Heather Willems is the Co-Author of Draw Your Big Idea and visual strategist. She has made it her life work to help others gain clarity through creativity. As an artist, graphic facilitator, and mentor, she helps top executives operate more efficiently using visuals as a tool for unlocking solutions to their toughest challenges. Building on her experience as co-founder of ImageThink, she visualizes the biggest ideas of some of the world’s most influential companies by creating long-lasting records of ideas in an engaging, memorable way.

After 15 years of facilitating breakthroughs with clients, she helps organizations work more purposefully by activating their vision, mission, and values. She visualizes big ideas for world's most influential thought leaders and companies including Disney, AOL, FedEx, Google, Lego, and NASA. Her work has been featured on TED, The Today Show, MSNBC, Inc., Forbes, Mashable and the Wall Street Journal.

Whether she’s leading workshops or speaking about the power of visual storytelling in both her personal life and in organizations, she has a passion for making connections. She’s spoken at New York Times Small Business Summit, Conference for Women, Columbia University, SXSW, Comic-con, PTTOW! and more.

Heather lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.

Heather Willems


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