What Do the World’s “Most Innovative Companies” Have In Common?

Gerald Haman and SolutionPeople Helped Them!

Since launching SolutionPeople over 20 years ago, Haman has helped clients generate more than 3 million ideas valued at over 3 billion dollars. He helped one consumer products company generate over 50 million dollars in cost savings ideas alone.

Over 100,000 people and all levels of organizations, in more than 100 countries around the world have benefited from SolutionPeople’s Innovation expertise, including over 200 of the FORTUNE 500 companies.

Over 50% of BusinessWeek’s Top 50 of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies” have used SolutionPeople’s innovation products and services.

Eight of the top 10 on BusinessWeek’s list have benefited from SolutionPeople’s tools, training or facilitations. Apple, Google, 3M, Microsoft, General Electric, Procter & Gamble, Starbucks, IBM, Dell and Motorola are fans of SolutionPeople.

Solutions have been customized for the following types of people:

- Leadership & Management Innovators
- New Product & Service Innovators
- Marketing, Promotions & Advertising Innovators
- Selling & Sales Innovators
- Meeting, Event & Conference Planning Innovators
- Design & Experience Innovators
- Environment & Facilities Design Innovators
- Teachers, Trainers, & Education Innovators

Below Are the Logos of Few Companies You May Recognize
All Clients of Gerald Haman and SolutionPeople

SolutionPeople resources include innovation training, facilitations, innovative meetings, tools, apps and techniques

Review the following list of over 400 customers, clients and fans of SolutionPeople Innovation. The names are organized in alphabetical order and organized into 3 categories:  (1) Companies/Organizations, (2) Associations/Conferences, and (3) Universities/Colleges/Schools.

