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Dr. Simone Ahuja is the founder of Blood Orange, a global innovation strategy firm, and bestselling author of the intrapreneurship playbook Disrupt-It-Yourself and co-author of Jugaad Innovation. The Cable Center welcomed Dr. Ahuja to Intrapreneurship Academy in 2022 as a developer and facilitator for interactive courses that teach the process of innovation and cultivate the skills and mindset to effectively innovate from within.

Leveraging Ingenuity to Avoid Disruption

Jugaad, or frugal, innovation is a bottom-up approach to solve massive problems with few resources. The concept of leveraging ingenuity and improvisation to accomplish more with less has tremendous relevance to developed economies. Intrapreneurship Academy's Janice Silver interviewed Dr. Ahuja about the mindset shift required to embrace Jugaad innovation and how leaders must support the passionate and purpose-driven intrapreneurs inside their organizations to drive sustainable innovation and fend off disruption.

Driving Innovation

Dr. Ahuja teaches this course at Intrapreneurship Academy to develop internal innovators, equipping them with the intrapreneurial skills and tools to drive innovation and change, creating value within an organization.


of HR leaders rank building critical skills as a priority, and innovating for success is in the top five. - Gartner