SM | Scott Millar
Keynote Speaker - Panel Moderator - Workshop Facilitator
"Great Things Never Come From Comfort Zones."
The tech-head prodigy behind BOP Industries, Scott Millar is a young entrepreneur taking the world by storm. Compared to a young Steve Jobs after turning a year nine business project into a thriving business, Scott finished high school and turned down university scholarship offers and full-time job offers to run his company, BOP Industries, full time now with a growing presence around the world.
As a now 22-year-old, Scott has recently been named one of Australia’s top 30 CEOs under 30 years of age, Asia Pacific’s Inspiring Youth Leader for 2019, Queensland's Small Business Leader for 2021, Griffith University's Entrepreneur In Residence and an LGBT advocate and youth leader in Australia and overseas.
As a leading Australian keynote speaker and facilitator, Scott is passionate about how we can prepare young people for the ever-changing future of work, and how we as organisations can attract, retain and grow top young talent. As a 'digital native' Scott is frequently invited to speak at events covering topics around technology, innovation, entrepreneurship and how we can all find opportunity in the uncertainty.
Panellist - Speaker - Facilitator
Whilst he may be young, don't mistake Scott's age for inexperience. As a now 22-year-old, Scott is a leading Australian keynote speaker and has been presenting on stages across the country and around the world for the past eight years. Scott's speaking experience includes:
Over the past eight years, Scott has delivered presentations in 6 countries around the world.
Scott has conducted interviews with over 80 publications around the world ranging from TV to radio, newspapers and more.
Scott has travelled over 350,000 kilometres to deliver presentations, workshops and join panel discussions at various conferences and events.
Across all of his speaking engagements, Scott has presented to over 50,000 people.
As a young entrepreneur, keynote speaker and youth advocate, Scott has the pleasure of speaking to industry leaders, future-focused teams, aspiring young professionals and local innovators in his diverse range of speaking engagements each year. Below is an overview of some of the events Scott has spoken at recently:
Catch Scott In Action
As well as delivering presentations at events, Scott frequently sits down for interviews to share his experiences, insights and approaches when it comes to how we can bridge the gap between the industry and the classroom. Here are some samples of Scott's work:
TEDx UQ | Building The 21st Century Classroom
Just as he was finishing his high school studies, Scott was invited to deliver a keynote presentation at a future-focused TEDx event. As a then 18-year-old, Scott shared his insights on how we can better inspire and empower our young people as they prepare for the ever-changing future of work.
BOP Industries | The Young Entrepreneur's Journey
Research continues to show the importance of entrepreneurship, STEM and innovation skills for those wanting to thrive in the workforce of the future. Scott was fortunate enough to start building those skills at an early age, launching his first business at age 14. In this interview he shares his story and some of the lessons learnt along the way.
In this podcast Scott sits down with a fellow innovative educator to explore how they have build a strong intergenerational partnership in the workforce.
Young People In The Workforce
In this three-part series Scott dives deep into his story, motivations, adversities and lessons learnt as a young person in business.
If you're wanting to follow Scott's day to day as a young business leader, youth advocate, keynote speaker and workshop facilitator, make sure to follow him on Instagram.
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Along his journey, Scott's work has been featured and shared in a range of different publications. Here are some of the publications that you can head to if you'd like to read more about Scott: