Adobe Summit Keynote 2016

Alma Derricks

"CAPTIVATING

Alma Derricks is an accomplished executive, brand strategist, and serial intrapreneur with over 25 years of experience building innovative new ventures at the edges of established media, entertainment, technology, hospitality, and consumer products companies. Known for her shrewd cultural insights and engaging bedside manner, she is the Founder and Managing Partner of REV, a Brand Entrepreneurship™ consultancy that partners with creators, founders, leadership teams, and boards of directors to navigate competitive inflection points, sharpen brand storytelling, and launch distinctive new businesses and service lines. She has created new businesses and customer strategies for an array of adventurous companies including Verizon, NBCU, Fox, Redbox, Blue Man Group, Mattel, Amazon, and Southwest Airlines; launched ground-breaking digital networks for Star Trek, Peanuts, and Dilbert; and held senior management positions at HBO, Paramount, El Rey Network, Deloitte, and Cirque du Soleil. 
She holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and an MBA from Georgetown University.

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BOOKING / INQUIRIES

Angela Daves Haley
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angela@rev.la

THEMES + TOPICS

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the inner life of trailblazing BRANDS

An exceptional brand is much more than a logo . . . empathy . . . EQ . . . going the extra mile . . . doing right by customers . . . I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy. I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy.I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy.I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy.I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy. . . .I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy. I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy.I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy.I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy.I'm a paragraph. Click here to add your own text and edit me. It's easy.

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BRIDGING BUSINESS + CREATIVE THINKING

"Walking the Tightrope" . . . never more urgent . . . yet, people are wired the way they are . . . important to understand each side from the outside in and develop ways to communicate . . . CEOs are From Mars . . . Blue Man Group especially

In energetic keynote, workshop, and roundtable sessions designed to bridge the gap between business, technical, and creative thinking, Alma delivers provocative, thought-provoking, and practical insight into brand building, customer engagement, innovation, and the intersection of commerce, creativity, and technology.

 

Business Thinking for Creative Minds

  • What's Inside the Box: Business Essentials

  • CEOs Are From Mars...

  • ROI & COG & RFP, Oh My: Conquering the Language of Business​

Creative Thinking for Business Minds

  • What's Outside the Box: Feeling

  • No Gut, No Glory: Unleashing Your Creative Instincts

  • The Art of Personal Branding

  • Everything I Need To Know About Business I Learned from Dilbert

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BREAKTHROUGH 'INTRAPRENEURSHIP'

​With almost every major industry being rocked by disruptive market forces, traditional companies are being forced to reinvent themselves at an unprecedented pace. With so much at stake, opportunities abound for courageous “intrapreneurs” to bring bold, insightful, and audacious new ideas to life. From identifying opportunities to navigating corporate politics to rallying internal stakeholders, this timely session explores the ins and outs of cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset in an established business culture

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SEEING MULTICULTURAL AUDIENCES IN 3D / HIGH DEFINITION / IN LIVING COLOR

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DADDY LESSONS: XXX

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THEMES + TOPICS

In energetic keynote, workshop, and roundtable sessions designed to bridge the gap between business, technical, and creative thinking, Alma delivers provocative, thought-provoking, and practical insight into brand building, customer engagement, innovation, and the intersection of commerce, creativity, and technology.

Creative Thinking for Business Minds

  • No Gut, No Glory: Unleashing Your Creative Instincts

  • The Art of Personal Branding

  • Everything I Need To Know About Business I Learned from Dilbert

Business Thinking for Creative Minds

  • What's Inside the Box: Business Essentials for Creative Minds

  • CEOs Are From Mars...

  • ROI & COG & RFP, Oh My: Conquering the Language of Business​

Old Dogs, New Tricks: Driving Innovation in Traditional Organizations

​With almost every major industry being rocked by disruptive market forces, traditional companies are being forced to reinvent themselves at an unprecedented pace. With so much at stake, opportunities abound for courageous “intrapreneurs” to bring bold, insightful, and audacious new ideas to life. From identifying opportunities to navigating corporate politics to rallying internal stakeholders, this timely session explores the ins and outs of cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset in an established business culture

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