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. She 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.”
Lisa is a serial entrepreneur, having founded three successful businesses. She founded her 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. Her 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.
Why Lisa Bodell?
Founder & CEO of innovation firm futurethink Lisa Bodell is the bestselling author of Kill the Company, and her latest Why Simple Wins. A leader on simplifying innovation and change management, Lisa is often called upon by global companies to help them eradicate workplace complexity that is killing their ability to innovate and adapt. Simplicity is fast becoming the competitive advantage of our time and Lisa offers tested tools and takeaways to motivate organizations and individuals to action.
A Dynamic Keynote Speaker, Lisa has addressed capacity audiences at Google, Cisco Systems, Accenture, Citigroup, and Merck and is often the highest-rated presenter, as she engages audiences and empowers them with practical tools, tips, and resources that they can use to create immediate and effective change. Praise for Lisa includes: “insightful, engaging and energetic” (Google); “relevant and compelling” (Accenture); “ignited a spirit of innovation” (Mastercard Worldwide); “winning business ideas” (Citigroup).
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Lisa Bodell has appeared on FOX News, and in publications such as Fast Company, The New York Times, WIRED, Bloomberg/Businessweek, and The Futurist. She 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 kitchen. Always up for an adventure, Lisa has set her sights on visiting the North Pole so she can stand in every time zone—simultaneously.