Business 100 – 2016

David Nihill/FunnyBizz

David Nihill is the founder of FunnyBizz, a community, writer platform, and conference series, where business meets humor to abolish boring content. He is also the author of the bestselling book Do You Talk Funny?

Born in Firhouse, Dublin, David holds a certificate in business management from IT Tallaght, a Bachelor of Commerce from University College Dublin, and a master’s in international business from the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. Since coming to the U.S. in 2005, he has worked with Enterprise Ireland, PwC, and as director of operations at Education First, a position which took him to London, San Francisco, Dubai, and Shanghai. He has been a featured speaker at many technology-based conferences such as Google’s author talks series, Web Summit, Collision Conference, Prezi’s Present Conference, Lead.ers, and the LeanStartup Conference. His online presenting workshop, which has enrolled over 10,000 students, has been rated among the best in the world by Prezi.

David is based in San Francisco, and wears a tie, but only when bungee-jumping.