AIM Archives - Archives: Leadership

Raymond Y. Zhao

Raymond is based in Shanghai, China and brings a wealth of global experience to The AIM Institute. He has worked and lived in more than 6 countries across 3 continents in his 20 plus years of professional career. He brings impressive capabilities working in both large corporations and global cultures, with English, Chinese and Japanese language capabilities. Raymond ... Read More

Emily Noatch

Emily Noatch has been with The AIM Institute since 2007 and is responsible for accounts receivables as well as integration of internal AIM systems. During the development stage, Emily played a large role in the creation, organization, and implementation of AIM’s LMS (learner management system), and continues to oversee its maintenance and improvements. Emily graduated ... Read More

Marilyn Thomas

As Director of Marketing Communications, Marilyn Thomas is responsible for developing and implementing the marketing communications plan for The AIM Institute. In her three years with AIM, Marilyn has worked on various marketing campaigns, targeting current and prospective clients and providing marketing support in the distribution of AIM’s print and digital materials, including the New ... Read More

Ann Eiden

Ann Eiden is the Director of Operations of The AIM Institute. As such, Ann is the central point for coordinating whatever needs to be done to keep AIM the smooth-running organization that it is. With AIM since its founding, Ann is ready to answer any question, organize any workshop, or get anything needed to the ... Read More

Ting-Ting Yao Lin

Ting-Ting is a coach for New Product Blueprinting. Ting-Ting joined AIM in 2018 after being a free-lance trainer/coach/consultant for the last 10 years serving mainly MNCs in APAC. Most of her training themes are in the fields of leadership, high-performing teams, sales and marketing effectiveness. Ting-Ting brings more than 20 years of professional experience in ... Read More

Marc Benevento

Marc Benevento is a certified coach for New Product Blueprinting. He joined AIM in 2018 after 22 years in the automotive and chemical industries. He is also the founder of Industrial Market Insight, a consultancy that helps industrial companies identify and explore new market opportunities. Marc held several product management and business development roles at ... Read More

Dan Edgar

Dan serves as a consultant coach with The AIM Institute. Together with Dan Adams, Dan published the story of DuPont’s successful implementation of New Product Blueprinting in the Product Development Management Association’s Visions Magazine, receiving the award for Best of Visions for 2010. During Dan’s 36 years at the DuPont Company, he helped over 100 ... Read More

Simon Waddington

Simon Waddington is a European-based coach for New Product Blueprinting. He joined AIM in 2014 after a career spanning over 20 years in the chemical industry, encompassing product development, market management and business development. Just a few of Simon’s accomplishments throughout his career include inventing the technology for Voranol, leading the team to first sales ... Read More

Christine Chang

Christine Chang is a trainer and coach for both New Product Blueprinting and LaunchStar® B2B Product Launch She joined AIM in 2014 after a 20+ year experience in chemical industry. Christine started her career as Lab Supervisor at FIRE-TROL® Division of Chemonics Industries in Arizona USA. Her main achievement was the innovation of a patentable ... Read More

Duncan Cathcart

Duncan Cathcart is a certified trainer and coach for both New Product Blueprinting and LaunchStar® B2B Product Launch methodologies. He joined AIM in 2013 after a 33+ year career at Dow Chemical. His contributions at Dow included technical and leadership positions across multiple functions — manufacturing, R&D, quality, supply chain, and marketing. He is a ... Read More