Linda Naiman

Founder, Creativity at Work

Linda Naiman is founder of Creativity at Work and helps organizations develop creativity, innovation, and leadership capabilities, through coaching, training and consulting. Linda brings a multi-disciplinary approach to learning and development based on her background as an artist and designer: She leverages arts-based practices to spark creative inspiration in business, and design thinking to manage the creative process for innovation. Organizations that have sought out Linda for her expertise include American Express, BASF, Intel, HSBC, RBC, the US Navy, and GE.

Linda is co-author of Orchestrating Collaboration at Work and a columnist at ( . She has been cited in several books including: Artful Creation: Learning Tales of Arts-in-Business (Darsø 2004), Artbased Approaches: A Practical Handbook to Creativity at Work (Chemi 2006), and Wake Me Up When the Data Is Over: How Organizations Use Stories to Drive Results (Silverman 2006).

Linda holds a BFA degree from California College of the Arts and is a graduate of Emily Carr Institute of Art + Design. She currently serves on the board of directors of The Vancouver Biennale, a non-profit charitable organization that exhibits great art in public space. Her mission is to liberate creativity at work, and make life, and work, a work of art.



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