Experts in Innovation 7 experts

Debra Kaye

Debra Kaye

New York, NY | Innovator | Culture Strategist | Author of Red Thread Thinking | Columnist Entrepreneur.com | "Idea Threading" Inc.com byline

Debra Kaye is an international innovation and brand strategy consultant who has helped create some of the world’s most famous products and services for companies such as L’Oreal, Colgate-Palmolive, Dove Chocolate, American Express, McDonald’s and Johnson & Johnson. Her book, Red Thread Thinking: Weaving Together Connections for Brilliant Ideas and Profitable Innovations was a featured Leadership Book of the Week by The Washington Post and Amazon ebook Best-seller in its category. She was selected Female Entrepreneur of the Year by Spain’s Tribuna Economica and named Italy’s Top Marketer... Read more

Steven Dennis

Steven Dennis

Dallas, TX | Retail thought leader | Keynote speaker | Writer | Strategy & innovation consultant | Social entrepreneur

Steve Dennis is a strategic advisor and thought-leader on retail innovation, marketing and strategy development. He has served as the chief strategy officer and led the development of omni/multichannel integration efforts as a member of the executive committee of two Fortune 500 retailers. He was recently named one of retail's top 20 influencers and is a retail contributor for Forbes. As President of SageBerry Consulting he helps retail industry clients accelerate their growth and improve their customer focus. Prior to founding SageBerry, Steve was Senior Vice President, Strategy &... 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

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

Mike Wittenstein

Mike Wittenstein

Marietta, GA | Retail Customer Experience Strategist and Designer at Storyminers

Mike has been helping companies solve problems for over 20 years starting with the customers' experience. His work in customer experience and customer experience design has taken him to more than 25 countries and impacted over 400 companies. Working with companies like IBM, founding his own company and consulting with organizations of all sizes around the world, he has nearly perfected the art of great customer experience design. Where most companies take a "balance sheet" approach to problem resolution, it is the human element that ultimately moves the needle. And move the needle he... Read more

David Nour

David Nour

Atlanta, GA | Advisor | Speaker | Author

- The thought leader on Relationship Economics, helping clients drive unprecedented growth via a unique return on their strategic relationships, leadership strategies via disruptive technologies such as social and mobile, and adaptive innovation. - Enterprise growth strategist, international keynote speaker, author of best selling book, Relationship Economics - revised & updated (Wiley), The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Raising Capital (Praeger), ConnectAbility (McGraw-Hill), and Return on Impact (ASAE). - Previous roles include President, Interim COO, VP of Sales, Senior Management... Read more

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