Established since 2009, the Applied Innovation Institute is a Silicon Valley-based non-profit think tank dedicated to the creation and continuous development of innovation as it should be applied to real world issues.
With world-class faculties, collaborators and partners from around the globe, the Institute is internationally connected to leading research institutes, universities, corporations and policy bodies.
The Institute is supported through generous donations and grants from public and private contributions.
Today, the Institute conducts a range of activities ranging from research to consulting to competitions for youths that are developed for different regions of the world and the different industries that work closely with the Institute.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
PARIS DE L’ETRAZ
Chairman of the Board; Professor of Entrepreneurship, IE Business School; Managing Director, Venture Lab, IE Business School
Member of the Board; Chief Scientist and Founding Director, Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SCET); IEOR Emerging Area Professor Award Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, UC Berkeley
Member of the Board; Managing Partner, Quest Ventures; Board of Directors, Action Community for Entrepreneurship; Co-founder, 55tuan (NASDAQ: WOWO)