David has helped senior management teams from some of the world’s largest corporations to improve their results from strategic portfolio management, product development, innovation, and R & D.  He is an expert at measuring value and managing uncertainty.  David is co-author of The Smart Organization: Creating Value through Strategic R & D. He is a Stanford University Ph. D. and a Fellow with the Society of Decision Professionals.

Email: dmatheson@smartorg.com


Why Don’t You Have Enough Innovation?

Nearly every company’s strategy these days is to grow through innovation, yet many fall short. We all know the standard reasons: innovation is hard, innovation is uncertain or innovation grinds against the gears of the operating organization. They are all more or less true, but they are also simplistic, not really guiding executives on how to actually get more innovation.