As the leader of Simonelli Innovation LLC, Mick Simonelli has a reputation for being a dynamic thought leader on innovation in large organizations. Prior to Simonelli Innovation, he served as the senior innovation executive for USAA, where he built and drove the enterprise-wide innovation program to world-class status. During his tenure, USAA received numerous awards and accolades, including being recognized as one of InfoWeek 500’s most innovative and BusinessWeek's #1 customer service. Earlier in his career, Simonelli served as a lead innovator in multiple positions within the Department of Defense, where he helped digitize and transform the US Army. He is a certified management accountant, possessing advanced degrees in business and psychology.