Denise Jacobs is a Speaker + Author + Creativity Evangelist who keynotes conferences and consults with tech companies worldwide. As the Founder + CEO of The Creative Dose, she teaches game-changing techniques for busting through creative blocks, cultivating collaboration, and up-leveling creative productivity. She leads workshops and trainings that unlock creativity and spark innovation in people, teams, and workplaces. Her focus is on creating real-world results where teams work better, produce more, and skyrocket their company's success. Additionally, Denise coaches people on speaking skills and professional development.Through speaking, writing, training, and consulting, she shares big concepts that challenge the status quo and lead to "ahas" that translate into immediate actions, skills, and new habits to transform all aspects of people's work lives with focused creativity and improved productivity.
Denise has keynoted or presented at events and organizations worldwide such as Google, Facebook, Automattic, GitHub, Groupon, the BBC, South By Southwest Interactive, NDC Oslo, NDC London, Devoxx, Society for Technical Communications Summit, edUI, UX Week, The Future of Storytelling, The Future of Web Design, HOW Interactive, Web Directions, ParisWeb, FITC: Future, Innovation, Technology, Creativity, AdobeMax, Inbound, and TEDxRheinMain.
Denise is the author of The CSS Detective Guide, and co-authored the Smashing Book #3 1/3 and Interact with Web Standards. Denise is also the Chief Unicorn of Rawk The Web, and the Head Instigator of The Creativity (R)Evolution. She's currently writing her latest book to help identify and eliminate mental blocks to unleash creativity entitled Banish Your Inner Critic, due to be released in 2016.