Zinovy Royzen is a Master of TRIZ certified by Genrich Altshuller,
the creator of TRIZ. and President of TRIZ Consulting, Inc., Seattle, Washington, the first U.S. company to apply TRIZ,
cofounder and 1998-2007 Director of Altshuller Institute for TRIZ Studies.
He is a leading TRIZ consultant, project facilitator, trainer and TRIZ developer.
He has transformed the classical TRIZ theory into the most powerful and user friendly
version of modern TRIZ. He has taught thousands of engineers including more than a
thousand hundreds engineers at Boeing.
Zinovy Royzen has led workshops and/or provided consultation at numerous organizations,
including Boeing Co., Eastman Kodak, Ford Motor Company, Harley-Davidson Motor
Company, Hewlett-Packard, Illinois Tool Works, Kimberly-Clark, LG Electronics,
Lucent Technologies, National Semiconductor, NASA, Philips Semiconductors,
Rolls-Royce, Samsung, Siemens, Thermo King Corporation, and Xerox among others.
His customized on-site workshops and consulting provided his clients with high quality
invention proposals and significant saving. He develops innovative solutions to
problems that his customers could not solve for long period of time, sometimes for
He is a MS in mechanical engineering, the author of many TRIZ papers and holds 33 patents.
Mr. Royzen has been conducting his TRIZ courses for UCLA Extension since 1997.
Zinovy Royzen is a leading TRIZ Developer. He developed the most user friendly and
effective modern version of TRIZ including TOP function modeling and problem
formulation, Standard Techniques and Conflict Solving Algorithm. He published many
TRIZ papers and holds 31 patents.
Margaret Royzen is a software developer with more
than 30 years of experience in all phases of software development. During her professional career Margaret managed
teams and projects, designed and developed numerous software systems and websites for
various companies in the US and abroad. Margaret's expertise includes building "in-house"
and commercial products. She has MS in Computer Science and holds Certificates in Web Development and C# Programming.
Margaret is the developer of Innovator's Engine®. Her responsibilities include all aspects of TOP-TRIZ software
development and implementation from concept generation to coding, database management, installation
Margaret also developed the www.trizconsulting.com website.