Joe Gammal – Managing Partner

Innovative solutions, art of problem solving, Synectics Innovation Process, creativity keynote speakerJoe is a Managing Partner of Synecticsworld. Joe works with teams and organizations to help create and implement fresh thinking around business challenges. He is also a coach, facilitator, and trainer helping to imbed the Synectics Innovation Process skills for a culture of innovation to take root.

Joe’s Consumer Insight and Insight-led Innovation work has helped clients with new product development, to create programs, and develop growth strategies that connect with underlying motivations of their customers. His strategy and business process innovation work has helped clients envision an inspired future and plan a course for achieving it. Joe has facilitated projects and conducted innovation leadership and team training across North America and in Japan, New Zealand, and Western Europe. Recent multinational clients include Philips, Staples, Rubbermaid, Gillette, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Constellation Wines, and Yum! Restaurants — Pizza Hut, KFC, Taco Bell.  Joe is a regular keynote speaker on creativity, innovation, and culture change.

Before joining Synecticsworld, he held a number of senior marketing and product marketing positions with Apple and Hasbro, including founder and Director of Hasbro’s Interactive Play and Kids Software Division. Joe was also VP of Market Development for a technology and design spin-off of MIT, and a management consultant with Arthur D. Little. He has deep experience in helping to start and grow new internal businesses including brand management and worldwide product marketing – from concept through launch, and ongoing demand generation. Joe received a BS with Distinction from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth.

Joe has a real passion for helping others — especially helping them to create personal, team, and organizational breakthroughs. His other interests include travel, tennis, a little acting, Greek islands and, most of all, chasing after his young sons. Joe, and his family, live in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.


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