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Duncan Wardle

Former Head of Innovation & Creativity at Disney

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 Duncan Wardle Biography

Duncan Wardle, formerly Disney’s Head of Innovation and Creativity, works with brands like Coca-Cola, Ford, and Johnson & Johnson on developing a culture of creativity across everything they touch. As a senior executive with the Walt Disney Company, Wardle infused a culture of innovation with a start-up mindset across one of the most creative companies in the world via his unique innovation toolkit.

Wardle fills his presentations with colorful Disney anecdotes, vibrant drawings, and his trademark artistic touch. He shares the creative techniques and behaviors to develop big, innovative ideas. He stirs and unleashes the audiences’ creative juices, delivering his message with infectious energy and playful collaboration. He inspires in people an energetic desire to seek out new and usual places to uncover innovation.

From his first day as an intern with Disney in their London office in 1987, Wardle’s Disney career was nothing less than magical—hosting Princess Diana and her two young princes in 1993 at Walt Disney World; launching Disney’s Animal Kingdom in 1998; creating the Superbowl halftime show in 2000; sending his son’s Buzz Light-Year into space in 2008 as a way to open Toy Story Mania; and hosting a fully-grown Prince Harry at Walt Disney World for the Invictus Games in 2016.

Wardle helps audiences discover the massive impact that innovative thinking can have on an organization and how that benefits corporate culture. The man who pioneered the Disney Innovation Process spotlights creative problem solving, how to identify new marketplace opportunities and drive strategic growth. He offers strategies on how to improve customer experience, embrace calculated risk and helps teams work collaboratively. In his quest to unleash the magic within each individual and organization, Wardle helps people overcome their expertise and get out of their own way, enabling them to think differently and creatively about solutions to challenges big and small.

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Speaking Topics
  • Think Different

    Duncan’s shares insights from his time as Head of Innovation & Creativity at Disney, providing a unique set of Innovation Tools and Techniques that everyone can use to Think Different

  • Embedding Innovation Into Everyone’s DNA

    How do you create a culture that embraces risk and entrepreneurialism, allowing everyone to innovate? Duncan shares how he infused a culture of innovation across the world’s most creative company, Disney.

  • Customer Experience Magic

    Transforming a product centric culture into a consumer centric one. How companies can create Customer Experience Magic by deeply understanding their consumer, transforming their culture with amazing results.

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Duncan Wardle?

    Booking fees for Duncan Wardle, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Duncan Wardle, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Duncan Wardle?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Duncan Wardle for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Duncan Wardle for your next private or corporate function.
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Duncan Wardle

Former Head of Innovation & Creativity at Disney

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Duncan Wardle Biography

Duncan Wardle, formerly Disney’s Head of Innovation and Creativity, works with brands like Coca-Cola, Ford, and Johnson & Johnson on developing a culture of creativity across everything they touch. As a senior executive with the Walt Disney Company, Wardle infused a culture of innovation with a start-up mindset across one of the most creative companies in the world via his unique innovation toolkit.

Wardle fills his presentations with colorful Disney anecdotes, vibrant drawings, and his trademark artistic touch. He shares the creative techniques and behaviors to develop big, innovative ideas. He stirs and unleashes the audiences’ creative juices, delivering his message with infectious energy and playful collaboration. He inspires in people an energetic desire to seek out new and usual places to uncover innovation.

From his first day as an intern with Disney in their London office in 1987, Wardle’s Disney career was nothing less than magical—hosting Princess Diana and her two young princes in 1993 at Walt Disney World; launching Disney’s Animal Kingdom in 1998; creating the Superbowl halftime show in 2000; sending his son’s Buzz Light-Year into space in 2008 as a way to open Toy Story Mania; and hosting a fully-grown Prince Harry at Walt Disney World for the Invictus Games in 2016.

Wardle helps audiences discover the massive impact that innovative thinking can have on an organization and how that benefits corporate culture. The man who pioneered the Disney Innovation Process spotlights creative problem solving, how to identify new marketplace opportunities and drive strategic growth. He offers strategies on how to improve customer experience, embrace calculated risk and helps teams work collaboratively. In his quest to unleash the magic within each individual and organization, Wardle helps people overcome their expertise and get out of their own way, enabling them to think differently and creatively about solutions to challenges big and small.

Duncan Wardle Videos

  • The Theory of Creativity | Duncan Wardle | TEDxAUK
    Duncan Wardle believes everyone is creative but that it's getting harder to convince people of that. On the TEDxAUK stage, he talks about the...
  • Ideation session with Duncan Wardle
    A new take on how to brainstorm called: Ideation. Join Axia PR and Duncan Wardle, a former Disney Executive, as we role play to ease into an ideation...

Duncan Wardle Speaking Topics

  • Think Different

    Duncan’s shares insights from his time as Head of Innovation & Creativity at Disney, providing a unique set of Innovation Tools and Techniques that everyone can use to Think Different

  • Embedding Innovation Into Everyone’s DNA

    How do you create a culture that embraces risk and entrepreneurialism, allowing everyone to innovate? Duncan shares how he infused a culture of innovation across the world’s most creative company, Disney.

  • Customer Experience Magic

    Transforming a product centric culture into a consumer centric one. How companies can create Customer Experience Magic by deeply understanding their consumer, transforming their culture with amazing results.

FAQs on booking Duncan Wardle

  • How to book Duncan Wardle?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Duncan Wardle for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Duncan Wardle, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Duncan Wardle or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Duncan Wardle?

    Booking fees for Duncan Wardle, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Duncan Wardle, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Duncan Wardle?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Duncan Wardle for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Duncan Wardle for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Duncan Wardle or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Duncan Wardle or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Duncan Wardle is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Duncan Wardle for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Duncan Wardle generally travels from Orlando, FL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Matthew Luhn, R "Ray" Wang, Mitch Lowe, Doug Lipp and Erik Qualman. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Duncan Wardle for an upcoming event.

Duncan Wardle Speaker Videos

  • The Theory of Creativity | Duncan Wardle | TEDxAUK
    Duncan Wardle believes everyone is creative but that it's getting harder to convince people of that. On the TEDxAUK stage, he talks about the importance of creativity and why it will be the one core...
    Ideation session with Duncan Wardle
    A new take on how to brainstorm called: Ideation. Join Axia PR and Duncan Wardle, a former Disney Executive, as we role play to ease into an ideation session.

Duncan Wardle Speaking Topics

  • Think Different

    Duncan’s shares insights from his time as Head of Innovation & Creativity at Disney, providing a unique set of Innovation Tools and Techniques that everyone can use to Think Different

  • Embedding Innovation Into Everyone’s DNA

    How do you create a culture that embraces risk and entrepreneurialism, allowing everyone to innovate? Duncan shares how he infused a culture of innovation across the world’s most creative company, Disney.

  • Customer Experience Magic

    Transforming a product centric culture into a consumer centric one. How companies can create Customer Experience Magic by deeply understanding their consumer, transforming their culture with amazing results.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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