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We look forward to working together to create an incredibly valuable experience for your group. We know that planning an event is a big responsibility and we want to make our part as easy as possible. On this page, you will find all of the typical resources that you may need to prepare for Dr. Rickett’s presentation.
Recording (video and audio)
Dr. Ricketts audio records all of his keynotes. Audio or Video recording by the organizer is not allowed unless specifically negotiated in the contract. If either is recorded as part of the contract, Dr. Ricketts will be provided with a master copy of all audio and video and have the right to use that audio/video in his educational and promotional materials. Recordings are never allowed for public release.
language and translation
Dr. Ricketts’ keynotes are in American English. Simultaneous translation is possible with prior approval. Translation must be simultaneous and by a professional translation service. Name of translator and a CV is required prior to approval. Consecutive translation is generally not possible; exceptions should be discussed with Dr. Ricketts and will incur an additional fee.
Dr. Ricketts travels from the East Coast of the U.S. (Boston) and has a fixed travel fee of $1000 to anywhere on the east coast and $1500 to the west coast. This fee includes everything (flight, meals, internet, misc., etc) except local hotel and car service to/from the event. Local hotel and car service should be booked and prepaid by the organizer.
International travel fees are based on the destination and actual cost. Business-class airfare is required for all international venues.
Dr. David S. Ricketts is an award-winning innovator and global thought leader in the theory and practice of innovation. He has helped boost creative thinking and bring cutting edge ideas to reality in top companies such as Mastercard, Disney, and General Motors. He received his Ph.D. from Harvard University, where he is an Innovation Fellow researching how organizations transform ideas into innovation. His breakthrough research and innovations have been featured in worldwide news outlets such as Popular Science, Smithsonian, NBC, CBS, and Fox News. His teaching and insights leverage his over 20 years of corporate R&D and academic research. Dr. Ricketts helps organizations drive success through innovation with his dynamic keynotes, executive consulting, and innovation masterclasses.
Dr. Ricketts introduction for event host
For the past decade, our guest speaker has taught the next generation of Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg’s how to create disruptive innovations in the highly sought after Innovation Class at Harvard University.
He used his innovative roots to receive his Ph.D. from Harvard University, in just 4 semesters, where the average person takes more than 10 to complete.
As an award winning scientist and engineer, he has developed numerous technologies of the future, and has been featured by Popular Science, Smithsonian, ESPN and CBS, NBC and FOX news just to name a few.
He has helped top companies across multiple industries such as Mastercard, Disney, and General Motors boost creative thinking that spark cutting-edge ideas that can be turned into reality.
Today he is here to help accelerate the innovator within each of us so we too can learn how to drive success through innovation.
Please join me in welcoming Dr. David Ricketts!