The Best Innovation Speakers to Kickstart Inspiration and Creativity

Is innovation, creativity, and growth-thinking important to you and your company? Is it difficult to develop and pursue out-of-the-box concepts? Well, you’re not alone and it’s incredibly normal to experience dry spells when it comes to cutting-edge ideas and strategies.

So many business leaders face these same challenges and that’s why it’s so crucial to seek inspiration from some of the top innovation keynote speakers represented by BigSpeak Speakers Bureau. These thought leaders push themselves to get out of dry spells fast in order to pursue their burning ideas and what’s next in the industry of creativity and innovation.

From digital development to business growth to cultural transformation, there are endless topics around innovation. Here are some of the best innovation keynote speakers to spark the divergent thinking you’ve been yearning for. 


Matthew Luhn

Matthew Luhn is a top innovation keynote speaker and former lead animator and storyteller at Pixar Studios. Alongside his story work in Hollywood, Luhn works with Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, and other professionals to craft and tell stories that bridge the gap between business and heart to build stronger brands and business communication.

Marc Randolph

Marc Randolph is a veteran Silicon Valley entrepreneur, advisor and investor perhaps best known as the co-founder of Netflix. His message is a blend of inspiration (overcoming adversity/anyone can do it), stories drawn from the starting and growing of Netflix, plus dozens of concrete suggestions taken from his 4 decades as an entrepreneur on how people can bring innovation back to their companies.

Natalie Nixon

As CEO & Creativity Strategist at Figure 8 Thinking, Natalie is a highly sought after global innovation keynote speaker & advisor, author of the award winning “The Creativity Leap” and editor of “Strategic Design Thinking”. As a magnetic keynote speaker, Natalie shares why creativity is not a ‘nice to have’ but a ‘must have’ and leaves audiences with practical tactics to upgrade their organizational and individual creative capacity. 

Mitch Lowe

Mitch Lowe is a top business and entertainment keynote speaker, former COO of Redbox, and founding executive of Netflix. Today, Lowe gives inspirational speeches around the world to corporations, conferences and students sharing stories of innovation, disruption and facing the challenges of building new products and services. Lowe also speaks on strategic product launches and the critical roles of intuition, perseverance, analytical thinking, and love.

Lisa Bodell 

Lisa Bodell is a top innovation keynote speaker, change management expert, founder of FutureThink, and the award-winning author of Kill The Company and Why Simple Wins. In her dynamic talks, Bodell empowers audiences with thought-provoking examples and practical techniques that ignite simplification and innovation immediately. She offers tested tools and takeaways to motivate organizations and individuals to action.

Jeff Degraff

Jeff DeGraff is an advisor to Fortune 500 companies, a top innovation keynote speaker, a business professor at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, and a bestselling author. His simultaneously creative and pragmatic approach to making innovation happen has led clients and colleagues to dub him the “Dean of Innovation.”

Josh Linkner

Josh Linkner is a creative troublemaker. He started his career as a jazz guitarist and then went on to become the founder and CEO of five tech companies, which sold for a combined value of over $200 million. He is also a deeply experienced business leader, venture capitalist, top-rated keynote speaker, New York Times bestselling author, and professional jazz guitarist. He is a world-renowned expert on innovation, disruption, and hyper-growth leadership.

Andrew Grant

Andrew Grant is a top innovation keynote speaker, author, and creative thinking expert. Andrew consistently receives the highest rated feedback for his sessions due to his creative and educationally sound presentation methods.  Andrew’s significant success comes from the fact that he is not only able to talk intelligently and engagingly about the important elements of creative thinking and innovation, but it is easy to see in everything he does.

Dr. Frederik G. Pferdt

Dr. Frederik G. Pferdt’s mission is to grow an innovation mindset in everyone and he believes creativity exists in all of us. From initiating a community of over 500 Google Innovation Evangelists and co-founding “The Garage” to creating Google’s first Innovation Laboratory, he helps leaders and teams across Alphabet/Google to solve big problems creatively, generating and testing hundreds of new-to-the-world ideas, fast.


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