::Howell Malham Jr.

Founder and Principal

Howell works with organizations to identify and disrupt rigid, constrictive norms in order to design strategies for growth and profit; for scale and impact; for meaningful, measurable change.

He co-founded Insight Labs in 2010, the world’s first philanthropic think tank, to design and develop radical new frameworks for change in partnership with organizations in the public, private, social academic sectors. He was a founding director of UX for Good. He founded GreenHouse in 2014.

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 chief architect of Strategic Imagination™; and the creator of Innovation Dynamics, ™ a unique collection of lenses used for rapid problem modeling and solution design.

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. ::