Paul Sloane gained a first class degree in Engineering from Cambridge University.
He came top of Sales School at IBM. He went on to become a Marketing Director, Managing Director and CEO of software companies. He is a leading speaker, author and consultant on lateral thinking and innovation. He has written over 20 books which have sold over 2 million copies in total. His top business book is The Leader's Guide to Lateral Thinking Skills. He runs leadership master classes on lateral thinking and innovation with top corporations around the world, including Bayer, Glaxo Smith Kline, Microsoft, Nike, Novartis, Pirelli, PWC, Reckitt Benckiser, Swarovski and Unilever.
He has been a visiting lecturer at Cambridge University, Lancaster University, Henley Business School and the Mumbai Institute of Technology. His Tedx talk is available on Youtube. It is entitled 'Are You Open-Minded?'