Speakers Bios & Abstracts

Platzhalter Speakers
Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg

Partner at The Innovation Architects
and author


Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg is the co-author of Innovation as Usual, a Harvard Business Review Press book on the art of driving innovation in regular organizations.

As Partner at the advisory firm The Innovation Architects, he has worked with managers in nearly all parts of the globe, including China, India, Russia, Singapore, Britain, France and his native country, Denmark. His research has been featured in Harvard Business Review, The Sunday Times, The Telegraph, BBC Radio, Bloomberg Businessweek and the Financial Times. As a keynote speaker, he has addressed organizations such as Time Warner Group, T-Mobile, Johnson & Johnson, UBS, Deloitte, and The United Nations.

Mr. Wedell-Wedellsborg holds an MA in Media Science from the University of Copenhagen and an MBA from IESE Business School. He has founded two startups and currently serves as an advisor to the BBC WorldWide Labs and the venture development firm Prehype. In 2014, Britain’s HR Magazine included him on their list of “Top 20 International Thinkers”.

Prior to his business career, Wedell-Wedellsborg served for four years as an officer and infantry platoon commander with the Danish Royal Guards. He is currently working on a new project aimed at upgrading the world’s ability to solve problems.