About Us

The Global Innovation Institute (GInI)® is an international organization providing professional membership associations and certifications in the field of Innovation.

GInI aims to advance individual careers and transform organizational achievements by advancing the profession of innovation leadership. It does this through its globally recognized standards, tools, publications, resources, professional development courses, certifications, applied research, and networking opportunities.

All certificates available through GInI reflect the most current methods, trends, and strategies in innovation leadership. These are continually updated to the latest internationally-recognized practices across the many domains of innovation.

GInI has set the standard for innovation excellence around the globe.

GInI awards innovation certifications to professionals who: 

  1. meet strict professional experience and educational requirements
  2. pass a challenging exam
  3. commit to ethical practices
  4. maintain their certifications through continuing Innovation education. 

Findings from GInI’s recent survey show that:

  1. 78% of recruiters favor candidates with a solid professional certification profile
  2. 63% of business leaders believe that having Innovation-certified professionals gives the company an exceptional competitive edge over competitors
  3. 58% of managers said that Certified Innovation Professionals show better motivation, knowledge and consistently outperform in the workplace


The mission of the Global Innovation Institute is to make Innovation 2.0 and beyond – systemic, sustained innovation within the business enterprise – a functioning reality.

GInI believes in this mission because it believes in the power of innovation to change people, to change businesses, and to change the world.
GInI delivers on this mission by giving individuals and businesses access to the world’s leading practices in Innovation Strategy, Innovation Governance, Innovation Management, and Innovation Methods. Used together, these are the global hallmark for innovation leadership around the world.

Our work strives to foster these practices within businesses everywhere. Whether private sector, public sector, large, medium, or small, for-profit, or not-for-profit, these practices empower and impact all who use them, enabling them to master innovation and harness its power for their ongoing relevance and long-term resilience.


The vision of the Global Innovation Institute is to usher in a new world of innovation… a world in which innovation isn’t just something talked about, and isn’t just about shiny new things, but a world in which innovation is used strategically and with intentionality to truly advance the cause of moving our world forward through the intentional actions of people and businesses.

This is the new world of innovation. This is GInI.

GInI will never stop until this vision is realized in every corner of the world.

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 Global Innovation Institute Organization Chart