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About Inside Outside

Inside Outside is a community for innovators and entrepreneurs. If you are a mover, shaker, maker, founder, builder, or doer, join us!

At our core, Inside Outside helps people innovate together – startups + corporates + community. We bring together the best and brightest to connect through our weekly podcast, newsletter, and immersive events.

The Inside Outside community is designed to foster innovation, upgrade skills, launch new ideas, and connect you with world-class innovators. We bring together people, research, training, and insights from the Inside Outside Innovation podcast, events, and over 25 years of consulting experience by our founder, Brian Ardinger.

Join the community today, and every week, we will send you thoughtfully curated news, trends, tools, and tactics all focused on the world of startup and corporate innovation.


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Our Founder Brian Ardinger

Connect with Brian

For over 25 years Brian has been helping entrepreneurs and enterprises navigate and compete in a world of change and disruption. He has led efforts with startups and corporations to engage the latest trends, tools, and tactics to accelerate innovation, launch new ideas, and build better products.

Before InsideOutside.io, Brian founded the seed-stage accelerator NMotion and co-founded the corporate innovation consultancy Econic. Brian has worked in Silicon Valley and Asia, and served as Chief Marketing Officer at Nanonation working with some of the best brands in the world including Apple, Pepsi, Target, Nike, and Harley-Davidson.

He is currently involved in driving the Midwest’s innovation ecosystem through initiatives such as the Rise of the Rest, StartupWeek, Lean Startup Circle, PIPELINE Entrepreneurs, and the JumpStart Challenge.

Brian is a regular contributor to industry publications, a public speaker and quoted industry expert with over two decades of experience in digital media, marketing, consulting, and research. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Nebraska in Omaha and an MBA from Penn State.

Here are a few more ways you can connect with Brian:

Podcast.  Hosted by Brian Ardinger, the Inside Outside Innovation podcast has more than 110 interviews with corporate and startup innovators. Our podcast was featured by Inc. Magazine as one of the “10 Best Design and Innovation Podcasts You Can’t Live Without.”  Listen to the podcast here on InsideOutside.io or on Acast, iTunes, Sticher, Spotify, and Google Play

Community.  Sign up for our free weekly innovation newsletter.  You’ll receive the latest news, trends, tools, and tactics in the world of startup and corporate innovation.

Events.  Join us at Intersect – The Monthly Meetup for Innovators & Entrepreneurs and other great immersive events.  Check out our Inside Outside Innovation Summit held in May, 2018.

Speaker.  Book Brian as a keynote for corporate retreats, trade shows, and conferences.

Innovation Coach. Brian offers one-on-one corporate and startup coaching. Limited spots available.

Sponsorship. If you are looking to reach corporate, startup and community innovators, let’s talk.


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