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Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation


Virtual Keynote with Dr. Linda. A. Hill

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What does it take to build organizations that can innovate again and again?

The short answer: the right leadership. Utilizing findings outlined in her book “Collective Genius,” Professor Hill
will discuss how leaders at such companies as Google, HCL and Pixar developed the key capabilities to get
innovation done.

This session reveals how these organizations go about developing a context where people are willing and able
to do the hard work that innovative problem solving requires. They build communities with a shared purpose
and a consistent set of values and rules of engagement that allow individual slices of genius to be leveraged
into collective genius. This speech also offers insight into what organizations can do to develop leaders with
the right mindset and talents.

About Dr. Linda A. Hill

Linda Hill is the Wallace Brett Donham Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School
(HBS (and chair of the HBS Leadership Initiative. Dr. Hill is regarded as one of the world’s top experts on
leadership. She was named by Thinkers50 as one of the top ten management thinkers in the world in 2013 and
received the Thinkers50 Innovation Award in 2015. In addition to presenting insights from her research
captured in the book Collective Genius: The Art and Practice of Leading Innovation, Dr. Hill will also discuss the
leadership imperative for innovation today published in her book Being the Boss: The Three Imperatives for
Becoming a Great Leader.

Dr. Hill is co-founder of Paradox Strategies — a leadership and consulting firm that advises organizations and
boards on innovation, leadership and diversity, equity, and inclusion. She is a current and past Board member
of multiple publicly traded companies and sits on numerous boards of non-profit institutions globally, including
the Board of Trustees of the Aspen Forum for the Future of Higher Education, the United Nations Institute for
Training and Research, The Rockefeller Foundation, and the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund USA. Hill is also a
member of the HR People + Strategy Advisory Council.


February 11, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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