International SpeakerSusan Foley
National Speakers Association
As a member of the National Speakers Association, Susan is a frequent speaker at conferences, associations and in corporations that want to deliver a thought provoking and insightful perspective on business in the 21st century.
Susan’s mission is to help organizations understand the value of corporate entrepreneurship (Intrapreneurship) to accelerating business growth in established organizations and to help individuals develop their entrepreneurial capabilities.
Corporate Institute – A Points of Light Enterprise – January 2017 Washington, DC
Leading the Way: Mobilizing Your Corporate Intrapreneurs for Social Good
AWE – Advancing Women’s Excellence – April 14, 2016 Providence, RI
Susan Foley – The Intrapreneurial Leader
OD Network Conference 2013 – Keynote Speakers
Pre-conference Interview: Read Interview
Managing Partner, Keynote Speaker
Susan Foley has been a pioneer in unraveling the mystery of what it takes to establish corporate entrepreneurship (Intrapreneurship) as a core competency inside of existing organizations.
Susan works effectively with senior management teams, innovation groups and individuals adapting her talk to the unique needs of each audience. Her work is grounded in research and real world experience. She has helped Fortune 1000 companies generate millions in incremental revenue from new products, services and businesses.
Each speech is designed to educate and energize the audience about the value of entrepreneurship to their organization. Individuals are asked to rethink their current work practices and engage in healthy debates about the obstacles that are getting in their way.
Participants leave with a practical and realistic understanding of the fundamentals needed to support corporate entrepreneurship. Many leave these sessions transformed by the experience.
Topics of interest include:
- Intrapreneurship – Entrepreneurship in the Corporate World
- Corporate Entrepreneurship as a Core Competency
- Entrepreneurial Leadership in a New Economy
- Engaging Internal Entrepreneurs in Growth
- Barriers and Obstacles to New Business Growth
- Acceleration: Changing the Speed of Growth
Susan is the author of numerous articles published on Business Week Exchange and the book Entrepreneurs Inside: Accelerating Business Growth with Corporate Entrepreneurs. Recently she published an e-book Acceleration: Changing the Speed of Growth.
In addition to speaking Susan teaches Corporate Entrepreneurship in the leadership program at Babson Executive Education. She is also a fellow at the Center for Innovation and Change Leadership at Suffolk University where she is conducting research to explore in greater depth what organizations need to build and sustain entrepreneurship over time.