Louis Nastro

About Louis Nastro

Louis is a member of The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He speaks fluent Italian, enjoys travelling and is recently married. Executive Leadership in the Aerospace / Navigation and Management Consulting industries on product strategy, engineering and development.

Organizational Innovation Skills

Louis Nastro  - Business and Product Innovation Strategist Does your company have the right skills to innovate effectively? Some may think this is an odd question and an answer to this may revolve around client satisfaction with a current product or service offering. However, I would argue not looking deeply at how you come up [...]

By |December 21st, 2012|Business Management, Innovation, News, Product Development|0 Comments

Additive Manufacturing and New Product Development on a Budget

Louis Nastro  - Business and Product Innovation Strategist Ever heard of 3D Printing? This technology has been around for a long time, however, it has been only over the past few years that it has been good enough (or more appropriately accessible enough) to really spur a revolution in the product development process. Traditionally, the [...]

By |December 12th, 2012|Innovation, News, Product Development|0 Comments

Is Innovation Overrated?

Lately I have been seeing many blog posts and articles heralding the death of the term innovation.  I am in Asia as I write this and through conversations with locals and Western business people I have developed some interesting insights on this question. The first is quite basic.  If we look at the etymology of [...]

Acquiring Innovation – To Buy or not to Buy

This is a common challenge for most firms looking to build or buy core technologies vital to growing their companies.  If you look at most of the Fortune 500 there are daily announcements on the latest acquisition and how it will either sustain their position in established markets or provide the springboard into non-traditional areas.  [...]

Three Ways to Invest in Innovation

By Louis Nastro, December 30, 2011 Are companies spending enough on innovation?  Here are some recent innovation statistics and comments that might be cause for concern. 51% of all patents in the USA are granted to non-US companies and the USA lags far behind China and South Korea when it comes to patents granted (an [...]

By |December 28th, 2011|Innovation, Leadership, Management|0 Comments

Innovators and Innovation

Louis Nastro provides executive leadership in the aerospace/navigation and management consulting industries.  His specialties include business restructuring, international business management and business development in advanced technology market segments. Louis is member of The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and a Boardroom Metrics Accomplished Executive. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– Many talk about it, some even think they are [...]

By |September 27th, 2011|Innovation, Leadership, Management, Marketing|0 Comments

Macro-economics and Innovation – The Time Is Now For CEO’s

Louis Nastro provides executive leadership in the aerospace/navigation and management consulting industries.  His specialties include business restructuring, international business management and business development in advanced technology market segments. Louis is member of The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and a Boardroom Metrics Accomplished Executive. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Many watched in wonder and disbelief as the world's [...]

By |August 8th, 2011|News|0 Comments

Technology Companies – Sustaining Business Value

Louis Nastro is a Boardroom Metrics Accomplished Advisor. Louis provides executive leadership in the aerospace/navigation and management consulting industries.  His specialties include business restructuring, international business management and business development in advanced technology market segments. Louis is member of The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Every successful high tech company has created value either [...]

By |November 2nd, 2010|News|0 Comments