Lisa Kay Solomon

Educator and thought leader in design innovation. 


Thinkers50 Radar Class of 2022. 


One of ixDA’s Women of Design 2020. 


Created the popular LinkedIn Learning courses: Leading Like a Futurist and Redesigning How We Work.


‘The future doesn’t have to be something that happens to us.’ Lisa designs environments, experiences, and classes to help people expand their futures, adapt to complexities, and build civic fellowship. Her work blends imagination with possibility, building the capacity to take the long view when today’s problems seem overwhelming.


Educator, civic entrepreneur, author, and Designer-in-Residence at the Stanford, where she incubates experiential courses and programs on futures-centered design and leadership for an increasingly complex world.



Moments of Impact (with Chris Ertel, 2014); Design A Better Business (with Patrick van de Pijl and Justin Lokitz, 2016); ‘Vote by Design’ and ‘’ (projects); ‘New View EDU’ (podcast); ‘The Future Series’; courses: ‘Inventing the Future’, ‘Leading Like a Futurist’ and ‘Redesigning How We Work for 2021’.


Media picks


“Solomon and Ertel get it … We need strategic conversations – this book shows you how to design them.” 

Alexander Osterwalder on Moments of Impact

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