Artie Isaac has worked for more than 30 years with highly creative people, addressing challenges and opportunities facing more than 1,000 leaders and companies.

Bet-the-company challenges and opportunities require a questionable approach.



Since selling his award-winning advertising agency (2008), Young Isaac, Artie leads corporate brainstorming and idea generation programs to develop new products and expand productivity. The key to success is questions.

Artie is a group chair with Vistage Worldwide, the world’s leading chief executive organization. He holds Professional Coach Certification from both the International Coach Federation and the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland. Artie is certified to interpret the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator™ and EQ-i 2.0™ and EQ 360™.

Artie has taught Personal Creativity & Innovation at The Ohio State University’s Fisher College of Business. He also taught Marketing Strategy, Ethics and Creativity at the Columbus College of Art & Design.

Artie Isaac was bred to question.

Artie is a writer, actor, corporate trainer and sought-after public speaker. He is slowly writing a book about competence. (Very slowly.)

Artie received a B.A. (1982) in English from Yale and an M.B.A. (1998) from Columbia. He participated in the Wexner Heritage Program (2000-2002).


Artie has won awards for his work as a Vistage Chair and Speaker, including being named a STAR Chair (2018) and the Vistage International Innovation Speaker of the Year (2013).

Artie’s values: justice, compassion and wonder.

Audio/Visual Library

Most recently (October 2018), Artie was interviewed on the Conquering Columbus podcast.

Artie likes this radio interview. The first seven minutes are insights and research from Ria Greiff on Understanding General Differences, followed by the interview. (Thanks to Ria Greiff and WCBE 90.5 FM.)

The following videos are fun.