Jillian Walker
Principal Consultant, Visionary Innovation Group
Frost & Sullivan




Recently, members of the Growth Innovation Leadership Council participated in a Virtual Deep Dive call on The State of Innovation: Findings from our Recent Survey. The call was led by Jillian Walker, Principal Consultant, Visionary Innovation Group, Frost & Sullivan. The Visionary Innovation Group is a research and consulting division of Frost & Sullivan focused on mega trends and the convergence and/ or disruption of industries. Here we present key findings from the survey results discussed on the call. Leverage these insights to help your organization on its innovation journey, or use them as a benchmark to examine your progress.

Research Scope

Survey Year 2017
Survey Objective To assess the importance of innovation for a company’s success, to better understand the drivers and challenges of innovation, and to pinpoint traits of successful innovation leaders
Geographical Scope Global
Top Participating Functions R&D/Innovation, Strategy, Sales, Marketing, Production and/or Operations, Corporate Development, and Information Technology
Top 5 Participating Industries Information and communication technologies, healthcare and life sciences, automotive and transportation, professional services, and electronics and security