Jerry L. Newman holds a bachelor's degree in biology and doctorate in biochemistry. He is the author of Creativity Gateway to Breakthrough Solutions. He has been a product innovation leader for over 25 years at companies such as S.C. Johnson and Johnson & Johnson. Under his leadership over 60 products have been commercialized. Trained as a scientist, his passions are creativity and innovation based on science and technology. He believes that technology developed by people can greatly enhance the health and lives of individuals. He is the originator of the the Creativity Gateway, CREATIVE culture and Lions of Innovation and author of papers on these innovation leadership concepts. He has also authored numerous scientific papers and is a patent holder for a number of inventions.