Keynote Speeches and Programs

An award-winning speaker and author, Sarah inspires audiences worldwide with her unique combination of substantive content and interactive delivery.  Audiences consistently rate Sarah's programs at the highest levels for engagement and practical value. Customized keynotes are available in formats ranging from 30 to 90 minutes. She also offers workshops ranging from half-day formats to week-long management retreats.

Sarah’s presentations combine business insights from her experiences as a Global 500 executive with research she's conducted on how Edison made innovation a driving force in his workplace.  She also draws upon trends and global headlines to give every program deep context and relevance.

Sarah's passion and depth of knowledge about innovation and collaboration make her an ideal choice for audiences with diverse technical or non-technical backgrounds. Your audience will be inspired to innovate!

Some of Sarah’s most popular programs include:
How Edison’s Five Competencies of Innovation Build Competitive Advantage Today

Innovate Like Edison: From Imagination to Innovation in the Digital Era

Midnight Lunch: Unleashing the Innovation Power of Collaboration

Innovation and the Technical Mind

Reskilling Your Workforce for Innovation Success in the Digital Age

A Day In Edison’s Laboratory: Exploring the Five Competencies of Innovation

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Build Competitive Advantage Through Edison’s Five Competencies of Innovation™

I work with organizations that want to bring innovation to their center of their business practices so they can drive growth and create relevance. Drawing upon the timeless innovation methods that propelled Edison's success, I offer innovation training programs, workshops, keynote speeches, and live collaboration experiences that:

  • Inspire you to think like an innovator
  • Create a common language for innovation
  • Identify growth platforms for profitable new products and services
  • Create true collaboration
  • Develop creative problem-solving skills

What processes for innovation do you have in place? Contact me to learn how you can begin to Innovate Like Edison starting now.