Linda Hill

World’s #1 Expert on Enabling Innovation & Creating Innovative Organisations


In the course of history, way too many successful companies have rested on their laurels and forgot to innovate. Think of Kodak, Nokia, and Xerox – just to name a few. Innovating is what enables your company to thrive today – and survive in the long run. 

In this session, Linda Hill will join us to share her world leading thoughts on how and why it is important to lead innovation through crisis. She will delve into her framework and process for innovation, why diversity of thinking is a prerequisite for fruitful innovation, and how your organisation can succeed in the next Black Swan event. 


Linda Hill is Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School and Chair of the Leadership Initiative. She is regarded as one of the top experts on leadership and has been named by Thinkers50 as one of the top ten management thinkers in the world and received the Thinkers50 Innovation Award in 2015. Her research focuses on leadership development, building agile, innovative organizations, and implementing global strategies.

Linda Hill has published multiple books on leading innovation. Perhaps best known is ‘Collective Genius’, where she visits world leading organisations such as Google, Pixar, and IBM to isolate what makes them so successful. To spread her knowledge, she has co-founded Paradox Strategies and co-creator of the re:Route assessment. 

Linda has worked with many world leading organisations such as GE, Accenture, UnitedHealth Group, Mastercard, Morgan Stanley, Salesforce and The World Economic Forum among many others.


Next Presidents Summit

November 8-9th 2021, Copenhagen