Cheryl Perkins is a thought leader in strategy and a creative catalyst in brand-building initiatives that contribute to rewarding consumer experiences and improved business performance. She was identified as one of the Top 25 Champions of Innovation by BusinessWeek magazine, named previously as a top executive driving vision within the consumer goods industry by Consumer Goods Technology and awarded the “Excellence in Innovation Award” from the Asia Pacific’s Human Resource Management Congress for fostering and promoting a culture of innovation throughout businesses to drive revenue and growth.
As President and CEO of Innovationedge LLC, Cheryl is leading companies across many industries to build strategic capabilities and define sustainable growth and innovation opportunities. Her work involves defining revenue generating adjacencies that extend brand equities and designing and implementing organizational structures, processes, systems and tools that enable open innovation and growth. These include but are not limited to growth incubators for new business development, design capabilities, strategic alliances and partnerships, environmental sustainability, safety and regulatory affairs, disruptive technologies and product brokering, portfolio management, and analytics as an aid to understand user and customer behavior.
Cheryl has many years’ experience directing growth and innovation and served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer for Kimberly-Clark Corporation, reporting to the CEO and Chairman of the Board.
In addition to chairing innovation seminars and roundtable discussions, Cheryl is a passionate keynote speaker who has inspired audiences all over the world sharing her strategies and insights with C-level executives and innovation leaders.