Chris Shipley

Member Since 2021

Chris Shipley


The Empathy Advantage

San Francisco Bay Area

Chris Shipley has documented, influenced, and predicted the impact of technology on business and society for more than 30 years. As a journalist, she covered the tech industry for leading publishing companies. As an analyst, she identified innovative startups and gave them a stage to launch their market-making products. As a catalyst, she has advised hundreds of companies on positioning, business modeling, and innovation practices. Today, Chris consults with companies on the human and organizational challenges in the face of technology- and economically-driven disruption.


  • Innovation Strategy
  • Strategic Messaging
  • Product Strategy


September 3rd, 2021

Ambitious goals for your company? 14 secrets to building the workflows to reach them

To accomplish a challenging goal, you've got to have the right game plan for your team.

August 20th, 2021

15 ways leaders can set a bad example for their teams

Most organizations have specific rules and protocols workers are expected to follow, as well as carefully developed missions and visions that are intended to guide the entire team's actions. However, employees won't just blindly follow these rules if the leaders who established them aren't modeling that behavior themselves.


The Empathy Advantage

Whether you are a seasoned executive or an emerging leader, The Empathy Advantage: Leading the Empowered Workforce speaks to those who are ready to embrace a more influential and engaging form of leadership. Leaders must now inspire a complex, diverse and multi-generational workforce. In The Empathy Advantage, Heather E. McGowan and Chris Shipley team up again to deliver a guidebook for leaders navigating the uncertainty of a post pandemic world in a sequel to their acclaimed book The Adaptation Advantage.


Corporate leadership