Biography

Rowan Gibson is recognised by Fortune Global 500 clients as one of the world’s foremost experts on business innovation.

Rowan Gibson is a bestselling author of three books, including “The Four Lenses of Innovation”, and is the co-founder of the world’s most popular innovation website innovationexcellence.com, which links a growing community of over 30,000 business innovation leaders across 170 countries.

Rowan Gibson is also an advisor to several Fortune Global 500 companies such as Coca – Cola, IBM, P&G, Siemens and Microsoft, where he advises and teaches delegates how to create new markets and transform their businesses using proven innovation tools and techniques.

You can read his articles in Forbes and Harvard Business Review and follow Rowan on Twitter where he shares the daily innovation insights which earned him endorsements such as “The Innovation Grandmaster” and “The W.Edwards Deming of Innovation”.

Rowan Gibson is an Innovation Management leader at The Leadership Network, a leadership and management training provider.

Rowan’s Products and Services

Rowan’s Videos

Make Innovation Happen

1 year ago

The Next Innovation Curve

1 year ago

Reviews

12 Reviews

  • Jon Cox
    Chief Innovation & Information Officer, EnPro Industries Inc.

    Very Human, very practical & an excellent communicator

  • Todd Summe
    VP Global R&D, Novelis

    Rowan seamlessly knits together insightful methodologies with meaningful real world examples and means for implementation in my organisation.

  • Kris Tulin
    Senior Director, Global Innovation, Levi Strauss & Co

    Great examples and engaging lectures that inspired, not bored.

  • Manuel Caballer
    SVP Engineering & Technology, Colfax Fluid Handling

    Rowan brings a framework that helps to create the environment needed for every company to be more innovative.

  • Richard Stuebi
    VP US Strategy and Group Technology, National Grid

    Rowan has an incredible encyclopedia of illustrative anecdotes that populate the structure of his disaggregation of the innovation process.

  • Geoff Apthorp
    VP Bus Dev Engineering, ESG

    Inspirational and a great teacher

  • Anon
    Director of Innovation, Monster Energy

    Energetic and passionate about innovation. His energy is contagious and motivating!

  • Bart Sights
    Head of Technical Innovation, Levi Strauss & Co

    Excellent delivery – engaging.

  • Paolo Tonon
    Vice President, A.P. Moller Maersk A/S

    Rowan is an excellent speaker that energized the class. He clearly knows what it takes to take the lead in innovation

  • Patrik Stromberg
    Senior Director, Swedish Orphan Biovitrum

    Great at communicating his message.

  • Jason Kraynek
    VP, Business Transformation & Innovation, Fluor Corporation

    Rowan is a strong presenter but i found the volume of slides to be exhausting.

  • Grant Barth
    Chief Merchandising Officer, Levi Strauss & Co

    A very pragmatic thought leader on the practicality of innovation.

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