Simone Ahuja

Member Since 2021

Simone Ahuja


Blood Orange

Minneapolis-St. Paul Area

Simone is a bestselling author, keynote speaker and the founder of Blood Orange, an innovation and strategy consulting group with special expertise in innovation, jugaad (or frugal) innovation, and intrapraneurship (innovation execution). Clients include: 3M, Medtronic, P & G, PepsiCo, Medtronic, Stanley Black & Decker, Best Buy, General Mills, CNBC, PBS, Asia Society, Federal Reserve Banks, University of Cambridge's Judge Business School, Harvard Kennedy School, World Economic Forum and more. Co-Author: Jugaad Innovation - a #1 international bestseller called "the most comprehensive book yet on the subject" of frugal innovation by the Economist. Publications:, FastCompany, Stanford Social Innovation Review,,, Far East Economic Review, Economic Times


  • Entrepreunership
  • Strategy
  • Public Speaking


June 10th, 2022

15 ways to engage more with environmental sustainability

Greater engagement with the corporate sustainability movement can serve your brand, its employees and its customers.

September 21st, 2021

Rethinking constraints as a catalyst for innovation

Constraints force us to get crystal clear about the problem we’re solving.

September 17th, 2021

16 effective ways to praise your team for their great work

If you want your praise to make a positive impact on your team, you have to be consistent, and you need to spread it around.


Blood Orange

Blood Orange is a global innovation strategy consultancy based out of Minneapolis, USA. Blood Orange provides workshops and consulting services to the Fortune 500 and beyond.


  • Management Consulting


Corporate leadership