E.g. Alexander Grots is the former European head of the world’s largest innovation agency IDEO. In this role he was also part of the team that developed the Design Thinking method. He is a much sought-after speaker in academia as well as business in international companies.
For several years Alex Grots has founded his own companies and is an active business angel. Most recently, he co-founded ProGlove, an industrial engineering company that counts hundreds of employees and has raised over €40 million in capital.
He is also an initiator of Impact Week, a non-profit program that promotes innovation and entrepreneurship in developing countries through design thinking.