Mike Maddock is an entrepreneur, an inventor, a writer and a keynote speaker. He is the founding partner and CEO of Maddock Douglas, the internationally recognized innovation consulting firm, which has helped more than 25 percent of the Fortune 100 design, brand and launch new products, services, experiences and business models while also empowering an agile culture that can continually innovate. A serial entrepreneur, Mike has launched five successful businesses and co-chairs the Gathering of Titans Entrepreneurial Conclave at MIT. Mike is a contributor to Forbes and author of three books: Free the Idea Monkey…to focus on what matters most!, Brand New: Solving the Innovation Paradox, and Flirting With the Uninterested—Innovating in a “Sold, Not Bought” Category. He was also a featured innovation columnist for Bloomberg Businessweek.
Mike calls himself an Idea Monkey because he loves to solve problems with disruptive ideas. This passion for problem solving led him to establish Maddock Douglas, Inc. in 1991. Maddock Douglas has become an internationally recognized innovation agency that helps leading corporations invent and launch new products, services and business models.
Mike is also past president of both Entrepreneurs’ Organization and Young Presidents’ Organization.
Mike is a frequent keynote speaker and has a passion for inspiring and empowering innovation leaders by helping them build the types of culture and processes that lead to new product success.