Luke Hohmann is the Founder and CEO of Conteneo, Inc. (formerly, The Innovation Games® Company). Conteneo’s enterprise software platforms and professional services merge collaborate frameworks, data analytics and domain expertise to help enterprises optimize decision making in the areas of strategy, innovation, sales, product development and market research. Conteneo has a wide array of customers from startups to Fortune 500 enterprises including Adobe, Capital One, PayU, Rackspace, Transamerica and Reed Elsevier among others. These customers are using Conteneo's multidimensional collaboration frameworks to help solve their truly enduring problems: identifying unmet needs, developing and aligning on strategic choices, creating compelling offerings, and improving delivery processes.
Luke's is also co-founder of Every Voice Engaged Foundation, a 501 3(c) nonprofit that that helps citizens, governments and nonprofit organizations collaborate at scale to solve both technical and wicked problems. EVEF has been a leader in the Participatory Budgeting movement, helping citizens prioritize hundreds of millions of dollars through Budget Games. EVEF has also partnered with The Kettering Foundation to create Common Ground for Action, the first platform for scalable Deliberative Decision Making. Endorsed by both the Agile Alliance and the Scrum Alliance, Luke is thankful for the thousands of colleagues from the Agile Community who have donated their time to EVEF.
The author of four books on topics ranging from organizational behavior to software architecture and portfolio prioritization and the inventor of several patents, Luke is an internationally recognized leader in the Agile Community. He co-founded the first Agile Conference in 2003 and has served on the Board of the Agile Alliance, sponsoring the first track devoted to Product Management. Under his leadership Conteneo has conducted market research and strategy services development for the Scrum Alliance and the Agile Alliance. Luke was the keynote speaker at Agile 2015 and is the keynote speaker for Agile Australia in June of 2016. Luke is also the creator of ProductCamp and Playcamp, the world's largest series of unconferences for Product Managers and Innovation Gamers/Gamestomers.
Innovation Games is are featured and recommended by a number of prominent authors, including Alexander Osterwalder, Mitch Lacey, Kenny Rubin, Chris Matts, Lyssa Adkins, Tom Grant, Israel Gat, Al Shalloway, Jesse Fewell and Cory Foy.