Paap Associates
Paap Associates

   Paap Associates (PA), is a management consulting firm assisting organizations around the world in a broad range of customer-focused, technology-based development efforts. We provide clients an integrated approach to creating the innovative environment in which to grow their businesses and position themselves for the future.

"Helping companies make better decisions regarding
the innovative use of their technical resources."

Note: I recently changed my email address. Please send email to:
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Jay Paap is President of Paap Associates, serves on the Executive Education faculty of the Sloan School - MIT and has taught in executive programs for the Industrial Relations Center (Caltech), the Haas School (Berkeley), and a wide variety of professional and commercial executive workshops globally. He is a Fellow of The Strategic and Competitive Intelligence Professionals (SCIP) and a PDMA Certified New Product Development Professional. Jay received his Ph.D. from MIT's Sloan School of Management with concentrations in technology management and organization change. (Jay's Biography)

Jay has over forty-five years experience in innovation and technology management, including consulting and speaking assignments with over 350 firms in North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the Pacific Rim. His clients include both government and commercial firms from such diverse industries as automotive, computers, electronics, energy, food processing, biotech, pharmaceuticals, oil, telecommunications, consumer products, aerospace, chemicals, defense, and various government agencies and Federal Labs. (Representative clients)

Jay received the Maurice Holland Award from the Industrial Research Institute (IRI) for the best article published in Research Technology Management: "Anticipating Disruptive Innovation"

Roadmapping Best Practice Recognition. The CEB (Corporate Executive Board) selected the Timken roadmapping process as a best practice. Their writeup "Timken's Goal Validation Roadmaps"cites my CFTP Landscaping Mapping process as one of the key building blocks of the Timken approach. For a copy of the report contact CEB if not a member.

I am always pleased when my work is recognized by a company's leadership, but it is especially gratifying when cited by outside experts who are looking for proven and effective techniques for planning product and technology investments.

Upcoming Engagements:
  • October 27-28, 2016: "Building and Sustaining the Innovative Organization" - Cambridge, Massachusetts. Sponsored by MIT Sloan School Executive Education (also April 6-7, 2017 and June 15-16, 2017)

  • March 13-14, 2017: "Product and Technology Roadmapping" - Dusseldorf, Germany. Sponsored by Pure Insight (brochure coming)

  • May 15-16, 2017: "Product and Technology Roadmapping" - Shanghai, China. Sponsored by GM Laureate (brochure coming)

  • September 2017 (date tbd): "Innovation - Keys to Growth Through New Products and Services" - Cambridge, Massachusetts. Sponsored by MIT Sloan School Global Executive Academy (new brochure coming)

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