The American Innovation Index

Speaking Opportunities

From Leading Experts in Innovation

The American Innovation Index™ team speaks at a variety of conferences to audiences interested in innovation strategy and social innovation. Recent presentations have included talks on why innovation and social innovation matter to companies, practices of innovation leaders that distinguish them from their competition, and deep dives around an industry or sector. Recent forums have included the American Innovation Conference at Fordham University, the Frontiers in Service Conference, the keynote at the R&D100 Conference, and the Filene Research Institute Big Bright Minds conference on credit unions. Our presentation at Frontiers in Service in Austin was awarded the Best Practitioners Award for our paper and presentation. Our team includes leading experts in innovation and market research from the corporate sector and academia.

Interested in the Aii™ team speaking at your conference? Feel free to contact Joe Taliuaga ( for details. Below includes a list of Aii™ speakers of selected conference presentations.


Gina Woodall, VP of Client Services and Group Director, Illuminas




Charles Colby, Strategic Advisor and Methodologist, Illuminas




Lerzan Aksoy, Dean and George N. Jean Ph.D. Chair, Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University




Tim Keiningham, PhD, Associate Professor at St. Johns University and Strategic Consultant, Illuminas




Joseph Taliuaga, Senior Director of Sales and Marketing, Illuminas