Cheryl Perkins is a respected thought-leader in innovation and the founder of Innovationedge(tm), a consulting firm specializing in strategic innovation and growth for senior executives, entrepreneurs and inventors worldwide. Few consultants are able to do what Cheryl does: Identify and transform insights, designs, technologies and capabilities into total solutions and new-to-the-world innovations. Her innovation career began at Kimberly-Clark Corporation where she worked for more than 20 years as senior vice president and chief innovation officer. Recently, Perkins' creativity has helped transform insights into successful solutions for her clients, which include Kraft, Colgate, Wal-Mart and WD-40. Perkins has been identified as one of the Top 25 Champions of Innovation by Business Week magazine (June 2006), a top executive driving vision within the consumer goods industry by Consumer Goods Technology magazine (Visionaries 2006) and was recently awarded the "Excellence in Innovation" award by the Asia Pacific Congress in Mumbai, India.