Tue, Dec 06|
Masterclass: Visionary Leadership: The 6 Essential Skills for Success
Amy Wilkinson, Stanford professor and CEO of Ingenuity, discusses the fundamental approaches that visionary leaders need to know to turn challenges into opportunities and setbacks into successes.
Time & Location
Dec 06, 2022, 12:00 PM EST
About The Speaker
Amy Wilkinson, founder and CEO of Ingenuity and lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business, draws on her unique experience as an entrepreneur, business executive, and academic researcher to reveal how companies and leaders can answer disruption with the forces of innovation.
As CEO of Ingenuity, Wilkinson provides C-suite executives, entrepreneurs, and investors with the tools to ignite growth in business. Wilkinson teaches Fortune 500 companies to constructively engage and retain their talent pools, while finding and fostering entrepreneurs within their ranks. This allows even the most established firms to unleash the powerful forces of creative dynamism.
Author of the global bestseller “The Creator’s Code: The Six Essential Skills of Extraordinary Entrepreneurs” (Simon & Schuster), Wilkinson is a leading authority on how business leaders master the skills to excel in our rapidly changing economy. Driven by the belief that everyone must think like an entrepreneur, Wilkinson assembled one of the largest datasets on the mindsets and skills of high scale entrepreneurs. Amongst her 200 high-profile interviewees are the founders of Airbnb, LinkedIn, Tesla Motors, and 23andMe.
A veteran of McKinsey, J.P. Morgan, and the start-up world with her previous company Alegre, Wilkinson has proven adept at breaking through notoriously high glass ceilings. Having worked as a White House Fellow and policy aide on both sides of the aisle, Wilkinson is also an expert on the increasingly turbulent impact of policymaking on companies’ global supply chains, profits, and competitiveness.
Wilkinson serves on the board of Innovate Corp (VATE) and US Bitcoin Corporation. She is an innovation expert for the World Economic Forum and The Wall Street Journal, a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, an Eisenhower Fellow, and an Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation grantee. Amy has been a keynote speaker for corporations and conferences around the world, opening audiences’ eyes and providing the rare insight needed to capture growth with startup-like agility.
Amy Wilkinson earned her BA, MA, and MBA from Stanford University and held a 5-year research appointment as a Senior Fellow at Harvard University.