John Winsor


John has nearly 30 years of experiences in founding, growing and consulting on open business practices. He is a frequent industry speaker and respected author. He has been featured in multiple Harvard Business School case studies on open methodologies. Outside of work he pursues his passions of climbing, skiing, cycling and surfing. Among his accomplishments, he set the world record for the ascent and round-trip of Kilimanjaro.


Karim Lakhani

Professor of Business Administration

Karim R. Lakhani is Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School, the Principal Investigator of the Crowd Innovation Lab and NASA Tournament Lab at the Harvard Institute for Quantitative Social Science and the faculty co-founder of the Harvard Business School Digital Initiative. He specializes in technology management and innovation.  His research examines crowd-based innovation models and the digital transformation of companies and industries. 



Michael Tushman

Professor of Business Administration

Michael L. Tushman is an American organizational theorist, management adviser, and Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. He is internationaly recognized for his work on the relations between technological change, executive leadership and organization adaption. His work centers on the role of senior teams in building organizations that host incremental as well as discontinuous innovations as well as leading those organizational changes associated with innovation streams. his work on ambidextrous organizational designs focuses on organizational and senior team characteristics that enable firms to exploit current capabilities as well as explore new spaces. 


Jin Paik

Director of Project and Research Development - Harvard-NASA Tournament Lab

Jin H. Paik is the director of Project and Research Development at the Crowd Innovation Laboratory (CIL)/NASA Tournament Laboratory (NTL) at Harvard University. He oversees the development of open innovation projects through partnerships with NASA, federal government agencies, partner academic institutions, and research institutions. He advises organizations and firms on adoption innovation strategies and prize-based contests for solving complex problems. He has worked extensively on programs ranging from improvements to NASA's International Space Station to machine learning uses for medical imaging.


Rinat Sergeev

Data Scientist and Chief Scientific Advisor - Harvard-NASA Tournament Lab

DR. Rinat Sergeev is a Data Scientist at the Harvard-NASA Tournament Lab (NTL). Rinat works as a lead science and technical expert on exploring and utilizing crowdsourcing approaches in applications to the big data challenges, faced by NASA and the Government. In his role, Rinat provides full guidance and support on all aspects of projects from learning the area and formulating the problem, to resolving all issues on the way to execution, working closely with all parties involved.