ID8 Innovation Welcomes Alice Liu as Partner

Corporate Innovation Consultancy Heralds Growth with Hire of Corporate Venture Studio Veteran

December 18, 2023
By ID8 Team


ID8 Innovation (ID8) is thrilled to announce the naming of Alice Liu as a new partner, a move that brings leadership and diverse experiences in corporate innovation, entrepreneurship, and technology to ID8. 

Dr. Liu previously led the venture studio for Stanley Black and Decker, where tangible innovation was created through the launch of new ventures. In this capacity, she led efforts to generate and validate business ideas, assemble world-class agile teams, and launch and nurture companies to scale.

 Prior to Stanley X, she helped lead Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship at USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering. Under her leadership the school launched its first deep technology incubator, the Viterbi Startup Garage, where she created an ecosystem for venture acceleration and training to rapidly launch technology companies. She was named an Amazon Alexa Innovation Fellow in 2018. She started her career in management strategy consulting at Bain and Company and Boston Consulting Group after completing her Ph.D. in Computational Neural Systems at Caltech.

 Brad Holliday, ID8 co-founder noted, “Alice’s deep industry expertise, analytical approach, and wealth of innovation experience make her an incredibly valuable asset to ID8 and its clients.  This marks a significant milestone in the growth and evolution of ID8 and enhances our thought leadership in corporate innovation. Alice’s proven ability to catalyze change, coupled with a collaborative and client-centric mindset, makes her an excellent addition to our leadership team.”

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About ID8 Innovation:

ID8 Innovation is a specialized consultancy that works closely with Fortune 1000 enterprises to explore new markets and develop new products and services. ID8 team members are experts at helping organizations of all sizes launch new innovation or investment programs for the first time, or optimize existing programs that are feeling stuck. 

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