Are you looking for a high-energy, informative, thought-provoking speaker who will push your audiences to think and work differently for the better? You’ve found her.

Denise Jacobs’ keynotes, presentations, and workshops give A Creative Dose™: a booster shot of inspiration and injection of fresh ways to approach creativity and bust through creative blocks, techniques for idea generation and execution, and methods for creating an engaged and productive workforce.

Through leading-edge research and new thoughts on creativity, Denise’s inspiring keynotes deliver compelling content that lead to insights that provoke attendees into making real, lasting changes in their thinking and with their habits for the better. She deftly interweaves authoritative data with vivid storytelling, and sparks change through participant interactivity, assigned action items, and follow-ups.

Ultimately, Denise inspires audiences not only to create more and better, but also to create Betterness.

A Strong Open or Close To Your Event

Denise’s high-energy opening keynotes set the stage for conferences, creating both context and space for inspired thinking, deep listening, and spirited conversations.

Denise’s closing keynotes are famous for weaving together her ideas with insights from other speakers’ conference talks and workshops — providing attendees with an integrative conference experience and actionable takeaways.

Creativity, Career, and Leadership Talks

Denise’s current talks focus on the proven techniques, methods, and practices for getting creatively unstuck and structuring both mindset and time in order to become more creatively productive, generate and capture ideas, and leverage creative synergy with others.

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Find Denise’s bios, headshots, a sample speaking video, and pre-booking questionnaire on Denise’s Press Kit page.

Ready for a dynamic, engaging, content-focused speaker who wakes audiences up to their brilliance and gives them game-changing techniques for creativity, innovation, career success, and leadership? 

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Selected Past Speaking Engagements

This is a selected list of events and organizations where Denise has spoken. Check out her speaking calendar page for the complete list of all past speaking engagements, as well as upcoming ones (Be sure to say Hi!).

  • Google
  • Facebook
  • Automattic
  • Media Evolution: The Conference
  • South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi)
  • BBC London
  • UX Week
  • The Future of Storytelling
  • FastWeb.It
  • GitHub
  • TEDxRheinMain
  • Future. Innovation. Technology. Creativity. (FITC) Conference (Toronto, Vancouver, Amsterdam)
  • User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA) Conference
  • The Future of Web Design (London, New York)
  • Adobe Max
  • The Society for Technical Communications
  • The Norwegian Developers Conference
  • UX Australia
  • HOW Interactive
  • Inbound
  • CREATE Festival

Audience Love

Denise’s presentations resonate with audiences. Check out what people are saying:

“I’m on “wow” over here. Absolutely love your thinking on psych & practice of creativity. I shall adopt it all.”
Chris Jones | @sourcePOV |

“Brilliant, engaging and passionate. What more could you ask for?”
Ben MacGowan | @benmacgowan |

Gavin Elliot | @gavinelliot |

And yes, there is even more audience love to be had.