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Bryan Mattimore

Co-Founder / Chief Idea Guy - Growth Engine (US)

Bryan W. Mattimore specializes in ideation and innovation process, front-end marketing research, branding, creating and developing new products and services, and innovation strategic planning.

Mr. Mattimore is Cofounder and “Chief Idea Guy” of the Growth Engine Company, a twenty-year old innovation agency based in Westport, Connecticut. Prior to cofounding Growth Engine, he was president of the Mattimore Group, a fifteen-year-old ideation facilitation and creativity consulting company. In his business consulting career, Mr. Mattimore has facilitated over a thousand brainstorming sessions, moderated over five hundred creative focus groups and consumer ethnographies, and managed over two hundred successful innovation projects, leading to over $3 billion in new sales annually for a wide variety of Fortune 500 clients.

Companies that Mr. Mattimore has worked with include: Accenture, AstraZeneca, ATT, Bayer, Black & Decker, BNY Mellon, City of New York, ConEdison, Danaher, Dun & Bradstreet, Eaton, Esselte, Essilor, Ford, Grumman Data Systems, Halliburton, IBM, ITT, Johnson and Johnson, Lexis-Nexis, Lockheed Martin, Lucent, LVMH, Merck, Microsoft, Novartis, Pepsi, Pfizer, Philips, Pitney-Bowes, Procter and Gamble, Shell Chemical, Sony, State Farm, Time-Warner, United Technologies, VSP, and Unilever.

He speaks frequently to organizations and associations on innovation processes best practices. He has addressed or co-chaired conferences for the Industrial Research Institute (IRI), Product Development & Management Association (PDMA), American Marketing Association (AMA), Association of Talent Development (ATD), Vistage, Young President’s Organization (YPO), and the World Innovation Forum. He is also an instructor for Caltech in their Executive Education program.

Mr. Mattimore has authored dozens of published articles and webinars, and three books on business creativity and innovation process: 21 Days to a Big Idea, Creating Breakthrough Business Concepts (Diversion Books, Fall 2015), Idea Stormers, How to Lead and Inspire Creative Breakthroughs (Wiley Jossey-Bass, 2012), and 99% Inspiration, A Real World Guide to Business Creativity (Amacom, 1993), selected as the American Management Association’s membership offering/book of the year.)

A cum laude graduate of Dartmouth College, with a major in psychology, Mr. Mattimore is also the inventor of the creativity training game, Bright Ideas.