My mission is to help clients implement practices that will enable them to succeed at innovation. As an experienced consultant, coach, teacher, and facilitator, I have worked with clients as they designed and implemented the many practices we now know lead to better innovation. And over the past 20 or so years I helped to develop many of them.

If you are new to innovation, or if you are looking for a compendium of tips and techniques, I recommend that you get yourself a copy of New Product Development for Dummies (Wiley, 2007) which I co-authored with Robin Karol.

If your company has implemented these kinds of innovation practices then Innovation Governance, which I co-authored with Jean-Philippe Deschamps, is for you.

From the book review at PDMA

Deschamps and Nelson go beyond a prescriptive approach and provide a “holistic and systemic” view of innovation governance (Read More…)

If you’d like help with your innovation projects, please contact me for an initial interview so that we can judge whether, and in what ways, I could support you. The pages on this website will give you more detail on the kinds of things I have done and am able to do, so please feel free to browse.