Ivan Ortenzi

SpecialityChief Innovation Evangelist - BIP



Ivan Ortenzi, Montessori kid, Turin by birth and neo-Milanese by vocation. He is an expert in innovation and creativity strategies. Trainer of people and managers about innovation and change. Today he is Partner of BIP with the role of Chief Innovation Evangelist of the consulting group. He is an author, lecturer, speaker and consultant on strategic think tank, innovation management and discussion of the status quo of business models. He works alongside senior managers, CxOs and people on the evolution of innovation and on the design of future business scenarios.

He teaches strategy and innovation at Business Schools and in many professional development programs for managers and institutions. He is also a gifted speaker in corporate and public events often present as chairman in seminars and institutional meetings.

Former Managing Director of Ars et Inventio. Economist with master in Open Innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship at ESADE. With FrancoAngeli he is the author of Innovation + Management (2020) a manual to support companies designing and implementing models to manage innovation, of Innovation Manager (2018), in which he recounts more than 20 years of experiences with many Chief Innovation Officers in different sectors to design and implement innovative ideas and successful innovation models, and co-author of the book Artificial Intelligence (2019) with a in-depth study on future relationship models between humans and artificial intelligences. His blog “Zen Attitude” is it favorite Zen exercise along with pencil sharpening.

Creator of the YouTube format #FutureMirror, in which he tries to merge all his passions with the innovation: surfing, snowboarding, history, football, cinema, tennis and rock and roll.

His 10 professional principles: 1) Real collaboration; 2) Intellectual honesty; 3) Curiosity; 4) Don’t take yourself seriously; 5) Higher Purpose; 6) Discussion of the status quo; 7) Execution; 8) Collateral projects; 9) Different perspectives; 10) Fun.




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