Lisa Kay Solomon

Innovation Strategist

Innovation strategist Lisa Kay Solomon works with leaders to solve their high-stakes issues with new frameworks and practices. Her method helps leaders not only address today’s most vexing business challenges, but also accelerate progress on their greatest opportunities.

Lisa is a sought-after advisor to many Fortune 1000 companies. In her work with such companies as ING, Andreesen Horowitz, Nestle, PBS, Toyota Financial Services, and Citrix, among others, Lisa helps executive teams bring innovation into everyday work and behaviors. She frequently keynotes at leading business schools across the country including Stanford University, University of California- Berkeley, University of Virginia, and Cornell University as well as at numerous innovation and leadership conferences.

She recently delivered a TEDx talk on her passion for innovation as a leadership practice and was co-host at the international Business Design Summit in Berlin. Lisa also teaches Innovation in the ground-breaking MBA in Design Strategy program at the California College of the Arts.

Lisa coauthored the Wall Street Journal bestseller, Moments of Impact: How to Design Strategic Conversations that Accelerate Change and her work has been covered by The Wall Street Journal, Inc., Fast Company, Forbes, Huffington Post, Business Week, and more.

Lisa earned a BA from Cornell University and an MBA from New York University-Stern School of Business. She resides in Menlo Park with her husband and two daughters.

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Pitch Perfect: Telling Your Story and Making the Ask See full program