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Sam Bashiry

Motivational Speaker & Entrepreneur

About Sam Bashiry

Motivational Speaker | Innovator | Entrepreneur | Founder | Mentor

Sam Bashiry is a man with incredible drive and the aspiration to make a positive difference in the lives of others. He utilises his innovative vision to challenge the conventional business model, and pave the way for a promising future across a range of industries.

His journey from turning $1000 in to the now $25 million internet and telephony business; Broadband Solutions, has propelled him in to the spotlight as a thought leader in his industry and a well-known Australian entrepreneur.

Sam’s success and experience allows him to use his extensive knowledge to help others achieve their business and personal goals. Working with people in business, education, health and hospitality, Sam motivates and mentors people of all ages and from all backgrounds.

Sam is an advocate for overcoming adversity and utilises his story to prove that the world can offer boundless opportunities for those with the courage to pursue them. He draws on his life experience, successful career, and a wealth of knowledge in business to deliver powerful and inspiring messages to ‘create your own quality of life’.



From starting out with nothing to establishing a multi-million dollar empire, Sam’s journey was no easy feat. In 2005 and at age 27, Sam invested $1000 into his first business, which turned out to be one of the best investments he has made in his life.

His company, Broadband Solutions, built one of Australia’s largest and most reliable IP networks for business. Now, their network carries the internet and telephony traffic for organisations all over Australia. Clients include some of Australia’s largest companies and government departments, education and health providers, and over 85% of hotels in Australia.

Broadband Solutions is also a multi-award winning company, winning a number of awards by Smart Company, BRW, CRN and Deloitte.



Broadband Solutions

Sam started his career in the booming Internet era back in the days of dial up Internet. After noticing a gap in the market, Sam ambitiously set out to build his own business that focused solely on the internet and telephony requirements specifically for business.

Over the last 11 years Sam has built Broadband Solutions from the ground up, taking the business from its initial setup through to its phenomenal growth from $1000 in revenue to the $25 million revenue Internet Service Provider that it is today. Sam’s passion for innovation and customer service have been the inspiration in building such a successful brand. His dedication towards customer focused solutions remains at the forefront of his vision for the future success of Broadband Solutions and the success of his clients.



Broadband Solutions

Winner of Medium to Large Business at the 2016 Ethnic Business Awards.

The awards are Australia’s longest running national business awards program, celebrating diversity and multiculturalism, and the achievements of migrants, who come to Australia with a “suitcase full of dreams”; and whose creation of new jobs, wealth and ideas, have contributed to cementing the harmony of multicultural Australia.


Broadband Solutions

Continuing with Broadband Solutions strengths, 2015 was another great year for the company winning awards in the: Smart Company Smart50, winner of Smart Company Smart50 Smart and Lasting, BRW Fast 100, CRN Fast50, Deloitte Tech Fast50 Australia, & Deloitte Technology Fast500 Asia Pacific

Broadband Solutions

In 2014, Broadband Solution won numerous awards including: SmartCompany Smart 50, Deloitte TechFast 50 Australia, Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific, BRW Fast 100, & CRN Fast50

Learn From Sam

Viewing his prosperity as a blessing, Sam now utilises his business success and experience to help others achieve their dreams. Working as both a mentor and motivational speaker, Sam draws on his life experience, successful career, and a wealth of knowledge in business to encourage others to realise their own potential, delivering powerful and inspiring messages to ‘create your own quality of life’.

Real, personable and approachable, Sam is someone who truly ‘walks the talk’. His down to earth style combined with his positive presence and personality, engage and motivate audiences. Sam’s clear sense of direction, vision for the future, and ability to uplift and inspire his audience, ensures his messages are absorbed and remembered long after an event.

School & University
School and University students around Australia have found Sam’s talks to be both inspiring and entertaining. His down to earth approach and honesty make his talks both authentic and relatable. Sam shares his struggles from childhood, through to school and university and shares his advice on how to overcome any circumstance and determine your own destiny. Encouraging his audiences to courageously pursue their own purpose and identity, Sam proves through his own experiences that the only limits we have are those we set for ourselves.
Sam is highly sought after for his talks about achieving your full potential. He provides expertise to businesses and individuals looking for advice from a proven industry thought-leader. His vast array of speaking topics range from his own business success story, to facing challenges, creating opportunities, leadership, customer service, the psychology of success, and more..
Sam’s entrepreneurial journey is certainly one that you want to hear. It is a story of growth, compassion, and courage, and evidence that hard work does actually pay off. Sam’s infectious positivity and compelling journey will empower you with the inspiration, motivation and insight you need to define your vision and achieve your goals.

No matter where you are in life, Sam’s story is proof that anything is possible. His techniques for success will uncover the importance of perspective, and that with the right mindset, you can focus on the thoughts and actions that support your goals, and ultimately create your own quality of life.


2016 EBA Finalist - Medium - Large Business Category Sam

The Best Motivational Videos 2016 FOCUS This Will Change Your Life – Duration: 6:53. Live Today With Passion

Business Casual with Steve Hoskins and Sam Bashiry

Entrepreneur Sam Bashiry shares his personal story of business growth with Steve Hoskins.
Sam Bashiry, he turned a $1000 second-hand router into Broadband Solutions, a $10 million internet provider.
Listen to his story and tips for business owners.

Sam Bashiry - Highlights from interview at BEC South Sydney Entrepreneur Breakfast

Katherine Blizard from Business Enterprise Centre Southern Sydney interviews Sam Bashiry, who talks about the challenges of starting a business and provides his top advice for small business owners. To have Sam attend your event visit https://www.sambashiry.com.au/contact

How a refugee became an Aussie modem mogul

Sam Bashiry says his rough start in life is the key to his business success, because nothing has been able to scare him since.

Against All Odds - Sam Bashiry

Our circumstances don’t define who we are or who we can be. It is our attitude & our actions that define us.

The only thing holding you back is yourself. If you want more from life, be brave enough to believe in yourself and go out and realise your dreams.


Sam's Quotes

Push Yourself - Motivational Quote


Exercise The Mind - Motivational Quote


Potential To Be Greater - Motivational Quote


Know You Can - Motivational Quote


Keep Moving Forward - Motivational Quote


Live Your Dreams - Motivational Quote


Pursue Your Dreams - Motivational Quote


Persistent ones who win - Motivational Quote


Believe in Opportunities - Motivational Quote


Education is a Community - Motivational Quote


Attitudes Define Us - Motivational Quote


Success Is The Path You Choose - Motivational Quote



Contact Sam

For more information or to request Sam speak at your next event, contact him below

Sam Bashiry
Melbourne, Australia