Mike Maddock C-Suite Network Advisor Since 2016
Mike Maddock is a serial entrepreneur, an author and a gifted speaker whose purpose is to inspire and empower curiosity.
Mike loves to solve problems with disruptive ideas. This passion for problem solving led him to establish Maddock Douglas, Inc. in 1991. Maddock Douglas has become an internationally recognized innovation consulting firm. Since establishing MD, Mike has been the founding partner in four other firms including Ringleader Ventures, a company that invests in early stage startups that have solved the challenges of large enterprises in the insurance and healthcare industries.
Mike is a featured columnist for Forbes, a contributor to Bloomberg BusinessWeek and the author of three books about innovation – Free the Idea Monkey, Brand New: Solving the Innovation Paradox, and Flirting With the Uninterested—Innovating in a “Sold, Not Bought” Category.
He is also a past Chapter president of both the Entrepreneurs Organization and Young Presidents Organization.
Last year, Mike has opened for President Bush (43), President Clinton and the five of the Sharks from TV’s Shark Tank ––so he believes in bipartisan innovation.