Keynote Address – Peter Sheahan
Inspire, innovate and create lasting change! We're pleased to announce that Peter Sheahan, a fast-rising star on the international business circuit, will
present the 2013 ALA Annual Conference Keynote Address. His presentation, based on his best-selling book, Fl!p, will teach you how to re-think your
firm's competitive advantage as you lead your firm with creative strategies for turning challenge into opportunity that will improve your firm's profitability.
As founder and CEO of ChangeLabs, a global consultancy delivering large-scale behavioral change projects for clients such as Apple and IBM,
Peter Sheahan has worked with some of the world's leading brands in the area of innovation
and change. With operations in 3 countries and 9 cities, Peter knows first-hand the pressures of growing and leading a business in the rapidly changing world.
Peter is recognized internationally as a leading business thinker and has advised executives and leaders for clients that include Google, Goldman Sachs, Hilton
Hotels, Harley Davidson and GlaxoSmithKline through his thought leadership practice.
The author of 6 books, including the international bestsellers Fl!p and Generation Y, Peter focuses on teaching leaders and companies how to flip
their thinking, make money in the cracks and find opportunity where others cannot. His newest book Making It Happen unpacks his insights on how the best leaders
and entrepreneurs execute on their good ideas, and turn them into profitable results.