Founder @Albanian Innovation Accelerator & Chief Creative Officer @Gconsultancy Innovation
Dr. Julia Goga-Cooke is an academic, journalist, design thinking coach and entrepreneur. Julia leads Gconsultancy Innovation, an IOEE academy of enterprise and innovation, and AIA network, helping companies grow through innovation.
After a career in academia and UN, Julia served at the BBC for 16 years in various on-air and senior editorial and leadership positions.
She is passionate about creating networks for learning and innovation, like the world class Future of Work Research Consortium she co-founded and managed for 5 years, where more than 80 global corporations participated.
She teaches Innovation Accelerator at Central Saint Martins and Design Thinking at Loughborough University.
Julia is a public speaker and publisher of the weekly zine Inspire to Innovate, a curation of top stories from technology, business, science and arts.
Julia’s passion for learning has taken her to CSM and London Business School to study Design Thinking Innovation Management and Creating New Ventures, d.school in Stanford on Creating Innovation Spaces and Innovation Games, and MIT to study Collaborative Innovation Networks. She holds a PhD in linguistics.