Darin Eich, Ph.D. is a UW-Madison alum and the author of Innovation Step-by-Step: How to Create & Develop Ideas for your Challenge as well as Root Down & Branch Out: Best Practices for Leadership Development Programs. He is a widely sought after innovation training workshop designer and keynote speaker as the founder of Innovation Learning. Darin is known for making design thinking and innovation fun, simple, and contagious to pass on in within organizations. Over the past decade, Darin has helped over 100 organizations from Silicon Valley to Singapore with innovation and leadership development. Darin designs highly engaging programs used by over 1 million people that have been featured in USA TODAY & US NEWS and offered dozens of times by the University of Wisconsin and Dartmouth College. He launched his innovation consulting career as the president of BrainReactions where he led design thinking and ideation projects for clients like Procter & Gamble, Kellogg, Agilent, Black & Decker, BMW, & the United Nations.