Global Innovation Partners
Gene DePrez has over 30 years of corporate, consulting, association and government experience in strategy and transformation for businesses, governments and public/private development organizations in North America and Europe. He has advised more than 400 Fortune 1000 companies on global location strategy and site selection across a broad spectrum of sectors and led complex assignments involving global location, expansions and M&A consolidations related to headquarters, research centers, manufacturing and other specialized operations. Gene is currently managing partner for Global Innovation Partners, an international consulting firm advising companies, regions and universities in innovation-driven global location strategy, site selection and economic growth. The company has helped locate many companies in the medical device sector.