SpecialityChief Strategy and Innovation Officer at Ipsos Global Affairs
Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer at Ipsos Global AffairsGeorge A. Tilesch is a transatlantic innovation leader with 20+ years of extensive international cross-sector experience. George's global senior executive leadership, consulting, and advisory track record includes Fortune 50 corporations (Tech, Finance, Energy etc.), startups/scaleups, policy innovation/public affairs (EU, US Navy, WEF) and social innovation at the intersection of innovation strategy, multi-stakeholder partnerships and strategic communications.
Within the innovation realm, George is specialized as a leading expert in systemic innovation strategy, digital as well as cultural transformation, corporate-startup collaborations, ecosystem-building and future-proofing.
George has been called "The CEO's 3rd eye": an executive level business partner and true confidant. His true passion is for humanistic technology and purposeful innovation, creating mass social impact on the planetary scale.
o Strategy: In-depth understanding and foresight on the global innovation landscape
o Focus: Working with key driver organizations and programs on very specific challenges they are tackling
o Insight: Adept on Platforms of Intentional Innovation and design thriving Ecosystems
o Managing Corporate Innovation Affairs: Skillful in building alliances around particular fast-moving initiatives as well as driving execution teams.
A regular keynote speaker at major conferences and a guest lecturer at multiple universities, George is sharing his life between California and Europe. Currently co-authoring an upcoming book on the societal impact of the #AI Shift.