DEEP PASSION FOR INNOVATION & DEMONSTRATED SUCCESS IN BUILDING STRATEGIC INNOVATION CAPABILITIES
OPEN INNOVATION: Leader in creating uncommon partnerships & solutions. Developing relationships with organizations that could deliver growth & innovation. Establishing robust turn-key networks of start-up’s, technology experts & centers of expertise, SME’s, academic community, & other technology centers. Building crowdsourcing platforms and running crowdsourcing challenges.
TECHNOLOGY SCOUTING: identifying new technologies and making connections that will impact business (Biotechnology/Genomics, Nanotechnology, Robotics, Internet of Things, Connected Home, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, Augmented/Virtual Reality, Holographics, 3D Printing, Natural Language Processing, etc.).
INNOVATION MANAGEMENT: ideation, design thinking,rapid prototyping & testing, product life-cycle management, idea management, stage–gate model, portfolio optimization.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: developing growth strategies, identifying new opportunities, fostering internal & external strategic partnerships. Built an on-line portal for sourcing new technology partnerships. Developed marketing materials (including on-line blogs & posts) for the portal to attract new external partners.
KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT: design, development, and continuous delivery of an adaptive and interactive knowledge management and collaboration ecosystem to support organizatoin internally & externally.
CONSUMER INSIGHTS: uncovering new business opportunities based on traditional & non-traditional consumer research techniques, including virtual research, biometrics, neuroscience, social media sentiment, & behavioral analytics.
CORPORATE FORESIGHT: visioning, creative thinking, competitive intelligence, trend spotting, scenario planning, predictive markets, Delphi, strategy games, & foresight frameworks.