The Future Shapers contributors
Adi Gaskell is the Online Editor at The Future Shapers.
Adi is an experienced innovation writer and consultant who has worked with organisations such as Deloitte, GSK, Salesforce, the NHS and BIS.
Andy Cars is our expert on innovation strategy, innovation management and intrapreneurship.
Andy is the founder of the innovation strategy firm Lean Ventures and a serial entrepreneur turned advisor.
Brett Templeton is our expert on insight, trends & brands.
Brett is a Founding Partner of pluralthinking, an insight, brand thinking and cultural intelligence agency based in the UK.
Cecilia Thirlway is our expert on innovation culture, entrepreneurship and communication.
Cecilia is a strategic communications consultant with over 20 years’ experience.
Chris Butsch is our expert in positive psychology.
Chris helps organizations apply the principles of positive psychology for increased performance and engagement. He has spoken globally at top schools and Fortune 500s, and guest lectured at Emory University in his hometown of Atlanta. Chris has been featured or referenced in HuffPost, Forbes, and dozens of other media outlets.
Cris Beswick is our expert on innovation strategy, leadership & culture.
Cris is a strategic Advisor on Innovation, Keynote Speaker & Author of ‘Building a Culture of Innovation’.
Dan Toma is our expert on innovation strategy, product development and startups.
Dan is a lean innovation practitioner, keynote speaker and co-author of the book ‘The Corporate Startup’
Derek Bishop is our expert on culture change and leading change.
Derek is the co-founder of Culture Consultancy, a boutique culture change agency based in London.
Doug Roerden is our expert on design thinking and experience design.
Doug is an innovative and adaptable experience design leader and coach, driving human-centric digital offerings from vision to reality, using applied curiosity, design thinking, and design strategy.
Gareth Bullen is our expert on employee engagement, intrapreneurship & leadership.
Gareth is viewed as a thought leader in the area of the intrapreneurial leader mind-set and now works globally with organisations regularly giving key note speeches on how businesses can become more intrapreneurial.
Gordon Tredgold is our expert on leadership and operational performance.
Gordon is an Inc Magazine Top 100 Leadership Expert and Speaker, and Author of FAST 4 Principles Every Business Needs To Achieve Success and Drive Results.
Henra Mayer is our expert on innovation strategy, innovation capability and innovation management.
Henra is the CEO of Innocentrix (Pty) Ltd, an innovation and ideas company that helps their clients to create, engage, and deliver the future.
Jeffrey Phillips is our expert on strategy, tools and intelligence.
Jeffrey is an expert at the front end of innovation, having lead trend spotting and scenario planning activities, customer insight research, idea generation, open innovation and rapid prototyping.
Jon Hirst is our expert on innovation maturity, organisational culture and data visualisation.
Jon is the Co-founder of Generous Mind, a think tank dedicated to helping people release ideas into the world, and a nonprofit executive.
Jonathan (Jonty) Slater is our specialist on open innovation, innovation community management and technology.
Jonathan is the managing director of Blue Globe Innovation, a global boutique innovation consultancy specialising in running both small and large scale crowdsourced innovation challenges/prizes/processes.
Jorge Castellote is our expert on innovation strategy, innovation and innovation capability.
Jorge is co-founding partner of Innoway. Before that he spent more than seven years in Palladium, a boutique consulting firm specialized in Strategy Execution.
Kursty Groves is our expert on physical environments for creativity & innovation.
Kursty is an award-winning designer, innovation consultant, TV presenter, professor and workplace strategy advisor. She is the author of two books and is an internationally recognised voice on inspiring work environments.
Dr. Marc Sniukas is our expert on strategy, innovation strategy and intrapreneurship.
Marc works with global leadership teams on how to grow, renew, transform and evolve their organizations — in fresh ways.
Matteo Kotch is our expert on entrepreneurship, thought leadership and communication.
Matteo is a tech enthusiast who has travelled across the globe to help companies of all sizes work on innovative and disruptive technologies.
Nick Skytland is our expert on open innovation, data & technology.
Nick is a Data Evangelist and part of the Technology and Innovation Division at NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration).
Paul Hobcraft is our expert on strategy, intelligence and collaboration for innovation.
Paul is a frequent writer, striving to be informative, creative and knowledgeable in piecing together the broader understanding of innovation.
Perry Timms is our expert on HR, Organisation Design, People Development, Coaching, Employee Engagement, Social Technologies.
Perry is the founder & Director of PTHR (People & Transformational HR Ltd).
Richard Copland is our expert on blockchain and the digital world.
Richard is an entrepreneur, Investor, Strategist, Thinker, Writer and Commentator.
Rita Trehan is our expert on HR and workplace culture.
Rita is an international speaker on the subjects of business and HR transformation and ranked among the Top 100 Human Resources Officers by ExecRank in 2012.
Simon Charnock is our expert on strategy, organisational culture and innovation incubators & labs.
Simon is a commercial and growth strategist experienced in change programme execution, innovation process design, and leading highly effective teams.
Simon Hill is our expert on innovation software, innovation archetypes and innovation ecosystems.
Simon is the founder of the award winning innovation management software company, Wazoku. He is also an EiR at INSEAD Business School, a TEDx speaker and an advisor and mentor to several early stage and high-growth businesses.