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About me

I am...


An innovation strategist

A problem solver

A shaper of R&D networks

An Industry 4.0 advocate

A developer of solutions

My passion is to harness the power of collective thought to solve the impossible. I form diverse teams of thinkers from all disciplines and walks of life to challenge conventional thinking and deliver game changing innovation strategies across products, services and solutions (whether digital or physical).

What I'm working on

Product Innovation & Brand Launch - CrazyArms UPF50 Sun Sleeves

Working with Founders to launch a range of sun safe UPF50 sleeves to enable kids and adults to have fun in the sun while protected from the rising risk of skin cancer. Business planning, brand design, product development, and e-commerce launch.

Product Innovation & Brand Launch - Salgados Authentic Brazilian Tapas

Working with Founders to launch the UK's first range of organic, authentic Brazilian "Salgados" or savoury pastries. Business planning, brand design, product development, and e-commerce launch.

Experience & achievements

Product Innovation (non digital) - Record Breaking Olympic Body Suits

Lead Aqualab, the Advanced Product Innovation Team of the $1bn Speedo swimwear brand. Developed the full body racing suit that was worn by 98% of gold medal winners at the Beijing Olympics, a Times Magazine Innovation of Year. Now advising brands on realising their own product innovation ambitions.

Product Innovation (digital) - Europe's 1st Supply Chain Platform

Co-founder & COO of TexYard, a digital platform connecting apparel brand owners and buyers with supplier networks in Europe and Asia. Lead the development then roll-out of the solution worldwide. USD100m in transaction volume pre trade exit. Now advising businesses on business model innovation.

Product Innovation (digital) - Machine Learning Driven Forecasting

Delivered over USD380M in working capital reduction via the application of machine learning to group forecasting for a $2.6B PE owned supply chain business, taking forecast accuracy from 59% to 79% over a 24-month period.

My top skills

I help business leaders exceed their innovation ambitions

Innovation strategy, R&D network design, opportunity identification/ scoping, and solution development
Innovation Strategy
Innovation Process Design
R&D Network & Team Architecture
Customer/Consumer Needs Definition
Opportunity ID, Scoping & Prioritisation
Leveraging Industry 4.0 Technologies

About me

I am...


An innovation strategist

A problem solver

A shaper of R&D networks

An Industry 4.0 advocate

A developer of solutions

My passion is to harness the power of collective thought to solve the impossible. I form diverse teams of thinkers from all disciplines and walks of life to challenge conventional thinking and deliver game changing innovation strategies across products, services and solutions (whether digital or physical).

What I am available for

Open to provide mentorship
Open to be mentored
Open to new projects
Provides freelancing services
Open to advise companies
Interested in permanent opportunities

Friends

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Carolin Greiner
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Claire Hodgson
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Alex Pitt
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Wendy Liu
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Zarir 'Zed' Vakil
@zarir-vakil-0
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Tina Louise
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Emma Wallace
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sara gori
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Alastair Cook
@alastair_cook
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Deepshikha Yadav
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