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Soren Kaplan

Soren Kaplan is the bestselling and award winning author of Leapfrogging and The Invisible Advantage, an Affiliate at the Center for Effective Organizations at USC’s Marshall School of Business, a writer for FastCompany and Inc. Magazine, a globally recognized keynote speaker, and a Co-Founder of upBOARD. He has been recognized by the Thinkers50 as one of the world’s top thought leaders in business strategy and innovation.

As a leading expert in disruptive innovation, innovation culture, and business model innovation, he has worked with Disney, NBCUniversal, Kimberly-Clark, Colgate-Palmolive, Hershey, Red Bull, Medtronic, Roche, Philips, Cisco, Visa, Ascension Health, Kaiser Permanente, CSAA Insurance Group, American Nurses Association, and numerous other organizations.

Soren previously led the internal strategy and innovation group at Hewlett-Packard (HP). He has lectured at the Harvard Business School, Copenhagen Business School, Melbourne Business School, and with other MBA and executive education programs globally. His Wall Street Journal bestseller, Leapfrogging, was recognized as “Best Leadership Book” by the Axiom Book Awards and his latest book, The Invisible Advantage, was awarded “Best General Business Book” by the International Book Awards.

He has been quoted, published, and interviewed by Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Forbes, CNBC, National Public Radio, the American Management Association, USA Today, Strategy & Leadership, and The International Handbook on Innovation, among many others. He holds Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Organizational Psychology,

Schedule your complementary innovation strategy and process review to learn how to optimize your portfolio, create innovation metrics, develop new business models, create an innovation culture, and more.  For a preview of Soren’s big ideas on innovation, view the videos below.

Why Your Current Business Strategy Will Get You Disrupted
Innovative Business Models Answer 3 Fundamental Questions
Take a Portfolio View of Innovation
Disruptive Business Models Disrupt the Customer Experience
What is Culture and Why It’s Important for Innovation
Innovation Culture is a Cycle
Reshape Assumptions to Rewrite the Unwritten Rules
Every Business Function Needs Its Own Definition of Innovation
Creating Innovation Culture from the Top, Middle and Ground Up
Why Innovation Culture is the Only Sustainable Competitive Advantage
Disrupt Yourself to Disrupt the Market
Don’t Try to Be Like Apple or Google. Be Like Yourself, On Steroids
Making Time for Innovation Doesn’t Mean Reinventing the Corp. Time Clock
Be Intentional With Your Innovation Intent
Create a Structure for Unstructured Innovation
Uncover Unarticulated Insights to Drive Unexpected Innovation
Worthless Rewards are the Most Valuable Rewards
Celebrate Failure as Learning
Expand Your Focus to Expand Your Opportunities
Fall In Love With Problems, Not Solutions
Shape the Innovation Symbols That Shape Behavior
Give Everyone a Line of Sight to the Customer
10 Ways to Surprise Customers
Challenging the Unwritten Rules
The Power of Surprise (and the Role of Poprocks)
How and Why Your Brain Stifles Innovation
The Innovation Trivia Show!