CEO, Spyder Works
Author of Cause A Disturbance
Ken helps organizations to get their ideas off of the back of a napkin and successfully into the market.
He is a business and innovation thought leader who helps organizations master better futures. He is co-developer of The 90% Rule®, a success-tested innovation process that enables businesses of all sizes to identify, filter and implement growth opportunities.
A successful entrepreneur and business developer, Ken has built international-scale companies spanning manufacturing, product development, distribution and professional services. As CEO of Spyder Works, Ken helps companies with both business and innovation strategy. His insights on entrepreneurship and innovation appear in his monthly column for Canada’s National Newspaper, the Globe & Mail. He is also an in-demand keynote speaker, workshop leader and event Chair.
Ken is the co-author of two books on innovation – The 90% Rule and the bestseller Cause a Disturbance (Morgan James Publishing) which are being avidly read by business leaders in the U.S., Canada and Europe. Business journalists with leading publications and networks including The Globe & Mail, INC, CNBC, Forbes and Bloomberg have recognized the timeliness and power of these important works.
Ken is also an ICG Global Thought Leader for Innovation and Intrapreneurship. Leveraging an international network for expertise, ICG enables Spyder Works to draw upon insight and advice on strategy and governance issues all over the world. Together, we bring to bear deep expertise, world class tools and techniques, along with thought provoking and practical insights to help our clients succeed.