An Innovation Junkie Interviewed
Jun 16th,2012

Saul Kaplan (@skap5), the author of The Business Model Innovation Factory: How to Stay Relevant When The World is Changing was my guest on the podcast. Saul is an innovation junkie!  He is the founder and chief catalyst of the Business Innovation Factory (BIF), a real-world laboratory for exploring and testing new business models and social systems. bmif-book-cover.jpg

BIF has attracted a global community of over 5,000 innovators and organizes the internationally renowned BIF Collaborative Innovation Summit. Saul shares his innovation musings on Twitter (@skap5) and his blog (It’s Saul Connected), and as regular contributor to the Harvard Business Review, Fortune, and Bloomberg Businessweek.

What others said about the book:

Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive and A Whole New Mind: To be competitive and stay competitive in today's business environment, you have to be fast on your feet Saul Kaplan knows how to take innovation from napkin sketch to market share, and in this book he teaches you exactly how to create your own 'innovation factory' from scratch. But be careful - once you start working with these ideas, it might be hard to stop!

Tony Hsieh, author of Delivering Happiness and CEO of, Inc.: Saul gets below the buzzwords of innovation and provides an inspiring and actionable roadmap to help transform how any organization creates, delivers and captures value. The Business Model Innovation Factory is a must read for any leader who wants to deliver innovation in the 2lst century.

A written excerpt from the book: Can a Mature Company Risk Experimentation?

Related Information:

What’s New in Business Model Generation?

Do You Know the Right Job For Your Products?

Will Product Managers embrace Open Innovation?

Steve Blank on the Lean Startup at Ann Arbor

Practical Approach to Innovation used by Disney