Lisa Kay Solomon

Innovator, educator, author


Solomon, a thought leader in design innovation, is the designer in residence at Stanford’s Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (“d. School”). She is also founding chair of transformational practices and leadership at Silicon Valley’s Singularity University, which describes itself as a global learning and innovation community. She cowrote the bestselling Moments of Impact: How to Design Strategic Conversations That Accelerate Change.

We can’t build generative and trusting work environments merely by hanging ‘values’ posters or hosting fun offsites and happy hours. Creating vibrant, enduring culture requires an intentional and authentic connection between the people who work there and what the company stands for, strengthened through explicit and implicit reward systems, daily interactions and informal exchanges.”

Lisa Kay Solomon
LOCATION: San Francisco Bay area, CA
TOPICS: Leadership/design thinking/innovation

More info: lisakaysolomon.com

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