Drew Boyd is a global leader in creativity and innovation who guides teams, global businesses, and governments to deliver breakthrough results. He is a 30-year industry veteran, including 17 years with Johnson & Johnson in marketing, mergers and acquisitions, and international development. While at J&J, Drew earned his first patent for a device that makes spine surgery easier. Today, he trains, consults, and speaks widely in the fields of innovation, persuasion, and social media with companies such as Macy’s, Toyota and Procter & Gamble. He is also the executive director of the Master of Science in Marketing Program and associate professor of Marketing and Innovation at the University of Cincinnati. His work has been featured in numerous business publications such as The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Industry Week, Psychology Today, and Strategy+Business.
Jacob Goldenberg is a marketing professor at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya and a visiting professor at Columbia University. He studies creativity, new product development, innovation, market complexity, and the effects of social networks. His research on SIT has been featured in leading scholarly journals such as the Journal of Marketing Research, Marketing Science, Management Science, Journal of Marketing, Nature Physics and Science. His work has been featured in a variety of popular media outlets such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Boston Globe.