Every year I give many public and private presentations and they always prompt spontaneous comments and messages. Here is a small sample from the past 5 years.
I interviewed Peter recently and it was a privilege to talk to someone who really understands what's really going on and could explain it in ordinary-speak. Some interviews stand out miles ahead of the rest - this was definitely one of them. - Ann Gould, Digital Content & Editorial Services, Places & Faces Magazine, Feb 2013
Peter was great – the delegates were raving about his talk over supper! - British Sugar event - December 2012
The event, clearly from feedback we received, was a great success and on behalf of all of us at Surf I would like to thank you sincerely for the excellent presentation and attentive presence throughout the evening . It was all most enjoyable and many of our guests particularly have mentioned how impressed they were with your presentation. - S.Blew, Surf Telecoms, December 2012
On behalf of UFI, we would like to thank you most sincerely for the excellent presentation you made during the 79th UFI Congress held last week in Abu Dhabi. This event was greatly appreciated by the participants, not only because of its atmosphere and networking opportunities, but also because of its content, for which you played a key and very important role - Paul Woodward, MD, UFI - Nov 2012
We’ve collated the feedback from the EFQM Forum 2012 and it’s the best we’ve ever had. ..... So, on behalf of everyone at EFQM, I’d just like to say a massive thank you for your contribution to making the event such a success! Your presentation was one of the ones that people were talking about during the breaks – I think you really succeeded in making people think! - Matt Fisher, COO, EFQM. October 2012.
"I wanted to thank you both for being so helpful in the lead up to the conference and to you Peter for delivering an absolutely superb keynote. It was well received and you set the pace for the conference." - Marit Hendricks, NextGens 2012, October 2012
"Peter was excellent. He hit all the buttons I wanted hitting" - SPAR International - , September 2012
I first had the pleasure of hearing Peter speak at the BT Martlesham labs some years ago, when he hosted a visit by the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists. You can tell him that he has none of his sparkle in inducing challenging thoughts in his audience. Best Regards, Tim - , September 2012
"As a speaker we would like to thank you for enriching this event with your interesting and inspiring contributions. We very much hope to welcome you back as our guest at the third openaxs conference in Zurich" - Franz Stampfli, President - September 2012
Greetings from Dubai, I would like to thank you for your outstanding participation at the CEO dinner in HK last week. Bocar (President) - May 2012
Peter, It is our pleasure to work with such a professional speaker like you. You and Paul made the difference. Our success is due to your kind coordination and outstanding commitment. Rola, Hong Kong, May 2012
A very intelligent person, I am amazed how he managed to? break down powerful and complex concepts so that anybody can understand it - 30/4/12
I had the pleasure of listening to your talk today in Bury St Edmunds. Some years ago you were able to help me in raising the credibility of BT with a number of my clients when I led the sales teams for BT North America; and I can see you've lost none of your enthusiasm and ability to wow audiences. The examples you gave were quite staggering, particularly the 3-D printing of stem cells! Steve (9/3/12)
"Thank you for your talk yesterday at the International Confex Event I found it very engaging and those stunning moments you shared really were stunning! .... Once again thank you, and I would like to take the opportunity and say you are a very inspirational person." Charley
Just watched your talk at NISP (in fact, you're still on stage). It's the first time I've ever seen a presentation from anyone that I can empathise with, that understands my views. If I get the chance, I'll shake your hand! Fabulous. Matt
Thank you so much for delivering an excellent speech and for going beyond the call of duty and mingling with the good and great.
I had the privilege of being amongst the audience at your presentation....you not only provided great insights but you combined it with humor and props in superb fashion
I'm one of the happy guys in the audience listening to your presentation in Malaga. I have now also spent some time reading your papers at your site. Your way of presenting the material and the contents of it is just amazing.
Beyond the presentation itself, I was struck by your willingness to help out by stretching your presentation in the event that the next speaker failed to show
The buzz during the coffee break told me that everyone was captivated by the picture you painted, and the debates you sparked off rolled on throughout the rest of the conference
We really enjoyed Peter, just a shame that he could not talk for longer - he has so many stories and experiences that someone like me and my colleagues could learn so much from!
I believe your presentation was the highest rated of the entire conference
Thank you so much for launching us in great style, witty, entertaining and informative as always
Your presentation yesterday was one of the most entertaining and inspirational presentations I have seen
In addition to your highly stimulation presentation, your visit was of great benefit to the colleagues and students you met during the course of the afternoon
Your presentation was rated extremely highly by the audience, with a score far above the average
You brought some much needed energy to the meeting
The participants were spellbound and thoroughly appreciated your style and sheer uncommon sense.
I have attended the lecture on More Machines Less People it was interesting, fascinating, outstanding, out of this world; frankly there are not enough words I can use to explain my experience at the lecture
Thanks ... for such an interesting lecture......no way was I going to miss any of what was said yesterday afternoon!
I must say that I thought your introductory remarks were the most interesting of the entire event
So many people commented on how you make them think. We'd have been lost without you!
You enlivened the conversation with your knowledge and honest perspective on starting business as well as innovating in larger companies.
Your bredth of knowledge is fascinating, if somewhat humbling - particularly when you answer questions or comment on observations from the floor
What a star you are, helping me on my mission to educate, excite and execute
Your common sense approach to technology is very inspiring
I thoroughly enjoyed what you said and felt that you got the day off to a great start with the 'tongue in cheek' banter in your opening presentation
Brilliant, provocative, fresh, makes you think
Stimulating, challenging, great presentation style
It was good to see you 'hold the room' with your views on the future of network operators and where value lies going forward
The feedback we have received from delegates, speakers and exhibitors has been incredibly positive.
You did a refreshing performance with Presentation Zen at its best
An excellent Innovation in Action session in the morning, which set a great tone for the event, delivered with passion, integrity and insight
At BT we developed our best marketing based on your insights
You brought a very interesting element to our course so thank you so much
Your attitude to seeing everything as a problem you can solve for the better is truly refreshing
In discussions about who we would most like to invite to a dinner party, one of the audience had you at the top of his list
Your talk was so fascinating and a brilliant way to kick off a very interesting dinner
Your talk was a smash hit with delegates and they were all buzzing about the ideas the next day
I thought your presentation last night was brilliant - a profound mixture of truth, insight and humour
I must say have had a substantial positive impact in developing and maturing our strategic thoughts and business transformation.
Great speech...a fine English gentleman with David Letterman's presentation skills