Global Innovation Expert | Award-Winning Author
Lisa Bodell is a global leader on culture and behaviour change. As the founder and CEO of the skill-building firm FutureThink, Bodell has transformed hundreds of thousands of employees from Fortune 500 companies by showing them how to eliminate the complexity that holds them back and get to the work that matters. As a keynote, she empowers audiences with the tools and techniques they need for accelerating change, driving growth, and solving problems creatively.
Bodell delivers her message to nearly 100,000 people each year, transforming teams within Google, Pfizer, Lockheed Martin, and more. She is also bestselling author of Kill the Company: End the Status Quo, Start an Innovation Revolution, which won the 2014 Axiom Best Business Book Award and was voted Best Business Book by USA Book News and Booz & Co. Her newest book is Why Simple Wins: Escape the Complexity Trap and Get to Work That Matters.
A globally recognized innovation leader and futurist, Bodell has been featured in a variet of media including Fast Company, WIRED, The New York Times, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, The Huffington Post, and CNN. Bodell has also served on the advisory boards of the NSA, the Association of Professional Futurists, Novartis’ Diversity and Inclusion Board. She is currently an acting member of the Global Agenda Council for the World Economic Forum.
In 2019, Bodell was named the “Most Inspirational Woman in Communications Strategy and Execution” and “Most Innovative Business Workshop Training Facilitator” by Acquisitions International. She also received the silver medal from the North American Book Awards in 2018, and FutureThink was named the “Most Innovative Management Consulting Firm” by CV Magazine.