What is SpeakIn?
Speakin is the first and largest organized professional network of experts based out of India. SpeakIn
brings to its clients an expansive access to a curated network of experts (InNetwork) empaneled with
SpeakIn as knowledge experts for one-to-one interaction or as a speaker for larger forums.
Who are our clients?
Our clients include top professionals and business leaders at the world’s leading corporations,
investment firms, professional services firms, media houses, associations, startups, and nonprofits etc.
How does SpeakIn work?
The SpeakIn InNetwork consists of more than 4800 experts from different walks of life such as business,
government, academia, international organizations, media, technology, and entertainment.
We aim to create an open talent economy and nullify the six degrees of separation by connecting
everyone to everyone on one single platform.
The network focuses on digital collaboration around key insight areas, covering economies, industries
and global issues. Experts are encouraged to share their own research and analysis, organized around
specific discussions or opportunities, and engage with a wider audience.
How does SpeakIn find its expert?
SpeakIn experts undergo a five step empanelment process – Invitation, Registration, Verification,
Curation and empanelment before they are successfully associated with us. Our experts are handpicked
personally by the SpeakIn team for only genuine expert empanelment, and consist of top professionals
from around the world – from different walks of life such as business, government, academia,
international organizations, media, technology and entertainment.
How is SpeakIn different?
Our clients partner with us not just for the 4800+ experts but also for our excellence in delivery and
customized service. Each request is handled with great precision to find the most relevant expert – using
34 different variables to search for the right fit. SpeakIn’s Ivy team hand-holds the client through search,
selection, content and delivery.
What differentiates SpeakIn is the fact that we don’t just promise experts, we promise expertise. If the
InNetwork is not well equipped with a certain topic, the SpeakIn team makes it a point to find the most
relevant experts according to client’s needs ensuring the best client experience only
What is the process of associating with SpeakIn?
To associate with SpeakIn as an expert, please register on the SpeakIn website and wait for a
representative from our team to contact you.
How do I get paid?
SpeakIn experts get paid per engagement basis, the compensation for which comes directly from the
If I travel for work, who will pay for my expenses?
All travel expenses(if applicable) for expert will be paid for by the client.
How does SpeakIn protect my privacy?
SpeakIn respects the privacy of our clients and experts both and makes it a point to not disclose any
personal information without proper permissions.
How much does SpeakIn charge?
SpeakIn does not charge any fee from an expert for registration currently.
Am I able to leave the network?
Sure. SpeakIn experts are not bound by any contract and are free to leave the network as per their
Is there a minimum number of guaranteed engagements I will receive through SpeakIn?
SpeakIn works primarily on demand basis, and does not guarantee any specific number of engagements
for any experts.
What is the process to request an expert?
You can fill a form at SpeakIn website for putting a request for a particular expert and we will get back to
you as soon as possible.
Is it possible to reach experts who are not listed in your website?
Absolutely. Finding new, interesting people is our favorite hobby.
You can leave an enquiry for a person or topic at our website www.speakin.co and we will get back to
Do you provide Pro Bono expertise for social causes / charitable events?
Unfortunately we do not offer expertise for free but we are happy to forward your requests to our
experts and if they are interested they would then come back to you directly with their response.
What else do I have to pay for apart from the expert’s fee?
Apart from the expert’s consulting fee, the client also has to provide for the expert’s logistics and
SpeakIn nominal administration charge.
Do you offer any assistance apart from booking expert?
Post expert booking, SpeakIn offers complete support in coordinating the briefing, logistics and
monetary management between the client and expert.
How do I brief my expert?
SpeakIn takes care of the experts’ briefing on behalf of our clients.
Additionally, a brief phone call can also be arranged between the expert and the client to discuss the
Can I record my expert session?
Sure. SpeakIn promotes recording, and sharing original content as long as it does not violate any
compliance issues at the client or expert’s ends.
What happens if my booked expert cancels because of an emergency?
If an expert cancels an appointment at the last minute, SpeakIn will find you a replacement expert
without any extra charges.
What is the InNetwork?
InNetwork is the invitation only Expert Network community at SpeakIn consisting of top professionals
and business leaders from all over the world. They are SpeakIn’s source of knowledge and inspiration.
What is the “InNetwork Chair”?
The “InNetwork Chair” is SpeakIn’s “crème de la crème”. They are our best resources and most
What are the “SpeakIn Awards”?
“SpeakIn Awards” is the annual flagship event of SpeakIn celebrating excellence in speech. The SpeakIn
Speaker Awards are the most inclusive and diverse awards of their kind. It isn’t just about recognizing
thought leaders for responsible and sustainable practices. It is about rewarding change; building
platform to learn, share and progress ideas; and encouraging the development of shared learning