Elizabeth Richard and her collaborators offer decades of strategic planning, workshop development and delivery, and open innovation consulting to pave the way for addressing your most pressing challenges and achieving your strategic goals.  We specialize in helping your organization grow their innovation capability through consulting and interactive workshops, creating an innovation strategy aligned with your business strategy, facilitating identification of the best practices to suit your needs, and advancing a culture of innovation. 

Elizabeth Richard is an Executive-in-Residence at the Laboratory for Innovation Science at Harvard (LISH), working with a team that offers comprehensive workshops and consulting services drawn from decades of experience in practicing and researching a variety of open innovation (OI) approaches in the private, public and non-profit sectors.  

LISH has run hundreds of challenges in advanced analytics and computation, space sciences, life sciences, organizational management and various engineering technologies, and has implemented systematic OI programs in a range of organizations.  Working with LISH team members, Elizabeth is uniquely positioned to help organizations understand how OI can be integrated with their own innovation processes, and to accelerate learning, piloting, scaling, and sustaining OI programs that deliver results.  

Open Innovation: Learn, Pilot, Scale, Sustain | Organizational Effectiveness 

Visioning | Innovation Strategy | Organizational Strategy | Portfolio Analysis | Open Innovation

Successful strategies are built upon a foundation of research and analysis to best understand and address your organization’s unique challenges, leading to an informed strategy and achievement of goals and objectives.  EER Strategies offers research and analysis, benchmarking, and stakeholder assessment to ensure that strategy formulation is focused on meeting your most pressing needs.

 EER Strategies offers an innovation capability assessment and diagnostic to identify your organization’s strengths and weaknesses, identifying how the organizational structure and culture hinder or support innovation. We partner with clients to define innovation critical success factors and develop a plan to advance a culture of innovation.  The result is a tailored innovation strategy, problem solving methodology, and change management plan that creates real impact for your organization.

STRATEGY workshops 




Benchmarking | Strategic Analysis | Strategic Planning | Innovation Strategy 

EER Strategies offers over 20 years experience conducting customized visioning, planning and innovation workshops, developing executable strategies and plans, and facilitating team meetings tailored to meet your organization’s needs.

Elizabeth's innovation philosophy is grounded in a solid strategic plan, and executed by developing an innovation strategy aligned with the business strategy. Workshops are designed to disrupt traditional thinking, facilitate creativity and forward thinking, and lead to a more innovative culture.

open innovation

Innovation strategy analysis, planning and consulting that creates real impact for your organization 

EER Strategies, LLC

The Philadelphia Region & Worldwide

Phone:  +1.484.753.1001