DEFINING INNOVATION

Through Defining Innovation, the Arts + Business Council facilitates high-level conversation and exposure to cutting edge ideas to encourage leaders and professionals in Greater Philadelphia to deploy creativity and innovation in their work practices. We’ve designed this program series to deliver a variety of perspectives at the intersection of creativity and innovation.

Names you may be familiar with

Simon Sinek

Amy Cuddy

Malcolm Gladwell

Daymond John

Beth Comstock

AESTHETIC INTELLIGENCE WITH PAULINE BROWN

On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, Pauline Brown, former Chairman of LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and author of Aesthetic Intelligence: How to Boost It and Use It in Business and Beyond.

DESIGN & UX WITH CLIFF KUANG, CO-FOUNDER OF CO.DESIGN

On Tuesday, December 3, 2019, Cliff Kuang, Co-Founder of Co.Design, offered insight into how design is transforming technology and our everyday lives

THE AMAZING LIFE OF AN IDEA WITH MARC RANDOLPH

On October 15, 2019, we welcomed Netflix Co-Founder Randolph to offer insight, tips, and techniques to those who have ever dreamed of turning a creative concept into a world-class business.

ART-THINKING WITH AMY WHITAKER

On May 2, 2019, Whitaker discussed making the integration of the creative and practical her life’s work. Whitaker has taught business to artists, art to businesspeople, and recognizes the interdependent and symbiotic nature of both vantage points to generating innovation.

DEFINING INNOVATION PRESENTS GUY KAWASAKI

On March 13, 2019, Kawasaki shared tactical and practical advice from his days as Apple’s resident marketing guru, offered tips from his time investing in some of technology’s biggest success stories, and explained how innovations come from the hard work of implementation rather than aha moments.

MAKE CHANGE WORK FOR YOU WITH BETH COMSTOCK

On October 24, 2018, Comstock addressed the difficulties and opportunities that arise when facing business transformation and explores the necessary mindset to make change work in your favor.

INDUSTRY INTERSECTIONS

Industry Intersections encourages exploration into the ways in which artists, designers, and creatives can influence major developments in industries from health care to real estate, demonstrating the big impact our creative community has in confronting and solving today’s biggest challenges.