Co-founders

Scott J. Edgett and Robert G. Cooper are the world’s foremost experts in the field of product innovation management. Their best practice research and resulting methodologies have led to important discoveries in product innovation management.  More

Global Leadership Team

Colin Palombo
Managing Partner

Colin partners with technology and business leaders to help them improve results by strengthening innovation frameworks, processes and software systems. More

Bernd Becker

Bernd Becker
Managing Partner

Bernd works with business and team leaders to introduce proven practices, tools and products to accelerate innovation performance in their organizations. More

Michelle Jones

Michelle Jones
Managing Partner

Michelle solves innovation management problems that require unique solutions and leads research that brings value to the Stage-Gate users.
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Michael Booker

Michael Booker
Portfolio Manager,
Client Projects

Michael works with a variety of stakeholders to balance Stage-Gate International’s diverse portfolio of client projects ensuring 100% satisfaction.

Carlos Salazar

Carlos Salazar
Managing Director, Latin America
Andean Region

Carlos captures and translates deep market insights into tailored innovation management solutions for clients of all sizes and industries in the Andean region.

Jorge Serrano

Jorge Serrano
Managing Director, Latin America
Mexico and Central America

Jorge captures and translates deep market insights into tailored innovation management solutions for clients of all sizes and industries in greater Mexico.