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Stephen Shapiro Author and Innovation Consultant
For over 20 years, Stephen Shapiro has presented his provocative strategies on innovation culture and collaboration to audiences in over 50 countries.
Stephen cultivates innovation by showing leaders and their teams how to approach, tackle and solve their business challenges. Applying the knowledge he has accrued over decades in the industry, Stephen is able to see what others can’t: opportunities to improve innovation models and the cultures that support them.
During his 15-year tenure with the consulting firm Accenture, he led a 20,000-person innovation practice. He is the author of six books, including “Best Practices Are Stupid,” which was named the best innovation and creativity book of 2011 and he has been featured in numerous publications including Newsweek, Entrepreneur Magazine, SUCCESS Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, ABC News, and CNBC. His latest book, Invisible Solutions, was published in 2020.
Today, Stephen continues to focus on transforming the way businesses, like 3M, P&G, Marriott, Nike, NASA, USAA and Microsoft, improve innovation practices through customized keynote speeches, advisory engagements and other services. Passionate and captivating, Stephen’s high-energy approach to innovation gets audiences out of their seats and into new ways of thinking about their business challenges.
Stephen is the recipient of the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, National Speakers Association's highest earned designation. In 2015 he was inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame.