GIMI Announces Merger Agreement with IAOIP, Forging the Ultimate Global Leader in Innovation

The synergies between IAOIP and GIMI will position the new organization as the absolute leader in innovation management certification and training. The combined organization will leverage IAOIP’s unique ISO Tag and membership model as a strength and GIMI’s strength in governments, Fortune 500 companies, and universities to offer innovative solutions to clients around the world.

The new organization will provide a comprehensive suite of innovation management certification programs and training courses that will help organizations around the world drive innovation excellence. The concentration of thought leaders, journals, career posts etc. will also provide an unparalleled opportunity for members to stay up-to-date on the latest trends in innovation management.


The merger is expected to close in the third quarter of 2023, subject to customary closing conditions.

"This merger is an exciting opportunity to serve bigger/broader audience, as 2 organizations combine their strengths and drive innovative solutions globally - to corporates, government, academia, and nonprofits. We are thrilled to join forces to create an even more impactful global leader and impactful network in innovation thought leadership, management, certification and training".
Dr. Brett Trusko
CEO of IAOIP
"The merger will enable us to offer an even more comprehensive suite of innovation management certification programs, training courses, job postings, and academic journals to clients around the world. We are excited about the opportunities this merger presents for our clients and look forward to working together with IAOIP to drive innovation excellence."
Dr. Hitendra Patel
CEO of GIMI

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