Justin is a strategy design sensei who is responsible for the Business Models Inc. office in San Francisco. He supports organizations by getting teams to think broadly and expansively about their own strategies and business models. Using his power to connect-the-dots, Justin has an impressive ability to get groups thinking like start-ups and industry disrupters. Through his expert speaking and facilitation skills, Justin has a proven track record of guiding groups to ‘ah-ha’ moments. As a speaker, Justin’s presence easily fills rooms with positive energy enabling the audience to absorb and participate actively on the topic at hand.
With 15+ years of experience of managing products and business model strategies for large, multi-national corporations such as Autodesk and Oracle, as well as small start-ups, Justin leverages his experience across a wide range of industry sectors to help teams think outside the box start-ups and find sustainable business models for their future. Whether he is helping teams innovate, scale new products, or create sustainable strategies for the future. Justin does by authentic and creative storytelling. Google his name for a few podcasts and talks he has delivered to get a taste of his experience and energy!
Justin holds a BA in Environmental Science and Geography, from University of California Santa Barbara, a MBA in Design Strategy, from California College of the Arts, as well as professional certifications in software development and product management, from University of California Berkeley. Justin is also an advisor for Berkeley SkyDeck, UC Berkeley’s accelerator program.
He is the author of the bestselling book Design a Better Business, and gives infectious keynotes on the power of innovation, design thinking, strategy, entrepreneurship (and intrapreneurship).
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