Digital leaders should develop a deep work routine utilising the highest cognitive functioning that occurs within the first two hours awake.” How to do Focused Work in a World of Digital Distractions, Digital Edge 2019

Dr Amantha Imber

Founder and CEO at Inventium; Co-Creator of the AFR’s Most Innovative Companies List

Dr Amantha Imber is an innovation psychologist, best-selling author, and founder of Australia’s leading innovation consultancy Inventium. Inventium has been recognised as one of Australia’s fastest growing companies in the BRW Fast 100 list, and was also awarded the BRW Client Choice Award for Best Management Consultancy in Australia.

In 2016, Amantha was inducted into the Australian Business Women’s Hall of Fame. With a PhD in organisational psychology, Amantha has helped companies such as Google, Apple, Coca-Cola, Disney, LEGO, Red Bull, American Express, Virgin Australia, Commonwealth Bank and many others innovate more successfully.

Amantha was a finalist in the 2015 Telstra Business Women of the Year awards. Amantha is the co-creator of the Australian Financial Review’s Most Innovative Companies list, an annual list that Inventium compiles, ranking Australia’s top innovators. Her thoughts have appeared in Harvard Business Review, The Huffington Post, Forbes, and Fast Company and she is the author of two best-selling books: “The Creativity Formula” and “The Innovation Formula”. Amantha had an international record deal for her debut album Like Samantha without the S and claims to have once been freakishly good at table tennis.