning over $450M per annum for his company. To give some context, the next 3,200 clients COMBINED billing was slightly over twice as much at $1B.
Elias is the President of the Global Speakers Federation (2018-2019), the Founder of the CEO Global Summit and a Founding Member of the Conscious Leadership Movement. He was the President of the National Speakers Association of New Zealand (2015-2017), and is also a Founding Partner of the John Maxwell Team (where he served on the President’s Advisory Council).
His latest book, ‘Liberating Your Leadership Potential: Changing self-limiting beliefs to lead your team, organisation or country with influence‘ allows the reader to apply Nelson Mandela’s character traits and wisdom to lead more effectively.