Mike Southon a serially successful entrepreneur, mentor, best-selling business author and a Financial Mail columnist in the Mail on Sunday Mike built and sold his own company in the 80s and worked with seventeen different start-ups in the 90s. Two of these companies later went public, while three went broke! Mike is co-author of several best-selling business books, including The Beermat Entrepreneur and Sales on a Beermat. He is also a very experienced entrepreneur mentor, having provided face-to-face mentoring for over 1,000 people in the last 10 years. Mike is proud to be Ambassador for the Federation of Small Businesses and Entrepreneur in Residence for the City of Liverpool. Mike is one of the most experienced business speakers in the world, speaking at 100 events every year, for the last 10 years. Mike's keynote presentations explain how to be enterprising, whether you are starting a new business or work in a large organisation.