With over 15 years of experience as a business strategist, Lisa Hendrickson is an idea generator and a solution provider to Fortune 500 companies, SMB’s, niche luxury brands and venture backed start-up technology ventures. Her focus on effectiveness and profitability helps companies maximize the value of their good ideas, great talent and resources. Her dynamic approach brings growth and profitability to companies by creating strategies, methodologies, products and programs that drive innovation, employee and client engagement.
Lisa has created a unique five step approach to defining and solving corporate issues regarding branding, marketing, on and offline product development, delivery methodologies and operations. She is known for her simple elegant solutions that address complex business problems.
Her proven methodology has been used in the design of organizations, the creation of service methodologies, and programs enabling product lifecycles from inception to costing, revenue planning, packaging and launching, to improving redesign which consistently enables companies to maximize the value of their investments.
Lisa Hendrickson has created award winning entrepreneurial ventures, served as a Director of Business Strategy at Scient, a global professional services firm, created innovation labs for implementing cross functional innovation throughout the organization as well as created "Big Picture" and Brand strategies for companies. Some career highlights include:
• COO of the 43rd fastest growing inner city company in America in 2009
• Corporate recipient of grant from The Clinton Foundation
• CEO Forum Training at Harvard Business School with Michael Porter
• Judge and Panelist for Goldman Sach's Institute for Entrepreneurial Thinking
•Guest lecturer at Fordham University, SUNY's FIT, The Pratt Institute and CW Post
Some of the companies that she’s successfully consulted with include: Pfizer, J&J, Esoterix, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, GTE Mobilnet, Ecology Venture Partners, Vertex Capital, outsourcing.com, Buchbinder & Warren, and The Brown Club of NYC. She has appeared on BBC World Business Report, The New York Times, CBS’s The Early Show, ABC’s World News Tonight, Crain’s NY, and many other fine news outlets.
She is the author of “FutureLab” a training series for entrepreneurs and “The Sustainable Organization,” a course for creating and implementing sustainability into organizations.