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InnovationLabs was established in 2001. The four founding partners began working together as early as 1988. From its inception, InnovationLabs was designed to be a network organization, with a large team of associates and business partners located all over the world. Currently our network includes of dozens of people located in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa. For each engagement, we bring together the right team of people and custom design the work flow and the client experience so that we discover and implement the best solutions for each situation.


Langdon Morris

Langdon MorrisLangdon has led the innovation practice at InnovationLabs since 2001.  He is known worldwide for his work in innovation, strategy, and collaboration methodologies.  Recent clients include Novotel, NASA, Total Oil, SAP, Gemalto, the Federal Reserve Bank, Tata Group, France Telecom, Stanford University, the University of Minnesota Medical School, Cap Gemini, DuPont,Wipro, L’Oréal, Accor Hotels, and many others.  He is Senior Practice Scholar of the Ackoff Center at the University of Pennsylvania; a Senior Fellow of the Economic Opportunities Program of the Aspen Institute; a member of the Scientific Committee of Business Digest, Paris, Associate Editor of The International Journal of Innovation Science and a Contributing Editor at He has taught MBA courses in strategy at the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris and Universidad de Belgrano in Buenos Aires. He is the author, co-author, or editor of six highly acclaimed books, with editions in Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and French, as well as of numerous white papers and articles. (925-980-6711 or email at lmorris at innovationlabs dot com )

Please also find information about Langdon at:  Wikipedia  &  LinkedIn  &  Amazon

Bryan Coffman

Bryan CoffmanBryan has designed and facilitated hundreds of collaborative events focusing on strategy formation, organizational transformation, new product ideation and development, and innovation.  His clients have included a broad range of international firms, large companies, emerging growth firms, small start-ups, government and military organizations, not-for-profit organizations, public school systems, urban planning firms, real estate development and finance companies, and high tech firms.

Michael Kaufman

Michael KaufmanMichael is an internationally recognized facilitator, consultant, and experiential educator, focusing on strategy formation, complex problem solving, innovative product and service design, and organizational transformation. His approach to facilitation combines twenty years of experience including the best of Accelerated Learning, the Design Process, brain-based learning and a rich background in the practice of innovation and collective creativity.

Jay Smethurst

Jay SmethurstJay has designed and co-facilitated dozens of sessions with businesses, government agencies, national design firms, and international corporations, dealing with such issues as new venture creation, strategic planning, process re-engineering, master planning, development financing, and curriculum development. His specialty is working with innovation teams to focus and prepare ideas for evaluation and investment. He has authored a number of articles on collaboration, intranets, and visual modeling.

Global Affiliates

InnovationLabs is developing a global network of affiliated firms that are providing the world’s leading innovation consulting and training services throughout Asia, Europe, and the Americas.  Please contact these great partner firms in your region.


China Institute for Innovation

InnovationLabs Thailand

Service Excellence Workshop


Matter Group

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Business Associates

Chad Hostetler

Chad HostetlerCo-founder of Illumination Galleries and owner of White Oak Designs Chad brings a wealth of knowledge from more than 15 years in learning and development. He has worked with global companies and organizations in every sector of business and non-profits. His clients often refer to him as a creative tour de force as he seeks out every opportunity to make a big impact when designing and facilitating events that produce real results.

Christopher Fuller

Christopher Fuller

For over 15 years, Christopher Fuller has worked as a graphic facilitator and is considered one of its leading talents in this unique industry. Capturing stories in real time with pictures and words for some of the most prominent companies and organizations throughout the world, Mr. Fuller has supported conferences and strategic planning sessions for a wide variety of industries covering a myriad of business topics and almost every conceivable organizational dilemma.

Since 1998 Mr. Fuller’s company, Griot’s Eye (, has provided strategic graphic recording services to corporations such as, Aventis Pasteur, Silicon Graphics Inc., M&M Mars, Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Coca-Cola, and Disney Interactive Media Group. He received his degree in Visual Art from Rutgers University in New Jersey.

Dan Rose

Dan RoseThe Moment Is – The Moment designs and facilitates collaborative experiences to help you imagine, create and activate new possibilities. We engage your people’s energy, ideas, and relationships to solve the really tough problems that should not be taken on alone. Our approach helps build more innovative organizations that can respond to rapid and accelerating change.

Diane Castiglioni

Diane has been designing and facilitating collaborative experiences since 1990. Her experience with clients ranges from start-ups to not-for-profit and educational organizations to Fortune 100 companies. Diane brings her heart and soul to every project she is a part of.


Disa Kauk

Disa Kauk

Dscribe is a Toronto based company that links the ‘left brained’ world of business with the ‘right brained’ world of art and model creation to create an experience for people that enables them to identify with their work in new ways.

Frances Gillard

Frances GillardFrances has collaborated with a myriad of clients and teams all over the world to provide innovative results since 1992. She provides multiple talents and skills to each engagement, but is particularly known for her process management and graphic recording skills. She operates through her own successful company, Branching Out, located in middle Tennessee.

Liisa Sorsa

liisa-sorsaThinkLinkGraphics – Liisa Sorsa is an experienced facilitator, graphic recorder and visual language expert. Liisa helps people to visualize concepts and turns complex problems into easy to understand models. Graphic facilitation helps people to ‘see what they mean’.

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Business Partners


International Association of Innovation Professionals

Kinetic Energies

Kinetic Energies‘ vision is to allow everyone, with the desire to work in a collaborative environment, the ability to create that environment wherever that work might be. Our mission is to provide the physical infrastructure required for a collaborative environment. In line with our vision, this requires us to create portable collaborative work spaces of high quality and low cost.

Point Forward

Point Forward’s work is often used to develop key value propositions and to populate product funnels with new ideas. The principals of Point Forward are pioneers in creating customer insights and innovation based on ethnographic research. They thrive on crossing disciplinary boundaries, digging deep and challenging conventional wisdom.


WOW: Ways of Working  We design collaborative solutions to solve complex problems, to accelerate decision-making and to ensure solution robustness 

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