Director for the Center of Innovation

As the director for the Center for Innovation and an Adjunct Professor at WesternU, one of the country’s top health science universities, he lives each day in the trenches of innovation. His upcoming book, “The Innovation Mandate” provides a playbook on how to drive scalable growth and customer value in a time of massive market disruption. As a professional speaker, he routinely receives five-star ratings for his fun and powerful presentations that provides both novel, yet actionable content.

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Director for the Center of Innovation

As the director for the Center for Innovation and an Adjunct Professor at WesternU, one of the country’s top health science universities, he lives each day in the trenches of innovation. His upcoming book, “The Innovation Mandate” provides a playbook on how to drive scalable growth and customer value in a time of massive market disruption. As a professional speaker, he routinely receives five-star ratings for his fun and powerful presentations that provides both novel, yet actionable content.

About the Center

Invest in Innovation Leadership Training

Nicholas is booked by the top speaker bureaus in the world, to serve as a keynote speaker for some of the largest events hosted by the top brands. Nicholas routinely receives a five-star rating for his customized talks that deliver an entertaining and fun approach to delivering actionable content. Nicholas books out each year and has a reach of tens of thousands of happy audience members.

A little bit more about Nick

Number One Best-selling Author

Best-selling prolific author on innovation, healthcare, leadership and customer experience.

Nicholas is constantly researching the best organizations in the world to identify how they leverage the power of innovation to ensure their future readiness. His most recent book, “What Customers Crave” is a number one bestseller and his upcoming book,” The Innovation Mandate” will be available in bookstores worldwide Fall 2019.

Award-winning Inventor

Technologies ranging from medical implants to educational toys.

His medical designs are used by hospitals and doctors around the world every day. Additionally, he has designed and launched products into many other market categories including, industrial and consumer products. Nicholas has also designed a complete line of educational toys that went on to win Best Product of the Year and Best Toy of the Year. His company was acquired by a multinational corporation.

Director Of The Center For Innovation

Center for Innovation at WesternU a Top Health Science University

 Nicholas serves as the Director for The Center for Innovation at WesternU where he works with faculty and students to drive innovation across nine health science colleges.

Professor Health And Science Education

Developing Innovation Curriculum and Innovation Lecturing.

Nicholas also provides a range of curriculum for upcoming certifications on Innovation, Technology Innovation and Healthcare Innovation.

Doctorate of Humane Letters (hon.)

A little bit more about Nick

Number One Best-selling Author

 

Best-selling prolific author on innovation, healthcare, leadership and customer experience.

 Nicholas is constantly researching the best organizations in the world to identify how they leverage the power of innovation to ensure their future readiness. His most recent book, “What Customers Crave” is a number one bestseller and his upcoming book,” The Innovation Mandate” will be available in bookstores worldwide Fall 2019.

Award-winning Inventor

 

Technologies ranging from medical implants to educational toys.

His medical designs are used by hospitals and doctors around the world every day. Additionally, he has designed and launched products into many other market categories including, industrial and consumer products. Nicholas has also designed a complete line of educational toys that went on to win Best Product of the Year and Best Toy of the Year. His company was acquired by a multinational corporation.

Director Of The Center For Innovation

 

Center for Innovation at WesternU a Top Health Science University

 Nicholas serves as the Director for The Center for Innovation at WesternU where he works with faculty and students to drive innovation across nine health science colleges.

Professor Health And Science Education

 

Developing Innovation Curriculum and Innovation Lecturing.

 Nicholas also provides a range of curriculum for upcoming certifications on Innovation, Technology Innovation and Healthcare Innovation

CEO of Lassen Scientific, Inc.

Nicholas provides Speaking, Training and Consulting Services to the Top Brands in the World.

Organizations are looking to work with innovation practitioners, not innovation theorist. Nicholas has a vast body of research and real-world practical experience as an innovator, corporate strategist, adjunct professor and researcher. Additionally, Nicholas is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC) through the internationally accredited Institute of Management Consultants (IMC) and a Six Sigma Black Belt Professional (SSBBP)

Top Rated International Keynote Speaker

Nicholas is listed and booked by the Top Speakers Bureaus in the World

Nicholas is booked by the top speaker bureaus in the world, to serve as a keynote speaker for some of the largest events hosted by the top brands. Nicholas routinely receives a five-star rating for his customized talks that deliver an entertaining and fun approach to delivering actionable content. Nicholas books out each year and has a reach of tens of thousands of happy audience members.

Doctorate of Humane Letters (hon.)

Nicholas was awarded an honorary Doctorate Degree for his contribution in the area of health sciences by the most comprehensive health sciences college in the United States WesternU

Nicholas has been happily married to his wife, Michelle of 28 years. They have four children, ranging in ages from 12 to 23. Nicholas lives in California and donates his time hosting STEM programs and other community events. Additionally, Nicholas is the founding President of the non-for-profit Friends of Whiskeytown, Inc. a National Park support organization that supports the National Park Service through philanthropy.