Thomas Koulopoulos is president of The Delphi Group, an Inc. 500 technology management and advisory company whose client list includes the Mayo Clinic, FBI, NYSE, Air France, CitiCorp, Apple, IBM, Microsoft, HP, Oracle, and others. A noted expert and author on business and technology innovation, he also is currently Executive Director at the Center for Business Innovation at Babson College and a frequent contributor to Forbes, BusinessWeek, NPR, and CNN.
Takes the mystery out of innovation. Moves innovation from something secret, behind the curtain, sequestered in the laboratory to a real-life, practical approach of freeing staff to generate ideas and work the ideas through a rigorous process that produces results. -- Janice M. Abraham, president and CEO, United Educators Koulopoulos's distinctions between innovation and invention are fascinating. An important read for anyone looking to build and foster a culture of innovation within their company. -- Colin Angle, CEO and cofounder, iRobot Innovation is a critical ingredient of any growth strategy, and it's implicit in the business model of all smart enterprises. Koulopoulos dissects what it takes to innovate, so that others can learn from the rich examples in this book. -- James Champy, chairman of consulting, Perot Systems; coauthor, Reengineering the Corporation