Stephen Shapiro


Stephen Shapiro is one of the foremost authorities on innovation culture and collaboration. Over the past twenty years, his message to audiences in 50 countries has focused on how to enable innovation by bringing together divergent points of view in an efficient manner. During a 15-year tenure with the consulting firm Accenture, he led a 20,000-person innovation practice. Since branching out on his own in 2001, he has authored five books. His latest, "Best Practices Are Stupid: 40 Ways to Out-Innovate the Competition," was named the best innovation and creativity book of 2011 and is an international #1 best seller. Today, Stephen continues to focus on transforming the way businesses like 3…