Corporations

  • 3M
  • Abbott Labs
  • ABN-AMRO Financial
  • Accenture
  • Adidas
  • AETNA Life & Casualty
  • Air International
  • Air Products and Chemicals
  • Akzo Nobel
  • Alliant Credit Union
  • Allstate Insurance
  • Amazon.com
  • American Express
  • American Red Cross
  • Amgen
  • Amway
  • Anheuser-Busch Beverages
  • Apple Computer Inc.
  • Argonne Laboratories
  • Armstrong
  • Ashland
  • Assurant Health
  • AT&T (SBC)
  • Austhink Software
  • Autodesk
  • Banco Mexicano Somex
  • Bank of America
  • Bank of Scotland
  • Bankers Life & Casualty
  • Barnes & Noble Booksellers
  • Barney’s
  • BASF
  • Baxter
  • Baylor Health Care Systems
  • Bechtel Engineering
  • Blackboard
  • Bloomingdales
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance
  • Boeing
  • Bowe Bell & Howell
  • BP Amoco
  • BrainLAB
  • Brand Image – Desgippes & Laga
  • Briggs & Stratton
  • Burger King
  • California State Library
  • Capgemini
  • Capital One
  • Capitol Health Systems
  • Caremark
  • Cargill
  • Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • CentraState Healthcare Systems
  • Century 21
  • Chanel
  • CheckFree
  • Chemtura
  • Chicago Community Trust
  • Chicago Sun Times
  • Chicago Tribune
  • Children’s Place
  • Chubb Insurance
  • Cigna Insurance
  • Cisco
  • City of Indianapolis
  • Clorox
  • Coca-Cola
  • Compaq
  • Continental Automotive
  • Continental Banks
  • Cordis (J&J)
  • Cox Enterprises
  • Crate & Barrel
  • Culligan International
  • CVS/Pharmacy
  • Daimler Chrysler
  • Dairy Management Inc.
  • Dayton-Hudson
  • DDB Advertising
  • Deloitte
  • Dentsply Rinn
  • Destination ImagiNation
  • DHL Airways
  • Diageo
  • Dial
  • Diebold
  • Digital Equipment Corp.
  • Discover Financial
  • Disney
  • DoubleClick Google
  • Dow Chemical
  • DraftFCB Advertising
  • Du Pont
  • Duraco
  • Edelman Public Relations
  • EDS
  • Eileen Fisher
  • Electronic Arts
  • ESCO Technologies
  • Esso Australia
  • Exxon Mobil
  • Farm Credit Canada
  • Fast Company Magazine
  • Federal Express (Fedex)
  • Fellowes Office Products
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Fireman’s Fund Insurance
  • First Fidelity Bancorp
  • First Jersey National Bank
  • Fiserv
  • Fisher-Price
  • Fleishman-Hillard Public Relations
  • FMC Corp.
  • Ford Motor
  • Frito-Lay
  • Gartner Group
  • General Electric (GE)
  • General Foods
  • General Mills
  • General Motors
  • Georgia-Pacific
  • Gillette
  • GN ReSound
  • Golin Harris Public Relations
  • Goodyear
  • Google
  • Green Mountain Coffee Roasters
  • Groupon
  • GSD&M Advertising
  • Harley Davidson Motorcycles
  • Hartford Insurance
  • Helene Curtis
  • Heller Financial
  • Herbst Lazar Bell (HLB)
  • Herman Miller
  • Hewitt Associates
  • Hewlett-Packard (HP), Compaq, DEC
  • Hill & Knowlton Public Relations
  • HNTB
  • Hoffmaster
  • Hollister Healthcare
  • Honeywell
  • Hong Kong Government
  • Hong Kong Jockey Club
  • Hospira
  • HSBC Holdings
  • Humana
  • IBM
  • Illinois Bureau of Tourism
  • Illinois Tool Works – ITW
  • Indian Health Service
  • Ingersoll-Rand
  • Inland Steel
  • Institute for International Research
  • Institute for Management Studies
  • Intel
  • Interim Healthcare
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • Intertek
  • Invent America
  • Inventables
  • Japan Management Association
  • John Deere
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • JP Morgan Chase
  • Kellogg’s
  • KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken)
  • Kimberly-Clark
  • Kodak
  • Kohler
  • Korea Electric Power
  • Korea Management Association
  • Kraft
  • Kuwait Petroleum Company
  • LaSalle Banks
  • Lenovo
  • Leo Burnett Advertising
  • LG Electronics
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
  • Life Fitness
  • Lucent Technologies
  • Lutron Electronics
  • Mark Cuban Companies
  • MasterCard
  • McDonald’s
  • MCI
  • McKinsey Consulting
  • McNeil Consumer Products
  • Medline Industries
  • Merck
  • Merrill Lynch
  • MetLife Insurance
  • Michelin Tire
  • Microsoft
  • Midmark
  • MillerCoors Brewing
  • Minnesota Inventors Congress
  • Mitsubishi
  • Motorola
  • MTV Networks
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
  • Museum of Science & Industry
  • Nabisco
  • Navistar/International
  • Nestle Foods
  • Newell Rubbermaid
  • Nike
  • Nordstrom
  • Nortel
  • Northwest – Delta Airlines
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  • Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance
  • Novartus
  • One Smooth Stone
  • Oracle
  • Orlando Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Oscar Mayer
  • Pactiv
  • Parker Aerospace
  • Peoples Energy
  • Pepsico
  • Pfizer
  • Pillsbury
  • Pizza Hut
  • Playboy Enterprises
  • Pointroll
  • PPG Industries
  • PPM America
  • Press Ganey Healthcare
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC)
  • Procter & Gamble (P&G)
  • Providence Health
  • Quaker
  • QVC
  • Ragan Communications
  • Rauland –Borg Corp
  • Raytheon
  • Razorfish
  • Red Bull
  • RedScout
  • Regal Beloit Corp.
  • Rehrig Pacific
  • Research In Motion (RIM – Blackberry)
  • Robert Crown Center for Health Education
  • Rockwell Collins
  • Royal Dutch Shell
  • RR Donnelley
  • Rust-Oleum
  • S & C Electric Co.
  • Saks Fifth Avenue
  • Samsung
  • Sanyo Fisher
  • SAP Software
  • Sara Lee
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines
  • SC Johnson
  • Seagram
  • Shell Oil
  • Shure
  • Siemens
  • Singapore Service Quality Centre
  • SmithBucklin Association Management
  • Software House
  • Sony
  • SOR Process Instrumentation
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Sprint
  • Square D
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Staples
  • Starbucks Coffee
  • State Farm Insurance
  • Steelcase
  • Stepan
  • Strategy Institute
  • Subaru-Isuzu Automotive
  • Sun Microsystems
  • Swissnex Swisscom
  • Taco Bell
  • Takeda Pharmaceuticals
  • TAP Pharmaceuticals
  • Target
  • Taubman
  • TBA Global Events
  • Technopolis Group (Turkey)
  • Techsmith Software
  • Tempel Steel Co.
  • Texaco
  • Texas Instruments
  • Time Insurance
  • Timken Aerospace and Defense
  • TMA (The Marketing Arm)
  • T-Mobile
  • Toshiba
  • Toyota
  • Tricon Restaurant Group
  • Tropicana
  • TRW
  • Unilever
  • Unisys
  • United Airlines
  • United Nations Development Organization
  • United States Air Force
  • United States Army
  • United States Federal Reserve
  • United States. Navy
  • United States Postal Service
  • United Way
  • Unitron Hearing
  • University Health System
  • University of Chicago Hospitals
  • Unocal
  • Upjohn Pharmaceuticals
  • USAA Insurance
  • U.S. Cellular
  • USG
  • Valvoline
  • Verizon
  • Viacom
  • Visa International
  • Vistage TEC (The Executive Committee)
  • Volvo
  • Wachovia
  • Walgreens
  • Wal-Mart
  • Wells Fargo
  • Wells Lamont
  • Westinghouse
  • WGN Radio
  • Whirlpool
  • Whole Foods
  • Wilson Sporting Goods
  • Wilton Industries
  • Worlington Armstrong
  • Wrigley
  • Wyeth Healthcare
  • Xerox
  • Yahoo
  • Zoll Medical
  • Zurich Insurance

