Tendayi is an academic, (teaching Organizational Psychology, Entrepreneurial Innovation and Research Methods), turned author, storyteller and corporate troublemaker with a PhD in Psychology – and an MBA.
He helps organizations innovate for the future while managing their core business. He has worked with companies including Rabobank, American Express, Standard Bank, Unilever, Airbus, Pearson, General Electric, Whirlpool, The British Museum, Copenhagen Fintech and The Royal Academy of Engineers.
He co-designed Pearson’s Product Lifecycle, an innovation framework that won Best Innovation Program 2015 at the Corporate Entrepreneur Awards. He’s been shortlisted for the Thinkers 50 Innovation Award. He is the author of The Corporate Startup and The Lean Product Lifecycle.
Tendayi spoke at BoS Europe 2018 on why clever ideas are not enough for innovation.