The Altshuller Institute

for TRIZ Studies

Isak Bukhman, TRIZ Master
Past Vice President
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President and Consultant of TRIZ Solutions LLC.

Isak is a TRIZ, Value Methodology (VM) and Six Sigma specialist with more than 35 years of practice in the areas of product/process development and manufacturing.

As their chief methodologist, Isak spent almost ten years at Invention Machine Corporation (IMC) while the company established its global reputation. He now works as an independent global consultant and owner of TRIZ Solutions, LLC. TRIZ Solutions LLC is a consulting company ( and offers the complete array of TRIZ Technology for Innovation to companies by using system of trainings, projects facilitation, preparation of consultants and support in the creation of Centers of Innovation.

During recent years, Isak has been active delivering TRIZ training workshops and guiding the development of more than 100 innovation projects in 14 countries (USA, UK, Spain, Germany, Netherlands, Russia, Israel, People’s Republic of China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, India, Taiwan, Singapore) for more than 40 leading global corporations, including Eaton, American Axle & Manufacturing, Johnson Controls, BYD, Bobcat, Shell, Masco-Behr, Baker Hughes, Chemtura, Henkel, Samsung, Intel, Microsoft, NXP, Johnson-Johnson, Mattel/Fisher-Price, Kaifa, GAF, Clorox, Corning, Compal, Epistar, General Dynamics Land Systems, Whirlpool, Alcon, DePuyOrthopaedics, Flowserve, Savannah River Site, Steris, Biomerieux, Medtronic, Philips, Delphi, POSCO, Xinetics, BaoSteel and A.O.Smith Corporation.

Isak’s work has also included the delivery of numerous basic and advanced training seminars (some together with Genrich Altshuller), education and training of thousands of managers, engineers and researchers in TRIZ/Value Methodology, and – closest to his heart – seven years of child and adolescent creativity (TRIZ) education in his native Latvia.

Cover of TRIZ Technology for Innovation
Isak is the author of book “TRIZ Technology for Innovation” ( colored printed. The book “TRIZ Technology for Innovation” presents the message of Genrich Altshuller, the author’s teacher and the founder of TRIZ. The ideas and methods of TRIZ, as it was originally created by Altshuller and his followers, are clearly explained.

This book is recommended as a textbook to students and teachers at the university and high school level, as well as a practical handbook to any engineer or specialist involved in technology and services development.