Jennifer Kenny is a master of innovation practices. She increases the capacity of leaders, teams and organizations to fuel innovation, performance and revenue in complex and emergent technology ecosystems. Jennifer is passionate about helping amazing people deliver highly successful projects by amplifying others.
For more than 25 years, Jennifer has devoted herself to the study and mastery of the practice of innovation. Building on the disciplines of Systems & Design Thinking, Language Action Design and Human Coordination, she has developed the Mastering the Innovation Mindset™, Mastering Innovation Leadership™ and Mastering Regenerative Leadership™ programs to help senior leaders and their teams ignite and embed transformative innovation practices. These programs provide critical meta-skills, methodologies and frameworks that enable them to lead and amplify cross-functional innovation capabilities, rapidly develop more valuable products and optimal coordination processes.
Jennifer graduated from University College, Dublin with a B.Sc. in geology and chemistry, has an M.Sc. in engineering geology from Imperial College, London and a Masters in Innovation from the Center for Innovation Leadership at Stanford Research Institute (SRI). Today, she works with the biggest names in tech and offers transformative leadership development to research and development teams around the world. She is on the Advisory Board of spatial web startup Verses.io
Jennifer has held senior positions with Accenture, Booz Allen and Gartner, senior executive roles with Wells Fargo Bank, Cisco, University of California, and was CIO at Stanford Research Institute.
She is a kayaker, diver, fisherwoman, gardener, remodeler, avid reader, patient wife, proud mom, and passionate Irishwoman.