Experts in Creativity 7 experts

David Lee

David Lee

Colorado Springs, CO |

Creativity and Innovation | Strategic Management Consultant | Creator of stuff

David Lee is an innovative, collaborative leader and entrepreneur, and an expert in individual, team, and organizational creativity – someone who can lead people to create something wonderful out of raw ideas. He is co-founder and co-chairperson of the What IF Festival of Innovation and Imagination, the annual event drawing over 30,000 people to downtown Colorado Springs to celebrate our individual and community creativity and innovation. David also teaches Individual and Team Creativity to College of Business students at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. He's consulted... Read more

Paul Reali

Paul Reali

Charlotte, NC |

Owner, OmniSkills, LLC

Paul Reali helps individuals, teams, and companies discover and mine their creative potential. This process of discovery and application is achieved through one or more of these services: training, process facilitation, consulting, and coaching. Paul has worked with clients across the country, from second-state entrepreneurial ventures to the Fortune 100. He is the co-author of “Creativity Rising: Creative Thinking and Creative Problem Solving in the 21st Century,” published in 2012 by ICSC Press. He is a regular presenter at the Creative Problem Solving Institute, Creativity... Read more

Mark Hurwich

Mark Hurwich

Doylestown, PA |

Executive and Transformational Coach

Mark Hurwich helps people blocked or stalled now in important work/life pursuits who've been generally successful in the past. Perhaps they're holding off, with a sense of ambiguity and even fear, about exploring a new career or business venture. Maybe it's dealing with a difficult partner or client. Many have what you might call "entrepreneur's block:" there's something in them they feel they need to do, or add to their business--but they rarely get to it, and it's hard when they do, yet they can't let it go. Maybe they struggle to bring themselves to reach out to new customers, or... Read more

Lance Bettencourt

Lance Bettencourt

Bloomington, IN |

Service Innovation Specialist | Customer Focus Advocate | Jobs-to-be-done Expert | Collaboration Partner

Lance A. Bettencourt, PhD, is a founding partner of Service 360 Partners, business speaker, and a customer-focused innovation thought-leader and advocate. Lance helps companies to gain a deep understanding of value from a customer perspective in order to enable innovative thinking and drive customer-focused change. Through a combination of training, research, and workshops, Lance provides companies with a unique perspective on opportunities that can both transform current customer experiences and shape entirely new products, services, and business models. Lance has worked with many... Read more

Adam Hartung

Adam Hartung

Lake Zurich, IL |

Top Keynote Speaker on Innovation and Growth, Sitting CEO and Board member of publicand private companies

I currently serve as the CEO of Soparfilm Energy, Content Laboratory and Spark Partners a Chicago-based, growth strategy consulting firm. I have held Board of Directors’ seats with five corporations, and currently Chair the Audit Committee for SixDimensions Global on the NASDAQ. I have traveled globally as the keynote speaker to over 400 leadership and business organizations on innovation and managing Status Quo Risk. I present, and lead workshops, on why corporations are not growing as fast as desired, and how to reverse that situation to exceed expectations. I am the top... Read more

Natalie Jenkins

Natalie Jenkins

Urbandale, IA |

Director, Organizational Development | Innovation Guide

Natalie Jenkins has over 15 years of experience in the innovation and creative thinking field. Her focus has been in helping develop the skills needed to expand and sharpen thinking. Natalie closely collaborates with her clients, helping them develop an innovation plan that is in alignment with their strategic goals. Natalie has nurtured the development of many new products and services in the area of creative thinking and Innovation. Specialties: Setting up sustainable innovation initiatives that produce positive results, matching clients with the best talent available for their... Read more

Chris Sorensen

Chris Sorensen

Lake Forest, IL |

Startup Executive and Innovation Strategist

I work with companies to enhance their go-to-market strategies, increase their Product Market Fit Score, improve their revenue and growth strategies, and give them a more competitive position. Award winning start-up executive and strategist and "do-er" with broad based hands-on operating experience as CEO, COO, Co-founder, and Product Manager. Key player in raising over $30 Million in capital for early stage companies resulting in $140 Million return to investors. Focused on leading new product design and development projects, business development, and executing market... Read more