Innovation Expert, Founder and CEO of futurethink and Author, Kill the Company
Lisa Bodell is an award-winning author and CEO of futurethink, an innovative training firm that helps businesses embrace change and become world-class innovators. With an ability to provoke fresh thinking around what’s possible and better solve problems, she has helped thousands of senior leaders ignite innovation at the New York Stock Exchange, Pfizer, Google, Lockheed Martin and many other organizations. As a globally recognized futurist and expert on the topic of driving change, Bodell is an inspired speaker who has brought her message to over 30 countries, recently receiving the Top 5 Speaker Award by Speaking.com. She is the author of the bestseller “Kill the Company: End the Status Quo, Start an Innovation Revolution,” which received numerous “best business book” awards. She has appeared on NPR, FOX News, and in publications such as Fast Company, The New York Times, and WIRED. She is a monthly columnist for strategy+business, and frequent contributor to Forbes and Harvard Business Review. Bodell serves as a member of the Global Agenda Council for the World Economic Forum and an adviser on the boards of the Association of Professional Futurists and Novartis’ Diversity and Inclusion Board in Basel, Switzerland. Among her many academic activities, she has taught innovation and creativity at both American and Fordham Universities.