Creative expression has seen a new life under Corona. While individuals are getting in touch with their inner artists, brands are re-inventing to stay relevant. Storytellers have taken over our screens, from memes to TikTok and more. Innovation is no longer a buzzword, it’s a state of mind. Whether its new ways to keep the morale high or new technologies aimed at curbing the spread, innovative thinking is leading the way to what will soon be the “Post-Covid” world.
If your organisation doesn’t have a creative roadmap for this future, now is the time to work on it. We rounded up a list of some of the leading voices in creativity and innovation from across the world. These experts are highly sought-after for their views on out-of-the-box thinking for businesses as well as individuals.
Fredrik is an author and global keynote speaker who passionately talks about business creativity, innovation and idea generation, specifically – how to develop a global mindset and build a truly global company. He helps his audience understand how valuable it is to think in new ways – and how difficult this is to achieve.
Devdutt writes on the relevance of mythology in modern times. Trained in medicine, he worked for 15 years in the healthcare and pharma industries before he plunged full time into his passion. Author of 50 books and 1000 columns, including several bestsellers, he is known for his innovative approach on culture, leadership and the Indian approach to management.
Ashish Vidyarthi is a versatile, award-winning veteran actor, channeling his captivating screen presence into highly motivating, engaging and interactive talks. Through his sessions, which he fondly calls ‘conversations’, Ashish applies his storytelling skills to incite positivity, creativity and to unleash the inner potential of his audience.
Roshan, who has spent two decades gathering expertise from an array of professions, is a charismatic speaker who traversed the journey from being an MC (Master of Ceremonies) to an MD (Managing Director). Having been a TV show presenter, radio host, theatre artist, and now the owner of an events company, he brings lessons from each of these vocations to effuse the skills of leadership, teamwork, and creativity in his audience.
Ambi is a Brand Coach, Brand Strategist and Founder of Brand-Building.com, a Brand Advisory. Ambi has over 35 years of experience in marketing, sales and advertising in companies such as Rediffusion Y&R Advertising, Boots Company, UDI Yellow Pages and FCB Ulka Advertising, building brands such as Tata Indica, Santoor, TCS, Digene, Tropicana, Sundrop, Zee TV, amongst others.
Ranked as one of the 50 most influential persons shaping innovation in France, Navi is an innovation and leadership thinker and business advisor. He encourages both companies and individuals to build creative and innovative thinking and talks on how to use it to accelerate their growth. His TED talk on frugal innovation garnered over 1.6 million views.
Voted as the #1 voice in marketing by LinkedIn in 2016 with over 345,000 followers on the platform, Tom is an industry provocateur and commentator on the future of marketing and business. Tom frequently speaks about business transformation, technological disruption, innovation in advertising and the future of entertainment, retail, mobility and technology.
With over 25 years’ experience, Corrine has established a reputation for unparalleled consumer understanding which has leap frogged her into her latest career of a high-performance coach. She is a sought-after keynote speaker, bringing her experience to deliver sessions on motivation and “turning the possible into I am possible”.
Avinash connects his gruelling years of training in harmonising mind, body and spirit with corporate leadership, in a way that truly helps one understand human potential in action. He has conducted health and wellness programs, and workshops for corporates, equipping them with mind-body skills that prove invaluable in their work-life situations.
Ranjan Malik speaks on innovation – product, process, business model and ecosystem. He has spent many years studying and working on how systems work; especially business and sociocultural ecosystems. His inspiring talks tap into his extensive experience in innovation and deliver thought provoking insights on topics such as step-changing growth, industry leadership and design.