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Gregory N. Polletta, Marketing Speaker

Gregory Polletta

    • Xerox PARC product designer
    • Phd/MBA Professor of Entrepreneurship & New Product Development - ENPC Paris
    • Founder iGNITIATE"
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Gregory Polletta | Design Innovation

Gregory Polletta | Design Innovation

Gregory Polletta is a creative, academic and corporate talent whose work crosses the boundaries of engineering, industrial design, art, R&D, and entrepreneurship.

Ranging over a broad field of outputs that encompasses the artistic as well as the practical and scientific, Gregory has made a career of producing work that startles, gets the job done and continually pushes boundaries forward.

Gregory and his team at iGNITIATE specialize in disruptive design, the art and science of creating new and innovative products and services that can transform a product category, shake up a market, and ensure international firms’ continued success.

In his corporate work, he and his team apply the specialty of bridging the gap between research and profitability, digging into R&D labs to uncover ideas that can be developed into winning offerings for clients such as Fujitsu, Louis-Vuitton, Pfizer, and many more, where he has brought his talents for high-tech R&D commercialization and design to bear.

A true 21st century Renaissance man, his designs span many fields, including architecture (where he and his team have designed eye-catching facades for buildings under renovation) to medical technology, computer memory devices, mobile phone software, furniture design, artificial lighting, object design, consumer product packaging, and more.

Gregory received a Master in Design with commendation, Domus Academy Milan, Italy and a BS in Information Systems part of the Engineering for Manufacturing program, University of Connecticut, United States, with a concentration in Medieval Society at Selwin College, Cambridge University UK

Gregory Polletta is the founder of iGNITIATE - an innovation strategy and industrial design firm with an international clientele drawn from the corporate and public sectors, as well as the military, and R&D world and a veteran of Xerox PARC, the world famous high-tech laboratory, whose many innovations sparked the computer and IT revolution.

Gregory lectures to universities, corporations and organizations worldwide on the topics of green design, design innovation, strategic management, R&D commercialization, entrepreneurialism, industrial design and new product development. His work along with his teams breakthroughs have appeared and are featured in numerous publications around the world. To book innovation speaker Gregory Polletta, call Executive Speakers Bureau (901) 754-9404.

  • Creating and Utilizing Innovation Catalysts for growth
  • R&D and Creativity — buying the future for the now
  • Leveraging Intrapreneurship & Entrepreneurship
  • Transforming good products into great products
  • Having the Vision, Being the vision, Growing the vision for organizational success
  • Controlling New Product Development Stagnation

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