Red Thread Thinking: Weaving Together Connections for Brilliant Ideas and Profitable Innovation

Debra Kaye

Session info

Great innovations arise from practice, not just talent. It's all about connecting observations, facts and experiences that on the surface may not seem related - but are - into fresh insights and new ideas. Debra Kaye shows you how to see what's new in the familiar, weave originality from disparate information, and turn it all into innovations that can shake up the marketplace and your business.


Debra Kaye is an entrepreneur and international innovation consultant who has helped create some of the world’s most famous products and services. Her book, Red Thread Thinking: Weaving Together Connections for Brilliant Ideas and Profitable Innovations was a featured Leadership Book of the Week by The Washington Post and Amazon ebook Best-seller in its category.

She was selected Female Entrepreneur of the Year by Spain’s Tribuna Economica and named Italy’s Top Marketer when she was CEO of TBWA\Italy. Debra has a featured byline for, is a columnist for Entrepreneur and is a frequent commentator on American Public Radio’s “Marketplace” show.