Soren Kaplan is the author of the bestselling and award winning book, Leapfrogging, an Affiliated Professor at the Center for Effective Organizations at USC’s Marshall School of Business, a contributing writer for FastCompany, and the Founder of InnovationPoint. He has presented to dozens of corporations, conferences, associations, universities, and nonprofits and is a widely recognized expert in business innovation, disruptive technology, and organizational culture change.
View highlights of Soren in action delivering keynote presentations on strategy, innovation, culture, and disruptive technology:
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.
Some of his most popular keynote topic areas weave together insights related to leading disruptive change and driving innovation:
- Disruptive Innovation is Everyone’s Business
- Leading Disruptive Innovation & Change
- The Invisible Advantage – How to Create a Culture of Innovation
In addition to these keynote presentations and others like them, he often tailors his message by sharing emerging trends, case examples, and strategies for driving disruptive innovation and change within specific business functions or industries like healthcare, financial services, and design.
View highlights of Soren in action delivering a keynote presentation on disruptive innovation to the Global Technology Group of a Fortune 500 company (event sponsored by the Chief Technology Officer):
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.
Soren understood our audience and he made the topic of disruptive innovation accessible and inspirational. People are still buzzing about his presentation.
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.
Soren customizes every talk 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.
Previous presentations include:
- Wells Fargo
- Case Western Reserve University
- Savannah College of Art & Design
- American Association of Museums
- American Society of Training and Development
- Front End of Innovation
- Institute for Credentialing Excellence
- Cisco Systems
- JP Morgan Chase
- Copenhagen Business School
- Harvard Business School
- Credit Union Executives Society
- American Society of Association Executives
- Academy of Family Physicians
- International Boston Seafood Show
Soren’s new spin on the popular topic of innovation kept the entire audience on the edge of their seats. His talk was amazing.
Soren’s talk inspired our organization while providing both strategic and practical approaches for driving breakthroughs in the business and for our leadership.
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.
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.