Kathryn Haydon, Founder & Creative Specialist
Keynote speaker and innovation strategist Kathryn P. Haydon trains courageous leaders and teams to apply the science of creativity to grow revenue, cut costs, and add innovative value in a fast-paced world. Her clients include Bosch’s Dremel DigiLab, IBM, and Webster Bank.
An award-winning educator, Kathryn moved from banking into the science of creativity and founded Sparkitivity. She is the author of The Non-Obvious Guide to Being More Creative, No Matter Where You Work and co-author of Creativity for Everybody. Kathryn has written and spoken widely on creative thinking, learning, talent development, and the secret strengths of outlier thinkers, including several chapters in edited volumes and hundreds of articles. Her writing has appeared in publications from Psychology Today to The Washington Post.
Kathryn earned her BA at Northwestern University and her MSc in creativity and change leadership from the acclaimed International Center for Studies in Creativity at the State University of New York. She is a certified FourSight facilitator and consultant.
Kathryn curates the perfect team for each project, drawing from her international network of colleagues: top experts in creativity, innovation, change management, education, Agile, Lean, talent development, and more. Each project team, led by Kathryn, delivers to clients the premier Sparkitivity experience.