Kristen is a Senior Partner with New & Improved, LLC. She brings 20 years of hands on experience for global clients such as Beam Suntory, BMO Bank of Montreal, Clorox, Conagra Brands, Disney Parks, Kellogg, Maritz, Michigan State, Nestlé, PepsiCo, Pfizer, RBC Royal Bank, Roswell Park, Rogers Wireless, Starbucks, Walt Disney Imagineering.
Kristen started her career at Fidelity Investment’s in-house advertising agency. This led to 15 years as a financial services marketer in the United States and Canada for Fidelity Investments and Global Strategy Asset Management.
She is the former Director of the Creative Problem Solving Institute, a Founder of Mindcamp and holds an MSc in Creativity and Change Leadership from the International Center for Studies in Creativity at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She also continues to teach creative problem skills for the Creative Education Foundation, an educational non-profit.
Her relevant certifications include Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), FourSight, Creative Problem Solving, ThinkX Productive Thinking, and Stormz. For fun and to stretch her brain Kristen completed the Improvisation Program at the Second City, Toronto.
The relentless energy and drive that Kristen brings to every engagement is contagious. She motivates and inspires groups to explore, stretch and get to new.
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