International Association of Innovation Professionals
Dr. Walton is on the Executive Board for the International Association of Innovation Professionals.
A professional membership organization, The International Association of Innovation Professionals (IAOIP) is the world’s only innovation certification body, providing members with the knowledge, skills and opportunities to deliver real change in their industry or field.
IAOIP certified innovation professionals are equipped with the appropriate tools to make a strategic difference by becoming an active participant in innovation teams at all levels of their organization through knowledge exchange, research, conferences, training and publications.
With individual, corporate, public and non-profit members around the world, IAOIP is the leading international membership-based organization dedicated to the professional development of individuals working in the field of innovation.
International Journal of Innovation Science
Dr. Walton is the Managing Editor, and Dr. Grieves is a reviewer for the International Journal of Innovation Science. The Journal is an international peer-reviewed journal that publishes fundamental and applied research in innovation practices. The IJIS is a forum for the exchange of advanced knowledge in innovation, including emerging technologies and best practices, tools and techniques, metrics, and organization design and culture; as well as the stakeholder engagement, change management, and leadership skills required to ensure innovation succeeds.
Innova-Con brings innovation professionals and those interested in innovation an opportunity to meet in person and connect with luminaries in the innovation profession.
Content focuses on how to use strategies and methods of innovation to create value in applied and theoretical innovation science. With individual, corporate, public and non-profit members around the world, IAOIP is the leading international membership-based organization dedicated to the professional development of individuals working in the field of innovation.
Center for Innovation Management Studies
It is the only industry/university cooperative research program focused on how to manage innovation and is dedicated to fostering a collaborative environment among scholars, researchers, and business executives.
CIMS is a global, virtual research center located in NC State University’s Poole College of Management. CIMS works closely with industry leaders and university researchers to identify new ways of increasing top-line growth – whether through new business models, processes, services or product innovations.