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10th Anniversary Recharge: Open Innovation 2016

Champion Organizational Design, Partnership Optimization, and Open Innovation Evolution to Achieve Higher Throughput

12-14 Apr 2016
Philadelphia, PA, United States of America

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10th Anniversary Recharge: Open Innovation 2016

Achieve higher throughput on new products, tap into new market segments, and reap a higher ROI on your innovation pipeline. Join heads and recognized leaders of open and external innovation, strategic alliances, and external business development to evolve your innovation frameworks internally, externally, and strategically to become champions of open innovation.

This conference will recharge your open innovation strategy, with fresh tactics for a new era. Via case studies and interactive discussions, our speaker roster of innovation leaders will establish OI as a pillar of organizational strength throughout the enterprise, benchmark strategies for effective collaborative partnerships, and optimize the innovation lifecycle for greater impacts on enterprise success. The delegation will return home with an OI platform that is, in itself, an open innovation.

Key Topics

  • Amplify the role of open innovation (OI) throughout the organization to improve project success
  • Evolve change-agile innovation platforms to maintain a competitive edge in an ever-changing landscape
  • Revitalize business models to foster high-performing partnerships and collaborations
  • Harness the power of the crowd to drive OI success
  • Maximize external partnerships to achieve excellence in innovation
  • Previous Attendees Include

    ACS, a Xerox Company, Air Products & Chemicals, Alcatel-Lucent, Boeing, The Coca-Cola Company, Comcast Innovation Labs, ConAgra Foods, Eli Lilly and Company, Energizer Holdings, Ericcson, GE Ecomagination, General Mills, Georgia-Pacific, GlaxoSmithKline, Hallmark Cards Inc., The Hershey Company, Honda R&D Americas Inc., IBM Corporation, Intel Corporation, Johnson & Johnson, The L'Oréal Group, MeadWestvaco, PepsiCo International, Procter & Gamble, Sanofi US, The Sherwin Williams Co., Tate & Lyle, Under Armour Inc., Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Whirlpool Corporation

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    Practical Insights From

    Amir Pinchas
    Head of Operations and Portfolio, Microsoft Ventures

    Sam McCleery
    Vice President, Commercialization Lab & Open Innovation
    Under Armour

    J. Scott Sanchez
    Vice President, Innovation & User Experience
    First Data

    Sanji Fernando
    Vice President, Innovation, Optum Labs
    UnitedHealth Group

    Deb Mangone
    Senior Director, Worldwide Innovation

    J. Todd Abrams, Ph.D
    Senior Director, New Ventures and Business Development
    Temple University

    Nick Skytland
    Data Evangelist, Technology and Innovation Division

    Dr. Victoria Scarborough
    Director, External Technology
    The Sherwin-Williams Co.

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • "Great intimate environment for sharing across industries and getting to see the essence of challenges and solutions." - Johnson & Johnson Healthcare
    • "Excellent information and collection of helpful case studies. Priceless information sharing." - Comcast
    • "Wonderful event and timely conference. I'll come back in a heartbeat." -Nickelodeon
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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Rachel Strug

    The NBC Tower, 9th Floor
    455 N Cityfront Plaza Drive
    Chicago, IL 60611

    Fax: 1-312-894-6304