Globally Recognized Futurist
and Expert on Innovation and Leading Change
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Lisa Bodell's Key Accomplishments Include . . .
Lisa Bodell is the founder and CEO of an award-winning innovation firm that helps businesses embrace change and become world-class innovators.
is also the author of the best-selling book Kill the Company: End the Status Quo, Start an Innovation Revolution, which was awarded the 2012 "Best Business Book of the Year" by Booz&Co's Strategy+Business, and was the recipient of the 2013 USA Book News
"Best Book Award."
presentation on innovation was my absolute favorite presentation of our 3-day offsite!
I now have a totally new way of looking at innovation.
I would recommend her
team to anyone planning an event in a heartbeat.
- Delta Airlines
is a serial entrepreneur, having founded three successful businesses.
current organization on the principle that everyone has the power to innovate; they just need the knowledge and tools to know how.
As a globally recognized futurist and expert on the topics of innovation and driving change, she helped thousands of senior leaders at companies such as the New York Stock Exchange, Merck, HBO, and Lockheed Martin unlock new potential and create new value.
mission, with every audience she
meets, is to open people's minds about the future, provoke fresh thinking around what's possible, and inspire people to take action.
has appeared on FOX News
, and in publications such as Fast Company
, The New York Times
, and The Futurist
is also a featured guest blogger for Forbes
, Strategy+ Business, and Harvard Business Review.
She currently serves as an advisor on the boards of the Institute of Direct Marketing in London; the Association of Professional Futurists; and Novartis' Diversity and Inclusion Board in Basel, Switzerland.
Among her many academic activities, Lisa has served as a judge at Idea Crossing's Innovation Challenge held at University of Virginia, and has taught innovation and creativity at both American University and Fordham Universities.
More About Speaker, Lisa Bodell. . .
Although a Midwesterner at heart, Lisa Bodell
has spent over 20 years in New York with her
husband and children.
When not travelling (having visited over 40 countries and 48 states), she
spends time expressing her
own creativity by playing games or doing puzzles with her
kids, or experimenting with new ingredients in her
Always up for an adventure, Lisa
has set her
sights on visiting the North Pole so she
can stand in every time zone-simultaneously.
will introduce tangible ways to ignite innovation through the dynamic yet simple exercises in the Kill the Company Toolkit, including Kill a Stupid Rule, Killer Queries, Impossible to Possible, and many more.
inspires audiences through real-life examples, such as the large financial services organization that created a new breed of employee and helped reset the corporate culture.
is one of the most outstanding presenters I have ever seen.
provides a mix of practical, easy to use tools and inspiration which has helped to create a new mindset around how to innovate in all parts of our company."
-Nancy Singer, R. Ph., Executive Director of Enterprise Learning, Merck
is one of the most dynamic and powerful keynote speakers our association has ever had.
is the real thing - she's
an expert that also knows how to use both presentation and learning principles to hold an audience's attention."
-David Owens, Director of Learning & Development, Bausch & Lomb
made my leadership team think in new ways and helped us develop winning business ideas right in the room.
My team now embraces innovation rather than fearing it."
-Mary Fennoglio, Managing Director, Citigroup Corporate Investment Bank
did an outstanding job in designing and facilitating an innovation keynote for our senior leaders, many of whom regarded this as the best innovation keynote they have ever seen.
I would recommend her
to any organization that is looking for clear and actionable pathways to innovation."
-Wayne Pethrick, Director, Marketing and Consumer Insights, Pitney Bowes
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