Bengs is pleased to announce the arrival of its new partners, Colin Palombo and Chris Poole – which, as part of Bengs’ international expansion, are now representing Bengs in the United States.
Over the last 25 years Colin has helped companies adopt innovation best practices and systems across a range of industries in the US, Europe, Japan & Korea. Colin is a visiting Professor of Innovation at Strathclyde Business School, the UK’s ‘2016 Business School of the Year’, and a Mastermind member of Peter Diamandis’ Abundance 360 organization. Colin holds an MBA with distinction from INSEAD, and a duel MA in Engineering & Computer Science from Cambridge University.
Colin is based in Florida.
Chris is the co-founder and managing partner of Bizmotion LLC (http://bizmotion.io), a professional services company that helps companies rapidly digitize their innovation, new product development and supply chain processes so that clients can move quickly to accelerate their future growth. Previously, Chris had a high profile and successful corporate career leading innovation, technology development, engineering and strategic supply chain functions in the oil & gas, mining, power generation and automotive sectors. This experience provided Chris with deep insights into the organizational conflicts that hinder the development and execution of bold innovation initiatives, and subsequently he is skilled in implementing superior innovation strategies to overcome the corporate inertia and cultural resistance. He has led engineering and supply chain teams in the USA, UK, China, Italy and Dubai. Chris has also led technical due diligence and subsequent integration activities in several M&A events.
Chris is based in Texas.