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Duncan Wardle

Duncan Wardle

Helping companies embed a culture of innovation and creativity across their entire organization

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Fee Range: 20000-39999

Having been with Disney for 25 years, most recently as Vice President of Innovation & Creativity, Duncan Wardle is an inspiring and engaging speaker who delivers high-energy, entertaining and engaging keynote presentations on a variety of topics around Design Thinking, Innovation and Creativity.

Having worked for The Walt Disney Company for some 25 years, Duncan Wardle now serves as an independent innovation and design thinking consultant, helping companies embed a culture of innovation and creativity across their entire organization. Leveraging a unique Design Thinking process, Duncan’s clients include Coca Cola, Disney, Forbes, Ford, Johnson & Johnson, McKinsey and the NBA.

Most recently Duncan was Vice President of Innovation & Creativity for The Walt Disney Company. The Creativity Team works across Disney’s Theme Parks, Pixar, Marvel, Lucas Films, ESPN, Animation and Imagineering, as “creative ideation consultants” and “cultural change agents;” using a creative problem solving process that captures unlikely connections, leading to both fresh thinking and revolutionary ideas.

Prior to heading up Creative Inc., Duncan held the posts of Vice President, Global PR and Vice President International Marketing & Sales for Disney. Over the last three decades, Duncan has served in an executive role for The Walt Disney Company in London, Paris, Los Angeles, Hong Kong, Mumbai and most recently Shanghai. In 2008, he was honored with the “Outstanding American Citizen Award” at the White House, and in 2014 he was awarded an Hons. Doctorate from Edinburgh University. He also holds the Duke of Edinburgh Award, presented by Her Majesty the Queen.

Think Different

Duncan’s shares insights from his time as Head of Innovation & Creativity at Disney, providing a unique set of Innovation Tools and Techniques that everyone can use to Think Different.

Embedding Innovation Into Everyone’s DNA

How do you create a culture that embraces risk and entrepreneurialism, allowing everyone to innovate? Duncan shares how he infused a culture of innovation across the world’s most creative company, Disney.

Customer Experience Magic

Transforming a product centric culture into a consumer centric one. How companies can create Customer Experience Magic by deeply understanding their consumer, transforming their culture with amazing results.

innovation & creativity workshops

Duncan not only inspires companies to be more innovative and creative, he teaches hands-on workshops, marrying strategic thinking with creative ideation to deliver game changing, measurable results.

Demystifying Design Thinking

A unique creative problem-solving process, used by I.D.E.O. Apple and Amazon to help disrupt product categories, services and industries.

Leading For Creativity

Creativity is now a huge competitive advantage. This workshop provides participants with a series of Creative tools and behaviors to help foster a culture that embraces innovation and creativity.

Insights for Innovation

In a world of increasingly disruptive technology, innovation must become part of everyone’s DNA. This workshop helps participants uncover insights in new and unusual ways, delivering breakthrough ideas.

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