Natalie Nixon

Natalie Nixon

Creativity strategist and author Natalie Nixon is a sought-after worldwide keynote speaker on creativity, future of work and innovation.

Creativity strategist Natalie Nixon is “the creativity whisperer for the C-Suite”. She is a highly sought-after keynote speaker, valued for her accessible expertise on creativity, the future of work and innovation. Natalie has been named among the top women keynote speakers by Real Leaders and BigSpeak; and has been featured in Forbes, FastCompany and INC. She’s the author of the award-winning The Creativity Leap: Unleash Curiosity, Improvisation and Intuition at Work and her firm Figure 8 Thinking, was named among the top women-led innovation firms by Core 77. Marketing guru Seth Godin has said that Natalie “helps you get unstuck and unlock the work you were born to do!”; and Jessi Hempel, host of LinkedIn’s “Hello Monday” podcast called Natalie “a personal trainer for your creativity muscle”.

Natalie advises leaders on transformation- by applying wonder and rigor to amplify growth and business value. She brings an innovative and unique perspective to every keynote, strategic advisory engagement, and leadership coaching session. Her experience living in 5 countries combined with her background in anthropology, fashion, academia, and dance distinguish her as a one-of-a-kind creativity expert.

If you’re looking for a speaker who simultaneously inspires, leaves your audience with practical techniques for immediate application and motivates by blending street cred with scholarship- then Natalie is the speaker for you.

What people say about Natalie Nixon

“Natalie’s talk with our team expanded the aperture of how creativity can be amplified and what we can do to enhance the creativity we foster with our professional staff. She provided tangible action steps Ansira can take to ensure we are bringing the best and most creative ideas to serve our clients.”

“Natalie’s keynote was pitch perfect and so inspiring. People are accustomed to typical canned speeches at events like this- but Natalie’s invited people to be excited, creative and engaged. Thank you!!.”

“Thank you for your fantastic session – it gave us quite a bit to think about. We especially appreciate your pushing us to ask better questions and come out of our comfort zones.  We’ve had a lot of interest in your book so we look forward to continuing to bring a culture of creativity through wonder and rigor to TWE.”

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