Taal Innovation Advisors

Working at the intersection of business, technology and execution.

Taal Innovation Advisors

Connecting business, technology and innovation to markets worldwide.

Taal Innovation Advisors

Helping your company realize its full potential.

Taal Innovation Advisors

Think big. Think bold. Thing Beyond.

Taal Innovation Advisors

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What We Do

Our Approach

At Taal Innovation Advisors (“Taal”) we help businesses succeed. We leverage your existing business sector knowledge, combine it with our experience and furnish you with an objective perspective of the current state of your business, its realistic market potential, and the challenges and opportunities you may see going forward. Good, bad or otherwise we will give you our honest opinion and present you with realistic ideas on the best approach moving forward and how to change “maybe” to “absolutely”.

 

Irrespective if you are a 3-person start-up, an operating business, or a Fortune 50 multinational company we can help you formulate rational, executable strategies that will make a positive impact on your business's bottom line. But, we don’t stop there. We will work with your team to help execute the strategy that we agree to. Think of Taal as being an extension of your existing executive and execution teams. 

Virtual Team

Taal is comprised of a skilled and experienced team of analytic thinkers, consultants and researchers that have years of relevant, hands-on experience directly from the industry. They have "been there and done it" in your industry. And, it is likely they have already had to deal with business and/or technology obstacles you are faced with today. We leverage this experience and know-how to help accelerate your business while helping you effectively navigate through some not of obvious and troublesome potholes. Taal arguments your existing organization to create a collective team of skilled, experienced and motivated professionals all dedicated to your overall business success.

Our Expertise

Taal specializes in creating successful businesses by working at the intersection business, technology, and markets. Our business expertise focuses on our clients' most critical issues and opportunities. We work in all geographies and with clients that range in size from pre-revenue startups to Fortune 500 multinationals. Collectively, we bring deep, functional expertise and are known for our ability to recognize and realize untapped values. We pride ourselves in thinking beyond the obvious - optimizing solutions for the sum of the parts, not just the individual pieces.  The expertise we bring can be applied in may areas of the strategic business development, technology development and implementation, and market expansion and execution. The areas we are active in today include:

 

  • Program Management
  • Product Development
  • Strategy Development
  • Business Execution
  • Go-to-market Strategies
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Company Operations & Optimization
  • Organizational Transformation
  • Board & Advisory Involvement
  • Technology Implementation
  • Corporate Governance

Hands-On Experience

Beyond business expertise, Taal has technical domain knowledge and hands-on experience in the following areas:

 

  • Brand Development
  • Consumer Products
  • Insurance & FinTech
  • Intellectual Property
  • Internet of Things 
  • Machine Learning 
  • Precision Medicine 
  • Satellite Systems 
  • 3D Printing 
  • Transportation Logistics
  • Video Gaming/eSports
  • Vision Systems AR/VR 
  • Volume Manufacturing 
  • Web-based RTC

Our Team

Team members

Parminder Singh  P. Eng Parminder Singh  P. Eng

Parminder Singh P. Eng

Founder and Managing Partner

Parminder Singh (Par) has more than 25 years of technical, operations, international business, and management experience in public and private corporations. He has worked in variety of senior management roles in different sized organizations that span from under-capitalized start-ups to Fortune 100 multinational corporations.  His background includes hands-on industry experience in software development, product development, online e-commerce & web services, intellectual property, innovation sourcing , video gaming, medical devices, advertising,  and brand development. Parminder is currently the CEO of the Taal Innovation Advisors Inc. (“Taal”). 

 

Taal is a boutique business consulting and innovation advisory firm that specializes in helping companies (big, small, public and private) grow and create value by transforming select technologies into commercially viable products and services and taking them to market through strategic global partnerships.

 

Previously, Parminder served as the CEO of a disruptive start-up called LifeLens. LifeLens developed a personal bio-sensing wearable device that combines advancements in thin-film membranes, nanomaterials, and sensor miniaturization, to create the most advanced bio-sensing wearable device in the world today. The technology can accurately, in real-time and with clinical precision, sense, collect analyze and cross-correlate information about a user’s physiological state, their movement and activities, and the environment they are exposed. Prior to LifeLens, Parminder, served as the President of Intellectual Ventures Canada - a $6B private equity fund that invested in early-stage disruptive technologies. Parminder also served Managing Director of the Microsoft Canada Development Centre; the General Manager for Microsoft’s Home & Entertainment Division for Japan and the head of the Business Development group responsible for the global launch of Xbox and Xbox 360.

