Masterclass Seminars and Interactive Training Workshops

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booksetAlexander Blass, CEO and Chief Innovator of the Innovation Institute of America conducts a series of exciting and content-rich masterclass seminars and interactive training workshop programs, full of high value, applied business strategies. They are very practical, interactive, inspirational, and high-energy, and are delivered around the globe. Alexander’s masterclasses are purposely designed around business strategies that work in the real world and can be implemented by your attendees, rather than being overloaded with outdated, generic academic theories on business innovation with no practical application.

Alexander’s programs incorporate fascinating and original case studies from around the world that are researched and updated on an ongoing basis. There is a high level of audience interaction, voluntary participation, and team-based learning exercises and collaboration.

IIA’s Wheel of InnovationTM

In order for a business innovation ecosystem to flourish, an innovative mindset must be present in all aspects of your organizational strategy. The Wheel of InnovationTM is a proprietary business innovation framework developed by Alexander Blass at the Innovation Institute of America®.

The graphic portrays the three fundamental “spokes” and their symbiotic relationship. Alexander Blass’s masterclass seminars and interactive training workshops are designed to cover these crucial topics of business innovation.

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IIA’s Wheel of Innovation(TM) Framework

Description of popular Masterclasses Training Workshops

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THE HUMAN SIDE OF INNOVATION: HOW TO AWAKEN YOUR INNOVATOR WITHIN

Spoke 1: Innovation in Leadership, Mindset, People, and Culture

Leadership through innovation and creativity are no longer optional, but essential. Alexander Blass, grand prize winner of the Daily Record’s Top Innovator of the Year Award, reveals how you can reinvent yourself and your company to get on the path to innovation today, think about “what’s next” and challenge the status quo. In this captivating and high-energy masterclass presentation delivered to executive audiences on five continents worldwide, you will:

  • Explore 5 essential principles and characteristics of leading innovators and companies
  • Learn how you can infuse an innovative mindset and culture into your organization and your life, regardless of role or title
  • Discover where big ideas come from and how you can reinvent yourself as an innovator
  • Study 4 fascinating case studies from different industries and countries
  • Be inspired and educated by Alexander Blass’s story of how he won the Top Innovator of the Year Award
  • Invoke your passions and values to achieve your innovative and leadership potential.

INNOVATION EXPLOSION: HOW TO IMAGINE AND SELL MARKET-DOMINATING PRODUCTS & SERVICES

Spoke 2: Innovation in Product and Service Development

Particularly in challenging economic times, it is essential to be constantly innovating to stay ahead of the competition by coming up with creative new products and services to market and sell to your current and prospective customers. In this popular content-rich masterclass presentation, you will:

  • Grasp the various types of innovation, such as incremental, revolutionary, breakthrough, and game-changing innovations
  • Learn 7 specific and practical innovation and creativity strategies and methodologies that you can apply to your business immediately to develop big new ideas for innovative products and services
  • Study 6 international case studies from various industries that have generated billions of dollars in sales, dominated their markets, and beaten their competition using these specific strategies
  • Apply these methods and strategies to come up with innovative new products and services through collaboration and teamwork, during the masterclass.

BREAKTHROUGH SALES & MARKETING STRATEGIES: HOW TO BUILD “BUZZ” AND GET THE WORLD TALKING

Spoke 3: Innovation in Sales, Marketing, and Customer Service

A decisive factor that separates companies with average sales from those with extraordinary sales is their ability to create fanatical, loyal customers and dominate “mindshare”. In this masterclass presentation full of breakthrough strategies, you will:

  • Study 5 sales and marketing secrets and strategies, plus 6 fascinating international case studies across industries and cultures
  • Uncover innovative secrets to generating unparalleled excitement and free worldwide media coverage and publicity for your business
  • Learn how to build innovative “buzz” marketing & viral campaigns, get the world talking, & render your competition obsolete
  • Discover how innovative companies are using psychological principles and state-of-the-art online social media tools to harness the power of crowds and “people power” to market their brands and boost their sales
  • Study innovative customer engagement strategies such as “gamification” and “crowdsourcing” to improve customer service
  • Learn how to increase customer loyalty by creating powerful emotional connections between your products and customers

Alexander Blass Worldwide Keynote Presentation Videos

Keynote Speaker at INSPIRING INNOVATION AWARDS. Location: European Stadium

Alexander Blass was honored to be selected as the keynote speaker at the INSPIRING INNOVATION AWARDS. This event took place at a stadium in Europe and celebrated the 150th anniversary of a $10 billion a year global chemical company with 26,000 employees. The audience included the CEO and senior business executives from around the world.

