Amy Simpkins

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Amy Simpkins is the author of Spiral: A Catalyst for Innovation and Expansion. As a former space craft engineer she is passionate about innovation and solving difficult problems in her renewable energy company, as well as for her coaching clients as Innovation Catalyst.

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Interview topic

Using Cycles to Power Your Creative Process with the Spiral Innovation Framework

Amy’s interview will be available RIGHT HERE on March 27th, starting at 10 am Pacific / 1 pm Eastern / 6 pm CET.

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The Spiral Journey Tracker, a simple visual tool to help you keep track of where you are in your own personal spirals and how to leverage them.

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Full bio

Amy Simpkins has an engineer’s brain and a poet’s heart. Her life’s work has been centered around the integration of seemingly unrelated things and the subsequent solution of wickedly hard problems.

Amy is a speaker, author, and thought leader in innovation. She facilitates massive leaps forward, helping individuals and organizations with big ideas make connections they’ve been missing. She believes that innovation is for everyone and holds the key to both personal fulfillment and lasting global change. She has been helping innovators implement their ideas since 2013 and is the author of Spiral: A Catalyst for Innovation and Expansion.

Amy is also CEO of the renewable energy startup muGrid Analytics. muGrid solves problems at the edge of energy technology and economics using math and modeling, and is dedicated to creating a sustainable energy future for the planet, one project at a time. As a young, female executive in the tech world, she puts her theories about disruptive innovation and bringing your whole self to work into practice every single day.

Previously, Amy designed, integrated, and operated spacecraft at Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company. During her 10-year tenure as an aspiring Spacecraft Systems Architect, she worked on diverse programs such as Juno, Stardust-NExT, Orion, and Space Radar, as well as spent time in dynamic idea incubation groups for new and exciting aerospace innovation. She holds an SB in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MS in Astronautical Engineering from the University of Southern California.

Amy is a messy chef, a world traveler, a taekwondo orange belt, a red tent facilitator, a homeschooling mom of three, and a tough cookie in the Colorado backcountry.