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Seeking innovative solutions for:

  • Blockchain Innovation ExpertXinova requires a subject matter expert to evaluate a next generation blockchain platform that utilizes a unique chain joining capability between multiple blockchains.
  • Free the WaterXinova is seeking ways to manage the watery dough problem so vegetables can be included into sheets of dough and baked like traditional crackers.
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Darrel Rhea

Managing Partner, Innovation Banking and Development

Innovation Thought Leader

Darrel Rhea | Innovation Banking and DevelopmentDarrel has helped create the professional practices of the fields of Innovation, Human Centered Design, Customer Insight, User Experience, Branding, and Business strategy.

Darrel has a distinguished career leading innovation strategy, implementing innovation processes, and managing new product development. He has helped companies build cultures of innovation in large-scale organizational change initiatives by championing creative leadership and design thinking practices. He has facilitated strategy development for dozens of multinationals by fostering the collaboration and alignment executive teams require to be successful. He has taught strategy to executive groups and lectured to many leading business graduate schools.

Few people in the world have the depth and breadth of experience Darrel has in Market Research, Design Research, or Customer Experience. As CEO of Cheskin Added Value, he was accountable for providing oversight for over $1B in qualitative and quantitative research to support brand and product development. Over a 30-year period, Darrel built a successful organization renowned for delivering proprietary insights and go-to-market strategies for the world’s top corporations.

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