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I say what I believe: moving towards a human-centered practice of innovation, applying design thinking to the world’s wicked problems, a different way of leading and a hero’s journey - my own.
My thinking is grounded in experience and I share it in engaging and usable ways. My aim is to shift people’s perspectives and inspire action.
Here are some of the organizations I have presented to:
Conference Board Leadership Conference
Creative Problem Solving Institute Conference
IBM Research Group
Veteran Affairs Leadership Forum
Council for Indian Industry
Global Responsible Leadership Initiative
Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Business Innovation Factory
Association of Managers of Innovation
International Design Forum Dubai
Coaches Training Institute Summit
Industrial Designers Society of America Conference
South African Innovation Summit
Globes Israel Business Conference
Institute of Contemporary Art
I have been a guest lecturer at leading educational institutions such as:
Harvard Business School
University of Victoria
Simon Fraser University
Chinese Culture University
University of North Carolina
Design Works at the Rotman School of Management
University of Chicago
Rhode Island School of Design
National Autonomous University of Mexico
Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research
Tata Institute of Social Sciences
AVT Business School
My articles on design, innovation and leadership have been published in Innovations, Product Development Best Practices, Alberta Ventures, Globe and Mail Report on Business, and Huffington Post.
And I have been quoted in the New York Times, Boston Globe, Globe and Mail, Huffington Post, and Design Management Institute Journal.
My media appearances have included CTV Primetime, NBC Nightly News and The Today Show.
“Your presentation was so inspiring, we’d follow you anywhere”