“Failure is an option here. If things are not failing, you are not innovating enough.”
Thomas Knoll is an entrepreneur and business professional with a track record of success in diverse environments. He has international business experience across multiple industries including corporate innovation management and consulting, technology, e-commerce, outdoor and sports equipment, apparel, sustainable and technical hard goods, and importing and distribution. Thomas is currently the Founder and CEO of The Innovators CoLab, an innovation collaboration of Chief Innovation Officers and growth leaders from the largest and most innovative organizations in the world. He helps innovation teams solve innovation and growth challenges by facilitating and leading working sessions and sharing and advancing best practices. iCoLab is private, by invite-only, and does not allow competitors. When not working, Thomas can be found exploring the wilderness with his family, playing soccer, competing in trivia with friends, reading, meditating, writing, and traveling. He’s also been a wilderness explorer, athletic coach, mountain climber, and a bartender. He lives in Louisville, Colorado with his wife, two children, and yellow lab.
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