Nils Dülfer is Managing Director of IMP³ROVE and core team member of the Innovation and R&D Management practice at Kearney. He has led various consulting projects for clients in the consumer goods, chemicals and industrials industries as well as public sector clients that centered around topics such as innovation strategy development, (digital) business model design, agile innovation processes redesign, innovation benchmarking and innovation transformation.
Nils is author of various innovation-related publications, frequent innovation guest lecturer at leading universities in Europe as well as co-founder of the ISPIM Innovators Club, a new platform for innovation leaders to enable best practice exchanges.
Martin Ruppert is Managing Director of IMP³ROVE and a core member of the innovation and R&D management teams at Kearney. Building on various consulting projects, he has comprehensive experience across the world in innovation management, ranging from the review of innovation strategies and portfolios to the development of innovative business models.
Martin is author of numerous publications on innovation management and co-author of the Global Innovation Index reports in 2015 and 2016. He collaborated with the World Economic Forum to manage “Fostering Innovation-Driven Entrepreneurship in Europe,” and was advisor for the project “Collaborative Innovation – Transforming Business, Driving Growth.”
Head of Society and Innovation,
Member of the Executive Committee
World Economic Forum (WEF)
DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
Professor and Head of Group
RWTH Aachen University I Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)