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Global Keynote Speaker

John Winsor delivers an inspiring, engaging message as a global keynote speaker, panelist, and panel moderator. John pairs his expertise and insights as a successful entrepreneur and future-forward thinker with real and raw life experiences that lock-down the attention of audience members, leaving them with meaningful, tangible tools to move forward toward a better future. John regularly speaks about issues related to the future of work, cultural disruption and organizational transformation.

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John Winsor
John Winsor keynotes StartCon 2019.

John Winsor recognizes that the world is changing. Cut-throat competition bows to platform-based collaboration. Co-creation is edging out the C-suite in solving problems and innovating new ways to get work done. He's discovered that every human being is more fulfilled through contribution than mere consumption.

Eric Swanson
Director, Leadership Network

Inspiring Trailblazer

John Winsor is an entrepreneur, thought-leader and global authority on the future of work. John is currently the Executive-In-Residence at Harvard Business School’s Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard (LISH) and Founder and CEO of Open Assembly. Among many firsts, John founded Victors & Spoils in 2009, the world’s first ad agency that sourced from the crowd.

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Getting to know John has been a true delight. He is a master storyteller who can hold the silent attention of a room, a global thought leaders on the gig economy, but most importantly a true gentleman and kind soul.

Lana Vickridge-Smith
CEO, StartCon.com

Masterful Storyteller

John Winsor is the author of the best-selling book “Baked In,” winner of an 800-CEO-READ Business Book Award, as well as Beyond the Brand,” “Spark,” and “Flipped.” John writes regularly for AdWeek, Forbes, The Guardian, Digiday, Harvard Business School’s Digital Initiative, and the Harvard Business Review.

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Karim Lakhani and John Winsor
Harvard Professor Karim Lakhani with John Winsor at an event sponsored by the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard (LISH).