Tomas Vedsmand is an innovation professional with more than 15 years of experience with innovation, business processes and strategy. He has worked on structuring innovation processes as well as managing innovation in numerous consultancies, start-ups and corporations. His focus in recent years has been on how to capture input from users and lead-users as well as getting value from idea management software platforms. Tomas has experience in sectors such as food, retail, construction, clean-tech and the service sector. He has a PhD in food innovation and is currently a partner in GEMBA Innovation and 8ideas.