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Innovation Evolution East 2017

Connecting an Innovation Workforce with the Corporation, Consumer Base, and Collaborative Ecosystem to Overhaul Open Innovation Strategy

29-30 Mar 2017
Hilton Boston Logan | Boston, MA, United States of America

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Why You Should Attend

Innovation Evolution East 2017

This evolved marcus evans event will enable and empower the greater innovation workforce to move from closed to open and from open to connected innovation—ultimately yielding improved products, more robust R&D, and a heightened ability to collaborate for the greater good of innovation. After mastering the organizational culture, innovation ecosystem, collaborative strategy evolution, and the toolbox needed for connected innovation, the delegation will return with a high-level, actionable strategy to champion open, external, and collaborative innovation and strategic partnerships.

Key Topics

  • Activate a corporate culture to drive disruption, innovation, and growth
  • Cultivate and access an advanced network to empower effective open, collaborative, and partnered innovation
  • Evolve enterprise innovation models to reduce the cost and improve the impact of innovative new product development
  • Build an open innovation toolbox to optimize the resources, frameworks and strategies which drive collaborative success
  • Disrupt intentionally through a repeatable product innovation model
  • 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

    Denise Fletcher
    Chief Innovation Officer & Vice President, Healthcare, Pharma, and Life Sciences
    formerly of Xerox

    Michael Waldman
    Chief Innovation Officer

    Michael Bourque
    President & Chief Innovation Officer

    Edward Boudrot
    Vice President, Product Strategy – Product Management, Innovation, Intrepreneur, Human Centered Design
    Optum, UnitedHealth Group

    Bill Aimutis
    Global Director – External Innovation

    Ian Nicholson
    Worldwide Director, Strategic Innovation & Technology Alliances
    Colgate Palmolive

    Austin Kozman
    R&D Director – Open Innovation & Alliance Management

    Gary Hasty
    Director of Strategy & Innovation, Hospitality

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • “Very good speakers on extremely relevant topics.” - Fifth Third Bank
    • “Great venue to learn and exchange best practices. More importantly, how to leverage lessons learned from others.” - Baxter Healthcare
    • “Strong discussion of rapidly evolving subject matter. Taking this all together is a great benefit.” - Kellogg Company
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    Event Contact

    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Amanda Pink

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

    312-540-3000 Ext: 6310
    Fax: 312-540-3000 Ext: 6327