Asa part of my series about “Lessons From Inspirational Women Leaders in Tech”, I had the pleasure of interviewing Esther Gons.

Esther Gons is the founder and CEO of GroundControl, innovation software that focuses heavily on innovation accounting and helps corporate startup teams with the development of new business models and the author of Innovation Accounting: A Practical Guide for Measuring Your Innovation Ecosystem’s Performance and The Corporate Startup: How Established Companies Can Develop Successful Innovation Ecosystems. She is an international speaker on topics of corporate innovation, innovation accounting, portfolio management and startups, and a respected expert appearing as a guest on numerous podcasts that focus on innovation. Gons has a background in technology and has been an entrepreneur for over 20 years mentoring several hundred startups. She was recently named to Inside Outside’s 2022 Watchlist: Women in Innovation.