Innovation Enabler Inc, is privileged to be led and guided by some of the foremost Specialists in fields of Innovation, Design, NPD, Management and IT Consulting. The leadership-team has also attracted, by way of the company’s Advisory Board, over 100 + person-years of highly valuable experience.We work with leadership teams with a repertoire of time-tested innovation frameworks, patent-pending innovation-enablement software and lots of whiteboards helping clients adopt a systematic approach to innovation led growth.
Sridhar is Founder & Chief Integrator at Innovation Enabler. He is a Senior Industry Advisor with a decade and a half of consulting experience. His engagement portfolio ranges from High Performance Consulting to the field of Innovation as a Metamorphic Futurist. He has led a number of Management level Consulting assignments with Telecom , Energy, Manufacturing and Healthcare Majors. Sridhar holds Executive MBA from IIMB, Degree in Innovation & IP from IISc, Bangalore and Engineering in Computer Science. Also pursuing PG in Intellectual Property from National Law School.
Dr Shankar is Chief Mentor & Senior Advisor at Innovation Enabler. He is the source of inspiration for Team Innovation Enabler to develop Innovation platform which was conceived when he was teaching Innovation at IISc. He has rich experience in translating Ideas to Innovation and has 14 yrs of industry experience in leading technology innovations in GE, Dow and Honeywell. He has 10 US Patents and 2 award winning new products to his credit. He is a visiting faculty for Innovation Management at premier engineering and management institutes. He has a PhD from IISc and degree in Management from IIMB.
Prof Achuta Rao is Director and Innovation Guru at Innovation Enabler. He is one of the first few product designers trained in India from IIT Bombay. He has over 30 years of Industry experience and has provided Innovation Consulting at Honeywell, Volvo, Timken, L&T Group, 3M. His area of Interest includes Innovative Product Development, Product Design, Systematic Innovation TRIZ, Lean Design and QFD. He developed the first digital paper and film processor, first pager in India.
Shilpa Sridhar is Co Founder & Director responsible for executing the Product Vision at Innovation Enabler. She has rich experience in Product Engineering Lifecycle. Prior to Innovation Enabler, she has worked for MNC’s in different disciplines. Shilpa holds PG from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and Engineering in Computer Science. She has completed her Entrepreneur Management Program at Indian School of Business and pursuing PG in Intellectual Property from National Law School.
Dr. Shantha Shankar is Co Founder & Director – Technology Co-creation at Innovation Enabler. She has a strong technology and IP background and has served as advisor on boards of many companies. She has rich experience of mentoring researchers and inventors to create valuable intellectual property and products at General Electric R&D center, Bangalore. She is using her technology and IP background to Co create new technologies for Innovation Enabler customers. She has Ph.D in Materials Science from Indian Institute of Science (IISc, Bangalore). She is also the recipient of Young Scientist fellowship from DST, Govt of India.