Expert in creative thinking, innovation and strategy, best selling author
Innovation is everyone’s business. It takes boldness, courage, and a new mindset abour risk and failure
Nigel Barlow is one of the world’s most dynamic business speakers. He focuses on Practical Innovation, applied to leadership, business strategy, customers and the future. He has worked with an A to Z of the world’s great companies, like Apple Education, Danone, GSK, Hewlett Packard Printing, Microsoft, and many others.
He was a founding director group of the Tom Peters Consulting business in Europe and currently runs his own international consultancy. Until recently he was an Associate Fellow at Oxford University’s Said Business School. Keynote presentations, strategic off-sites, and organisational transformation are what he does.
“Innovation is everyone’s business. It takes boldness, courage, and a new mindset abour risk and failure”
Nigel is an author, and agent provocateur, and someone who rocks mindsets in customers around the world. He has also talked on MBA and Executive Development programmes at famous business schools.
His research interests are Innovation, Creativity, and Consciousness. He is the author of three books: Rethink – How To Think Differently (Wiley), Batteries Included – Creating Legendary Customer Service (Random House), and Rock Your Presentation – A New Guide To Speaking With Passion (published by Little, Brown UK in March 2016).
Chief Data Officer at Telefónica
Director of Flickr (2013-2015)
Google Product Manager and General Manager of Zagat (2005-2012)
Founder and CEO of Foodlosofia, the only and biggest food design center focused on innovation of the food industry and Casa Nomo, Latin America’s first house of Experiences
Author, Speaker, Technology Innovator and early Leader of Social Innovation at Twitter (2009-2014)
Captain of Moonshots (CEO) of X, Alphabet’s moonshot factory
Vice President Innovation and Creativity Walt Disney Company (2011-2017)
Expert in leadership and innovation. Director of Innovatrium Institute for Innovation.
Leading authority on trends, innovation, creativity and new technologies in business