Kristann Orton


Keynote Title: Discovering Your Innovation Sweet Spot

Taking an idea from inception to fruition is rarely a straight line; it’s this tumbled often messy path. A path littered with obstacles and roadblocks.  Many organizations just want to rush straight to completion. This session will teach methods and tools to recognize the obstacles and roadblocks AND navigate through the messiness of innovation that not only maximizes efficiency but also manifests a better idea at the end. 

 Key Objectives/Takeaways Participants Will Learn: 

  1. How to use customer desirability, organizational feasibility and business viability to discover your unique innovation sweet spot 
  2. How to engage your team, customers and partners in your innovation effort 
  3. How to pitch ideas for innovation with the customer at the center 

Speaker Bio

Inspired to change the world one business at a time, Kristann believes that organizations are most successful when closely attuned to their customers’ needs. And when the entire workforce is engaged to rise up and meet those needs. She used her computer science degree to build a systematic approach to innovation.  After founding new startup businesses inside the corporate walls of Hewlett-Packard, she launched her strategy consulting practice aimed at helping clients make their vision for innovation a reality.