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Distinguished Achievement Awards Nomination

Distinguished Achievement Awards Nomination

Every two years the Thinkers50 (T50) ranks the top 50 thought leaders in management and innovation. Because it relies on community voting, the Thinkers50 is a trusted record of real innovators. The T50 voting takes place on two lists: the Top Management Thinkers and the Distinguished Achievement Award.

Your support means everything to me, and I’m humbly asking you to vote for me in both Thinkers50 awards.

Below are descriptions of both awards and how I’m competing for them.

Top Management Thinkers. Jeff has advised many of the world’s leading corporations, using the Competing Values Framework that he co-created, on how to grow, change and ultimately move forward to see positive results. Jeff’s previous clients include Eaton, American Airlines, Coca-Cola, Microsoft, General Electric, Prudential and Pfizer. Vote HERE.

Distinguished Achievement Award. Time and time again, clients have been enthralled and inspired by Jeff’s speaking abilities and unorthodox view of innovation. He commands the room as he combines theory and practice to instill the mindset needed to make innovation truly happen. Jeff is competing for the “Innovation”, “Strategy”, and “Global Solutions” awards, Vote HERE.

Jeff DeGraff is the Dean of Innovation: professor, author, speaker and advisor to hundreds of the top organizations in the world. You can learn more about his groundbreaking University of Michigan Certified Professional Innovator Certificate Program and Innovatrium Institute for Innovation at

I am grateful for all of you who have voted and for your continue support.



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