Speaker John Kao’s five decades of layered knowledge and application in the worlds of behavioral science, business creativity, entrepreneurship, innovation and music makes him the perfect guide to your organization’s desired future. He draws from multiple experiences and knowledge platforms to guide audiences with actionable and habit-focused strategies. John has a skilled resume in translating positive outcomes for the future, where he propels businesses into the direction needed for growth and overall and company alliance.
Why you should book speaker John Kao
- Dr. John Kao provides a framework he calls The Six Intelligences. John will engage the whole person as a catalyst for change. His structure will help employes apply consistent behavioral practices that will develop their unique potential.
- He invokes your natural-born skills. John pulls at your invaluable skill sets that will enable each person as well as your organization to make a rapid transition from crisis to opportunity.
- He creates learning experiences that everyone could learn from. Using his skills to make all feel valued as a whole, and apart of a team, speaker John Kao demonstrates to audience members the art of actionable strategies.
Dr. Kao has spent much of his career developing compelling learning experiences for innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders. His eclectic approach is unique and blends disciplines as diverse as case study narratives, psychology, process facilitation, technology-enabled collaboration, and stagecraft. As a Harvard Business School professor from 1982-96, he created acclaimed MBA and executive education courses on innovation and entrepreneurship. He has also held academic appointments at Stanford, the MIT Media Lab, and the US Naval Postgraduate School.
John is the author of the bestselling Jamming: The Art and Discipline of Business Creativity, which describes what leaders can learn from jazz, as well as Innovation Nation, which documents America’s growing innovation challenge. He is also the author of several e-books, including Clearing the Mind for Creativity, The Future is Yours to Invent, We Are All Producers Now, and China, the Next Innovation Nation. He was a producer of the films Sex, Lies and Videotape, and Mr. Baseball.
Dr. Kao’s education includes BA and MD degrees from Yale, a residency at the McLean division of Massachusetts General Hospital, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. His work has received coverage in such media as The New York Times, The Economist, CNN, and The Colbert Report. He also served as Contributing Editor to The Daily Beast.
Dr. John Kao’s presentations and workshops will help you and your organization realize fresh horizons of opportunity and position you toward your desired future.
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