H R (Pent) Penton


Innovation Insights, LLC was founded in 2005 by Dr. H. R. (Pent) Penton, and today provides consulting services, workshops and seminars on business strategy, innovation and scenario planning to Fortune 500 Companies as well as small and medium-sized companies and organizations worldwide.

Pent has a B.S. degree from Florida State University and a Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is a Value Innovation Black Belt.

He has held various management positions in research, marketing, commercial development and strategic planning with AKZO, Ethyl Corporation, Albemarle Corporation, Amoco and BP.

Pent has extensive experience in innovation management and growing businesses through organic growth as well as through mergers and acquisitions. He has created and led organizations in developing new products and services in Europe, Asia and North America.

In addition to Innovation Insights consulting services, Pent provides strategic workshops in the Executive Education Programs at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA, and Columbia University in New York, New York, and has been a guest lecturer at the ESADE Business School in Barcelona, Spain.

Want to up your innovation game? Want to up your organization’s innovation game? Attending one of our Mastering Value Innovation Workshops is a great place to start. In 2016 we are going to change our approach. We will work with you to develop your own custom workshop that addresses your problems and you define the length and location. More information can be found in the Workshop Brochure.