James Victore Speaking

James Victore Keynote Speaker

  • Author of the creative bible, “Feck Perfuction: Dangerous Ideas on the Business of Life”
  • Award-winning designer and artist with work in the permanent collection of the MoMA, New York
  • Compelling (and funny) speaker on leading a creative life and Professor for 15 years at the School of Visual Arts, NYC

James Victore's Biography

James Victore is a designer, an artist, creative guru and internationally acclaimed speaker on creativity. He inspires his audiences to embrace their weirdness and put creative courage into their work and their lives. Victore guides people to find their Voice and helps them get paid to do what they love.

As a designer, Victore has the rare privilege of having his work collected by museums around the world, including exhibiting twice at the MoMA in New York. He has been a regular contributing editor to Entrepreneur magazine, writing on creative thought leadership for business, and has led thought-provoking workshops for businesses and universities around the world.

Victore’s book, “Feck Perfuction: Dangerous Ideas on the Business of Life” has been called “The Creative Bible.” Consistently ranked one of the top speakers at conferences and events, he’s a master at simplifying complex topics, leaving his audience with powerful and memorable insights. His work has inspired countless businesses and creatives to think more creatively, bravely and boldly.

Besides being one of the most innovative and influential designers of his generation, Victore’s upfront, humorous and in-your-face style has allowed him to connect with audiences such as Starbucks, Shopify, Adidas, Behance, Creative Live, Yeti, MailChimp, Adobe, Google, IBM and GE Healthcare.

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James Victore's Speaking Topics

“Feck Perfuction”

Freeing the creative from the shackles of fear

“Your Work Is a Gift”

The Potential reach of your Creativity

“Beauty and Magic”

On the Origins and purpose of Creativity

This is “the greatest hits” list, but James customizes his talks for each audience.

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Videos of James Victore

WDS 2019 Main Stage Keynote - James Victore on Why It's Important To Do The Painful Work
WDS 2019 Main Stage Keynote - James Victore on Why It's Important To Do The Painful Work

Articles, Media & Podcasts

Books by James Victore

Victore or, Who Died and Made You Boss
Feck Perfuction: Dangerous Ideas on the Business of Life

Comments & Testimonials

“Victore’s insights are piercing and invaluable. He reinforces our willingness to be misunderstood and determination to never fall for the mediocrity of practicality.”
Scott Belsky, Adobe
“Victore provides us a baseline for clarity—permission to explore, play and stumble.”
Charles Adler, co founder Kickstarter
“Over the past decade, James has served as a constant reminder for me to have the courage and the audacity to be my weird self.”
Harley Finkelstein, COO of Shopify
"James Victore is a dangerous man. His ideas on optimizing your creativity, doing wow work, and building a life that inspires will devastate your limits.”
Robin Sharma, author of The Leader Who Had No Title

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