Jim Stengel is President/CEO of The Jim Stengel Company. A prolific writer, speaker and advisor, Jim is the author of Grow: How Ideals Power Growth and Profit at the World's Greatest Companies, and Unleashing the Innovators: How Mature Companies Find New Life with Startups.
Jim is widely known for leading innovation and for his commitment to building purpose-inspired leadership capabilities. In 2011, he was named to the first-ever Fortune Executive Dream Team, has been named multiple times by Advertising Age as the number one "Power Player" in marketing, and is a 2017 American Marketing Association Hall of Fame inductee. In 2017, Jim was appointed Senior Fellow and Adjunct Professor within the Kellogg Markets & Customers Initiative. Jim has served as Dean of the Young Marketers Academy at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity since 2011. In 2013, he pioneered the CMO Accelerator program at the Cannes Lions Festival, and continues to serve as Dean. Jim is the former Global Marketing Officer of Procter & Gamble, and a former member of the Board of Directors for AOL and Motorola.
Jim is the subject of the recent whitepaper "Architect & Artist" by Prof. Gregory S. Carpenter and Thomas C. Hayes.