MC / Keynote Speaker, Social Media Producer
Yvonne Adele has been described in client testimonials as inspiring, interactive, vibrant, thought-provoking, well-researched, experienced, memorable, flexible, friendly and ‘a breath of fresh air'.
A Microsoft graduate with a couple of decades of corporate experience, Yvonne created the Ms Megabyte brand/persona in the mid 90's. This led to a national media profile and best-selling book (Conquer Your Computer). Ms Megabyte was also the author of Australia's PCs for Dummies, and a Telstra Business Women's Awards Finalist.
During her 10-year stint as Ms Megabyte, Yvonne assisted thousands of Australian's to embrace their technology and travelled around the country and overseas as IT Reporter for the Today Show and enjoyed a long residency as columnist for Woman's Day and Women's Weekly. During this time, Yvonne accepted requests to speak at conferences and found it to be her absolute passion.
She eventually left the media behind to concentrate solely on speaking and consulting and has spoken to over 500 groups including NAB, Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals, realestate.com.au, Telstra, Schwarzkopf, Neways, LJ Hooker, Intel, Microsoft, Fujitsu, Mitchell & Partners, REIV, Austereo, Westpac, Westfield, Optus.
Yvonne has been the National Vice President of the National Speakers Association of Australia and twice Vic State President during which time she achieved the designation of CSP (Certified Speaking Professional), an accreditation held by only 100 speakers in Australia.
Refreshing, creative and entertaining, Yvonne Adele is equally at home as MC of your event or delivering a keynote or workshop on Social Media or Creative Thinking. She is a true audience favourite.
Yvonne Adele talks about:
Social Media - In this session, Yvonne will UNPLUG social media. Discover how you can stand out amongst the conversations that are already going on in your area of expertise / industry.
Creative Thinking / Brainstorming - Yvonne believes everyone has unlimited ability to think creatively about everyday challenges, and she is on a mission to show people how to unleash those hidden talents.
We were impressed with the way you kept the energy levels in the team up throughout the day. We now have a toolkit to bring fresh approaches to problem solving and idea generation.
National Australia Bank
Thank you for the very practical way you engaged with the group. The feedback showed that they would now be able to come up with a creative solution if they just followed your easy steps.
Ernst & Young
Your up-beat tutorials were entertaining and informative and we received a great deal of highly positive feedback from all participants.
Yvonne is just bursting with ideas on how to get known online. She has a great system for developing an online presence that is logical, practical and actually fun to implement.
David Koutsoukis, Leadership Authority, Author and Consultant
I have received so much positive feedback from our customers on you - our event MC. Thank you so very much for making the event such a great hit with our customers and leaving such an impression, you did such a fantastic job and we were absolutely thrilled with your involvement and the value that you added. It was an absolute pleasure working with such a professional and I definitely look forward to the next opportunity!
Yvonne was a fantastic MC – she’s very skilled at tying together the pieces of the day and making insightful comments on other speakers’ presentations.
Your session was a real mental sorbet – refreshing and invigorating. I shall certainly advocate your talents to others. Your contribution to the REIWA conference was just invaluable – so energetic and innovative!