The Team Behind the Agile Strategy Lab Network
Each Agile Strategy Lab has its own team; in addition, the Network's advisors provide specific expertise not otherwise represented among our staff. You can filter this "gallery" by Lab using the buttons below. Read about our backgrounds, find contact information, or link to any of us on social media:
- Purdue Agile Strategy Lab
- UNA Agile Strategy Lab
- Lab Advisors
The founder of the Purdue Agile Strategy Lab and now the Director of the Lab at UNA, Ed’s work has focused on developing new models of strategy specifically designed to accelerate complex collaboration in networks and open innovation. He is the original developer of Strategic Doing.
Scott is the Director of the Purdue Agile Strategy Lab. His interests are on the science and practice of complex collaboration and strategic transformation and focuses his work on helping teams, organizations, and communities manage strategic technical and social challenges. He works in diverse settings like economic development, innovation, scientific discovery, business growth, and social…
Liz shepherds the expansion of the Lab’s programming and partnerships with other universities interested in deploying agile strategy tools. She also focuses on the development and growth of innovation and STEM education ecosystems, new tool development, and teaching Strategic Doing.
Janyce Fadden is Director of Strategic Engagement at the UNA College of Business, which hosts the UNA Agile Strategy Lab. Her role includes shepherding an innovation pipeline strategy called Shoals Shift and other business engagement projects.
Mitch Hamm is Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship for the College of Business at the University of North Alabama. At the Lab, Mitch leads efforts to deploy the Innovation Engineering tool for the Lab’s partners and clients.
Steven Puckett is community and business outreach director at UNA, as well as a serial entrepreneur who has launched several technology companies. At the Agile Strategy Lab, he is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with organizations interested in the Lab’s tools and work.
Hannah Thompson keeps the wheels moving at the UNA Agile Strategy Lab, connecting people and organizations with the tools they need to succeed.
Mary-Marshall Van Sant is the Director of UNA’s Center for Learning and Professional Development, responsible for all of the university’s non-credit learning offerings. At the Lab, Mary-Marshall leads on the offering of workshops and short courses in Alabama and throughout North America on Strategic Doing and other agile strategy tools.
Nina ensures that the Purdue Agile Strategy Lab’s offerings have the operational support needed, including communication with current and prospective partners, scheduling, preparing materials, and financial oversight. Nina is also a skilled guide for Strategic Doing workshops and helps lead a number of Lab engagements within Indiana.
Nino guides the Lab’s development of technology and innovation management platforms, frameworks, and tools. He has developed MarketExplorer and TechnologyRadar, two powerful platforms that help companies manage both technology and innovation. Nino heads the Technology and Innovation Management practice at Fraunhofer IAO in Stuttgart, Germany.