Ken Hudson

PhD, MBA, BBus

Ken is one of the most creative thinkers, speakers and consultants in Australia. He specialises in unlocking creativity and innovation in individuals, groups and teams – quickly. He has spent the last 15 years researching and helping leaders to improve their innovation results and build a stronger innovative capability. He has worked in large corporations at a senior level (Marketing Director at American Express).

He is the best-selling author of The Idea Generator (Allen & Unwin, 2007), The Idea Accelerator (Allen & Unwin, 2008) and Speed Thinking (Allen & Unwin, 2010). These books have been published or distributed in Australia, the UK, Taiwan, Italy, France, Brazil, South Africa and the US. Ken has been interviewed by Business Review Weekly, ABC Radio, The Australian Financial Review, The Boss Magazine and contributed articles for Marketing Magazine, HR Monthly, Leading Company and Fast Thinking.


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Organisational Creativity, University of Western Sydney
  • Master of Business Administration, University of New England
  • Bachelor of Business, University of Technology Sydney