INNOVATION: LOOK @ MORE
Andy’s first book, Look at More: A Proven Approach to Innovation, Growth and Change was released in April 2011. Look at More quickly became a best-seller, and was cited in Ad Age as one of “Ten Marketing Books You Should Have Read.”
After receiving a B.S. from Miami University of Ohio, in 1990, Andy co-founded Play, a creativity and innovation company that changed the way business does business. While there, he equipped leading companies with ways to inspire their people and generate sustainable innovation. The strategic brand and marketing consultancy Prophet and Play joined forces in December 2008.
As Chief Curator and Provocateur at Prophet, Andy has earned a reputation as one of the most disruptive and effective advisors in business. In his 20 years Andy helped reinvent the leadership of GE, conceived a new version of Vegas through the Cosmopolitan Hotel, and helped Gap re-imagine its future. These projects and more highlight his passion for inspiration, creativity, and innovation.
Andy currently acts as visiting professor at many leading universities, including Dartmouth, University of Michigan, Duke, University of Richmond, and the Wharton School of Leadership. As a professor, Andy remains continually encouraged by the wealth of talent that will soon shape the world. He is honored to be a part of that shaping.
Furthermore Andy supports several local initiatives and organizations for education. He is on the board of directors of the NPO KaBOOM!, which goal it is to provide every child in America with an adequate playground to reach by foot.