Stu Winby, Founder of SPRING Network

Stu is a thought leader in strategy innovation, organization design and innovation, and founder of SPRING Network.  His focus over the last decade has been in healthcare and technology, working at the CEO, state and national level in healthcare innovation and transformation.  His interests are in the design of dynamic networks as continuous innovation and productivity sources of advantage, and the management of innovation.  Stu works with large industrial companies as well as Silicon Valley start-ups in strategy, organization, and innovation management areas.  

Before starting his own firm, Stu was Executive Director/General Manager of Strategy and Organization at Hewlett-Packard, which included four practice area organizations:  Business Strategy Innovation, Organization Architecture and Change, R&D Solutions Lab, and Product Generation Solutions.  Prior to this position he managed HP’s Factory of the Future organization.  His work at HP has been documented in numerous books, articles and professional journals. Several Harvard Business School Cases have been written on projects he has managed and consulted to, as well as numerous case studies documented by the Conference Board.  

Stu Winby received degrees from San Jose State University in California, with additional graduate studies at Stanford University.  He lives in Pebble Beach and Palo Alto with his wife and three children, who live in the area.