Andy has earned a reputation as one of the most disruptive and effective advisors in business. As the Chief Curator and Provocateur at Prophet with twenty years of experience, Andy leads a team of experts to create change and inspire leaders of Fortune500 companies. GE, General Mills, Proctor & Gamble, The United StatesOlympic Committee, Nike and the Coca Cola Company are just a few of the companies that regularly call Andy for his unique point of view.
With an infectious passion and energy, Andy brings life to a room and gets people engaged through provocative storytelling and first hand business case stories. He has spoken at the FORTUNE Innovation Forum, GE Women's Conference and GlobalWomen's Network, HOW Design Annual Conference, GMAC Annual MBA Leadership Conference and served as chair for IIR's THE Conference on Marketing for twoconsecutive years. Non-profits and associations that have featured Andy at their annualevents include the Society for Human Resource Management SHRM, AmericanAssociation of Museums, Urban Land Institute, and the Creative Education Foundation.
Featured on CNBC as a nationally recognized innovation thought leader, Andy shares his first hand experience with culture change and growth strategy at the C suite level. A published author, Andy has contributed his insights to many articles and books, including The Art of Followership. Andy brings a blend of proven business case studiesand human storytelling that engages audience members across functions and industries.
Andy strongly believes in supporting community through education, non-profit,and civic initiatives. He serves as a visiting professor for Dartmouth, University of Virginia, University of Michigan, University of Richmond, Luther College, MiamiUniversity, Duke and University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and a specialty advisor for the Total Leadership program at the Wharton School of Leadership.A zealous, vibrant and passionate business person and communitymember, Andy has committed his life to making business a lot more interesting and vastly more creative.
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