Lori Silverman

Lori Silverman is Shift Strategist and CEO of Partners for Progress, where she has helped enterprises from 16 to 1 million in size strategize about their future; navigate messy, complex changes; make smarter decisions with data; and lead with story. Since 1991, Ms. Silverman has worked in 25 industries, with such enterprises as Chevron, McDonalds, Target, American Family Insurance, Wells Fargo, Phillips North America, and the US Air Force. She has inspired thousands to take action through hundreds of keynotes and workshops. Ms. Silverman has authored five books, including bestsellers Wake Me Up When the Data Is Over and Business Storytelling for Dummies. She is an adjunct professor for Golden Gate University’s Industrial and Organizational Psychology Master’s Program. Ms. Silverman earned a master’s of science degree in counseling and guidance from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MBA from Edgewood College. She can be reached at lori@partnersforprogress.com.