2019 ULC Forum CEO Session
Visionary Leadership for an Unclear Future
Innovative library leaders don't just launch creative programs and services, they drive their teams to dream bigger and to rethink their processes, strategies and potential. ULC invited top-level ULC library leaders to join us for a special CEO Session to kick off the 2019 ULC Forum, offering a one-of-a-kind opportunity to network with peers who are shaping the future of our field, and to engage in a transformative conversation about innovative leadership for 21st-century libraries.
The 2019 ULC Forum's CEO Session featured a special keynote presentation by Tom Kelley, a partner at the award-winning global design firm IDEO. Tom is one of the world’s most respected experts on how organizations can amplify their impact and capacity through creativity. He is the author of several books on innovation including the bestselling Creative Confidence.
About the Keynote Speaker
Tom is one of the world’s most respected experts on how organizations can become more creative, not only with their services but also in thinking and processes. Tom has helped grow IDEO from a staff of 20 designers to more than 600 people today. IDEO’s success, he says, comes from its philosophy: you don’t have to be a genius to have a great idea and organizations that encourage this creativity will excel. Tom has been named the first-ever Executive Fellow by the dean of the Haas Business School at the University of California Berkeley. He is the author of several books on innovation and creativity including the bestselling Creative Confidence.