Speaking Resources

FOR MEETING ORGANIZERS

You’ll find Carla’s images, bios, intro scripts, and A/V requirements on this page.

Carla’s Book Cover

Intro Script

NOTE: By the time you’re ready to introduce Carla, everyone’s already read her bio. Instead, please use this script (instead of her bio) to bring her to the stage.

Introduction Script for Carla Johnson

Carla Johnson is on a quest to make innovation everybody’s business.

For more than 20 years, she’s worked at the intersection of innovation and architecture.

She’s designed and built frameworks that help leaders rise to the challenges of today.

Carla believes this is how people, teams, and companies create massive momentum, and bigger impact, faster.

She’s the author of 10 books, including the best-seller RE:Think Innovation.

She helps companies like…

– Amazon

– Dell

– Intel

– and Hilton

…learn to embrace change, welcome new ideas, and transform their business.

Passionate about living in Colorado, Carla’s an avid traveler and storyteller at heart.

Ladies and gentlemen, please give a big, warm [EVENT NAME] welcome to Carla Johnson!

Carla Johnson Bios

Short, medium, and long biographies of Carla Johnson for your promotional use.

Short Bio (53 words)

Companies that buck the status quo redefine what innovation means. Carla Johnson’s spent decades working with leaders, researching and writing books to teach people how to make innovation everybody’s business. By fusing visionary creativity with pragmatic innovation strategies, Carla helps create cultures that welcome offbeat perspectives while also experiencing unprecedented growth and alignment.

Medium Bio (108 words)

No longer is the status quo the sure bet. In today’s world, standing still makes you a sitting duck. Disruption’s inevitable. But if anyone’s going to disrupt your company, shouldn’t it be you?

As the world’s leading Innovation Architect, Carla Johnson has spent 20 years working with leaders, conducting research and authoring numerous books. She’s developed frameworks that teach people how to redefine what innovation means to them, and then equips leaders to make innovation everybody’s business.  

Carla’s approach transforms organizations by fusing visionary creativity with pragmatic innovation strategies. The result is a culture that becomes a playground of limitless potential while also experiencing unprecedented growth and alignment. 

Long Bio (202 words)

It used to be that the status quo was the way to go. It kept your company running. And it kept you employed. But in a world that changes at the speed of a TikTok, standing still makes you a sitting duck. Volatility lurks around every corner. Startups have become rockstars. Founders are celebrities. Customers are fickle. Employees are leaving. Disruption is inevitable. But if anyone’s going to disrupt your industry, your company, or your team, shouldn’t it be you?

As the world’s leading Innovation Architect, Carla Johnson’s been breaking the status quo all her life. In 20 years of working with leaders, she’s learned that the safest bet is often the riskiest move. Through years of research and authoring numerous best-selling books, she’s developed frameworks and processes that teach people how to redefine what innovation means in their company, and then equips teams to make innovation everybody’s business. 

Carla’s approach transforms organizations by fusing visionary creativity with pragmatic innovation strategies to inspire teams to think bigger and bolder so they can bust out of the status quo. The result is a company culture that becomes a playground of limitless potential while also experiencing unprecedented growth and alignment.  

 

Intro Music Suggestions

Carla’s often asked if she has any music preferences to walk on stage to…here are her top picks…

September

Artist: Earth, Wind and Fire

Train in Vain

Artist: The Clash

Can’t Stop The Feeling!

Artist: Justin Timberlake

Born This Way

Artist: Lady Gaga

Let’s Go Crazy

Artist: Prince and the Revolution

High Hopes

Artist: Panic! At the Disco