Kim Lear Keynote Speaker

  • Founder, Inlay Insights
  • Researcher focused on generational change
  • Featured on NPR, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, USA Today, TIME Magazine and more

Kim Lear's Biography

Kim Lear is a published writer, researcher, and corporate speaker who explores how emerging trends impact the future of our workforce and marketplace. She is known for her ability to use a mix of data, storytelling, humor, and actionable takeaways to discuss the trends that most impact the bottom line of organizations. Previously, Kim was the content director at a research firm dedicated to generational and Millennials trends. Her undergrad research is around Baby Boomers and longevity. Her post-grad work is around Millennials and social media networks.

Kim has written whitepapers on the topics of generational wealth transfer in the finance sector, retirement trends in the hospitality industry, and Gen Z’s impact on higher education.

A researcher to the very core, Kim employs eye-opening statistics to accentuate her points and mixes them with stories and case studies to make her message come alive.  She is a sought-after expert and has been featured on NPR as well as national publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, USA Today, TIME Magazine and more.

Kim is currently in her fifth year of a longitudinal study on leadership.

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Kim Lear's Speaking Topics

The Age of the Multigenerational Workforce

Kim will give you a closer look into the generations who are shaping the trends emerging as they adapt to each new career stage. Her research, insights and original concepts will help you better understand each generation. You’ll leave with a new appreciation for their unique perspective as they navigate the challenges of building effective teams in this brave new multigenerational workforce.

Building Standout Experiences for Every Generation

This program explores new research on how brands and salespeople navigate the new landscape of trust, loyalty, expertise, transparency and experiences.

The Future of Work and the Marketplace

Supported with cutting edge research and category leading case studies, this program will take a deep dive into the evolving expectations of employees and consumers.

The Great Acceleration: How Our Recent Past Propelled Us Forward and What This Means for the Future

Leaders will gain critical insight about where we’ve been, how we got to where we are today, and where we may go from here.

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Videos of Kim Lear

Understanding a Changed Consumer // Kim Lear speaks at RetailSpaces
Understanding a Changed Consumer // Kim Lear speaks at RetailSpaces
The era ending youthful financial illiteracy with Kim Lear
The era ending youthful financial illiteracy with Kim Lear

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