May 17, 2021 – Innovation Leader Scott Kirsner and WSJ #1 Selling Dr. Dave Jennings

May 17, 2021 – Innovation Leader Scott Kirsner and WSJ #1 Selling Dr. Dave Jennings


 
 
Scott Kirsner – CEO and co-founder of Innovation Leader

If you are a entrepreneur or a small business person and you
bring in your first million dollars of revenue, that’s
mana from heaven!

Scott Kirsner

Scott Kirsner serves as CEO and co-founder of Innovation Leader, a company helping change-makers within large organizations make a real impact. Scott spent nearly two decades as a business journalist and contributing editor at The Boston Globe, Wired Magazine, Fast Company, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Times, BusinessWeek, and other mainstream media outlets. His focus on how innovations that matter gets introduced to the world has taken him to the White House, the Sundance Film Festival, the United Nations, and the innovation labs of Google, Walt Disney, General Motors, and many other companies. Scott is the author of several books on innovation and technology, including his newly released book, Innovation Economy, and a highly-acclaimed collaboration with George Lucas, “Inventing the Movies,” which explored the challenge of bringing new ideas to a century-old, change-resistant industry: Hollywood.

 
 
Dave Jennings  – #1 WSJ Best-selling Author, Leadership and Change Expert, and President of Learnable Solutions

Hours matter! That’s a part of the pit of success. A lot of people
just say, “can I just skip this pit, can I go around it?” No! You have
to pay the price. 

Dave Jennings

Dave Jennings is a leadership and organizational change consultant. He has guided leaders from across the globe to navigate The Pit of Success for themselves, their teams, and their company. He has worked with such organizations as Salesforce, Microsoft, Intel, Oracle, Deloitte, Exxon/Mobil, Schneider Electric, Myriad Genetics, Kaiser-Permanente, Alaska Airlines, and the FBI. He has been a featured speaker at leadership conferences in twenty-two countries. He is the author of Catapulted: How Great Leaders Succeed Beyond Their Experience, and his articles and commentary have been relied on by the Washington Post, Forbes, and TheStreet.com. He is an adjunct instructor for Kenan-Flagler Business School’s Executive Development program at the University of North Carolina. He earned his Ph.D. researching change resilience.