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Amanda Young Hickman



Amanda Young Hickman has more than 20 years of experience advising and leading clients on the design and implementation of strategic change initiatives and leadership development experiences. She is an expert facilitator and a seasoned program designer who works in all phases of learning experience design and delivery. Hickman is a founding partner of Insight Experience.

She believes in the impact a leader has on an organization and its results. She helps clients by developing leaders at all levels to expand their capacity to balance multiple dimensions: the analytical and interpersonal; the short term and the long term; and the human and the economic. Hickman has led Insight Experience to pioneer innovations in the business simulation industry, including developing a platform for scenario-based simulations and a scalable platform that supports simultaneous delivery to hundreds of program participants working virtually. In addition to her technical innovations, Hickman has created groundbreaking content focused on strategic thinking, leading beyond line of sight and across boundaries, and executive decision making.

Her clients have included Amazon, Medtronic, Fidelity, CVS Health, the Federal Aviation Administration, Ford, GE, Cisco, and Colgate. Prior to Insight Experience, Hickman was a vice president of CSC Index, a management consulting arm of Computer Science Corporation. She received a BA from Princeton University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

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