David Nihill

Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, David is the author of the best-selling book Do You Talk Funny? and the Founder of FunnyBizz Conference. His work has been featured in Inc., Lifehacker, The Huffington Post, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Forbes, NPR, The Wall Street Journal,The Irish Independent and The Irish Times.

A graduate of the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, he calls San Francisco home when immigration officials permit, and was named on the 2017 Irish America 100 List, which recognizes the accomplishments of the best and the brightest Irish-American and Irish-born leaders.

A big fan of travel and languages David has lived and worked in 12 countries and visited 68 and counting. 


April 18, 2019, 4:00 pm ( 1.5 Hours)
With RAVE reviews after our Debut last year, our Comedy Marketing Keynotes Series arrives on the main keynote stage to explore the intersection of comedy, marketing, and business growth. Learn from the marketing turned comedy pros on how to engage customers and build loyalty with your brand. Most importantly, get the clear guidance you need to rid the world of all this bad, boring content from comedy keynotes that are sure to inspire and entertain.  

April 19, 2019, 10:00 am ( 2.0 Hours)
Audiences have become conditioned to receiving information with a dose of entertainment, and that makes humor a critical tool for any professional communicator. But it's not just about getting the laughs that matter; it’s about using humor to grab and hold your audience’s interest, making your message stickier and ultimately more persuasive. David Nihill shares the principles, techniques and tools of the world’s best TED speakers in a humorous talk /workshop based on his bestselling book Do You Talk Funny?