Michael Anton Dila

Consultant in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Michael Anton Dila

Consultant in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Michael has a passion for starting things.

Michael is a founder and co-founder:: SMLR (2013), UNFINISHED (2012), Moso (2010), Foundery (2010), Torch Innovation (2010), Overlap (a peer network of innovators, 2006), Torch Partnership (strategy and innovation consulting 2006), Aegis (design strategy, 1999)

Whether it’s companies or communities, he has spent much of the last 15 years breaking new ground. He is a leader in design thinking and innovation, with a passion for making both more rigorous and more accessible.

Michael helped establish the Strategic Innovation Lab, a center for research and development in design, innovation and strategic foresight at the Ontario College or Art & Design. And he invented and co-developed Innovation Parkour (with Matthew Milan), a scalable framework for training people in large organizations to become more innovative.

Michael is also a regular speaker at design and business events.

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