Member Since 2021
Pragmatic Innovation Partners LLC
Named a Director to Watch by Private Company Director, Amy is a digital transformation, marketing, and tech strategy executive, who throughout a Fortune 100 career created significant shareholder value applying market insight, data analytics, and creativity to deliver profitable organic growth for financial services brands including American Express, Citi, E*TRADE and AXA. Amy most enjoys connecting the dots between technology trends, customer expectations, business model and results. Amy is the award-winning author of The Change Maker’s Playbook: How to Seek, Seed and Scale Innovation in Any Company. She advises enterprises on marketing, digital and customer experience transformation for franchise profitability improvements, and AI, mar-tech, and fin-tech scaleups on execution strategies to drive sales, build client relationships, and increase valuation. She participates on the front line of “what’s next” as a limited partner in Soundboard Venture Partners, a collaborative early-stage fund making diverse technology investments in exceptional founders. Amy served as a director of the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA). She is currently an advisory board member for several investor backed companies. Amy is a contributor to numerous business media, and a sought-after keynote speaker. She has been honored by US Banker as a Most Powerful Woman in Banking and by the Exceptional Women Alliance, and received the NYU Stern Graduate School of Business Nichols Award for Enterprise, Integrity and Service, Stern’s highest honor awarded annually to a leader outside the School community. She is a graduate of The Wharton School (MBA, Marketing) and Wesleyan University (BA magna cum laude and Highest Honors, College of Letters and Spanish).
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I work with executives and founders to mobilize and inspire their organizations to deliver innovation results. I tap into my career's worth of experience as an innovation operator inside demanding, conservative and proud brands where I focused on building and leading teams to create customer-obsessed approaches that were essential to fostering innovation and change. In my award-winning book, The Change Maker's Playbook: How to Seek, Seed and Scale Innovation In Any Company I share some of the practical advice, tools, and stories (my own and that of 50 other innovators interviewed) gathered to help the person sitting in the innovation "hot seat" make progress to achieve their vision that I expand upon in my advisory, project-based consulting, keynote addresses and executive consults.