Consulting and Executive Coaching

Build an
Innovation Movement

Make the future yours by bringing together company leadership with the RIDG Chief Innovation Officer, Michelle S. Royal, to dissect challenges, uncover hidden opportunities, map priorities and get your company or department refocused and turbo-charged for the future.

Unleash the dormant and unrealized value in your leadership and discover raving fans waiting to be ignited. If you want to scale a mountain, you need a great guide. RIDG will help you reach the summit.

“Innovation is the specific instrument of business growth. The act that endows resources with a new capacity to create wealth.” – Peter Drucker

The Harvard Business Review sites the core roles of the Chief Innovation Officer as follows:

• Supporting best practices and methodologies.

• Helping individuals generate ideas and solve the right problems.

• Developing employee skills.

• Supporting new product and service initiatives.

• Identifying new market spaces.

• Directing seed funding.

• Designing shelter for promising projects.

For over ten years, Michelle Royal has worked with C-Suite executives and innovation leaders focused on aligning teams to identify and implement ideas yielding million dollar returns.

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Michelle is the rare professional that very effectively blends immense capability with extreme passion for what she does. Her intellect, attitude, and clear commitment to her craft are evident in every interaction. Her knowledge, curiosity, and analytical abilities have provided tremendous value to our firm, as well as me personally. I genuinely look forward to each of our discussions, and to our ongoing partnership with Michelle and RIDG.

David Romine

CEO, AgileThought

What Makes RIDG Exceptional?

“Michelle is considered a strong technology leader in Florida and RIDG has helped many organizations like ours (Cox Target Media and Valpak) identify new technology growth opportunities and business process improvements. Michelle and RIDG help companies like ours innovate & identify new business opportunities through problem challenge scoping, brainstorming, and rapid prototyping. I highly recommend Michelle and am delighted to have had the opportunity to work with RIDG.”

Fred Steube,  Senior Director of Emerging Technology, Valpak Direct Marketing Systems, Inc.


Accelerate your clarity velocity while leveraging your industry expertise, unlocking the latent potential of your team to define, map and execute on profitable ideas.



Discover your company’s unique intellectual property within an evolving and competitive landscape and how to validate that IP for success.


Transform your business into a machine that leverages qualitative and quantitative success by magnifying the best of your personnel and technology assets.

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Clients say

Case Studies

RIDG has been fortunate enough to work with a multitude of companies—both lean start-ups and large-scale corporations—to help them get to the next level. Whether that was through visualization/graphic recording of large scale events, strategic consultation to help companies navigate internal changes, facilitating unforgettable events, or delivering exceptional keynote presentations, we’ve done it all.