CCL Partners with Innovation Expert Ed Milano
As Innovator in Residence, Milano will explore new ways to extend the reach and impact of leadership development.
23 August 2012 - Greensboro, NC - The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ed Milano, Vice President of Program Development at Continuum, a global innovation and design consultancy, as its new Innovator in Residence.
In this one-year, renewable role that became effective Aug. 13, Milano will partner with CCL to enhance healthcare through new approaches to leadership development, develop innovative organizational cultures and identify emerging trends in the field of leadership.
"Ed Milano is an authority on innovation," said David G. Altman, CCL's Executive Vice President of Research, Innovation and Product Development. "His know-how, combined with CCL's expertise, will help develop exciting leadership solutions that will benefit our clients around the world."
Milano, who will continue to work full-time at Continuum, directs the customization of Continuum's services for clients and also founded the firm's health and wellness research community. He facilitates workshops for clients and presents at conferences on design and innovation.
"The Center for Creative Leadership is an innovation organization at heart, founded on groundbreaking social science that disrupted traditional industrial psychology," said Milano. "Now that innovation is a hot concept in corporate, government and nonprofit circles, CCL is in a perfect position to help today's leaders with the challenges that come with driving change and creating new value. I am honored to help support that work." Milano is an alumnus of CCL's Leadership at the Peak program for senior executives and has served as a trainer in CCL programs on leading innovation.
Prior to joining Continuum, Milano held senior leadership positions at two global advertising agencies. He earned a B.A. in economics from Northwestern University.
Continuum, a design and innovation consultancy, creates products, services and experiences that work for people and for the businesses that serve them. Based on in-depth consumer research, rigorous analysis of clients' business challenges, and inspired creativity, Continuum uncovers opportunities for innovation and makes them real. Since 1983, Continuum has worked with companies worldwide, including Allsteel, American Express, Amplifon, BBVA, Covidien, Procter & Gamble, PepsiCo, Samsung, Sprint and Staples. Continuum has offices in Boston, Los Angeles, Milan, Seoul and Shanghai. http://www.continuuminnovation.com
About the Center for Creative Leadership
The Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®) is a top-ranked, global provider of leadership development. By leveraging the power of leadership to drive results that matter most to clients, CCL transforms individual leaders, teams, organizations and society. Our array of cutting-edge solutions is steeped in extensive research and experience gained from working with hundreds of thousands of leaders at all levels. Ranked among the world's Top 10 providers of executive education by Bloomberg BusinessWeek and the Financial Times, CCL has offices in Greensboro, NC; Colorado Springs, CO; San Diego, CA; Brussels, Belgium; Moscow, Russia; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Johannesburg, South Africa; Singapore; New Delhi-NCR, India; and Shanghai, China.
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