Creativity Strategist, President of Figure 8 Thinking LLC
Natalie Nixon Bio
Natalie Nixon, Ph.D. is the creativity whisperer for the C-Suite. She is a creativity strategist, global keynote speaker, and author. As CEO of Figure 8 Thinking, LLC she advises leaders on transformation and helps them amplify growth and business value - by applying wonder and rigor.
Natalie is one of Real Leaders' "Top 50 Keynote Speakers in the World for 2022". She is the author of the award-winning The Creativity Leap: Unleash Curiosity, Improvisation, and Intuition at Work - an honoree in the creativity category of Fast Company's 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards. In 2022, LinkedIn launched Natalie's course "Lead with Inquiry, Improvisation & Intuition". Her firm Figure 8 Thinking, was named among the top 20 women-led innovation firms by Core 77 in 2021.
Natalie is a trustee of the Smithsonian's Cooper Hewitt Design Museum; Vassar College; and Leadership+Design. She received her BA (honors) from Vassar College and her Ph.D. from the University of Westminster in London. She is certified as a Foresight Practitioner by the Institute for the Future.