Doug Hall is an inventor, researcher, educator, academic, TV and radio host, and craft whiskey maker. He is the founder of the Eureka! Ranch, Innovation Engineering Institute, and Brain Brew Custom Whisk(e)y. He has been named one of America’s top innovation experts by Inc. magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Dateline NBC, CNBC, CIO magazine, and the CBC. His book, Jump Start Your Business Brain, was named one of the 100 Best Business Books of All Time by 800-CEO-Read. This master storyteller is unique among authors and speakers in that he writes and teaches from personal experience.
Unlike others who preach but don’t practice, Doug is a hands-on inventor who helps multinational corporations, medium and small size companies, governments, and nonprofits to find, filter, and fast-track big ideas. You may not know him – but you probably use his inventions. A study found that the average US home uses 18 products or services that Doug has helped invent or reinvent.
Doug is a chemical engineer by education. He was Master Marketing Inventor at Procter & Gamble – shipping a record 9 products in 12 months.
For his pioneering work turning innovation from an art into a science, Doug was awarded a Doctor of Laws from the University of Prince Edward Island and a Doctor of Engineering from the University of Maine.
Doug is dedicated to enabling innovation through his books, keynote lectures, courses, and innovation universities for corporations.
DRIVING EUREKA! HOW EVERYONE CAN FIND, FILTER & FAST TRACK BIG IDEAS
With his legendary caffeinated energy – Doug Hall will ignite your audience to think faster, smarter and more creatively. Doug will back up his energy with hard data and practical tips from his 40+ years of experience inventing and testing over 25,000 innovations and has helped inspire over $16 billion in current innovations.
The talk is based on Doug’s 7th book, DRIVING EUREKA!. The talk and the book reveal the results of 40 years of research and experimentation so substantial that it’s become a new field of study – Innovation Engineering. You’ll learn what it takes to lead a team to innovate more and faster, how systems thinking can liberate your calendar and your people and how to set a strategy that motivates employees to deliver more.
The talk is fully customized to make it fun, mind opening and motivational for all audience.
The key takeaways are:
* How to CREATE & FIND 8X more BIG IDEAS than your competition.
* How to FILTER out the great ideas from the bad ones.
* How to FAST TRACK your big ideas, so you get to market 6X faster than your competition.
THE GRITTY REAL WORLD OF DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION – THE TRUE STORY OF BRAIN BREW VENTURES
In this entertaining storytelling session, you’ll learn the front lines account of how Brain Brew Distilling created a patent-pending breakthrough system, business model, and product innovations that beat the category leader 3-to-1. Based on this same process you will be able to reinvent your own offerings.
Doug will share how this innovation team blew up the business model by crafting a premium spirit in 40 minutes. A feat that takes the competition 18 years to do! How they used 234 quantitative research tests to go from concept to in-market in less than 6 months and many other discoveries along the way.
This is an inspiring fact-filled talk that will open minds to possibilities.
The key takeaways are:
* A mind-blowing mindset shift on market research that allows you to run 200% MORE research at 7% of the cost.
* How disruptive innovation can happen in the MOST regulated industries.
* How you can become a market leader overnight with ZERO experience.
JUMP START YOUR BUSINESS BRAIN
How to win more, lose less, and make more money with sales, marketing and business development ideas.
During this high energy keynote learn a proven system for helping teams think smarter, faster, and more innovatively while also, learning how to sell more, to more people, for more money.
This powerful keynote outlines a sales and marketing approach that multiplies the impact of every dollar invested and every dollar you spend by teaching you how to make meaningful connections with customers instead of using mindless marketing tricks.
Named Time Magazine’s Person of the Year in 2002 for her role in unraveling the fraud at Worldcom
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