Founder, Generational Research Consultant, Public Speaker
Inlay Insights

Kim Lear is a writer and researcher who explores how emerging trends impact the future of our workforce and marketplace. As the founder and Content Director of Inlay Insights, Kim is at the forefront of cutting edge research to uncover cultural shifts that revolutionize how organizations engage employees and consumers. She is known for her ability to use a mix of data, storytelling, humor and actionable takeaways to discuss the trends that most impact the bottom line of organizations. Previously, Kim was the Content Director at a research firm dedicated to generational and millennial trends. Her undergraduate research is around baby boomers and longevity. Her post-graduate work is around millennials and social media networks.

A researcher to the very core, Kim employs eye-opening statistics to accentuate her points and mixes them with stories and case studies to make her message come alive. She is a sought after expert and has been featured on NPR as well as national publications such as The Wall Street Journal, HuffPost, USA Today, Time magazine and more. She was the head of research on a new book published by HarperCollins Publishers about Generation Z, the teenage demographic. Kim is currently in her ninth year of a longitudinal study on leadership.