Carla Johnson

Marketing & Innovation Strategist, Speaker, Author

Carla is a world-renowned storyteller, an entertaining speaker, and a prolific author. She’s partnered with top brands and conferences to train thousands of people how to rethink the work that they do and the impact they can have. Her latest book RE:Think Innovation is available on June 29, 2021.

Carla Johnson is a world-renowned storyteller, an entertaining speaker, and a prolific author. 

Having lived, worked, and keynoted on five continents, she’s partnered with top brands and conferences to train thousands of people how to rethink the work that they do and the impact they can have. Her visionary expertise has inspired and equipped leaders at all levels to embrace change, welcome new ideas, and transform their business.

Her work with Fortune 500 brands served as the foundation for many of her books. Her tenth, RE:Think Innovation, busts the myth that innovation is something that requires a specific degree or special training. In fact, Carla explains why, to be a successful company in today’s hyper-competitive, customer-driven world, finding opportunities through innovative thinking must be everyone’s business. Her goal is to teach one million people how to become innovative thinkers by 2025. 

Consistently named one of the top influencers in her field, Carla regularly challenges conventional thinking. Today, she travels the world teaching anyone (and everyone) how to cultivate idea-driven teams that identify undetected opportunities leading to extraordinary outcomes.


Areas of expertise

Brand Purpose & Values
Strategic Marketing
Executive Thought Leadership
Change Management
Employee Engagement & Communications
Content Marketing & Storytelling
Customer Experience
Marketing/Sales Alignment

Executive Experience

Executive advisor for companies that include Emerson, Dell, Intel, Western Union, 3M, and US Department of Treasury
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