Ignite, Gain, Sustain: Navigating the 4 key innovation paradoxes for a sustainable innovation culture in the ‘innovation race’ (9.00am – 11.30am incl morning tea, Monday November 13th)
Directors of Tirian International Consultancy, they have assisted Fortune 500 companies for more than 20 years
Andrew Grant and Gaia Grant are the directors of Tirian International Consultancy, and authors of the breakthrough new book The Innovation Race: How to change a culture to change the game along with international bestseller ‘Who Killed Creativity?… And How Can We Get it Back?.
Andrew and Gaia have been engaged by market innovation leaders to help create a culture of innovation including: Google – working at their HQ in the US to introduce future solutions thinking; Nestle (Switzerland) – facilitating a workshop on sustainable solutions for emerging markets at the HQ; and Disney (HK) – creating compelling ideas to use for marketing. They have presented keynotes at major international conferences including: TEDx (HK), World Presidents / Young Presidents Organisation Global Edge (Aust), The World Innovation Conference (France) & HR Summit (Singapore) – along with leading international academic symposiums. They have featured in international media including the BBC and ABC, Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, and The Australian, among others.
The Grants have authored over 30 corporate educational resources, simulations and programs that are used by Fortune 500 companies and are sold under license worldwide. Gaia is also a lecturer at the University of Sydney Business School, where she is conducting PhD research into the role of culture change and transformation in socially responsible and sustainable innovation.