Corporate Innovation

John Sutherland
69 Spring Meadow Ave
Markham Ontario
L6B 1B6T: 1-888-636-6682

John Sutherland – Partner of Ennova Inc.

John Sutherland is an innovation consultant with over 15 years experience in developing new businesses and consulting with companies how to unleash the revenue potential that exists within their firm. Since 1994 John has facilitated over 30 market creation/differentiation workshops to Senior Management in grocery/retail, furniture, manufacturing, telecommunications, publishing, financial services, travel, office-equipment, property management, health care, IT, energy, and pharmaceuticals industries.

A former facilitator at the Xerox International Training Center in Leesburg Virginia and trained in Dr. Edward deBono’s lateral thinking John has pioneered the use of many thought provoking customer centric innovation-techniques to generate ideas about how to create new markets. These techniques include: customer experience walking, changing behaviour via 3 Do’s, 5C criteria for business development, benefit hierarchies, frictionless growth, naturally embedded value, idea markets, innovation portfolios, and SMART goal setting.

He is an advisor to the University of Toronto’s Exceler@tor.program. In this technology incubation program, he advises incubates on how to commercialize their disruptive technologies.

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