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Do you need Bigger and Bolder Growth Ideas?

With a decade of expertise, the IXL Innovation Olympics Program has delivered tangible results for 250+ leading corporations worldwide

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What if five teams, powered by AI, could tackle this challenge for you?

We engage five global and diverse consulting teams, supported by an AI team, to develop growth strategies for your business challenge

Five Teams + AI Teams

Five high-impact solutions taiored to your challenge

Diverse academic and professional backgrounds across various geographies

Developed by Arthur D. Little, Monitor Deloitte, the Global Innovation Management institute, and IXL Center

Weekly cadence and biweekly client presentations, coached by a senior IXL Consultant

Five New Solutions


Proven Methodology



What if these teams could deliver results in just 8 weeks?

Our approach involves a structures 8-week innovation process, with regular bi-weekly team interactions for guidance and feedback from the sponsor

8 - 10 weeks

Challenge Definition



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Innovation Intent


Innovation Focus




3-5 Opportunity Map



12-25 Fields of Play


Business Concepts

15-25 Business Concepts




5 Preliminary Business Cases




IXL Insights and Recommendations

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What if you could access this unique, turn-key program four times a year?



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Why is the IXL Innovation Olympics Program the ultimate solution for you?

With a decade of successful program experience, we have delivered over $5 billion in value through pressure-tested solutions for 250+ sponsors worldwide


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Some of our clients challenges

Over 250 companies across 40+ industries have identified and developed new growth opportunities by leveraging our open innovation platform

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What can you expect from your Innovation Olympics journey?

Meet the team

Hitendra Patel, CEO & Founder

Dr. Hitendra Patel, a renowned innovation guru and thought leader, founded IXL Center.  As CEO, he has empowered over 200 global companies and their executives to achieve growth through transformative initiatives, fostering innovation capabilities within organizations to propel them forward.

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Ronald Jonash, Chairman of the Board of Directors

Ronald Jonash chairs the Board of Directors at the Global Innovation Management Institute, setting the standard for best practices in innovation.  Previously, he was a senior partner at Monitor Group, where he led their Global Innovation practice and founded IMI (Innovation Management Inc.).

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Adi Alon, Managing Partner

Adi Alon, with over 30 years of experience, serves as Managing Partner at IXL Center.  Previously, he was a managing director at Accenture, leading cross-functional programs in innovation, growth, and transformation across various departments.

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Rohan Sakpal, Business Strategy & Innovation Principal

An experienced Innovation management & Strategy consultant, MBA from Hult International Business School and MSEM from Tufts University. Rohan is currently working as a business strategy & innovation Principal at IXL Center Inc. He is also responsible for business development and Project delivery in Asia region and works as a Country Managing Director for Asia Operations. He has helped drive innovation transformation projects for fortune 500 companies such as Eastman Chemical, Airbus, Sanofi, Cisco, Novelis & Sims Metal Management.

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Carolina Chitiva, Senior Consultant & Business Development Director

Senior Consultant on Business Innovation and Growth Strategy for different types of industries and companies worldwide and Business Development Director for LATAM and Europe. Skilled and strong knowledge on Business Innovation, Business and Strategic Planning, Analytical Skills, Business Development, International Business, Financial Analysis and Project and Team Management.

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Fernando Onosaki, Principal at IXL Center Brazil

Experienced innovation management professional, focused on growth strategy, business innovation and change management. Program Director for the IXLerator Program, a 16 weeks acceleration program, based on the Global Innovation Management Institute methodology in an intense action learning process and Generating tangible results.

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Alexandre Chang, Executive Director

Alexandre Chang, with over 10 years of experience, is the Executive Director at IXL Center.  He manages teams of innovation consultants on global projects, delivering high-quality solutions.  Alexandre also mentors SMEs and collaborates with the Global Innovation Management Institute.

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Victor Bender, Consultant 

Victor Bender's experience includes developing internationalization plans, customer-centric strategies, and an automated operating system for SMEs.  He has also supported a leading Brazilian entrepreneurship institution through a leadership innovation program.

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Global Manager

"Meeting the needs of millions of aging populations will require new technologies, partnerships,ideas and business models. IXL Innovation Olympics program helped us navigate this somewhat uncharted territory and provided actionable insights to bring this forward. We are extremely impressed by the results!”
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Are you ready to innovate and drive growth in your organization?

Connect with us today to discover how the IXL Innovation Olympics Program can drive your business growth!

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