Joanne Flinn, the Business Growth Lady, is an international award-winning author, futurist, and board director. She ran her first $10 million business at 24, before going on to lead multi-million-dollar businesses for PricewaterhouseCoopers. Founder and CEO of Projects Wings, Joanne helps leaders grow their business bringing together capital, digitisation, innovation, and people. Her specialization is mentoring leaders in situations that may look impossible to do, but are critically important to do well.
She’s spoken across the globe at leading industry conferences, twice at TEDx Talks and is part of the Oxford Futures Forums at the University of Oxford’s Saïd Business School. Joanne is the Founder of the Purple Elephant movement addressing the power of equity to create a better world.
Joanne holds a Master of Science from HEC Paris and University of Oxford, a Bachelors of Economics and Bachelor of Law from University of Tasmania, she is the author of ‘the Success Healthcheck’ (Wiley 2010), editor of ‘New Eyes on Change Leadership’ (2013) and ‘Unleash Your Voice ~ Public Speaking for Every Woman’ (2019).
A true post-modern renaissance artist, she has exhibited under the name Booth Aster in the USA, Spain, Germany and at the ArtScience Museum in Singapore as TEDx Artist-In-Residence.