IBM INNOVATE Keynote Speaker Audience Size: 2,000 People

Opening keynote presentation at IBM INNOVATE conference held in Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India. Alexander was the special guest and keynote speaker. This clip is on creating a culture of innovation.

EXPOMEETINGS Mexico, Keynote Speaker

The most prestigious event for the meetings, events, travel and tourism industry in Mexico. This clip demonstrates heavy audience interaction that Alexander Blass employs to apply his principles and strategies, and keep them engaged.

Stars of Business Awards, Dubai, Keynote Speaker, 1,000 C-Level Executives

At this prestigious event on the 40th anniversary of the UAE, Alexander Blass infuses the Arabic language into his keynote, and inspires CEOs by linking their success and achievement with the impressive history of the young nation.

South American BPO Convention, Keynote Speaker

This international event for the business process outsourcing industry attracted attendees from 10 countries. In this high energy clip, Alexander Blass encourages the audience to think differently.

World Management Forum Middle East, Keynote Speaker

In this clip from the World Management Forum in the Middle East, he has 1,000 executives in laughter by shocking them with a joke in their own language.

Client Testimonials & Quotes

Luis Rosales, Director, SITEL

“I am very excited, I just got out of the keynote presentation. This is one of those learning experiences that really get to your intellectual part but it really touched my heart. It was very exciting. I found myself taking a lot of notes. I definitely highly recommend Alexander’s presentations!”

Abhilash Thomas, Systems Engineer, Siemens

“I firmly believe that if you truly want to change your life, get Alexander Blass to wherever you are… he will let you become the change you really want to be. So for Mr. Blass, we all love you!”

Kory Laszewski, Global Vice President of Sales and Corp. Development, C3

“I go to a lot of events every year, and I hear a lot of speakers. Alexander Blass is by far one of the more dynamic speakers I have ever heard. The message of the presentation was very impressive. Innovation is a tremendous motivation for us internally, and I got a lot of points out of this meeting I can share with my clients.”

Lorraine Carli, Vice President of Communications, National Fire Protection Association

“Alexander’s remarks were really on point, as we have are going through an aggressive new strategic planning initiative. We are trying to move the organization to the next level. He really hit points on how staff should be engaged in that and involved, and think differently and more creatively. He also took the time to learn a lot about NFPA to make his comments very relevant to where we are in our history.”

Sunil Keger, Director of Global Alliances, IBM

“I sat through Alexander’s presentation and I must say it was truly awesome. He communicated the message of innovation very clearly. I also found it very impressive – and he did it extremely well — that he localized his presentation for India which was absolutely great, and he really connected with the audience. I really appreciate it. Thank you!”

Fredrik Lindquist, Managing Director, AB Management

“Alexander Blass was an unknown name to me until yesterday, when I saw and understood his incredible brilliance, as well as his energy on stage. He gave me a lot of inspiration and energy, and took the entire audience with him. If you have an opportunity to engage with Alexander Blass, I highly recommend it!”

Sharon Poulos, Director of Marketing, Americas, Travelport

“He did a great job of bringing in examples from all over the world. Highly energetic. He got engaged, got into the audience, not just a static speech with Powerpoint slides. Highly recommended!”

Sanjeevi, Software Engineer, Tata Consultancy Services

“This session was truly great. It brought about the hidden self in myself and others. It ignited the passion to innovate. The message was very clear that nothing can stop innovation; you have to innovate. This was kindled in everyone. Innovation can happen in all aspects, small and large. I will take back wonderful messages and will come up with something bright and useful. Thank you!”

Alfredo Yamhure, CEO, Bilateral

“He did a great job. He talked about innovation, which I feel is very important for my company. I can tell he did a lot of research and customized the conference. He knew what he was talking about, and customized it for our country. I highly recommend him and will have him back in the near future for my company!”

Kim Clark, Director of Business Development, Media Star Promotions

“Alexander Blass was the best part of the entire EPIC conference in New York City. I felt as if he was speaking directly to me, and the other audience members felt the same way. He gave me a lot of new ideas, was very clear and concise, and was full of energy. He was also easy to approach afterwards and very friendly. I would highly recommend Alexander Blass for your conference.”

Vinod, Manager, Appoint Solutions

“I had the privilege of hearing Alexander Blass’s keynote speech yesterday. Wow, he captivated the audience and kept them spellbound with his speech… he took the ancient Indian culture and perfectly blended it with modern day technology. He kept us all motivated and inspired.”

Miguel Lopez, Chairman of the Board, Colombian BPO Association

“Thank you for being our keynote speaker at our leadership conference. It was an amazing presentation and the feedback was very, very, very good. Your presentation at our Latin American convention was amazing too, and I hope to see you again next year!”

Alexander has spoken to employees from many of the world’s leading organizations, including:

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