EXPERT: Best Selling Author, Innovation and Ideation Strategist, Keynote Speaker, Facilitator.
Bryan W. Mattimore specializes in ideation and innovation process, front-end marketing research, branding, creating and developing new products and services, and innovation strategic planning.
Bryan is Co-Founder and “Chief Idea Guy” of the Growth Engine Company, a sixteen-year old innovation agency based in Norwalk, Connecticut. Prior to Co-Founding Growth Engine, he was president of the Mattimore Group, a twenty-year-old ideation facilitation and creativity consulting company.
In his business consulting career, Bryan has facilitated over a thousand brainstorming sessions, moderated over five hundred creative focus groups and consumer ethnographies, and managed over two hundred successful innovation projects, leading to over $3 billion in new sales annually for a wide variety of Fortune 500 clients.
He speaks frequently to organizations and associations on innovation processes best practices. He has addressed or co-chaired conferences for the Industrial Research Institute (IRI), Product Development Managers Association (PDMA), American Marketing Association (AMA), American Society of Training and Development (ASTD), Vistage, Young President’s Association (YPA), and the World Innovation Forum.
Bryan has authored dozens of published articles and webinars, and three books on business creativity and innovation process: 21 Days to a Big Idea, Creating Breakthrough Business Concepts (Diversion Books, Fall 2015), Idea Stormers, How to Lead and Inspire Creative Breakthroughs (Wiley Jossey-Bass, 2012), and 99% Inspiration, A Real World Guide to Business Creativity (Amacom, 1993), selected as the American Management Association’s membership offering/book of the year.) A cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College, with a major in psychology, he is also the inventor of the creativity training game, Bright Ideas.
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