Jeff DeGraff

Dean of Innovation & Founder of Innovatrium

How to hire Jeff DeGraff

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Jeff DeGraff for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at agent@championsukplc.com for more information.

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When he is booked for events, Jeff is known to discuss the following speaking topics.

  • Leading Innovation: How to Jumpstart your Organisation's Growth Engine
  • Business Design in the New Tech Centric World
  • The Power of Diversity and Teams
  • Connecting the Dots of Innovation: Making Collaborative Innovation Work Where You Work
  • Doing the Creative Work the Company Can't
  • Innovation You: Four Steps to Becoming New and Improved 

"Innovation is a skill, not a gift. It can be routinized like any other business imperative such as productivity, leadership, or quality. DeGraff shows you the way." - Drew Boyd, Director at Johnson & Johnson

"Jeff's presentation was far and away one of the best that I saw last week. Our team debriefed for quite some time on it and are reviewing how we can implement some of the suggestions." - Valassis

"There's no room for complacency in today's business environment. Jeff's approach to innovation instils the habits required for today's leaders to succeed." - Chris Kearney, President & Chief Executive at SPX

"Simply put, Jeff DeGraff's methods work! In working with Jeff and his framework to transform various aspects of our business model, it became increasingly clear that he was also subtly transforming me and my team. It's clear that the step by step process he's used to transform business, can likewise, be unleashed to re-shape and transform the individual." - Pfizer Inc

"I could not be any more pleased with how well it went over, and I know my team feels the same way. It truly was a very valuable experience for everyone." - Richard D. Barber, Chief Executive Officer at Environment Data Resources Inc

"We got tons of great feedback on Jeff, his presentation and his work. The presentation was high energy and simple, yet insightful. The model presented was very helpful in providing a common language to help categorize, discuss, and - most importantly - create choiceful decisions as to where and how to innovate." - Ashland Inc

"We received very positive feedback... folks wanted more. I think that Jeff has put us on the right track. Looking forward to seeing these proof of concepts come to life." - Wendy Race, General Electric Company

"Jeff was a huge success at our meeting! He definitely hit a home run with our attendees and many of his talking points (including his '4 Colors') were referenced throughout the entire weekend. Jeff certainly set the stage for our most successful Matrix Leadership Meeting to date." - Suzanne Ziemnik, American Society for Clinical Pathology

"Jeff is not only the best in his field of unleashing innovation, he also has a heart of helpfulness. He just brought the house down at the Air Force Association's Innovation Symposium, and now he is offering his amazing skills by helping the USAF set up its Innovation Education effort." - Col. Johnny Barnes, Air Education and Training Command and Air University Liaison to the National Capital Region

"Jeff has provided marketing professionals across GE with a collaborative, measurable process that leverages existing creativity." - Beth Comstock, General Electric

"Jeff DeGraff has a unique ability to combine entertaining and thought-provoking material into a truly enjoyable evening of learning and growth! We can't wait to use him again in one of our corporate programs." - David Daugherty, VP of Talent Management at Plastipak Packaging