Andrew has led strategy and innovation workshops for many of the world's leading CEOs and executive teams including executives from Amazon.com, Best Buy, Follett Corporation, Panasonic, and Sears.
Andrew Razeghi is Managing Director of StrategyLab Inc, a frequent speaker and advisor on topics of growth strategy, innovation and creativity, and Producer of The Adventure Learning Series - outdoor strategy innovation programs. He lectures on growth strategy and innovation at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, ranked as the leading graduate business school in the U.S by BusinessWeek.
Andrew walks the talk as an advisor to organizations on product development, strategy, and innovation. He works with clients looking to exploit their core competencies, identify new markets for existing products and new products for existing markets.
Andrew helps organizations accelerate the time between ideation and action. He's worked with the world's leading innovators, rule breakers, and household brands in formulating strategic direction and translating unconventional ideas into unconventional returns on investment. He has been listed as One of America's Most Powerful People by Swing Magazine and one of Chicago's Most Influential by the Chicago Sun-Times.
Andrew is a co-author of "Kellogg on Integrated Marketing" with the faculty at Northwestern and a contributing "rule breaker" to "Why Not?", a book on overturning conventional thinking by Yale Professor Barry Nalebuff. Andrew has also collaborated with Professor Gary Hamel, author of "Competing for the Future". In 1992, Andrew was among the first American professors to teach market economics in Prague, Czech Republic.
As founder of StrategyLab, Andrew has worked with clients in industries as diverse as aerospace, consumer products, food, healthcare, retail, media and entertainment. He has helped clients create such innovative concepts as GPS-enabled automobiles, healthy fast food, funeral homes without walls, junkless junkmail and healthcare with a Disney flair.
He has an MBA from Loyola University, a Certificate from Richmond College, London and a BA in International Business from Bradley University. He is an accomplished cellist, aspiring guitar player, and nutrition nut. He lives with his wife, son and cat Wrigley in Chicago's Lincoln Park.