Baden U’Ren is an internationally recognised entrepreneurship educator and innovation professional, a multiple company founder, and has a background in investment banking and private equity. He works in two main fields, corporate innovation and education, and is available for individual engagements.
In 2020 Baden cofounded The Unconventional Group with Aaron Birkby. Together they work with organisations to formulate innovation-based strategies, develop the internal capabilities to innovate, and assist with targeted innovation-building tactics. Notable clients have included Mine Super, Google, Novartis, and Services Australia. Visit The Unconventional Group for greater insights.
Blending over ten years of experience as Head of Entrepreneurship at Bond University with extensive experience with startups, innovative organisations and entrepreneurial communities, Baden provides unique insights into challenges faced and opportunities present in today’s uncertain world.
Baden works closely with schools and education authorities to design and develop experiential entrepreneurship education programs, building entrepreneurial capability in our youth.
He is Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Somerset College and a significant collaborator with the Applied Entrepreneurship Program at The Scots College, Sydney. He has capacity to work with more schools committed to developing an entrepreneurial pathway for their students.
Baden has developed a number of courses for entrepreneurship educators, available both online (Introduction to Entrepreneurship Education | Advanced Foundations of Entrepreneurship Education) and in-person.
“We must face the challenges of an uncertain world with a mindset of optimism and abundance; with opportunity in our eyes and possibilities at our feet”
– Baden U’Ren