Ilya Ilyin, PhD, MBA

Dr. Ilyin works with global clients to build a process and culture for innovation through innovation projects and long-term collaboration programs. His 20+ years of consulting experience involves new product and technology development and implementation. He has significant experience in delivering practical solutions that have been adopted by globally recognized companies such as Chiquita, Alcoa, Rich Products, and others.

Dr. Ilyin was previously a Senior Principal with GEN3 Partners.  Prior to GEN3, he was an Innovation Consultant, Head of Department and Project Manager at Pragmatic Vision International and Invention Machine Corporation.

Dr. Ilyin is also a founder of Cell Preservation Technologies, LLC, a firm that develops technologies for the preservation of blood components and cell cultures.

Dr. Ilyin is the author of more than 15 patents. He has presented at many international conferences and is the author of over 30 articles and a textbook.

Education & Professional Certifications

Dr. Ilyin holds a Master's degree in Applied Mathematics and a Ph.D. in Bioengineering from Polytechnic University in St. Petersburg, Russia. He also earned an MBA in Entrepreneurship from Babson College. He is a Certified Level 4 TRIZ Practitioner.

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