Hi, I'm Denise Brosseau

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Hi, I'm Denise Brosseau

CEO, Thought Leadership Lab

Denise Brosseau is a visionary leader and CEO of Thought Leadership Lab, a company dedicated to empowering individuals and organizations to build more influence, have more impact, and leave a legacy that matters. With over 20 years of experience in the field of leadership, thought leadership, and organizational development, Denise is a respected expert and speaker on the topics of personal branding, thought leadership, change management, and women’s leadership.

A Partial List of Credentials Includes:

  • Author of the best-selling book Ready to Be a Thought Leader? (Wiley)
  • LinkedIn Learning instructor offering two popular courses on thought leadership for individuals and organizations
  • Co-taught the first course at Stanford Business School on thought leadership
  • MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business 
  • Her ideas have been featured in publications such as Forbes, Fast Company, Entrepreneur Magazine, and Inc.
  • Spoken to tens of thousands of people worldwide at companies, conferences, and organizations
  • Technology industry experience leading marketing and product teams at companies like Motorola, Kensington, and Broderbund Software
  • Founding COO of Futuro Health which is building the next generation healthcare workforce, funded by Kaiser Permanente
  • Co-founded the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE – now Watermark / Upward) which she built into the country’s leading organization for women-led high-growth start-ups
  • Co-founder of Springboard, the prestigious women’s startup launchpad that has led to over $36 billion in funding for women entrepreneurs
  • Co-founder and President of Invent Your Future Enterprises; co-created the Invent Your Future Conference
  • Served on many for-profit and non-profit boards, including TheatreWorks Silicon Valley, the Northern California Chapter of the International Women’s Forum, and the Wellesley Business Leadership Council
  • A long-time advocate for choice, she has raised money and served on the boards/leadership councils for NARAL Pro-Choice America and Planned Parenthood Mar Monte
  • Served as a Board Member of 416 Holdings, a for-profit company formed to increase the financial self-sufficiency of Planned Parenthood affiliates
  • Served on the advisory board of Aspira Women’s Health, a public women’s healthcare company
  • Recognized as a Champion of Change by the White House
  • Named “Top 100 Women of Influence” by the Silicon Valley Business Journal 

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Known as a ‘thought leader about thought leadership,' Denise brings audiences easy-to-implement strategies to increase their influence, income, and impact for good.


Whether you're an individual or organization, Denise will help you develop a thought leadership plan to build visibility and accelerate the ‘discoverability’ of your ideas.


Ready to Be a Thought Leader will become your how-to guide to becoming a go-to expert. Packed with helpful tips and tools to elevate you from leader to THOUGHT LEADER!