Stephen Shapiro

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Biography

Stephen Shapiro is one of the foremost authorities on innovation culture, collaboration, and open innovation.

During the past twenty years, his message to hundreds of thousands of people in over 40 countries around the world has focused on how to enable innovation by bringing together divergent points of view in an efficient manner.

Over the years, Stephen Shapiro has shared his innovative philosophy in books such as 24/7 Innovation, The Little Book of BIG Innovation Ideas and Goal-Free Living. He led a 20,000 person process and innovation practice during his 15 year tenure with Accenture. And his Personality Poker® system has been used by more than 50,000 people around the world to create high-performing innovation teams.

His latest book, Best Practices Are Stupid: 40 Ways to Out Innovate the Competition (Portfolio Penguin), has been featured on ABC News, CBS Interactive’s BNET, Southwest Airline’s Spirit Magazine, Investor’s Business Daily, and more. It was selected as the best innovation and creativity book of 2011 by 800-CEO-READ. And it was the #1 best selling business book in Canada.

His work has been featured in Newsweek, Entrepreneur Magazine, O- The Oprah Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. His clients include Staples, GE, NASA, BP, Johnson & Johnson, The United States Air Force, Fidelity Investments, Pearson Education, Nestlé, and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Speaking Topics

Innovate the Way You Innovate: Instilling a Pervasive Culture of Innovation

Innovation Personality Poker: Creating High Performing Innovation Teams

The Performance Paradox: Increasing Human Performance

Process Innovation: Rethinking How You Do What You Do

SpeedIdeating: Breakthrough Thinking at Breakneck Speeds

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