“Our team has been inspired and invigorated through many of the people that Richard and Bookomi have introduced us to.”
AJAZ AHMED, Founder & CEO AKQA
"When faced with a challenge, get smarter."
ED CATMULL, President of Pixar & Disney Animation at the Creativity, Inc. Books for Breakfast
"Bookomi has unique intelligence which helped us to find and secure a brilliant speaker for our Advertising Week session in New York"
KATHLEEN SAXTON, Founder & CEO The Lighthouse Company & Co-Producer of AdWeek Europe
"Finding an intelligent, relevant after-dinner speaker for an international audience is not an easy task, fortunately Bookomi made it so"
JULIAN BOULDING, President thenetworkone
"Bookomi's expertise helps our senior management team maintain a wider knowledge base through contact with interesting authors and speakers "
SARAH BARNES, HR Director Bauer Media
"When you hand good people possibility, they do great things."
BIZ STONE, Twitter Co-founder at his Books for Breakfast event at Shoreditch House, London
“Bookomi is a brilliant way to connect with talented, inspiring people beyond our immediate networks. I still have a pile of books that Richard has given me to read, but at least I’ve met their authors to talk about their work in person.”
CAMILLA HARRISSON, CEO and Partner, Anomaly UK
"Richard and Bookomi were great to work with on Winners, not only producing and hosting three key events around the launch, but getting books directly to people whose influence and opinion helps to sell more books"
ALASTAIR CAMPBELL, Author of Winners and Former Communications Director for PM Tony Blair
"The best interviewer I’ve ever had, someone who had really read the book!"
ROBERT GREENE, Author of The 48 Laws of Power & Mastery
"Richard Kilgarriff is the consummate host for any book event. He is well-informed and witty and has an uncanny ability to keep conversations moving fluidly. I’d work with him again in a minute."
DAN PINK, Author of Drive & To Sell is Human and A Whole New Mind
"Books for Breakfast is the perfect antidote for the idea that Britain is dumbing down. It isn’t. Instead authors get a chance to meet and talk in depth with lively intelligent audiences. If you haven’t yet had an early morning coffee at Books for Breakfast, it’s a great way to start the day."
GAVIN ESLER, Broadcaster and Author
"Bookomi has been a great partner with the IoD in our Books for Breakfast events. They have been key in introducing us to relevant and inspiring authors of significant interest to our members. Richard has worked with us from the outset in launching a brand new series of policy breakfast events which is going from strength to strength.”
JAMES SPROULE, Chief Economist & Director of Policy, Institute of Directors
'Richard Kilgarriff is a wonderful host and a skilled interviewer – I found his questions thoughtful and his comments insightful. And it’s always a privilege to discuss my books with such engaged, interesting audience members – the perfect start to any author’s day.'
DANIEL LEVITIN - The Organized Mind & This is Your Brain on Music
"Bookomi has connected us to authors who have stimulated both our staff and our clients. Richard’s recommendations have kick-started our new event series, and been a constant source of new inspiration (and reading material) for us."
SAM LYTHGOE, Head of Business Development, Hill + Knowlton Strategies
“Books for Breakfast lets you start the day by having your ideas challenged. Authors give brands and companies new ways of thinking while those brands challenge the authors to apply their thoughts in practical ways. It’s an intellectually stimulating way to get going in the morning.”
NICHOLAS LOVELL, Author of The Curve, From Freeloaders to Superfans
"One of the most fun and most engaged interview sessions I have ever had – for myself or my clients. What a way to start the day."
RYAN HOLIDAY - The Obstacle is The Way & Growth Hacker Marketing
"As an author, it's an enormous pleasure and hugely fulfilling to have interesting, interested and smart people push and probe your thinking. Books for Breakfast reminded me why I wrote the book in the first place!"
JAMIE BARTLETT, Director of Social Media at Demos and author of The Dark Net
"Your assistance in the creation of our Breakfast of Champions series has been instrumental to its success. From helping us to select and then source the right author to chairing a discussion and Q&A in such a way that our clients were engaged and involved, the input you provided led to an event that exceeded our expectations. The feedback we are getting from those who attended is all extremely positive."
RICHARD COOK, Founder and CEO Champion Communications
"I had a great time at my Bookomi event, and would love to do another one. I heartily recommend it to any author."
DYLAN JONES, Editor of GQ and Author
“Books for Breakfast is a wonderful format for authors and readers alike. It’s a great way to talk about ideas, get feedback, and start a conversation: all before your day has even started.”
JAIDEEP PRABHU, Author of Frugal Innovation, Professor of Business and Enterprise, Cambridge Univ
"The Bookomi experience was fantastic! The questions were insightful, the audience was highly engaged, and the breakfast was delicious."
NIR EYAL - Hooked, How to Build Habit Forming Products