Dr. Floortje Blindenbach-Driessen is Founder-Director of Organizing4Innovation LLC. Her passion for innovation management and the professional service industries made her start Organizing4Innovation. As business school professor, she taught and developed courses related to innovation management and technology strategy around the globe. Her research focuses on the innovation challenges and opportunities of professional service organizations. Her work has appeared in academic journals such as Research Policy, IEEE transactions on Engineering Management, and the Journal of Product Innovation Management.
Dr. Blindenbach-Driessen championed many innovation projects while working for the Fluor Corporation and for Children’s National Medical Center. She coached professionals in their innovation endeavors in engineering firms (Tauw and Tebodin), system integrators (Fluor, CGI), consultancies (Deloitte, PWC, and IG&H), law firms (Baker&McKenzie, Loyens and Loeff, Conway), research centers (Barco and NXP), health care (Children’s National Medical Center, Mediq), and entrepreneurship programs (NSF I-Corps, DC I-corps and Accelerate DC).