Doug Hall

Doug Hall

Doug Hall is an Inventor, Researcher & Whiskey Maker.

Doug is the co-founder and CEO of Brain Brew Custom WHISKeY.  They specialize in WoodCraft finishing of whiskey and other spirits.  They have a collaboration with Edrington to develop and produce Noble Oak Double Oak Bourbon.  Last year they placed two products among the top 100 of the Ultimate Spirit Challenge.

He is also founder and Chairman of the Eureka! Ranch – an innovation acceleration incubator for many of the world’s largest and most innovative corporations.   For 40+ years their specialty has been using System Driven Innovation to increase speed and decrease risk with new and improved products.

Doug is a chemical engineer by education who worked in the Brand Management department at Procter & Gamble rising to the rank of Master Marketing Inventor – shipping a record 9 innovations in 12 months by applying system thinking to innovation.

He is the author of 7 books.  His book Jump Start Your Business Brain has been named as one of the 100 Best Business Books of All Time by 800-CEO-Read.  He has co-hosted various network TV & Radio Programs  (ABC American Inventor, Backyard Inventor and Brain Brew Radio) as well as a writing and performing a play on his adventures and misadventures as a North Pole Tenderfoot.

His pioneering work applying the system thinking of Dr. W. Edwards Deming to innovation lead to the creation of Innovation Engineering – a new field of academic study and management science.  For this Doug was awarded honorary doctorates by the University of Prince Edward Island and the University of Maine.

Doug is a citizen of Canada and the USA.   He and his wife Debbie – through their Planet Eureka! Foundation  – are active supporters of the two communities they call home – the Greater Cincinnati Region and Prince Edward Island Canada.