901-754-9404
My List0

We've now made it easier for you to research and save your favorite keynotes speakers. Click on the + sign to add a speaker to your Speaker List and email your favorites to colleagues and friends.

Alexa Clay, Innovation Speaker

Alexa Clay

    • Leading Expert on Subculture and Innovation
    • Co-Author of The Misfit Economy
Full Bio
Fee Range

$10,000 - $15,000

Travels From

Germany

Alexa Clay - PopTech

Alexa Clay - PopTech

Alexa Clay - Lift

Alexa Clay - Lift

Alexa Clay is a leading expert on subculture and innovation from unlikely places. She is the co-author of The Misfit Economy, a book that explores underground and informal innovation. Alexa Clay is the founder of Wisdom Hackers, an incubator for philosophical inquiry and the co-founder of the League of Intrapreneurs, a movement to create change from within incumbent systems and big organizations. Clay has written and appeared in Fast Company, Forbes, Wired, Dazed and Confused, Vice, Harvard Business Review, The New York Times and MTV. She is a regular commentator on topics related to economic transition, misfit subculture, social entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship and technology.

To book Alexa Clay call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

The Power of Misfits

Misfits are the gangsters on the corners of Cape Town townships, Mumbai slums, and rough New York City neighborhoods. Misfits are the young hackers on the digital frontlines of the virtual world. Misfits are the pirates of the 18th century high seas. Misfits are the invisible con artists among us. This talk will bring attention to the ingenuity and innovation happening on the fringes. We’ll learn from diverse innovators operating in the black market and informal economies and examine the principles and philosophies that animate their work and creations. 

Do-It-Yourself Economy

Local, citizen-based innovation is transforming the shape of our economy - from makers, to user-generated entrepreneurship, and peer-to-peer enterprise, the face of capitalism is becoming DIY. This talk explores emerging patterns of grassroots economy and what we can soon expect to spring up in our own backyards. 

Rise up Cubicle Warriors

How to master the art of driving change from within large corporations and bureaucratic institutions. This talk offers lesser-known tips for stealthily transforming organizations from the inside-out. 

Speaking Topics:

Related Speakers

Mitch Lowe Speaker

Mitch Lowe

CEO of Movie Pass

Joe Tye Speaker

Joe Tye

Consulting

Kay Koplovitz, Leadership Speaker

Kay Koplovitz

Duncan Wardle, speaker

Duncan Wardle

Former Head of Innovation & Creativity at the Walt Disney Company

Vince Molinaro

Vince Molinaro

Speaker and Leadership Adviser to Corporations

Stuart Levine Speaker, Healthcare Speaker

Stuart Levine

Former CEO Dale Carnegie & Associates

Rita McGrath Speaker

Rita McGrath

Speaker

Andy Hickman, Inspiration Speaker

Andy Hickman

The Entertaining Encourager - Combines

Robert Van Arlen

Robert Van Arlen

Training

John Canfield , Business Strategy Speaker

John Canfield

Meeting Facilitator

The Corps Group, Business Strategy Speaker

The Corps Group

Build a High Performing Team: Lessons for the Front Office from the Flight Deck

Rick Rigsby - Executive Speakers Bureau

Rick Rigsby

Award-Winning Journalist

Testimonials

“I am banging my head against the wall right now for all the times I have done this without using Executive Speakers Bureau. This ..

Clorox Client

"The conference was an immense hit – we certainly raised the bar in our company on how conferences are planned and executed. You and yo..

Testimonials | Benchmark Global Hospitality | Executive Speakers

"Johnny Cupcakes was a hit last night! Thank you both so much for all of your assistance through this process, it has been such a positi..

Johnny Cupcakes | Testimonials | Executive Speakers

"You all were awesome to work with and helped make my life easier when planning these events. Thanks so much!” 

 

Testimonial

"Thanks so much for working on this engagement with us. It’s been a very pleasant experience. We will definitely include ESB in our sea..

Testimonial

"They have booked me to speak at events for over a decade and their professional approach and client focus is unmatched in the industry. I am..

Garrison Wynn, Sales Speaker

"Thank you, both, for making last night possible! You have been such a Joy to work with and I appreciate everything you did for us! I can't s..

Salvation Army

Our bank has held an annual business and economic conference for the past 9 years.  We have worked with Executive Speakers every year an..

I’ve used the services of a number of speakers bureaus in the past. However, my current experience working with the Executive Speakers ..

I want to thank you for all of your assistance you and Jenny were wonderful. If it had not been for you sending me suggestions I would not ha..

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Call to discuss how we can you help find the right speaker(s) for your organization.

Get Ideas in 1 hour or less

Executive Speakers Bureau consistently receives praises about our speed and efficiency. From the beginning of your event planning, our extensive online speaker database and resourceful staff allow us to quickly equip you with the best speaker for your event.

Need a last minute speaker? No worries. Our speed and efficiency help us give you ideas for speakers in one hour or less.

Please fill in information below