February 21,2023

Thinking DifferentLee with newest speaker, Lee Jeyes.

Challenging everything you thought you knew about innovation with SA’s newest speaker, Lee Jeyes.

The last time we checked, there were close to 10,000 self-professed innovation experts on the keynote speaking circuit across North America.  Half of our job here at Spoken Artists entails sifting through the bunch to find the one expert that truly practices what they preach, in the real-world, every single day.

Guess what?  We found you a gem! We’re thrilled to welcome and introduce you to Lee Jeyes, a renowned business futurist and Walmart Canada’s most recent Head of Innovation.

Lee Jeyes has had nothing but a meteoric rise in the retail industry. Over his career, Jeyes was the youngest store manager in both the UK and Canada for the world’s largest retailer, been a part of major initiatives including the launch of Walmart’s online grocery business in Canada and driving $500 million in business value in a two-year period.

As the most recent Head of Innovation for Walmart Canada, Lee managed a net new department that exclusively focused on radical and disruptive approaches to keep Walmart at the edge of innovation.

An innovation reset for 2023 and beyond.

When Lee Jeyes gets up on stage, something happens in the room. It’s a subtle but powerful shift. People start to pay attention. As Head of Innovation at Walmart Canada, Lee knows all about the strategies and innovations changing the face of business. Ranging from algorithms and social media to robotics and AI, Lee dives deep into the latest tech and innovations that will affect your business.

In this fast-paced, hyper-informative talk, Lee takes on our current business environment and reveals why the prevailing strategies for innovation and disruption aren’t enough.

Lee’s insights help audiences navigate the challenges of emerging technologies and current business practices and search for the opportunities that can be harnessed in the midst of chaos.

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