This online feature is about the appointment of Rick Eagar as Arthur D. Little’s first ever Chief Innovation Officer (CIO). Rick Eagar has over 26 years of experience in consulting and has been a Director and Partner at Arthur D. Little for more than 18 years, focusing on technology and innovation management for clients across a range of industries. In his new role, he will work with the firm’s leaders and experts across the globe to develop the next generation of innovative and impactful client offerings. In addition to his CIO role, Eagar has also been named global head of the TIM Practice, one of Arthur D. Little’s eight functional Practices. Other management team members of the TIM unit are Carl Bate and Greg Smith (UK), John Brennan (US), Fabian Dömer and Volker Pfirsching (Germany), Yusuke Harada (Japan), Michael Kolk (Netherlands), Frederik van Oene (Belgium) and Daniel Roos (Sweden).