Business Innovation Speaker and Consultant Stephen Shapiro

“Through speeches, workshops, and advisory services, I help organizations increase speed, reduce risk, and improve innovation ROI by 3x to 10x so they can out-innovate their competition.”
– Stephen Shapiro,
Innovation Evangelist

Every organization says it wants to be more innovative. But few truly understand how to make it happen.

As a leading keynote speaker, author, and advisor on innovation, Stephen has developed a proven approach for increasing speed, reducing risk, and improving innovation ROI 3x to 10x.

For any organization that requires rapid and predictable change – from developing new products/services to creating new business models – his challenge-centered philosophy accelerates innovation.

Stephen has two decades of practical innovation experience, including his tenure at Accenture where he created and led a 20,000-person innovation practice.

Shapiro turn heads, opens minds, and captivates audiences with his provocative results-focused content. To date, he has shared his message with over 450,000 people in 44 countries.

His work has been featured in The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, CNBC and ABC News.

Stephen’s passion for innovation is infectious. His mandate to focus innovation relentlessly on well-articulated problems has caused an internal shift in mindset and approach for our innovators. Personality Poker is a thought-provoking and fun approach to understanding and leveraging diversity. Stephen delivers both in a way that is truly inspirational and actionable.
- Laurie Heltsley, Director Innovation and Strategic Projects, Global Business Services, Procter & Gamble




Personality Poker

Personality Poker Book Cover

The key to high-performing innovation teams is to make sure each individual is “playing to their strong suit” while the organization as a whole is “playing with a full deck.”


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