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Innovation Managers create and implement solutions aimed at business growth. Common tasks listed on an Innovation Manager resume sample are researching business and marketing strategies, translating strategies to programs and procedures, fostering high performance, implementing various projects, advising senior management, and making sure that customer expectations are attained. Based on our selection of example resumes, these professionals should demonstrate business acumen, analytical thinking, technical skills, teamwork, creative flair, and observation spirit. Innovation Managers come from various backgrounds and are trained in business administration, engineering, and human resources.

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Senior Innovation Manager - Loyalty, CRM and Marketing Capabilities

Identified growth opportunities and developed business cases. Collaborated with business, IT and vendor partners to create and implemented and managed the PMO governance. Secured IT capital funding and resources for timely project execution. Managed executive steering committee meetings for complex problem solving and portfolio of 40+ projects

  • Co-led the business process optimization, requirements, data acquisition and change management to deploy the big data enabled personalized automated campaign tool that is estimated to support the generation of $400M in promo sales by 2018
  • Facilitated requirement gathering sessions for digital app adoptions program (in/out of store notifications, paperless coupons and data capture) to support the retail loyalty and digital adoption strategy
  • Led the implementation of the Teradata marketing operations tool to streamline the graphic design/creative development, review and approval process
  • Created use case, requirements and conducted executive workshops for the digital receipt project to drive the digital web and app adoption and to generate $27M in sales
  • Improved the project delivery SLA by 127% in 2015 and increased the portfolio capital budget from $12M in 2015 to $40M in 2016
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Applied Commerce
BA
Accounting And Mis
MBA
Marketing
2

Senior Marketing and Innovation Manager

Increased the innovation pipeline from $250 million to $626 million in two years through facilitation of ideation workshops and intellectual property applications.

  • Created online viral marketing campaigns for new energy efficient washing machines that increased awareness and draw by 14% to retail website in 2006.
  • Started a new online business model selling discontinued and obsolete major appliances direct to consumers through eBay.
  • Reduced obsolete inventory levels by 10% and delivered 12% improvement in margins over traditional channels.
  • Facilitated Innovation workshops with trade partners that generated new purchase experience concepts for their retail appliance sales floors.
  • Improved trade partner relations that led to higher balance of sales and increased unit sales by over 5% in six months.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Telecommunications
3

Vice President, Innovation Manager, Business Banking

Responsible for vetting innovative product and process initiatives, championing these initiatives through the new product initiation process, and ultimately delivering these initiatives to the marketplace.

  • Partnered with Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter, to develop pilot for Square; an industry leading technology that allows credit card payments to be submitted via the user's smart phone.
  • Integrated Paymentech, Chase's merchant services arm, with the Retail Bank to create a more seamless customer experience. Increased referral volume by 35%.
  • Worked with two (2) outside venders, Chase on-line team, and various other systems to develop a process allowing customers to customize debit and credit cards with uploaded pictures / logos.
  • Developed CRM platform and worked with C-level management to deliver sales strategies.
Candidate Info
40
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BS
Industrial And Systems Engineering
MBA
Master of Business Administration
4

Excellence & Innovation Manager Product Engineering

Reporting to the Director of Product Engineering, served as the Lean Implementation Leader to collaborate with Business Unit Engineering Lean Implementation Leaders to implement best practices.

  • Consolidated Engineering sites in SE Michigan from six sites to one for a savings of $2M/year.
  • Improved common Software process to optimize reuse for projected efficiency improvements of 10% in 2009 and 25% improvement by 2011.
  • Designed and taught course on Lean Principles
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Political Science
5

Innovation Manager

Led the Implementation of cost effective technologies to assist AZ in pharmaceuticals. Reduced coast by integrating the North American phone system. Led the effort to streamline the AZ footprint in Europe, mostly England and Sweden, and Japan

  • Team lead- agile program portfolio of initiatives to evaluate pharmaceutical efficacy, safety, cost, and production alignment. Orchestrated the implementation of software as a service - SaaS- efforts.
  • Led program to evaluate secure data appliances for use across business partners
  • Orchestrated SOA/ SaaS architecture initiatives in the US
  • Consolidated 19 SAP implementations into a more focused smaller configuration which preserved all data for legal hold
  • Vendor relationship manager for technical vendors - email, voicemail, data.
  • Planned & executed the integration of Medimmune into AZ.
Candidate Info
29
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
MBA
Education
MBA
Business
6

