About Hyper Innovation
Located in the heart of downtown Madison and adjacent to a world-class university, in a disruptive tech hub of co-working spaces, incubators, and startups, Hyper Innovation is a digital transformation hub for ensure corporate innovation success for mid- to large-sized organizations.
Disruptive times require a new set of tools for future-proofing individuals and companies to stay relevant. We offer next generation executive education, frameworks for problem solving with startups and university talent and scalable, measurable programs to ensure sustained success.
Flexible Expertise and Agile Teams
We have an expansive bench of top university talent, Silicon Valley veterans, seasoned strategists, innovators, entrepreneurs, and creative thinkers with extensive track records.
Contact us to learn more about executive membership, take part in a Lab or define a company-specific program
Sandra is a digital hybrid and creative thinker passionate about human factors, emerging tech, and the power of diverse thinking. As an entrepreneur, she founded and led Aesention, Inc., an award-winning digital boutique. Aesention merged with a leading integrated marketing agency and she pioneered interactive strategy. She then took on progressive leadership roles in industry engagement with the University of Wisconsin, co-founding the Internet of Things Lab and pioneering digital marketing and technology, corporate programming and providing thought leadership to top brands.
She was recently recognized in the book Internet of Women for her contributions in diversity programming in technology and 21st Century education.
Adam specializes in technology entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial leadership, innovation, and strategic management. He was the co-founder of four life science firms and manager of angel investment networks and is a former strategic consultant with Monitor Group (acquired by Deloitte). he brings expertise in technology entrepreneurship, not-for-profits, venture capital, and life science start-ups.
Adam is the author of The Business Model Book: Design, build and adapt business ideas that drive business growth
MIT-educated economist Kay Plantes is accomplished at mobilizing leaders to innovate brands, business models, operating models, and strategies to accelerate growth and differentiate customer experiences. She is a recognized opinion leader in business model innovation with a 25-year track record of outstanding results among diverse organizations.
She is the author of Beyond Price: Differentiate Your Company in Ways That Really Matter.
Moses is a Silicon Valley veteran, blockchain expert and author of the Blockchain Design Sprint Workbook. He is an investor and has a disruptive tech lab focused on blockchain. He has worked with senior executives at global companies and organizations, and is a visionary praised in Time Magazine, the New York Times and other publications.
Director, Blockchain Lab
Jeff is a University of Wisconsin faculty member who is a Blockchain enthusiast and works in the UW Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic supervising students’ representation of startup businesses. Jeff is unique in that he was a software developer before he became a lawyer. He began his career as a web application and software developer. Since then he has also worked in private practice and started two companies while engaging deeply with cypto and blockchain ecosystems.
We partner regularly with several firms that expand our reach and allow us to customize approaches in the most strategic way:
Silicon Valley veterans and Agile Innovation experts who excel at breakthrough creativity and have worked with brands including L'Oreal, Michelin and Wells Fargo.
Econic specializes in connecting corporates with startups and applying lean startup principles inside and outside the enterprise.
Lean startup coaches and experts focused on accelerating speed to market and improving products and business models.