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

Why Denise?

With Creativity Evangelist Denise Jacobs, the keynote is never just a keynote. Her Creative Doses™ are informative, entertaining, and magically draw people into a world full of possibility. Denise grabs her participants’ hands, pulls them out of their seats, and takes them on a journey alongside her to show them what reaching their potential might feel like.

Denise interweaves leading-edge research and authoritative data on creativity with vivid storytelling to deliver compelling content. Through participant interactivity, assigned action items, and follow-ups, Denise’s keynotes spark insights that provoke her audiences into making lasting changes in both their thinking and habits. Participants leave inspired to step into their creative power to become stronger contributors, collaborators, and leaders.

Regardless of her audience’s profession or industry, Denise inspires people to not only find their place in the sun, but to begin to spread a contagion of creativity throughout the world.

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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.

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

The Creative Doses

Denise’s current keynotes focus on creativity, career, and leadership. She covers 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.

Talk titles:

(Btw, we made it easy for you: each talk page has the talk description, the talk video, and the related slides.)

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The Revitalized

Here is a select list of the events and organizations where Denise has spoken.

In addition to the above, Denise is honored to have spoken at these events around the world:

  • UX Australia (Melbourne, Australia)
  • HOW Interactive (San Francisco, Boston)
  • User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA) Conference
  • The Future of Web Design (London, New York)
  • Oredev Developer’s Conference (Malmo, Sweden)
  • Skissernas Museum at Lund University in (Lund, Sweden)
  • FITC: Future. Innovation. Technology. Creativity. Conference (Toronto, Vancouver, Amsterdam)
  • Design/Content Conference (Vancouver, Canada)
  • ParisWeb (Paris, France)
  • New Adventures in Web Design (Nottingham, England)
  • InterLink Conference (Vancouver, Canada)
  • Web Directions (Sydney, Australia)

Want to see the complete list of all past speaking engagements as well as upcoming ones?

Bios and Headshots

You’ll find Denise’s bios, headshots, and a sample speaking video on Denise’s Press Kit page.

Audience Love

Denise’s keynotes resonate deeply with audiences. Here’s what participants are saying:

“Denise, I would just like to thank you for being part of our Innovation is Now event in Milan. Your speech was really inspiring for the whole organization.”
– Alberto Calcagno, CEO, FastWeb.It

“~@denisejacobs’ talk on creativity is my new favourite. Conference organisers should hire her.” – Andy Clarke (@Malarkey)

“I could listen to @denisejacobs talk about creativity all day. Her talk at #dpm2015 was killer.” – Adam Connor‏ (@adamconnor)

“Thank you for the inspiration @denisejacobs, feel like I had a therapy session and you were speaking just to me! #agile2017” – Amy Melser‏ (@amypmp20)

“Thanks Denise for a habit-hacking, brain-altering, distraction-kicking delight of a talk 🙂 @denisejacobs @webdirections #wd15” – Ste_4n‏ (@Ste_4N)

“Honest, hilarious talk from @denisejacobs about fear, how it affects the creative process, and how to banish the inner critic. #dcc15” – Jeff Eaton (@eaton)

“@denisejacobs talk on #creativethinking & banishing inner critic was fantastic. Highly engaging speaker who inspired motivation. #INBOUND15” – Jason Doring‏ (@IMCJasonD)

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

“Magical.” – Gavin Elliot (@gavinelliot)

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