Innovation Manager

Led development of 5 and Airwaves innovation strategies for the European region

  • Developed and managed product innovation activities including 5 year new product pipelines and existing portfolio renovations
  • Designed and led multiple cross-functional workshops translating brand strategies, consumer insights, trends and competitive landscape into product ideas
  • Led cross-functional technical teams in executing product and packaging innovation and re-novation projects for 5, Airwaves and Hubba Bubba brands
  • Spearheaded an integrated approach to innovation, linked to all aspects of brand building, including media channels, communication content, product, package and point of sale design as well as financial goals
  • Conceived, designed and executed an internal crowd sourcing platform and piloted a first idea generation challenge across Wrigley North America including design of web based application, metrics and rewards, internal PR and marketing campaign
  • Currently leading re-design of Airwaves regional social media strategy
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Food Science And Human Nutrition
MBA
Marketing
7

Strategy & Innovation Manager

Spearhead the efforts to research, fund, and launch a new business segment that grew profits by 10%.

  • Implemented a cloud-based, just-in-time inventory system that allowed us to halve inventory carrying value, double turnover rate, and decrease overall materials cost by 6.5% per year.
  • Created an automated order entry process that produced order tickets 50% faster.
  • Interviewed clients, vendors, and internal team members to identify strategic improvement areas.
  • Crafted proposals for strategic solutions that included resource requirements, implementation plans, timelines, training requirements, monitoring plans, risk analyses, and financial and operational projections.
  • Held progress meetings with implementation task groups to ensure timelines and budgets were being met.
  • Trained all departments monthly to ensure that processes were being carried out in a standardized fashion.
  • Managed the Pricing and Procurement Analyst.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Spanish For The Professions
MS
International Business
8

Innovation Manager

Fast-track promotion through a series of increasingly responsible leadership positions owing to strong technical performance. Promoted and empowered by the CIO to drive adoption on new technologies, processes, and culture. Pilot numerous cloud applications and VDI solutions to determine enterprise viability. Hire, train, and motivate 6 Technologist direct reports and lead cross-functional teams across a diverse range of projects. Report to CIO and administer a $1.2M annual R&D budget. Utilize effective relationship management to foster relationships with various business units.

  • Delivered the company's first agnostic mobile learning platform (2011).
  • Created Innovation Storm, an open innovation program that captures the ideas of 11K employees to prioritize future projects in a fun and competitive manner.
  • Developed [company name] BUZZ, an internal social business platform that utilizes open-source technologies and targeted off-shore development to deliver solutions for less than maintenance costs of other socio-collaborative enterprise platforms.
  • Provided creative direction for [company name] 3D, an immense 3D platform that allows remote training and collaboration for clinical staff; led to $1.2M in projected cost savings in annual travel expenses.
  • Orchestrated delivery of [company name] PatientView, the industry's first online patient portal that leverages Microsoft HealthVault, and aims to increase engagement and retention of participants in clinical trials.
  • Led the clinical research iPad/Tablet pilot program that included a custom monitoring application that integrates with various internal systems for Clinical Research Associates and doctors at the Austin, TX clinical lab.
  • Presented with the CEO Excellence Award, a global recognition that is awarded annually to only 10 out of 11K employees.
  • Instrumental in organization's acquisition of [company name].com through the World Intellectual Property Organization.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Internet Technologies / Marketing
9

Innovation Manager

Internship, technology development in environmentally sustainable solutions

  • Negotiated w/ distributors to setup USA sales channels with > 30 sales representatives.
  • Led projects for commercializing innovative designs & created new market derivatives.
  • Established pricing through competitive analysis, achieving greater than 53% profit margin.
  • Defined cost of materials, assembly, installation and service for national markets.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Project Management
BS
Aerospace Engineering
MA
Business
10

Senior Associate Brand Innovation Manager

Responsible for the leadership of brand innovation strategy and a $15MM sub-brand business, Starburst Chew Pops.

  • Influenced management to extend brand into an adjacent category; led cross functional team to develop Starburst Gummiburst (launched 2007). Wrote and refined concepts; concept scored in BASES' top quartile.
  • Staburst Gummiburst generated $35MM in incremental revenue in the first year of launch.
  • Improved Starburst Chew Pops profitability by reducing cost of goods and by rationalizing underperforming and unprofitable items.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
History And Political Science
MA
Master of Arts

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