Advantage Improv co-founders Lee Godden and Bob Doll
first met on stage in 2010 during
a Southern California charity event featuring two
well-known improvisational comedy troupes. Chatting
backstage during a break, Lee and Bob discovered
they shared similar backgrounds. In addition to a passion
for improvisation, they both had
successful careers as business leaders (Lee in high
technology sales management, and Bob in publishing finance
and years of experience as organizational trainers and
Lee and Bob performed together at a TEDx event.
The following year they co-presented their
improvisation-based curriculum at another TEDx.
In 2014 they launched Advantage Improv.
Advantage Improv has grown rapidly, earning the trust of many organizational customers, including: Microsoft,
Beckman Coulter, Brown-Forman, Spectrum Brands,
Siemens/Mentor Graphics, Adobe, the University of San Diego,
Liferay, CalOptima, Ayres Hotels, CU Direct,
Nihon Kohden, Pharmavite, Restaurant Facility Management Association,
Advantage Solutions, TPx, the Bascom Group, Trevera, Young's
Market Company, MobilityWare, Hill-Rom/Trumpf Medical and
Enjoy watching this 2-minute video of Advantage Improv in action! The customer hired
Advantage Improv to develop and deliver a 2-hour team building workshop for
300 employees at their annual meeting, following the CEO's annual keynote address. Toward the end of this short video you'll hear comments from audience participants
about how they intend to apply the improvisation-based communication skills
they had just learned.