Justin LokitzStrategy Designer USA/San Francisco
Justin is an experienced strategy consultant and business designer who is responsible for the Business Models Inc. office in San Francisco and Silicon Valley, CA USA. He supports organizations by getting teams to think broadly and expansively about their own strategies and business models. Using his power to connect-the-dots, Justin has an impressive ability to get organizations thinking like start-ups and industry disrupters. What’s more through his expert facilitation skills, Justin has a proven track record of guiding organizations to ‘ah-ha’ moments.
With 15+ years of experience of managing products and business model strategies for large, multi-national corporations, like Autodesk and Oracle, as well as small start-ups, Justin leverages his experience across a wide range of industry sectors to help large companies think, innovate and design more like start-ups, while helping start-ups find sustainable business models. Whether he is helping teams innovate, scale new products, or create sustainable strategies for the future, Justin does so by making strategy design an engaging experience.
Justin holds a BA in Environmental Science and Geography, from University of California Santa Barbara, a MBA in Design Strategy, from California College of the Arts, as well as professional certifications in software development and product management, from University of California Berkeley.
15-06-2016 All too often we come across companies – some of which we have ties to – that are in midst of developing unbelievably cool technologies and (what they would call) innovations that leave the customer out of the equation. For...READ MORE
16-12-2015 As described in an earlier post, “innovative, sustainable Big Data Business Models are as pervasive and sought after as they are elusive (i.e. “data is the new oil”)”. Part of the reason for this is that many companies have a...READ MORE
05-11-2015 Cooking is an oft-used metaphor for leadership (this article does a good job describing this). This makes sense. Both leadership and cooking are about taking action, using the tools at hand, and rolling with the punches (when things go a...READ MORE
21-08-2015 It goes without saying, innovative, sustainable Big Data Business Models are as pervasive and sought after as they are elusive (i.e. “data is the new oil”). For every startup that designs and implements what amounts to a devilishly simple and...READ MORE
23-07-2015 “For most companies today, the only truly sustainable advantage comes from out-innovating the competition.” This quote by James F. Moore – which is also the gist of his great Harvard Business Review article, titled Predators and Prey: A New Ecology...READ MORE