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Michael Graber of Epic Pivot Earns Global Innovation Institute Certification


GInI is the world’s foremost certification program in business innovation

MEMPHIS, Tennessee, November 9, 2022Epic Pivot, a leading values-driven consulting firm focused on human-centered innovation, today announced that Founder and Managing Partner Michael Graber has earned his Authorized Training & Assessment Provider (ATAP®) certification from the Global Innovation Institute, or GInI.

To earn designation as an ATAP®, providers must meet or exceed the high standards of quality and effectiveness established by GInI. With this certification, Graber will deliver training and assessment services reflecting the latest in innovation thought leadership.

“Obtaining this certification is a critical piece of Epic Pivot’s work,” said Graber. “I’m excited to use GInI resources to continue our work in making businesses more agile, responsive, and resilient through sustained strategic innovation.”

Graber speaks and publishes frequently on innovation, the power of purpose in business, and the positive influence organizations can make on the world. He serves on the Advisory Board of GInI and has been a Top 40 Global Innovation Blogger for nearly a decade. Graber has experience advising more than 250 top companies and nonprofits.

At Epic Pivot, Graber and his colleagues have a vision guided by answering, “What makes transformations fail today?” They help companies be authentic, take responsibility, and make the leap. Epic Pivot believes that every organization must authentically own its outcomes, shadows, and actions, or they risk extinction.

About Global Innovation Institute

The Global Innovation Institute (GInI) is the world’s leading professional certification, accreditation, and membership association in the field of innovation. GInI aims to advance individual careers and transform organizational achievements by advancing the profession of innovation leadership. It does this through its globally recognized standards, tools, publications, resources, professional development courses, certifications, applied research, and networking opportunities. All certifications and accreditations available through GInI reflect the most current methods, trends, and strategies in innovation leadership.

About Epic Pivot 

Epic Pivot is on a mission: Make business a force of good in the world – and show organizations how they can thrive through purposeful transformation. Through a mix of human-centered design, insights, organizational design, and strategic methods, Epic Pivot provides a framework to work with companies who want to make a positive difference in the world and do well by doing good. Learn more by visiting

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