Joanne Hyland is Founder & President of the Innovation Group and Association Development Director on the ISPIM (International Society for Professional Innovation Management) Board. She was formerly Vice President and Founder of Nortel Networks’ internal venturing program that led to the creation of 12 business start-ups, one of which reached a billion-dollar exit.
• An accomplished innovation strategist, architect, orchestrator, implementation expert and author, of Pivot: How Top Entrepreneurs Adapt and Change Course to Find Ultimate Success and What’s Next – Strategic Innovation, • A featured executive in Radical Innovation: How Mature Companies Can Outsmart Upstarts, (HBS Press, 2000) and an expert advisor to Grabbing Lightning – Building a Capability for Breakthrough Innovation (Jossey-Bass, 2008),
• An expert resource representing ISPIM and Canada in the development of the groundbreaking ISO Innovation Management System Guidance Standard (ISO 56002),
• An advisor to executives in complex, established organizations from diverse industries seeking to change their innovation game, such as, BASF, Bekaert, Bosch, Clariant, Danfoss, Evonik, Grundfos, HP, LEO Pharma, Moen, NOVA Chemicals, Novozymes, Shell, Tetra Pak, USAF, Vestas and Westinghouse, and
• A faculty member in corporate entrepreneurship executive education programs at the Danish Technical University (DTU) and the Danish Business Institute and previously at Babson College, MIT, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Stanford University, TATA Management Training Center (TMTC) and Industrial Research Institute (IRI).