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Chris McCarthyFounder of ILN Coaching & Consulting


In his 20+ year innovation career, Chris has created better tools for new moms, safer medication administration for patients, and more robust shift changes for nurses. 

As the former Vice President of Strategy & Design at HopeLabs, Chris empowered and guided his teams to tackle complicated challenges like loneliness in young people, resilience in queer teens, and guidance for low-income moms. His work has been featured in the Harvard Business Review, FastCompany, the New York Times, and more.

Founder of ILN Coaching & Consulting, a reboot of the Innovation Learning Network (ILN), Chris is currently using a combination of systems thinking, design thinking, and strategy that enables organizations and leaders to achieve more impactful innovation efforts.

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