- 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 | When Should You Outsource Innovation?
We often hear about the importance of failure when driving new ideas or new businesses. But do high failure rates and the negative impact to
Innovation Excellence | The Top 5 Brand Strategy Trends of 2015
Thanks to the influx of new competition, the growth of technology, the rise of social media and the constant use of multiple screens, brands
Innovation Excellence | Bad Value Proposition Design
I had the opportunity to interview Alex Osterwalder about his new book Value Proposition Design. This is the first part of the two part inte
Innovation Excellence | Innovation and the Snow Shoveling Game
Through examples of shoveling snow, Scott Bowden teaches innovation practitioners two lessons that we can pull inspiration from through ever
Innovation Excellence | Can Your Organization Learn the New Innovation D...
There is an Entrepreneurial movement sweeping the planet, creating a wave of startups that are rapidly solving (attacking) some of the bigge
Innovation Excellence | Research: Employee Engagement in the Innovation ...
Last August, we introduced the key theme of the next IX Research report: the role employee engagement plays in the innovation process. We st
Innovation Excellence | Customer Orientation Effects on Innovation
There is a lot of dicussion around how customer orientation effects innovation. Ralph Ohr dives into research by V. Govindarajan, P. K. Kopa
Innovation Excellence | Opening Up Innovation at Tata Steel
Open Innovation (OI) is a well-established way to increase options for innovation. It is quite prominent in areas such as Fast Moving Consum
Innovation Excellence | Anti-Summit Launches at Tribeca Disruptive Innov...
The Innovation Excellence community is a place to experiment and try stuff and invite you to join in. The Anti-Summit, April 23-24, in NYC i
Innovation Excellence | Five Rules to Follow When Listening to Ideas
If you are planning on hosting an idea event you would do well to share these five ground rules from Michael Allen before you start any idea
Innovation Excellence | Four Behaviors that Fuel Innovation
Getting innovation right is a challenge for most businesses and leaders. There are specific actions an innovation leader can encourage to he
Innovation Excellence | 10 Ways to Discover What You Don’t Know that You...
The mindset of innovation is characterized by a deliberate attempt to question what you know and explore what you don’t. In large organizati
Innovation Excellence | FirstBuild Taps the Crowd to Hack the Home of th...
Evolving Business Models to make them “Disruption Ready
Innovation Excellence | 3 Unlikely Places where Great Ideas are Born
In a study of ideas “only 3 percent of the people come up with their best ideas at work” (which is, of course, when many of us need them mos
Innovation Excellence | BEST OF TED: What If 3D Printing Was 100x Faster?
What we think of as 3D printing, says Joseph DeSimone, is really just 2D printing over and over ... slowly. Onstage at TED2015, he unveils a
Innovation Excellence | When a Phone is Not Just a Phone: a framework fo...
Is it a phone? A camera? A GPS device? A movie player? A book reader? A gaming device? When thinking of smartphones the answer could be one
Innovation Excellence | An Innovative Approach to Customer Experience De...
recognise that the critical success factor in the future will be to put customers first. And to put customer experience delivery front-and-c
Innovation Excellence | 20 Cognitive Biases that Impact Innovation
Our everyday decisions, and those of our colleagues, our consumers, and our families are constantly influenced by hundreds of cognitive bias
Innovation Excellence | Build an Innovation Engine in 90 Days – Commentary
Scott Anthony, David Duncan, and Pontus Siren’s article in the December 2014 edition of the Harvard Business Review, “Build an Innovation En
Innovation Excellence | Cloud Computing is Dead, Long Live the Cloud!
Some people have made fun of the fact that I said that the iPad might fail when it was announced, but I just looked back at what I said back