- R&D 100 Awards
Hall of Fame speaker Stephen Shapiro has brought his innovation knowledge to Fortune 500 companies around the world and continuously inspires teams to enhance their creative abilities. Based on his insights, organizations like NASA, Marriott, 3M, P&G, and USAA have revolutionized the way they tackle innovation.
For more than 20 years, Stephen has presented his provocative strategies on innovation culture and collaboration to audiences in 50 countries. During his 15-year tenure with the consulting firm Accenture, he led a 20,000-person innovation practice. He is the author of five books, including “Best Practices Are Stupid,” which was named the best innovation and creativity book of 2011. He has been featured in Newsweek, Entrepreneur Magazine, SUCCESS Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, ABC News, and CNBC.
Based on his insights, organizations such as 3M, GE, NASA, P&G, Honda, Johnson & Johnson, Microsoft, Marriott, Nike, USAA, and Fidelity Investments have revolutionized the way they tackle innovation. Stephen is the recipient of the Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) designation, National Speakers Association’s highest earned designation. In 2015 he was inducted into the Speaker Hall of Fame.