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Superhuman Innovation

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Chris Duffey is an award-winning creative director, noted speaker, author and mobile and wearable technologist. Chris has been featured by Business Insider and Yahoo as one of the industry’s "leaders on the top issues, challenges and opportunities in the fast-changing world of mobile marketing.” Chris has been a creative consultant with over 35 advertising agencies across all the major global holding companies; WPP, IPG, Havas, Publicis and MDC, and has worked across every major industry vertical.

Chris joined Adobe to help spear-head Adobe’s Creative Cloud strategic partnerships within the Creative Agency enterprise space.

Prior to Adobe Chris was an Award-Winning Executive Creative Director, Noted Speaker, Author and Mobile & Wearable Technologist. Chris has been featured by Business Insider, and Yahoo as one of “The industry’s leaders on the top issues, challenges and opportunities in the fast-changing world of mobile marketing.” Chris has been a creative consultant with over 35 advertising agencies across all the major global holding companies: WPP, IPG, Havas, Omnicom, Publicis and MDC, having worked across every major industry vertical. Chris is an accomplished author on the increasing relevance of mobile, with a recent focus on disrupting the health, wellness & fitness space. The Guardian awarded “How Mobile Became Mighty in Healthcare” to their Top Ten Best Healthcare Stories of the Year.

Chris is a three-time Cannes Lions Speaker, this year Chris spoke at Cannes Innovation about AI-Enhanced Creativity. Previously Chris took the stage with Kim Kardashian at Cannes Lions on how to connect with audiences thru mobile gaming mechanics. And for the inaugural Cannes Lions Health Festival Chris co-chaired with Google for the keynote on future trends in mobile marketing. Chris was named to PM360’s Healthcare Elite Digital Crusader Award honoring the most influential digital minds in health, and is the winner of the Boldest Digital Health Influencer award by New York City Health Business Leaders, recognizing the Best of the Best in digital. Chris’ work has been featured by Google, McKinsey and Wharton in their digital marketing book and profiled by the Wall Street Journal.

For over 20 years Chris and his teams have focused on the integration of creative and digital storytelling to generate relevant and memorable experiences thru mobile, wearables, VR, IoT, AI and beyond.

Superhuman Innovation by Chris Duffey (2019)

Mapping Innovation: A Playbook for Navigating a Disruptive Age by Greg Satell (2017)

Ten Types of Innovation: The Discipline of Building Breakthroughs by Larry Keeley, Helen Walters, Ryan Pikkel, and Brian Quinn (2013)

Innovation is Everybody’s Business: How to Make Yourself Indispensable in Today’s Hypercompetitive World by Robert B. Tucker (2010)

Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? by Seth Godin (2010)

Making Ideas Happen: Overcoming the Obstacles Between Vision and Reality by Scott Belsky (2010)

Rework by Jason Fried (2010)

Exploiting Chaos: 150 Ways to Spark Innovation During Times of Change by Jeremy Gutsche (2009)

Made to Stick: Why Some Ideas Survive and Others Die by Chip Heath and Dan Heath (2007)

Think Better: An Innovator’s Guide to Productive Thinking by Tim Hurson (2007)

Capitalizing on Career Chaos: Bringing Creativity and Purpose to Your Work and Life by Helen Harkness (2005)

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