Inventing the Future

Julie Austin is an award-winning author, inventor, futurist, innovation speaker, philanthropy speaker, and member of the World Future Society. She’s an internationally known thought leader on the topic of innovation, and CEO of the consulting firm Creative Innovation Group. She’s been a keynote innovation speaker for corporations such as Procter & Gamble, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Northrop Grumman, and Cognizant Technology Solutions. She’s also been featured in the books “Patently Female” and “Girls Think of Everything”.

Her patented product, swiggies, wrist water bottles, have been a NASDAQ product of the year semi finalist and are currently sold in 24 countries. Julie and her products have appeared on The Today Show, The Queen Latifa Show, HGTV, Lifetime, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX News, Inc. magazine, Fast Company, and the Wall Street Journal, along with dozens of TV shows, magazines and radio shows around the world.

Her new book “The Money Garden: How to Plant the Seeds for a Lifetime of Income” is currently available on Amazon.


Julie comes from a background in the TV & film industry and has had jobs as diverse as commercial actor and TV host to TV/film distributor/writer, so she knows the creative, as well as the business side, and customizes her speeches for the audience she’s speaking to.


She will deliver a dynamic, inspiring, and entertaining speech that is customized for your audience. Corporations will benefit from her knowledge of innovation and entrepreneurial thinking to expand their markets and grow sales.


“Are You a Visionary or a Missionary?”

Combining Purpose With Action to Change the World


KEYNOTE SPEECH FOR: Corporations, Non-profits, Religious organizations


A visionary is someone that comes up with great ideas. A missionary is the person that carries out those great ideas. Where the visionaries are the thinkers, missionaries are the doers.

A visionary with lots of great ideas who never does anything about them doesn’t mean much. A missionary without great ideas to carry out also doesn’t mean much.

But if you combine great ideas with action, you’ll be a force to be reckoned with.

This keynote is for any organization that needs leaders and teams to work together efficiently to accomplish their goals.

Here’s what your attendees will learn:

*How to generate passion in your team

*Why your organization needs both missionaries AND visionaries
*How to write a mission statement & really live it
*How to get others to believe in your vision


As an inventor and international business owner, Julie has been both a visionary and a missionary. She will inspire your audience to take action with their own teams.


NOTE: 50% of the net proceeds from this speech go to the Doggie Food Bank.