Seth Kahan, Advisor to Visionaries

Seth Kahan has worked with over 100 leaders on large-scale change, innovation, growth and strategy. His clients include Jim Wolfensohn, president of the World Bank; Gaddi Vasquez, director of the Peace Corps; Marla Weston, CEO of the American Nurses Association; Chris McEntee, CEO of the American Geophysical Union; Doug Culkin, CEO of the National Apartment Association; Lori Anderson, CEO of the Intrnational Sign Association; Barbara Byrd Keenan, CEO of the Endocrine Society; Kevin Keller, CEO of the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, and many more.

Seth is a designated Thought-leader and Exemplar in Change Leadership by the Society for Advancement of Consulting®. He is well known for his work on Grand Challenges: big, bold goals that make a positive contribution to the world while propelling the sponsoring organization into new levels of relevance and acclaim.

Seth runs the Innovation Community in Washington, DC, bringing together leaders of membership organizations to innovate and create world-class results.

Seth is the author of the business bestseller, Getting Change Right, and Getting Innovation Right. His next book is a collaboration with Julie Jordan Avritt, Grand Challenge: How Leaders Grow their Businesses by Addressing the World's Most Intractable Problems.

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Popular topics include:

  • Grand Challenge Road Maps: the why, what and how of Big Bold Goals that Improve the World
  • Getting Innovation Right
  • Getting Change Right
  • Driving Growth in a Disruptive Economy
  • Creating New Business Models in a Rapidly Changing Marketplace

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