During Mr. Steven Shapiro’s 15-year tenure with the international consulting firm Accenture, he established and led its Global Process Excellence Practice, delivering innovation training to 20,000 consultants.
In 2001 he left the management-consulting world to write his first book, “24/7 Innovation.” He has since been featured in Newsweek; Investor’s Business Daily; Entrepreneur magazine; O, The Oprah Magazine; The New York Times; and other publications.
Mr. Shapiro is also the author of “Goal-Free Living” and “The Little Book of BIG Innovation Ideas” and is the creator of the Innovation Personality Poker system. He has presented his formula for success to hundreds of thousands of people in nearly 40 countries. Among the dozens of leading organizations he has advised are Staples, General Electric, BP, Johnson & Johnson, Fidelity Investments, Pearson Education, Nestlé, and Bristol-Myers Squibb. In addition to speaking and writing, he is the Chief Innovation Evangelist for InnoCentive.