Dr. Minna Allarakhia is the founder of Engaged Thinking Associates, a training and consulting organization focused on human-centered leadership and innovation. She is a faculty member at the University of Waterloo in the Management Sciences Department. Dr. Allarakhia’s 20 years of experience encompasses innovation strategy development, employee engagement through innovation, designing for the whole consumer, and leading the organization driven by sustainability. She has written more than 100 articles on the topic of open innovation, stakeholder engagement, coopetition, knowledge management, and intellectual property management. Her work on knowledge management and coopetition are highly cited and have been featured in R&D Management and Technovation.
Her past experiences include working with employees, managers, and leaders from Imperial, Union Gas, Coca-Cola, GM, Nokia, SAP, IBM, Dell, Peoples Group, TD, BMO, Scotiabank, CIBC, PwC, General Mills, and various city, state, and national agencies of government. Dr. Allarakhia is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Brown University. She consults with clients in the areas of human centered leadership, building the human centered organization, business model re-innovation, designing for impact and sustainability, engaging and empowering women within organizations.
Connect with Dr. Allarakhia by email at email@example.com.
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