"Inspiring speaker and author on innovation"
Gijs van Wulfen
Founder of the FORTH innovation method
Gijs van Wulfen (1960) studied business economics. He worked as a marketer in the fast moving consumer goods sector and switched to consulting at Ernst & Young Consulting and Boer & Croon Strategy & Management Group.
At the end of 2002 he started his own innovation organization to spread, train and facilitate the FORTH innovation method to ideate new products and services..
In 2006 Gijs wrote the practical innovation best seller in Dutch 'Creating New Products' in which he presents the FORTH innovation method. He wrote several books since on this effective method to start innovation.
Gijs helps organisations to kick start innovation by facilitating the FORTH innovation method. His clients are both companies in industry and services, non profit organisations, governent and health organizations.
Loving to inspire others, he was chosen by Linkedin as one of the 150 thought leaders and as the number 2 of the International top 40 Innovation Bloggers of 2012.
Gijs is a key-note speaker on innovation at international conferences and workshops, like Let's Play Innovation (2013), Design Thinking Festival Potsdam (2012), ISPIM Barcelona (2012), SERVDES Helsinki (2012) en ECCI XII Faro (2011). He is member of the think tank CREA-NET 2.0, advising Southern Europe on innovation best practices.
Gijs is based in Utrecht, The Netherlands
Tel: +31-30-245 63 20