David Burkus is assistant professor of management at the College of Business at Oral Roberts University, where he teaches courses on creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship, and organizational behavior. He is the founder and host of LDRLB,(pronounced “leader lab”), a podcast that shares insights from research on leadership, innovation, and strategy.
His work on leadership, creativity, and innovation has been published in numerous scholarly journals and practitioner publications. He is also a contributing writer for 99U, Creativity Post, and the Harvard Business Review blog. As a presenter, he has spoken on leadership and innovation to a diverse set of audiences, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies to the U.S. Naval Academy.
David is a graduate of Oral Roberts University and holds a master of arts in organizational dynamics from the University of Oklahoma. He also holds a doctorate of strategic leadership from Regent University.
He is the author of Myths of Creativity: The Truth About How Innovative Companies and People Generate Great Ideas.