Rita Gunther McGrath Rita Gunther McGrath is a globally recognized expert on strategy, innovation, and growth with an emphasis on corporate entrepreneurship. Her work and ideas help CEOs and senior executives chart a pathway to success in today’s rapidly changing and volatile environments. McGrath is highly valued for her rare ability to connect research to business problems. Rita has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Most Influential Business Thinkers by Thinkers50 in 2015 and 2013. Thinkers50 presented Rita with the #1 award for Strategy, the Distinguished Achievement Award (2013). She has also been inducted into the Strategic Management Society “Fellows” in recognition of her impact on the field.

Rita Gunther McGrath

Rita Gunther McGrath is a globally recognized expert on strategy, innovation, and growth with an emphasis on corporate entrepreneurship. Her work and ideas help CEOs and senior executives chart a pathway to success in today’s rapidly changing and volatile environments. McGrath is highly valued for her rare ability to connect research to business problems.

Rita has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Most Influential Business Thinkers by Thinkers50 in 2015 and 2013. Thinkers50 presented Rita with the #1 award for Strategy, the Distinguished Achievement Award (2013). She has also been inducted into the Strategic Management Society “Fellows” in recognition of her impact on the field.

Trish Gorman Dr. Trish Gorman is the Founder of an online assessment firm, KEASkills and serves as an advisor to various corporate and institutional educational programs and as a subject matter expert for selected early stage investors and entrepreneurs. She is the Innovation Expert at the Fisher Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the Ohio State University, where she lectures on Strategy; Executive Advisor to the Goff Strategic Leadership Center at University of Utah; and Strategist-in-Residence at Valize, a startup in the Corporate Innovation space.

Trish Gorman

Dr. Trish Gorman is the Founder of an online assessment firm, KEASkills and serves as an advisor to various corporate and institutional educational programs and as a subject matter expert for selected early stage investors and entrepreneurs. She is the Innovation Expert at the Fisher Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the Ohio State University, where she lectures on Strategy; Executive Advisor to the Goff Strategic Leadership Center at University of Utah; and Strategist-in-Residence at Valize, a startup in the Corporate Innovation space.

Marion Reinson Marion is passionate about helping Valize clients focus on what’s important – developing and implementing effective growth and innovation strategies that help organizations thrive - even during times of uncertainty. And, she doesn't simply give advice, Marion wants to work her way out of a job by teaching businesses how to craft innovation and growth strategies that make the best use of their most valued resources . . . time, talent, and treasure.

Marion Reinson

Marion is passionate about helping Valize clients focus on what’s important – developing
and implementing effective growth and innovation strategies that help organizations thrive - even during times of uncertainty. And, she doesn't simply give advice, Marion wants to work her way out of a job by teaching businesses how to craft innovation and growth strategies that make the best use of their most valued resources . . . time, talent, and treasure.

Brad Sharek As a partner at mach49, Brad Sharek helps Global 1000 companies create, build and launch new ventures generated from within their organizations.  Brad has over 30 years of experience helping Silicon Valley technology startups bring innovative products and services to market. Brad's work includes  UI/UX design, mobile app development, product management, startup fundraising pitch development and the design of world-class corporate ID.

Brad Sharek

As a partner at mach49, Brad Sharek helps Global 1000 companies create, build and launch new ventures generated from within their organizations. 

Brad has over 30 years of experience helping Silicon Valley technology startups bring innovative products and services to market. Brad's work includes  UI/UX design, mobile app development, product management, startup fundraising pitch development and the design of world-class corporate ID.