Take a journey from inspiration to impact

Gain insight into emerging trends, business models, and organizational strategies that create new opportunities.

Disruptive Innovation

Gain insight into the disruptions that will shape the future. Soren simplifies the concept of disruptive innovation into meaningful strategies and actions that create new opportunities. more

Business Models

Define business models to disrupt your industry or create new “white space” market opportunities. Soren helps translate trends into business model strategies that drive differentiation and growth. more

Innovation Culture

Create a culture of innovation. Soren reveals the strategies and best practices that create “Invisible Advantage” and foster a culture of innovation for any organization. more
Innovation Speaker Clients

In addition to his hands-on experience, Soren leads executive development programs in business model innovation for senior leaders globally through USC’s Center for Effective Organizations, Copenhagen Business School, Melbourne Business School in Australia, Tias Nimbas Business School in The Netherlands, and for many others. He also advises and consults to companies including Cisco, Disney, Visa, Colgate-Palmolive, Red Bull, Medtronic, Roche, SK Telecom (South Korea), Kaiser Permanente, Medtronic, and many others.

Having previously led the strategy and innovation consulting group at Hewlett-Packard (HP) and as the founder and advisor of several start-ups including Praxie.com, Soren understands the practical challenges involved in creating and leading “disruptive” new business models. He has presented to dozens of corporations, conferences, associations, universities, and nonprofits and is a widely recognized expert in business strategy, disruptive innovation, and organizational culture.

Some previous presentations include:

  • Chevron
  • Colgate-Palmolive
  • Frito-Lay
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Wells Fargo
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Savannah College of Art & Design
  • American Association of Museums
  • Cisco Systems
  • Disney
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • PepsiCo
  • Copenhagen Business School
  • Harvard Business School
  • Credit Union Executives Society
  • American Society of Association Executives

Soren’s engaging and motivational speaking style leads his audiences through a journey of exploration and discovery to insight and practical application, ensuring that everyone walks away energized and motivated – and with a sense of actionable direction.

Soren customizes every keynote to his specific audience – since he’s an adamant believer that it’s only possible to truly connect to others when one has an understanding of their needs, challenges and passions. For inquires about Soren’s speaking engagements, including his experience working across specific areas and industries such as disruptive technology, healthcare, design, financial services, consumer products, manufacturing, food and beverage, media and entertainment, and others, click here.

What Clients Say

Kristin Petrovich Kennedy
President & Founder, Createasphere

Soren delivered our kickoff keynote where he set the tone for our conference. The feedback from our attendees has been fantastic and Soren exceed my expectations with his motivational style and thought provoking presentation.

Mary Beth Robles
Vice President, Innovation Capability & Systems, Colgate-Palmolive

Soren understood our audience and he made the topic of disruptive innovation accessible and inspirational. People are still buzzing about his presentation.

Chuck Fagan
President & CEO, Credit Union Executives Society

Soren first keynoted our CEO conference and he was a huge hit with our executive audience. We liked his collaborative and customized approach so much that we brought him back to keynote our international conference with over 700 participants. And he hit another home run.

Tatyana Kanzaveli
Organizer, TEDx Bay Area / Silicon Valley

Soren’s new spin on the popular topic of innovation kept the entire audience on the edge of their seats. His talk was amazing.

Teppo Paavola
Vice President & Head of Global Business Development, PayPal

Soren’s talk inspired our organization while providing both strategic and practical approaches for driving breakthroughs in the business and for our leadership.

Kay Kennedy
Executive Director, Int’l Assoc. of Corporate & Professional Recruitment

Soren was engaging, knowledgeable, thought-provoking — and fun. Our attendees, who are highly experienced talent strategists, are a hard group to please, and they gave Soren uniformly excellent ratings.