Lyn Heward

FDFA Keynote Speaker for 25th Anniversary Convention
Lyn Heward – Director of Creation for Cirque du Soleil

lyn heward2The FDFA presented keynote speakerĀ  Lyn Heward – Director of Creation for Cirque du Soleil, as the professional speaker during the 2010 25th Anniversary Convention.

Lyn Heward Overview:

Cirque du Soleil is considered one of the most innovative and creative companies in the world. Lyn Heward– Cirque’s current Director of Creation, and the former President and COO of the Creative content Division — has managed the creative fire during much of the company’s history. She has guided its designers, performers, and technicians into the breathtakingly original artistic and commercially juggernaut it is today. In her speeches, she draws on her unparalleled experience to show you how to make creativity a part of everything you do.

During her time as President and COO of the Creative Content Division, Heward helped guide Cirque masterworks such as Varkai, La Nouba, ‘O,’Dralion, Zumanity and KA. She was also associate producer for a segment of the clsoing cermonies of the 2006 Winter Olympics. Drawing on her experiences, Heward also authored the critically acclaimed book The Spark: Igniting the Crative Fire That Lives Within Us all.

Lyn Heward Speech Topic

The Spark: Igniting the Creative Fire That Lives Within Us All

In her magnificent keynote, Heward takes you behind the scenes of Cirque du Soleil to explore the nature of creativity and innovation. A gifted storyteller, she dispenses practical advise on a range of issues: risk-taking; leadership; teamwork; product development; finding and developing talent; and fostering a dynamic corporate culture. With authority, Heward helps you find the creative spark and zeal for innovation that, in today’s business climate, can mean the difference between success and failure.

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