SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – Sep 12, 2012) – Spigit, the global leader in Social Innovation Software, today announced that internationally recognized author, speaker and business thought leader Sir Ken Robinson will deliver the keynote address at the 2013 Spigit Innovation Summit, set for January 22-24, 2013 at the St. Regis in Dana Point, California.
Recognized by Time, Fortune and CNN as one of its ‘Principal Voices,’ a global expert stimulating conversation on the major challenges facing our world today, Robinson will kick off the event with a discussion on the development of creativity and innovation in the context of emerging business challenges.
“The Spigit Innovation Summit has become a must-attend event for those in the trenches of managing innovation,” said Paul Pluschkell, CEO and founder, Spigit. ”Sir Ken Robinson will set in motion what is sure to be an energetic discussion amongst attendees with an important foundational element — leading a culture of innovation.”
Robinson has worked with Fortune 500 companies, governments, international agencies, and has authored a number of books including Out of Our Minds: Learning to be Creative and New York Times best seller The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything. He has engaged audiences, including multiple TED talks, on the creative challenges facing business in the new global economies. Robinson’s pioneering concepts on systemic innovation and leading cultures of innovation have changed organizations around the world.