Looking for an Inspirational Speaker?

With a delightful and charismatic personality, Vanessa is recognized as an authority on building entrepreneurial success. In her press and radio interviews, as well as in her professional speaking engagements, she has a natural ability to connect with audiences whether in small intimate settings or large international conferences.


Vanessa speaks English, French and Spanish and has extensive international experience — growing up in the UK, she lived in Switzerland for over 20 years before moving to Scottsdale, Arizona.

Vanessa was a breakout speaker at Rock the World on the topic of Winning at Wealth. She is a delightful speaker and breath of fresh air in the business world, delivering her message of “doing well to do good” with authenticity and elegance. Her session was a complete sellout and we’d recommend Vanessa to elevate any event or stage. Book her – you won’t regret it!.

– Annette Naif, Forté Events NYC

If you know of a group or organization looking for an inspirational speaker, Vanessa is looking to spread the message of “doing well to do good” to as many people as possible. If so, please do get in touch!

Professional Bio – Download as PDF

VS-070-200x300Recognized as savvy and sophisticated yet widely respected for her business brilliance, Vanessa Shaw is an international Business and Success Coach, Wealth Mentor and Inspirational Speaker. Both lauded by clients and admired by peers, her mission and passion in life is teaching entrepreneurs and leaders how to step up, be bold and play bigger in their business and personal lives so that they can live the lifestyle they always desired.

Through her face-to-face and online programs catering to different levels of business and income aspirations, including IGNITE, ACCELERATE and WINNING AT WEALTH, Vanessa has taught and inspired thousands around the globe to BE BOLD. PLAY BIGGER.® She is widely known for pioneering and promoting her concept of building a “Boutique Business Lifestyle™”.

Leveraging years of experience and having worked with hundreds of clients and major firms, she is a highly sought-after speaker and authority on business mastery, personal leadership and 6 and 7 figure income strategies. With a natural gift to connect with any audience, whether in the hundreds or thousands, she has delivered moving and inspirational keynotes that speak authentically of her own struggles to become the first woman entrepreneur in her family. Her workshops and events, including the annual 3-day signature THE BIG BOLD EVENT, demonstrate her natural ease and presence on stage and an ability to deliver practical insights and inspiration for those aspiring for more success in their business and life.

Vanessa’s broad international experience as a business coach includes clients such as The World Economic Forum, KPMG, Oracle, The Global Fund, London-based law firm Cameron McKenna, Sandler Training as well as many other professional service providers. Originally from the UK and having lived in Europe for most of her life, Vanessa has worked for the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, and held multiple senior leadership roles within the International Coach Federation at both the Swiss and global levels. She is an accredited Business & Executive Coach who has dedicated years to her own professional and personal development. Her experience and skills as a coach combined with the hard-earned knowledge of what it really takes to be an entrepreneur and to create a business from scratch has led Vanessa to a genuine passion for coaching and mentoring small and medium size businesses and entrepreneurs.

An important part of Vanessa’s own business philosophy is to positively impact the lives of others by contributing to charitable causes and helping others who are less fortunate. She is a Board Member of the Arizona-based non-profit Workshops for Youth and Families who for the last 35 years have supported personal leadership, life skills and resiliency for youth and teens.

You can learn more about Vanessa, her coaching and business-building programs, as well as how to engage her as a speaker for your next event at vanessashaw.com and thebigboldevent.com. You can ALSO connect with her on FacebookLinkedIn or follow her on Twitter @vcshaw.

For all enquiries, please contact Vanessa’s team either by telephone at +1 (602) 730-5937 or by email at concierge@vanessashaw.com.