Michelle Royal is a dynamic Innovation Consultant, and founder of HDYI: How Do You Innovate?. For the past 15 years she has facilitated the development of the creative capacities and innovation potential within individuals and businesses both in the United States and the United Kingdom. Her consultancy practice has allowed her to work with such prestigious companies as Subway Sandwiches and Salads, Enterprise Development Group, Progress Energy, Bauer Engineering, CIDA (UK), and Collaborative Labs. Her custom workshops and programs result in united company visions, mobilized teams and sustainable innovation leadership. The HDYI process utilizes a unique fusion of Visual Thinking, Creative Problem Solving, Design Thinking and Appreciative Inquiry to accelerate business innovation. She is a co-founder of The Visual Seven: A Visual Thinking Movement and the Vice Chair of Creative Tampa Bay.