What is Lean Impakt?

A professional service to help innovative and impact-driven enterprise materialize world-changing ideas.

Core values

Here are our fundamental beliefs.

  • Diversity

    We don't just support diversity; we thrive on it. We foster a diverse and inclusive community, and support people with big ideas of any kind.

  • Impakt

    Our programs are led by people who’ve been there before and authentically believe in making the world a better place.

  • Fun

    We believe humor and fun impact the way we interact with clients. We immerse ourselves in our work and might have more fun with it than is socially acceptable.

  • Curiosity

    We are never satisfied with the simple answer; our unending desire to learn and improve motivates us to innovate.

  • Integrity

    What do you do when no one else is looking? Our teams act with integrity and honesty, and focus on putting ourselves in the shoes of others.

  • Results

    We work with exceptional people who do exceptional things. We set a high personal bar; we believe nothing is impossible and commit ourselves fully to the goal.

Why do we exist?

We exist to train, coach and support impact driven leaders. We offer resources, workshops and online and in-person support to leaders so they can reach the next level of thinking and growth.

How we do it

We use human-centered innovation practices to help entrepreneurs and small businesses address various aspects of their business start-up, growth and recovery.

What is Human-Centered Design

Human-centered design, aka Design Thinking, is a creative approach to problem solving focused on creating a solution/experience that addresses the core needs of those who experience a problem. Learn more at IDEO.org. 

Meet Our Founder

Hi, I’m Mohamed

Mohamed T. Kante is an award-winning Design Thinking practitioner and strategist with more than 10 years of experience. Previously, he spent nearly a decade in the private sector at EMC Corp as an Electrical Engineer and Dell Technologies as a Technical Program Manager leading teams and overseeing projects in the U.S. and abroad. During this time, he created and implemented leadership development programs, innovation strategies in Global Manufacturing Services and critical business initiatives. He also led several idea development and innovation projects.

Mohamed was recognized by FORTUNE.COM as a “hero of the FORTUNE 500” for having performed remarkable acts of goodness as well as citations from the State of Massachusetts among others. Mohamed is an esteemed keynote speaker for colleges and universities, as well as a mentor and business counselor to a dozen of startup ventures.

While his mission to inspire others have taken him around the world, Mohamed is proud to call North Providence, RI his home.


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