Ivan Ortenzi

Ivan Ortenzi

SpecialityChief Innovation Evangelist - BIP

Ivan Ortenzi, a “Montessori” kid, Turin by birth and neo-Milanese by vocation. He is an expert in innovation and creativity strategist. Trainer of people and manager of innovation and change. Today Partner of BIP with the role of Chief Innovation Evangelist of the consulting group. He is an author, lecturer, speaker and consultant on strategic think tanks, innovation management and discussion of the status quo of business models. He works alongside senior managers, CxOs and people on the evolution of innovation and on the design of future business scenarios.
He teaches strategy and innovation at Business Schools and in many professional development programs for managers and institutions. He is also a talented speaker in corporate and public events often present as chairman in seminars and institutional appointments.

Former CEO of Ars et Inventio. Economist with master in Open Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship at ESADE. With Franco Angeli he is the author of Innovation + Management (2020) manual to support companies in the design and implementation of models for the structured management of innovation and of Innovation Manager (2018), in which he recounts his more than ten-year experience as a consultant alongside many sectors for designing and implementing innovative ideas and successful innovation models. He is also co-author of the book Artificial Intelligence (2019) with an in-depth study on future models of the relationship between human beings and artificial intelligences. His Zen Attitude blog is his favorite Zen exercise along with pencil sharpening.

Creator of the YouTube format #FutureMirror, in which he tries to combine all his passions with innovation: surfing, snowboarding, history, football, cinema, tennis and rock and roll.
His 10 professional principles: 1) Real collaboration; 2) Intellectual honesty; 3) Curiosity; 4) Don’t take it seriously; 5) Higher proposal; 6) Discussion of the status quo; 7) Execution; 8) Collateral projects; 9) Different perspectives; 10) Fun.