The World’s Largest Innovation Professional Organization

Founded in 2009, the Global Innovation Management Institute is a global nonprofit standard certification board for innovation and innovation management. Better Ideas, Bigger Results.



GIMI was initiated by a group of chief innovation officers, innovation executives, academics and consultants from around the world in 2009. Our worldwide advocacy for making innovation a professional business discipline is reinforced by our globally recognized standards and certification program, extensive academic programs, communities of practice, and professional development opportunities



To lead the innovation and innovation management profession globally, by:

  • Spreading and increasing the adoption of innovation standards and best practices in innovation
  • Helping individuals, companies, training organizations and regions develop world-class innovation capabilities through global standards, testing protocols and innovation certification
  • Building a community of innovation practitioners that is active and vibrant in the design and execution of building to the vision of GIM Institute


GIM Institute aspires to make innovation a professional business discipline that can be taught in academic institutions, professional organizations, and corporate and government academies, and transferable across organizations

Our Numbers Globally

Individuals and Organizations who have developed competencies in innovation based on the innovation frameworks, processes, manuals and courses of GIMI


Partners, Institutions and Companies


Ambassadors and Innovation Experts


Certified Organizations

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Certified Innovation Professionals

Our Partners

Who promote GIMI’s offerings, deliver innovation courses and training under the GIMI certification programs


Meet Our Leadership

Innovators is what we call our Board of Directors and Executive Team. They are the people who go to great lengths to spread innovation around the globe. Meet each of them below.

Contact Us

We will get back to you as soon as possible using the email address provided, usually within 1-2 business days, not counting weekends or U.S. holidays

Phone Number
+1 (62) 1829017


110 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA, USA

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