::Howell Malham Jr.

Founder + President

Howell is an innovation strategist, educator, author and speaker who specializes in designing new models for meaningful, measurable change.

He co-founded Insight Labs in 2010, the world’s first philanthropic think tank, and tackled a host of complex social challenges in partnership with organizations in the public, private, social and academic sectors. He was a founding director of UX for Good.

In 2014, he founded GreenHouse.

Howell was the first innovator in residence at USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. He developed the GreenHouse Theory of Social Innovation, and is co-author of the first practicing PhD in social innovation, leadership and advanced management. Howell is the creator of Innovation Dynamics, ™ a unique collection of lenses used to reveal the social norms holding problems — and people — in place in order to identify, evaluate and subvert those that are the most resistant to change.

A recovering brand strategist, he has worked with Walgreens, Allstate, Universal Studios, 20th Century Fox, LEGO, Quaker Oats, and HarperCollins. He has also written for The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and Fast Company.

He is the author of I Have A Strategy (No You Don’t): The Illustrated Guide To Strategy (Wiley /Jossey-Bass), and is currently working on his second book. ::