Idea Management software firm Wazoku has announced the appointment of Cris Beswick as its Strategic Advisor on Innovation.
Having spent over a decade as s a successful entrepreneur and CEO, Beswick brings a wealth of experience to the Wazoku team. Recognised globally as a thought leader on strategic innovation and creating innovative organisations, Beswick specialises in working with CEOs and senior teams and has coached, advised and delivered keynotes to some of the world’s most successful companies on how to become exceptional by building game-changing innovation capability and embedding it into organisational culture.
Simon Hill, Wazoku CEO and Co-founder, commented on the appointment: “This is a significant appointment for us and puts us in a unique position. Having worked with Cris for some time on building our new innovation maturity product and advising clients on future-fit innovation strategies, cementing the relationship was a natural step for us. Cris’ strategic experience and knowledge complements and builds on the existing capabilities within the business and helps us further our industry leading position.”
Beswick will be working closely with the senior management team and key Wazoku customers as well as helping develop further products to compliment the Innovation Maturity Assessment. Cris Beswick commented: “Helping some of the worlds most recognisable brands build a culture of Innovation is something that the Wazoku team and I are passionate about. But it requires a multi-disciplinary approach and unlike many of the innovation and idea management providers out there, Wazoku get that! The work we’re doing together like the new Innovation Maturity Assessment for example, will set the benchmark for this industry which is why I’m excited to be part of their journey.“