Associations & Conferences

  • American Bar Association
  • American Library Association
  • American Management Association
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society for Quality
  • American Society for Training & Development
  • Association Forum
  • Association Forum
  • Association of Legal Administrators
  • Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
  • Chemical Specialty Products Association
  • Chicago Association of Direct Marketing
  • Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce
  • Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry
  • Council for Advancement and Support of Education
  • Creative Problem Solving Institute
  • Employee Engagement Conference
  • Furniture Design Association
  • Independent Writers of Illinois
  • Innovation Convergence
  • International Coach Federation
  • International Foodservice Manufacturers Association
  • International Society for Performance Instruction (ISPI)
  • Meeting Professionals International (MPI)
  • National Business Association
  • National Restaurant Association
  • National Retail Federation
  • National Sporting Goods Association
  • Neocon World’s Trade Fair
  • Product Development Management Association
  • Professional Audio Retail Association
  • Professional Convention Management Association
  • Society for American Inventors
  • Society of Actuaries
  • Southwest Airlines Pilot Association
  • Texas Association of School Boards
  • UND Alumni Association
  • Association for Investment Management and Research (AIMR)
  • International Association of Businesses Communicators

Academia, Universities, Colleges

  • Brigham Young University
  • Buffalo State College
  • Columbia College
  • DePaul Univesity
  • Emory University
  • Francis Exavier Warde Schools
  • Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Kent State University
  • Kettering University
  • Lake Forest Graduate School
  • Loyola University
  • New York Institute of Technology
  • New York University
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Northwestern University – Engineering School
  • Northwestern University – Kellogg School
  • San Francisco State University
  • Satakunta University (Finland)
  • Swinburne University (Australia)
  • Syracuse University
  • University of California
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois – Champaign
  • University of Illinois – Chicago
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of North Dakota
  • University of Richmond
  • University of the West Indies
  • University of Wisconsin
  • Wayne State University
  • Wright State University

 

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