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Lisa from Minneapolis is working to transform Minnesota by ‘Working to transform my industry by inspiring innovative solutions and strategies’.

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Lisa Helminiak is a seasoned Strategist and Principal Consultant at Vervint, a leading digital and experience transformation consultancy based in Minneapolis. Drawing on her extensive background in human-centered design and innovation spanning over 18 years, Lisa possesses a unique ability to unite design, technology, and culture change to drive tangible business value for clients. Her leadership and support enable teams to craft innovative digital products and services that enhance customer engagement and transform organizational outcomes.

Having previously founded and steered Azul Seven, a design-led innovation consultancy, for 14 successful years, Lisa brings a wealth of expertise in leveraging design and innovation methodologies to address challenges and elevate results for organizations. Her acquisition of Azul Seven by Vervint in 2020 further exemplifies her commitment to driving positive change through strategic collaboration among technologists, designers, and business professionals. Through her passion for education, Lisa has shared her knowledge by teaching graduate-level courses at the University of St. Thomas and delivering engaging lectures on digital and service experience strategy.

With a relentless drive for continuous improvement and a keen interest in exploring new frontiers, Lisa is currently expanding her knowledge through enrollment in the Biomimicry Specialist program at Arizona State University. This program enables her to delve into how nature can offer innovative solutions for complex human challenges, showcasing her dedication to pushing boundaries and seeking out novel approaches to transform industries. Through her visionary leadership and unwavering commitment to learning and growth, Lisa Helminiak is poised to revolutionize the industry by uniting diverse disciplines and driving transformative outcomes at the intersection of design, technology, and human experience.

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Lisa's work aligns with 5 of the United Nations.
Sustainable Development Goals.

To end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all - Lisa’s work contributes towards the 5 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

There is no point of United We Transform and working smart locally if we don’t connect to our wider humanity.

Lisa will cut through "Minnesota Nice” by sharing ‘their’ personality.

This is an AI generated perspective of Lisa’s personality. Research indicates accuracy of 95% for anyone with an online social presence.

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Lisa tends to be enthusiastic, persuasive, and focused on the big picture.


OVERVIEW:

Be prepared to introduce new ideas on the fly if Lisa doesn’t immediately buy in. It’s unlikely that you will convince them by reiterating the same point. Explain how your product or service will help them advance professionally. Make sure to convey excitement, but be prepared for a friendly debate.

What comes naturally to Lisa

  • Motivating and driving others to action

  • Making a decision more quickly than most people

  • Prioritizing personal career advancement over job security


COMMUNICATON:

Lisa is likely to be assertive and bold. They are likely to appreciate when others are confident and to-the-point. Push for your ideas or opinions, but be prepared to support your reasoning.

When speaking to Lisa

  • Project boldness and confidence

  • Share a compelling story

  • Bring lots of energy to the conversation


MOTIVATION:

Lisa is often motivated by ambitious goals and exciting competition. They tend to find value in achievement and feel energized when they accomplish something great.

What motivates Lisa

  • Winning other people over

  • Leading others

  • Bold ideas


WORK:

Lisa likes challenge, so don’t hesitate to call them out. They can have a big personality, so don’t be shy if you’re feeling overwhelmed. Speak up and get their attention. Expect some friendly competition, but know that they are focused on the team’s best interest. Take confident action to earn their respect and keep it by delivering on promises and discovering new opportunities.

When working with Lisa

  • Maintain a fast work pace

  • Don't be afraid to take risks

  • Let them take the lead

By publishing their virtual Fingerprint, allows others to get to know them a little better.

Lisa’s Fingerprint is created by mining 100+ public websites to create an index of weighted terms from Lisa’s online activity.

Design

Transformation

Principal

Technology

Strategy

Innovation

Digital

Customer Engagement

Culture Change

Biomimicry

Leader

Strategist

Strategic Director

Innovation Management

Product Development

Public Speaking

Business Strategy

Project Management

Strategic Planning

Management

Integrated Marketing

Design

Transformation

Principal

Technology

Strategy

Innovation

Digital

Customer Engagement

Culture Change

Biomimicry

Leader

Strategist

Strategic Director

Innovation Management

Product Development

Public Speaking

Business Strategy

Project Management

Strategic Planning

Management

Integrated Marketing

We share this information in order to break down silos, enable learning from others and empower collaboration across Minnesota.

A quick pause to thank our employers:

We can represent as individuals. But we also need to connect our companies, their products and budgets to transform….

How can we influence the media with our corporate budgets to make the changes necessary in our state?

Please check out my organizations website to see if it could serve yours.

Thank youVervintfor supporting United We Transform!

How can Lisa extended network contribute to enhancing local efforts?

To collaborate better, we need to connect across silos. We need to connect better within silos. Often times the best answer is just a cubicle away that you never would have thought of. Sometimes it is an ocean away.

We are now simply providing people here to help you connect and be more successful in your career, but right now… for Minnesota!

Vincent Pecararo
Digital Transformation Leader, Department of Defense


KEYWORDS
Digital Transformation
Daycare Management
Contracting
B21

PRESUADE WITH
Kindness
Contracting details
Concrete evidence
Sincerity

DIGITAL RATING

12

Colter Lease
Art Director, Creative Lead, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Photoshop
Art Direction
Spray Pain Art
Artificial Intelligence

PRESUADE WITH
Creativity
Art
Design
Parenthood

DIGITAL RATING

36

Nathalia Luna
Solution Designer, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Data science
Graphs
Design Thinking
Real Time Work

PRESUADE WITH
Travel
Remote Working
Real time feedback
Quick thinking

DIGITAL RATING

45

Jack Burgess
Facilitator, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Landscape Painting
Skateboards
Facilitation
Design Methodology

PRESUADE WITH
Rural settings
Artistic Influence
MGT Models
Low tech

DIGITAL RATING

22

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