Nils Vesk

Keynote Speaker, PRF Pitchfest

Director, Ideas with Legs

    Nils Vesk is a designer turned innovation architect. Nils is the lead Innovation Architect and founder of the consultancy – Ideas with Legs (previously known as Innovation Blueprint). Brought up in a world of PHD scientists and engineers, Nils is an entrepreneurial design thinker who loves nothing more than taking a great idea from conception to completion. A self-confessed innovation junkie, Nils spots innovation successes from around the globe, deconstructs them and then couples them with his latest innovation strategies to accelerate the growth of organisations and increase their success.

    Nils has been applying his design thinking and innovation skills to corporate & government organisations for over 20 years. Nils has trained in a number of practical and vital facilitation techniques such as Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Lateral thinking courses, and Thought Leadership. Nils was the first accredited ‘Thought Leaders’ mentor within Australia.

    Nils’ innovation and thought leadership programs have seen him deliver programs for some of the most prestigious organisations in the world and Australia. Some of his clients have included the Nestle´, Australian Department of Defence, Microsoft, IBM, Vic Roads, Bluescope Steel and the Commonwealth Bank to name just a few.