Mike Pinder

Mike Pinder
Imperial College London | Imperial · Imperial College Business School

Master of Science

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Introduction
Mike Pinder is an independent Senior Innovation Consultant, helping global Fortune 500's in B2B and B2C to innovate like startups to create global intrapreneurial troublemakers. In his role he researches, writes and speaks internationally on innovation strategy and management, business model innovation and lean startup.
Additional affiliations
February 2020 - February 2020
Imperial College of Business Studies
Position
  • Lecturer
Description
  • Guiding the Full-Time International MBA Programme Students across the Business Model Innovation process. Ecosystem value mapping and heuristics, validation experiment design and go-to-market roadmapping with Professor Erkko Autio FBA.

Publications

Publications (6)
Conference Paper
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Using an action-research and a toolkit development approach, this paper uncovers the epistemological limitations of the Lean Startup and Design Thinking heuristics and proposes a novel 'wicked acceleration' framework to address a grand challenge in the sustainability domain: circular economy innovation. Circular economy innovation is a 'wicked prob...
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How do corporate innovation teams de-risk projects across the innovation process in relation to service design? How does service design address high level early stage uncertainty for corporate start-up teams? Does service design function as an effective stand-alone discipline for corporate start-ups? What follows are some of Board of Innovation’s k...
Presentation
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Design Thinking has gained much attention at strategic and executive levels within Fortune 500 corporates to manage global disruption. Mike shares first hand insights guiding c-level executives and project teams whilst designing and facilitating Design Thinking, Lean Startup and Business Model Innovation with some of the World’s largest organisatio...
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In a qualitative study of hacker innovation communities and their influence internally on firms, it is found that strategically significant codified feature-based knowledge generated externally by hacker communities is absorbed by firms through passive, non-engaged transfer to internal R&D departments for use in future product innovations via a pro...
Conference Paper
Digital technologies are having significant effects on creative organisations as the relationship between end-user and producer is in a state of change. This paper maps out significant key issues and impacts on the creative industries, followed by primary research to test out the major themes and effects from a spectrum of industry sources and view...

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Projects

Projects (3)
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We develop techniques to accelerate the resolution of wicked problems. Our toolkits (tools, methods and systems) aim to orchestrate complex multi-stakeholder ecosystems to help established firms, governments, universities and new ventures to better address today's urgent systemic challenges in areas like climate and economic renewal. ‍ Imperial College Business School, in partnership with the Royal College of Art and leading global industry players, has established Wicked Labs.
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Understanding the role of external innovation communities consisting of consumers and users innovating entirely independently of firms. Hacker innovator's are different to lead users due to remixing and interchanging intellectual property where needed to solve unmet needs and problems.
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Understanding the role and limitations of Design Thinking and Lean Startup within the corporate innovation context.