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Hello! I'm Len

 

I'm a facilitator and trainer in area of win-win innovation. My job is to enable experts in various areas of human activities accomplishing tough tasks they face, with minimum cognitive efforts. These tasks include, but aren't limited to:

  • Getting rid of obstacles to achieving the goals

  • Expanding the business concept and exploring new opportunities

  • Forecasting the emerging breakthroughs, crises and catastrophes

  • Selling, negotiating and making the decisions in win-win style

Len Kaplan

WIN-WIN FACILITATOR

 

Phone:

904-329-0604

 

Email:

kapraz55@gmail.com 

 

Address:

7901 Baymeadows Cir. E., Unit 528

Jacksonville, FL 32256

Date of Birth:

January 8, 1955

EXPERIENCE
 
2017-2019

Chief Method Development Officer

OUTCOMPETE

Run and coordinate development of Method of Minimum Cognitive Effort and its practical applications such as "Mission: Impossible" Accomplishment, FutureMapping, Business Concept Expansion, Win-Win Sales Technology, Win-Win Marketing, Instrumental Win-Win Negotiations, Win-Win Decision-Making, etc.

Facilitate and train the clients in efficient use of Method and its specific practical applications.

2016-2017

Chief Methodology Officer

GB LLC

Participated in development of Guided Brainstorming Methodology and its practical applications, including the GB software.

Facilitated and trained the clients in efficient use of GB Method.

2010-2016

TRIZ Consultant

2007-2010

Entrepreneur

SAMSUNG

Facilitated and trained Samsung engineers in finding innovative breakthroughs:

  • Revealed emerging trends in the industry;

  • Facilitated resolving the “unsolvable” engineering problems;

  • Developed new processes to strengthen protection of Samsung IP;

  • Effectively collaborated with cross-functional project teams;

  • Helped establishing the communities of practice for TRIZ innovation.

OUTCOMPETE LLC

Managed start-up TRIZ Innovation consulting business.  Consulted and trained multiple companies and universities to find innovative breakthroughs:

  • Revealed emerging trends in the clients’ industries;

  • Identified emerging disruptions in various industries, e.g. online banking;

  • Facilitated resolving the “unsolvable” engineering and business problems;

  • Developed new processes to strengthen protection of client’s IP (facilitated development of 16 patent fences around the breakthrough medical innovation, developed 2 patent fences for start-up companies);

  • Efficiently elicited, documented, diagrammed and analyzed client’s functional and non-functional requirements;

  • Effectively collaborated with cross-functional project teams;

  • Helped establish communities of practice for TRIZ innovation.

EDUCATION
 
2000-2003

Business

STARTING AND RUNNING PROFITABLE SMALL BUSINESS

This training was conducted by Wayne State University (Detroit) professor Edward King. From him I learned the basics of entrepreneurship

1981-1989

TRIZ Expert

TRIZ TRAINING

My trainers were Alla Zusman, Boris Zlotin, Alexander Kudryavtsev, Igor Vikentyev, Gennady Ivanov, Volyuslav Mitrofanov, Vladimir Petrov, Alexander Chernobelsky. From these world-best TRIZ experts, I learned how to efficiently use TRIZ, how to teach people TRIZ, and how to develop TRIZ.

1971-1977

Master's Degree, Electrical Engineering

NICOLAYEV NATIONAL SHIPBUILDING UNIVERSITY, UKRAINE

Electrical engineer.

Major: Automatic control.

CLIENTS
 
SKILLS
 

FutureMapping Forecasting

"Mission: Impossible" Accomplishment

Facilitation
with Minimum Cognitive Effort

Catastrophes Prediction
and Root Cause Analysis

Win-Win Sales and Marketing

Win-Win Negotiations
and Decision-Making

EXPERTISE
 
I'M A FACILITATOR

I'm facilitating the cross-functional teams of clients' experts in forecasting the breakthrough strategic innovations and catastrophes, accomplishing the "Missions: Impossible," as well as in Win-Win sales, marketing, negotiations and decision-making.

I'M A TRAINER

I'm teaching people how to run the win-win sales and negotiations, as well as how to facilitate client's teams, with minimum cognitive efforts, in forecasting, accomplishing the "Missions: Impossible," Win-Win marketing and decision-making and other tough tasks.

I'M A RESEARCHER

I'm conducting the deep research in the area of addressing tough intellectual tasks with minimum cognitive efforts. I develop the methods, tools, approaches, technologies and software that enable the experts to produce the implementable, efficient solutions without need in so-called "creative thinking."

 
CONTACT ME
ПИШИТЕ МНЕ

Len Kaplan

WIN-WIN FACILITATOR

Phone:

+1-904-329-0604

 

Email:

kapraz55@gmail.com

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