Director of Bennett Labs at Bennett Day School, Dr. Kelly Page is a social and digital innovator, entrepreneur, educator and learning consultant, she has a Ph.D. in the Psychology of Web Knowledge and an obsession with social digital storytelling. She has over 18 years of experience working at the intersection of social innovation, social design and learning of mediated social experiences for Startups, Universities, Schools and School Districts, to Fortune 500 companies. She believes that at the heart of innovative and entrepreneurial thinking is creating truly social cultures, organizations, and leaders.
Her work has been published in leading peer-reviewed academic business, education and technology journals, such as Journal of Business Research, Studies in Higher Education, Computers in Human Behavior, International Journal of Interactive Marketing, International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, Psychology & Marketing, Behavior & Information Technology …. and been featured in The New York Times, Fast Company, Wall Street Journal. Her work has received awards from IDMA and a BIMA – Best in British Digital. Kelly is regularly invited to speak on topics such as Social Leadership, The Art of Social Media and Women in Business, Technology and Leadership. A member of the TEDx community, Kelly has served as social media consultant and speaker coach for TEDx. She has spoken at TEDx, Ignite and Pecha Kucha, locally and internationally and opened TedxCardiff with her talk: “Rediscovering Friendship.”
Kelly served as the Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) and Research Fellow in Residence (2017-2019) at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) and is founder of the social design studio, Live What You Love, LLC. She also serves as a team lead consultant for the Arts and Business Council (A&BC) of Chicago.