Date Time Speaker Room
Friday, February 03, 201210:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Tom Wujec, Fellow at Autodesk

DESCRIPTION:

There is a business revolution happening behind the scenes. Around the world, creative leaders in the shrewdest companies are using a constellation of new tools to make work visible. Visualization—thinking and communicating with images—is rapidly becoming the principal tool to foster innovation and business success. It’s also a powerful new tool for leadership, providing dramatic gains in productivity, cost reductions and corporate confidence. Reshape your future through the power of visual clarity.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • See how teams at the world’s leading companies are using simple images to build visual models that create profound new ways of understanding their employees, their customers, their markets, their products and their competitors
  • Find out exactly how to formulate, implement and measure the effectiveness of this new strategy
  • Come to see the real dynamics of your business: discover patterns, build new relationships and see your impact on the company’s overall direction
  • Take away easy-to-use approaches and tools that help you clarify what’s important, focus on how to get there and ignore the rest

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

Tom Wujec speaks internationally on innovation—why it matters, why it is a vital engine of economic growth (especially today) and how to foster it. He works with Fortune 100 companies to create innovation practices at all stages, from strategic planning to design and implementation. He is also the leading advocate for making work visible within a company by transforming ideas into images that enhance clarity and engagement, leading to intelligent and successful new products, services and processes.

As a fellow at Autodesk, the Oscar-winning industry leader in 3D computer animation technology and one of the world’s largest software companies, Tom has worked with a diverse range of clients, from the largest automotive and consumer product manufacturers to visual effects and gaming companies establishing billion-dollar industries. He has brought several award-winning products to market and has published a handful of influential books including Return on Imagination, Five Star Mind and Pumping Ions. These have been translated into over a dozen languages.