Get to know our new managing director
1. What are the biggest innovation challenges companies are facing right now?
2. What do you think is required to innovate in today’s business and consumer climate?
3. What are your personal goals?
4. Where do you get your inspiration?
I’ve always tried to bring the outside world into my work with clients – whether it’s by trying out new innovations myself, or finding diverse and contradictory perspectives. The best places I get this inspiration from are meeting new people and learning from them, and talking to my son!
5. What do you hope to see at Board of Innovation in the next five years?
"I couldn’t be more excited to be joining Board of Innovation to lead the Americas region. We have a great team, top-notch clients and a culture of entrepreneurial growth that’s inspiring to see in action."
More about Geoff
Geoff joins us from ?What If!, part of Accenture, where he was a Partner and Managing Director. Over the years Geoff has worked with clients to invent and launch new businesses across sectors – from wealth management to natural supplements, toilets and pet insurance. Prior to working in innovation, he spent time in strategy consulting and at a magazine publisher making the pivot to digital.
Geoff infuses every problem he encounters with equal amounts of optimism and skepticism – and there’s nothing he loves more than a new problem to solve. Originally from the UK, Geoff has Masters degrees from the University of Oxford and the University of London. Geoff splits his time between NYC and the North Fork of Long Island, with his wife and 9-year-old son. In his spare time you’ll find him reading, cooking, making cocktails and walking his two dogs.