Tim Maurer

General Foundation

Tim Maurer has been recognized for leading transformative innovations across multiple industries, products and services. This includes data analytics, the smart grid, payments, mobile applications, banking, insurance, utilities, nutrition, travel and tourism, the internet of things, marketing and faith-based organizations. 

Maurer was cited as a “Leader Innovator” in the 2013 book, Innovation Engine, by Jatin Desai. Tim has advised the White House National Economic Council on growth. He has forged innovative initiatives with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the International Franchise Association, and the U. S. Small Business Administration.

Maurer created the Mediterranean Harvest For Life® dietary regimen to combat chronic illnesses and deliver evidence-based nutrition in healthcare. Maurer founded the Global Institute For Transformation® (GIFT), a 501(c)3, to support churches and people of faith and to address global poverty through innovations.

He has also researched and co-chaired a Minority & Woman’s Business Symposium with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and has also supported refugees domestically and globally. He has developed processes and training to assist others in affecting innovation. Maurer is seeking to innovate innovation itself through encouraging a focus on "Indispensable Innovations" and empowering people to harness their creative capacity to benefit society, their organizations and themselves. 

Maurer and his wife Roberta live in Tolland, CT, and have four children.  Tim is a graduate of Seton Hall University.