Jim Harris Profile
Jim Harris is one of North America's foremost management consultants, authors and thinkers on disruptive innovation, change and leadership.
His presentations and consulting work have helped companies anticipate change and adjust to and stay ahead of emerging market trends.
Jim's work as a disruptive innovation speaker who helps corporate executives and management teams implement and refine their innovation processes to stay ahead of their industry, gain market share and raise profits. Innovation processes can also be used to cut costs, re-engineer processes, create new distribution and business models and mitigate risks.
On stage, Jim's engaging delivery provides research, statistics and great visuals to drive this home in an entertaining way. His thought-provoking presentations challenge audiences to think in new ways. He's strategic and results-focused, with insightful business savvy customized to each group, and his approach to working with partners is ‘win-win'.
Jim speaks internationally at more than 50 conferences a year on topics including innovation and creativity, blockchain & artificial intelligence (AI), customer relationship management (CRM), eLearning, creating learning organizations, energy efficiency, strategic planning, and creating common organizational mission and vision. Association magazine ranked him as one of the North America's top speakers.
Jim is the principal at Strategic Advantage where he works with organizations to address issues of most concern to executives: leadership, change, Customer Relationship Management, and creating learning organizations.
His internationally bestselling book, Blindsided! presents a series of practical techniques to help business leaders identify trends earlier and more accurately predict their impact when the tumult of the market threatens to throw plans off course. He is also the author of The Learning Paradox and Emotional Learning.
Jim has appeared in Time Magazine, The Globe and Mail, Profit Magazine, Macleans, CBC, BBC, CTV, and Global.