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Curious About Innovation

November 12 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am

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The Vital Connection Between Curiosity and Problem Solving

A successful business is fueled by the hearts and minds of employees, yet most leaders fail to inspire and nurture the curiosity of their people to creatively solve their biggest challenges. If we just got out of our own way, imagine the impact we could make in our organizations for our customers and our society. This Kitsap Business Forum will help you grow innovation in your organization from the inside out.


  • Understand how allowing our curious nature can guide exploration of ideas for innovation
  • Learn how to cultivate curiosity in our work and our employees, growing a culture of innovation and engaging the workforce on purpose
  • Gain tips and tools from the designer’s toolbox to help you learn how to use curiosity to guide development of your great ideas for innovation


Kristann Orton

Kristann Orton, Founder and CEO of Inceodia, a boutique strategy consultancy that leads the design, creation and adoption of human-centered operating models built for innovation and growth. Kristann works with organizational leaders to build teams, cultures and solutions laser focused on the customers their business serves.

Kristann believes that infinite possibilities emerge when organizations empower their greatest assets: their employees, partners and customers.  She has lead teams to uncover their ideas for change, launching new technology businesses at Hewlett-Packard, leading cultural change in the federal government, and catalyzing disruption from innovation in higher education and healthcare.

As a design apprentice, Kristann learned the craft of experience design from experts such as Dreamworks Animation, BMW Designworks, IDEO and Frog Design.

Note: Start time is 30 minutes later. Doors open at 7:30 a.m. for morning networking. Enjoy coffee and breakfast bites compliments of Port Madison Enterprises/Clearwater Casino Resort. The program starts promptly at 8 a.m. and finishes at 9:30 a.m.

We hope you can make it! Teams are encouraged to attend together.

→ Register here today!


November 12
7:30 am - 9:30 am
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Clearwater Casino Resort Conference Center
15347 Suquamish Way NE
Suquamish, WA 98392 United States
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