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Karen Tilstra, PhD.
at Innovation Architech & Creativity Advocate


Founder Creativity Effect

Karen Tilstra, PhD, is an inventor, a creativity researcher, coach, consultant, and trainer to large companies and their employees. She is the co-founder of the award winning Florida Hospital Innovation Lab, (FHIL). FHIL has been called one the Florida Hospital’s most transformational initiatives. 

One year after launching FHIL Karen became the consulting founder of the Orlando Magic's Innovation Lab; and co-designer of the nation's first under graduate degree in Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship offered at Rollins College located in Winter Park Florida. Her most recent project is founding the San Diego State University’s Design Thinking Innovation Lab. 

Karen holds a PhD degree in Innovation and leadership. One of her competencies is creating innovative experiences for business professionals, university professors, students or anyone who wants to learn how to remain relevant in disruptive times.

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