Denise Brosseau is a lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business and the CEO of Thought Leadership Lab.
Denise is a thought leadership consultant and speaker for clients including AARP, eBay, Google, and California Community Colleges. She is also the author of Ready to Be a Thought Leader? (Wiley), in which she maps the path for successful executive, professional, or civic leaders to become respected thought leaders. She is a frequent contributor to Salesforce.com, Inc.com, and the UK's Telegraph Business Reporter. She has also been featured in Fast Company, Entrepreneur, and Forbes.
A serial entrepreneur, Denise was the founding CEO of the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (now Watermark), a trade association for women founders and CEOs of high-growth businesses. She also cofounded Springboard, the prestigious women's startup launch pad that has led to over $7 billion in funding for women entrepreneurs. Invent Your Future Enterprises, a career development company focused on the retention and acceleration of women leaders, was her third successful venture.
Denise received her MBA from Stanford and her BA from Wellesley College. In 2012, she was honored as a White House Champion of Change.