Terri Lonier has advised some of the most respected companies around the world, including Apple, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Bosch, Visa, and more. She guides a select group of board members and innovation executives in several ways. Discover which option(s) may work best for you.
Your organization is likely brimming with ideas for new products, programs, and services. Yet many get lost in the stages of execution, trapped in approval layers or competing ideas. You seek a structure and methodology that can deliver timely results. Terri brings her fresh perspective and streamlining approach to help you get projects organized, developed, executed, and measured. The result is a focused process and timeline, greater stakeholder buy-in, and rapid results.
For an executive or board member, Terri can serve as a backstage advisor that will increase the quality of your decision-making and your speed of execution. With Terri as your partner, you’d be in good company — joining top executives she has advised in tech, manufacturing, design, retail, construction and engineering, insurance, and banking/financial services.
Innovation Labs and the Innovation Lab Blueprint™
Whether you are considering introducing an Innovation Lab or if yours has been running for a while, Terri can rapidly determine how to maximize the impact on your business and return on investment. Terri was instrumental in the development of two recent major Innovation Labs: the Bosch Connectory, located in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart that focuses on Bosch’s commitment to IoT; and Oracle’s Construction and Engineering Innovation Lab, located just North of Chicago that showcases the integration of Oracle technology and startup solutions for the construction industry. With her Innovation Lab Blueprint, Terri helps companies get the most from their investment, minimizing time-to-market and maximizing results and visibility.
Entrepreneurial Skills Development
Terri works with individuals and teams to help them develop an entrepreneurial mindset, implement Design Thinking, and master Lean Startup processes. She brings deep experience in making concepts clear and actionable, having taught entrepreneurship, creativity, and innovation classes to hundreds of university MBA students and workplace professionals.
As a longtime entrepreneur, Terri understands first-hand the demands of being a CEO. She is a trusted and confidential Executive Coach who has advised both startups and seasoned entrepreneurs through ideation, funding, launch, growth, and even a few successful exits. As a Gallup-certified Strengths coach, Terri focuses on helping individuals enhance their unique abilities, enabling them to expand their impact and achieve professional and personal goals.
These options present the range of services, and each engagement is designed in response to an executive or organizational need. To get started, contact Terri today.