Hi, I'm Denise Brosseau

Founder & CEO of Thought Leadership Lab


Hired by companies around the world as a keynote speaker or trainer to inspire, intrigue, and instigate sustainable change.


Work with boards and teams on strategic planning, retreats, and team building.

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Provide customized thought leadership and change management consulting for F500 companies and non-profits.


Work with senior executives and entrepreneurs to build their courage, confidence, and careers.

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Short Bio

Denise Brosseau is a thought leader, strategist, author, and CEO of Thought Leadership Lab. Passionate about amplifying inspiring voices, she assists leaders and changemakers in expanding their influence and impact. As the co-founder of Watermark (now Upward) and Springboard Enterprises, Denise champions women-led companies and their access to capital. Her book, “Ready to Be a Thought Leader?”, guides aspiring thought leaders in amplifying their message. Recognized as a White House Champion of Change and a Silicon Valley Woman of Influence, Denise holds an MBA from Stanford and a BA from Wellesley. A sought-after speaker, she inspires future leaders to make a difference.

Long Bio

Denise Brosseau is a highly sought-after thought leader, strategist, and author with an unwavering passion for amplifying the voices of inspiring individuals and organizations. As the CEO and Founder of Thought Leadership Lab, Denise has dedicated her career to helping leaders, entrepreneurs, and changemakers establish their expertise, expand their influence, and make a lasting impact on the world.

Denise’s extensive background in entrepreneurship, innovation, and social impact began with ten years of leadership role in the technology industry before she co-founded and led the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs, now known as Watermark / Upward, a leading non-profit organization for women in the innovation ecosystem. She also co-founded Springboard Enterprises, a pioneering organization that has played an instrumental role in supporting and accelerating the growth of women-led companies.

An accomplished author, Denise’s book, “Ready to Be a Thought Leader?“, has become an invaluable resource for aspiring thought leaders around the world. Drawing from her years of experience and interviews with dozens of thought leaders, the book guides readers through the process of identifying their niche, building a platform, and amplifying their message to create positive change.

Denise’s unique combination of business acumen and empathy has earned her recognition as a Champion of Change from the White House and as a Silicon Valley Woman of Influence. She holds an MBA from Stanford University and a BA from Wellesley College. Denise’s expertise and ability to connect with her audience make her a highly sought-after speaker at conferences, corporate events, and educational institutions globally.

With a genuine belief in the power of thought leadership to transform lives and shape the future, Denise Brosseau continues to empower and inspire the next generation of leaders, innovators, and changemakers to make a difference in the world.

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