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Emily Riley

Advisor Greater Minneapolis-St. Paul Area, US

Sr. Technology Manager | Disruptive Innovation Consumer First, General Mills - GTECH, Global Center for Technology Creation.

Sr. Technology Manager | Disruptive Innovation Consumer First, General Mills - GTECH, Global Center for Technology Creation.

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Involved In

Founder

4iNNO, LLC

Positions

Innovation Group, Consulting PM Xinova, LLC June 2016 - November 2016
Sr. Technology Manager | Disruptive Innovation Consumer First General Mills - GTECH, Global Center for Technology Creation February 2015 - present
Sr. Technology Manager | Connected Innovation Catalyst General Mills - General Mills Worldwide Innovation Network (GWIN) June 2012 - February 2015
Collaborative Innovation Principal: IDEA Lab Wright Brothers Institute December 2009 - May 2012
Technology Practice Leader 4iNNO, LLC January 2008 - December 2009
Research Assistant- Corporate Innovation and Knowledge Procter & Gamble 2005 - 2006
Secondary Chemistry Teacher Southwest Ohio School Districts 1995 - 2005
Research Fellow- National Science Foundation University of Rochester June 2004 - August 2004

Education

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Certificate MBA Essentials 2013 - 2013
Miami University Biological Sciences 1996 - 2001
Xavier University Chemistry 1991 - 1995
Talawanda High School
Rochester Institute of Technology - Saunders College of Business 2016 - 2017

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Finance
  • • Ip
  • • Open Innovation
  • • Startups
  • • Strategy
Markets of Interest
  • • Healthcare
  • • Education
  • • Wearable Tech
  • • Music
  • • Social Impact
  • • Nutrition
  • • Wellness
  • • Quantified-self
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Teacher training
  • • Higher Education

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Open Innovation • Startups • Strategy • Innovation management • Product Innovation

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Sonya Ziegler
They're my friends  •  Multi media Artist, Editor and Proofreader, Self Employed Artist & Writer. Previously Engineer, Sutter Amador Hospital.
Emily Riley is highly intelligent and also very kind and easy to work with. She is diligent and driven-- and is well respected in her commu ... nity. She is extremely analytical and thinks things through before making decisions.
Larisa Dmitrienko
We worked together  •  Sr. Innovation Principal, The Wright Brothers Institute. Previously Innovation Program Manager, Gen3 Partners.
Emily is a seasoned expert in analytic thinking and deriving strategic and actionable insight to drive sustainable competitive advantage on ... the marketplace. She also has a great ability to identify the right people fit the job, coach them in Avery warm and personal way to ensure the individual growth as well as the success on the enterprise level
Carol Rouillard
We worked together  •  Director New Product Development, Jarden Branded Consumables. Previously Consultant - Technology Project Leader, 4iNNO. Michigan State grad.
Emily is truly a well rounded innovation professional. She has the technical knowledge, business acumen and a deep understanding of all aspe ... cts of innovation. Her entrepreneurial spirit is outstanding and that, combined with her strategic mindset and other strengths listed above creates a powerful and valuable combination. She will be a fabulous advisor!
Tracey DuEst, M.Ed
We worked together  •  Welcoming Schools Consultant, Human Rights Campaign and Consultant, Corwin.
Emily has the passion, tenacity, and dedication to continue to be ano exceptional entrepreneur. Her out of the box ideas and strategic think ... ing would be am asset for any company. I recommend her without hesitation.
Candace Dalmagne-Rouge
We worked together  •  Program Manager, Ascend Innovations ™ and Co Director, Startup Grind Dayton.
Emily is one of those rare breads that is both analytical and innovative while being able to translate that insight into tangible results. S ... he comfortably walks the line between engineering, design and advanced technology and product development and business strategy. I would highly recommend her as a technical and business advisor; she would be a tremendous asset to any startup, business or R&D group.
Jason Hauer
They're my friends  •  Cofounder, The Garage Group. Previously GM of Inspire / Director of Digital & Social Media Research, Seek.
Emily is very smart and has tons of amazing experience in the corporate innovation space. Specifically deep knowledge of open innovation wit ... hin the CPG industry has given her amazing vertical expertise as well as has shaped a collaborative, resourceful mindset that will a strong asset to any company she starts or joins.

Larisa Dmitrienko
We worked together  •  Sr. Innovation Principal, The Wright Brothers Institute. Previously Innovation Program Manager, Gen3 Partners.
Larisa is able to define and translate strategy into action, creating possibilities through product development processes for new growth opp ... ortunities. She is an extremely strong technical and analytical thinker able to deconstruct challenges into their fundamentals in order to solve the core essence of the challenge and create innovations. She is highly regarded in her field and respected as a thought leader of innovation management.