- Business Strategy InnovationInbound Marketing and Innovation Speaker, Trainer, and Consultant, 2003 - present
- Roche DiagnosticsStrategy Associate, 2003 - 2003
- CA Inc.Senior Consultant, 1999 - 2002
- NECSenior Consultant, 1998 - 1999
- SymantecInternal Consultant, 1994 - 1998
- London Business SchoolMBA - Innovation
- University of OregonFinance and Management
Innovation Excellence | Changing the Innovation Game
Open Innovation has gained a lot of traction since Henry Chesbrough’s eponymous 2003 book. Simplistically, it can be split into two. The fir
Innovation Excellence | Start-up Chile: go start-ups, go!
Start-up Chile is a program on behalf of the Chilean Government that seeks to attract early-stage companies to start their business using Ch
Innovation Excellence | Balancing Large and Small Firm Capabilities
Organizations need to balance exploitation (i.e. development of existing business) and exploration (i.e. creation of new businesses) in orde
Scaling the Local Food Revival with a Business Model Innovation | Busine...
Business Model Innovation Taken for a Spin by Zaycon Foods. Their is no doubt that people are becoming more interested in where their food c
Innovation Excellence | What The Karate Kid Teaches Us About Innovation
When you start an innovation activity, don't spend time looking for the method or tool or framework that promises immediate results that won
Innovation Excellence | Innovate Smarter – Building Innovation Programs ...
When your internal innovation development program isn’t providing the returns that you expected how do you know where to look for the source
Innovation Excellence | Integrating Lean Startup and Design Thinking
The Lean Startup concept is an appropriate choice for creating new businesses through development of an already existing idea or vision. Des
Innovation Excellence | Focus on Sustainable Innovation – a lesson or tw...
It takes more than just an Innovation focus to succeed. Ad Age reports on Walmart's on sustainable innovation.
Innovation Excellence | How Connected Tech Will Shape Our Future
People all over the world are increasingly connected to the internet wherever they are. But what does this mean for our future? We Are Socia
Innovation Excellence | Call for Stories: How Innovators Overcome Resist...
Here’s an update on our Innovation Cities Tour – we have over 40 Innovation Storytellers Confirmed to date – and we’re looking for more. We
Innovation Excellence | Crowdsourcing = Marketing or Innovation?
When companies tap into the crowd in the right way, they can reap lots of benefits. They are primarily focused on innovation and marketing a
Innovation Excellence | An Innovator has the Obligation to… FailInnovati...
We invite you to Kim Chandler McDonald’s weekly interactive forum — to read and collect your comments on “An Innovator has an Obligation to…
Innovation Excellence | Lean Innovation Series – Introduction
I've started working with a local healthcare insurance company in a role focused on driving improvement and innovation in its membership and
Innovation Excellence | Infographic – Are MOOCs a Waste of Time?Innovati...
The MOOC, or massive open online course, has taken the spotlight in recent educational debate. Growing popularity and high enrollment rates
Innovation Excellence | Magic Eye 3D and the Power of ‘Just Looking’Inno...
There’s more to perception than meets the eye, which is why pausing to just look is so important for business leaders.
Innovation Excellence | Disrupting the Corporate Learning Paradigm: the ...
Reflecting back to the disruptive online discussion, I was somewhat shocked by the narrow and conventional response; “Starting up a business
Innovation Excellence | Microsoft out-innovates Apple & Google Innov...
Microsoft has become more innovative and can take advantage not only of current and upcoming customer trends, but has set its strategy for l
Innovation Excellence | Where Will You Play (Strategically Speaking)?
The question of where to play, strategically speaking, is deceptively simple. Most companies don't give it enough deep thought and considera
Innovation Excellence | Selling Innovation – Start-up ChecklistInnovatio...
Ken Smith wraps up his series