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Jim Euchner is Honorary Professor at Aston Business School (UK) and Editor in Chief of Research-Technology Management, a peer-reviewed journal for practitioners of innovation, technology and research management. He was previously Vice President of Global Innovation at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, where he led the development of new businesses and helped launch five businesses on three continents. Prior to his work at Goodyear, Jim held positions as Vice President of Growth Strategy and Innovation at Pitney Bowes, Inc. and Vice President, Network Systems Advanced Technology at Bell Atlantic. He is particularly interested in the use of lean startup approaches in large organizations and the challenges manufacturers confront in moving to services-led business models. Jim currently consults with clients seeking to accelerate innovation inside established companies.
Jim is industry co-chair of the Aston Advanced Services Partnership and a member of the Scientific Advisory Council for the Nissan Autonomous Vehicle program. He is also a co-founder of the MIT Innovation Laboratory, a consortium to nurture innovation in organizations. Jim has published and spoken extensively on innovation and technology management.
Jim received his Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University in mechanical and aerospace engineering and his Masters from Princeton University, where he was a Guggenheim Fellow. He also holds an MBA from Southern Methodist University.