New e-book
Post-Lean Thinking:
A New Vision for Corporate Innovation
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Disruptive Corporate Innovation in a Post-Lean Era
Special Evening Event with Silicon Vikings
The Vault, San Francisco September 26, 2017


  • Frode Odegard, Founder, Post-Lean Institute
  • Hiroshi Saijo, CEO and Managing Director, Yamaha Motor Ventures & Laboratories
  • Paul Campbell, VP Innovation/Head of Silicon Valley Innovation Center for WL Gore & Assoc
  • Stephen Ciesinski, President of SRI International

Moderator: Martin Giles, Partner, Wing Venture Capital,
former Silicon Valley Correspondent, The Economist

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Welcoming Dr. Jim Spohrer and Mark Florman to our advisory board

Based in London, Mark is Chairman & CEO of Time Partners Ltd., a strategic consulting firm advising PE firms, LPs and portfolio companies on strategy, capital rising and value creation.

Based in Silicon Valley, Dr. Jim (James C.) Spohrer is Director, Cognitive OpenTech for IBM Research. Jim is a computer scientist known for having led the development of a new science of service systems, often known as service science, management and engineering.

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Announcing our new assessment and advisory services

Last month we announced the general availability of the Post-Lean Academy workshops.  We now also offer advisory services for corporates, PE firms and Family Offices that want to:

  • understand impact of exponential technologies
  • evaluate current innovation capabilities
  • systematically generate new disruptive ventures
  • update M&A due diligence to account for disruption
  • improve recruitment and retention of innovators

Read more about our advisory services here…