Scott Edgett

Scott Edgett
CEO, Co-Founder

Scott Edgett is Chief Executive Officer and co-founder, with Dr. Robert G. Cooper, of Stage-Gate International. He is internationally recognized as one of the world’s top experts in product innovation and is the pioneer of new product portfolio management. His speaking engagements and professional work have taken him around the globe to work with some of the world’s best innovators and companies among the Fortune 1000. More

Michelle Jones

Michelle Jones
EVP, Global Consultancy

Michelle Jones is Executive Vice President, Global Consultancy. Her portfolio includes strategic business partnerships, product management and marketing. In her role, Michelle oversees value creation for clients and markets through the research, development and commercialization of highly differentiated product and service offerings designed to enable companies to achieve innovation excellence. More

Bernd Becker

Bernd Becker
Managing Director, Europe – DACH and NL Regions

Bernd Becker is the Managing Director of Stage-Gate International GmbH in Europe. He advises professionals in a wide range of companies of all sizes and across numerous industries in European and other international locations on matters related to Product Innovation Strategy, Portfolio Management, Process, and Culture. He has a proven management and consulting track record of over 25 years achieving business performance targets in several Industries. More

Carlos Salazar

Carlos Salazar
Managing Director, Latin America – Andean Region

Carlos Enrique Salazar is the Managing Director of Stage-Gate International’s Latin America – Andean Region Value Center. He specializes in developing and accelerating innovation capabilities for business transformation, and has led large initiatives for business model innovation, product innovation strategy and new business development. More

Jorge Serrano

Jorge Serrano
Managing Director, Latin America – Mexico and Central America

Jorge Serrano is the Managing Director of Stage‐Gate International’s Mexico Region Value Center. He is focused on helping Mexican and Central American organizations create greater value from new product development by improving the execution and management of their innovation programs. Jorge has 35+ years of experience in innovation performance improvement, process improvement and supply chain management. He has advised upper management and key stakeholders on multiple projects in multiple enterprises and industries. More