Master of Professional Practice – International Business (with Distinction, 2017)
Alan Dowman is an outstanding contributor to the development of a range of innovative New Zealand businesses.
However, Alan has always been as keen to learn from the expertise of others, too.
Last year he completed a Certificate in Disruptive Innovation Strategies through Harvard Business School.
In fact, he has been described as “a perpetual student of innovation methodologies, a man with a knack of identifying and applying, then sharing the best and most appropriate aspects of such new knowledge with his R&D team at exactly the right time.”
Within 6 months of establishing his consultancy Inno-Ventive, Alan was awarded preferred supplier status to Callaghan Innovation and has been working with major NZ clients within their programme.
Ross Pearce, Programme Manager Design, Callaghan Innovation, lauds Alan’s contribution to New Zealand business:
“Through his efforts, expertise and passion Ross has delivered significant value to many businesses while at the same time adding 10s of millions of dollars revenue to the New Zealand economy. “
Alan’s career includes the following highlights:
> Developed a novel model of innovative product development which reduced the average concept to market time from 3 years to 6 months
> Within 6 months of establishing his consultancy Inno-Ventive, he was awarded preferred supplier status to Callaghan Innovation and has been working with major NZ clients within their programme
> Certificate in Disruptive Innovation Strategies – Harvard Business School (2017)