 

Parminder has established three successful start-up companies and has held executive positions and consulted for a multitude of Fortune 500 companies including: Motorola, Microsoft, American Express, Flextronics, ATT, Boeing, Flextronics, AON Space, Hughes Aircraft Company, Space Systems Loral, and the Government of Canada. Parminder is an active investor in disruptive technologies and serves as an advisor to young entrepreneurs with big ideas. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Nova Scotia and lives in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. He is married with three children, two dogs, and an occasional goldfish.

Kei Morita Kei Morita

Kei Morita

Associate Partner

Kei Morita  has more than 25 years of experience in the corporate, start-up and the consulting markets in the technology sector. She has worked for both private and publicly traded Fortune 100 multinational corporations.  

 

Kei is a skilled technology veteran and has hands-on industry involvement in the areas of marketing, communications, reputation management, human resources (staffing and talent development), corporate affairs, philanthropy management, operations, supply chain logistics, international business development, eSports and e-commerce. She has managed executive communications to multiple C-level executives at several large organizations, and has also consulted to C-suites executives – helping them execute specific strategies to create and maximize new and existing opportunities both internally and externally.  

 

Kei is known for her innovative and out-of-the-box thinking when it comes to moving a business forward. She spends the time necessary to understand the dynamics of the existing business, its processes and its goals and works within the existing team structure to identify challenges, formulate balanced solutions and analyze new opportunities. Her roll-up-your sleeves approach to business and execution has delivered the results that are precise and material.

 

Kei worked for Microsoft Corporation in both Japan and in the US in various roles including Corporate PR, various product management, creator and head of a successful global HR program, Xbox and Xbox Live, Corporate Affairs and several Chief of Staff roles.

Prior to Microsoft, Kei worked as a key liaison and transportation/supply chain logistics advisor for a joint venture between Mitsui and Co. Ltd. and Airborne Express (Current DHL) on various transportation/supply chain logistics initiatives and led the customer support center, servicing global joint venture accounts. She also worked as the Director of Marketing for a start-up RFID security/asset management company based in the UK.  

 

Kei has independently consulted for some notable Japanese companies, taken on numerous interpreting/translation projects, worked on programs in the health and medical device industries, has an expertise in the video gaming/mobile-gaming and eSports.  She studied at Kwansei Gakuin University in Hyogo, Japan and at the University of Washington in communications,  International Studies/business and political science.  She is also a receipient of a mini-fellow from the Stanford Medical School iSage program in Successful Aging studies.

 

Kei is fluent in Japanese and English and is often contracted to provide professional interpreting and translation services. . She has interpreted for prominent journalists and numerous C-level corporate executives in the entertainment and technology areas.

 

She volunteers for Providence Hospice of Seattle and works on an on-call basis as a hospice health aide for Kaiser Permanente Washington. In addition, she volunteers for the Make-A-Wish Foundation Alaska/Washington Chapter.  She has ‘four children’ – her beloved husband, who is a professional engineer during the day and musician on occasional evenings, two daughters and one four-legged Shiba-inu/dog named “Jiro” and when there’s time she practices Yoga.

Portfolio Clients/Partners

Social Responsibility

Taal Innovations Advisors is known for partnering with clients that are dedicated to improving the human condition. To that end, Taal will offer its services, free of charge, to select companies or entities that it believes are positively contributing to improving human health, reducing the effects of climate change, minimizing the human consumption footprint and/or strengthening the fabric of social communities. We further commit to NOT engage in conduct that leads to unethical business practices or results in unfair trade.

 

We all need to rebalance our thinking to ensure a brighter future for all. Join us in accelerating positive change. Let's talk. Contact us at info@TaalInnovationAdvisors.com if you feel we can help you make a difference.

Opportunities

Associate Partner (multiple roles)

If you have a background in innovation and consulting, we want to hear from you. We are looking for experienced candidates that have more than an academic background. We want individuals that have personal hands-on experience in business development, management, technology development and execution. We are looking for out of box thinkers that choose to think beyond the obvious. At Taal Innovation Advisors you will have autonomy you need to deliver world-class solutions to our clients.

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