Our team

Since its founding in 2009, the Global Innovation Management Institute (GIM Institute) has been fortunate to have a group of dedicated and like-minded innovation experts and enthusiasts from around the world willing to serve the organization and run its programs. As volunteers, these individuals have lent their time, talents and expertise to help spread the innovation standards around the world and make a lasting impact on the innovation management profession. Our team is composed of the Board of Directors and the Executive Team.

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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

GIM Institute is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, comprised of 15-20 member-elected directors. The collective wisdom, experience, diversity and passion of the Board around innovation ultimately sets and executes GIM Institute’s vision, mission and strategies. GIM Institute is always looking to expand its board members to include members from other regions. Currently, the members of the GIM Institute’s Board of Directors are:

Ronald Jonash

Chairman of the Board United States of America

Grayson Bass

Canada

David Brennan

United Arab Emirates

Makarand Chipalkatti

United States of America

Stephen Hodges

United Kingdom

Juan Felipe González

Colombia

Fernando Moreira

United States of America

Pamela McNamara

United States of America

Iason Onassis

Netherlands

Hitendra Patel

United States of America

Vincent Tobias

Philippines

Kristanto Santosa

Indonesia

Mark Turrell

United Kingdom
Steve Wyatt

Steve Wyatt

Singapore

Ben Sywulka

Guatemala

Jay Rao

United States of America

Bob Schulz

Canada

Julie Anixter

United States of America

Partha Ghosh

United States of America

Nicola Palmarini

United States of America

Roberto Napoli

Italy

Alessandro Rimassa

Italy

Ravi Kumar

United Arab Emirates

Julius Bautista

United States of America

Rafael Lemaitre

Partner, SIA Partners, UAE

Alice Chung

Sr Manager, Genentech

Rob Hoehn

Founder & CEO, IdeaScale
 

EXECUTIVE TEAM

The executive team is composed of volunteer members who manage their respective divisions and works in conjunction with the Board of Directors. The team is led by the Chairman of the Board.

Andre Do Valle

Executive Director

Julija Kaminskaite

Business Development and Marketing Manager

Camila Torres Chartano

Business Development and Marketing Manager

MORE ABOUT US

Learn more about who GIMI is and what we do

Mission & Vision

We are guided by the mission statement and vision. Read more about our principles.

Meet Our Team

We are guided by the mission statement and vision. Read more about our principles.

Our Partners

We have established partnerships worldwide to meet our overall objectives.

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