Dr Amantha Imber
Creativity and innovation psychologist, Founder Inventium
The science of how to create an innovation culture (and why table tennis tables and beanbags are not the answer) (2.15pm – 4.45pm, includes afternoon tea, Monday November 7th)
Dr Amantha Imber is an innovation psychologist, best-selling author of The Creativity Formula and The Innovation Formula, and founder of Australia’s leading innovation consultancy Inventium. Through Inventium, Amantha has consulted to Google, Disney, LEGO, Virgin Australia and many others. In 2016, Amantha was inducted into the Australian Business Women’s Hall of Fame.
Dr Amantha Imber is an innovation psychologist, best-selling author, and founder of Australia’s leading innovation consultancy Inventium. Inventium has been recognised as one of Australia’s fastest growing companies in the BRW Fast 100 list, and was also awarded the BRW Client Choice Award for Best Management Consultancy in Australia. In 2016, Amantha was inducted into the Australian Business Women’s Hall of Fame.
With a PhD in organisational psychology, Amantha has helped companies such as Google, Coca-Cola, Disney, LEGO, Red Bull, American Express, McDonalds, Virgin Australia, Commonwealth Bank and many others innovate more successfully.
Amantha was a finalist in the Telstra Business Women of the Year awards.
Amantha is the co-creator of the BRW Most Innovative Companies list, an annual list that Inventium compiles, ranking Australia’s top innovators. She has written for publications including The Australian Financial Review, BRW, Australian Business Solutions and Smart Company and is the author of the best-selling book “The Creativity Formula: 50 scientifically proven creativity boosters for work and for life”. Her second book, “The Innovation Formula”, is due out in April.
Amantha had an international record deal for her debut album Like Samantha without the S, prays to the God of Kevin Spacey and claims to have once been freakishly good at table tennis.