Denise Brosseau

Denise Brosseau headshotDenise Brosseau is a thought leadership strategist, professional speaker, lecturer and author. Her book, "Ready to Be a Thought Leader?" was published by Wiley (Jossey-Bass) in 2014. Harvard Business Review called it "a likable, practical book for seasoned executives who have achieved financial success but now want greater influence.
Denise is a lecturer at the Stanford Business School on credibility and thought leadership. She is also the CEO of Thought Leadership Lab, a boutique professional services firm which specializes in building the visibility, credibility and thought leadership of executives and CEOs. Previously, she co-founded the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (now Watermark), Invent Your Future Enterprises and Springboard, the prestigious women’s startup launch pad that has led to over $7 billion in funding for women entrepreneurs around the globe.
A Wellesley graduate with a Stanford MBA, Denise began her career in the high tech industry with marketing roles at Motorola, Broderbund, and Kensington. She is a frequent speaker at universities, corporations, and conferences and her expertise has been featured in major media outlets, including Fast Company,, UK Business Reporter and She was recognized as a Champion of Change by the White House and as one of the year’s 100 most influential women in Silicon Valley by the Silicon Valley Business Journal.