January 2013

INNOVATE -- equipping leaders to tackle the BIG challenges of Breakaway Growth, Big I innovation and Corporate Entrepreneurship.

Doug Berger, Managing Director, INNOVATE
doug@innovate1st.com

 

Thought Leader . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

 

Jack Kaplan
Entrepreneur
President, Robotic Systems and Technology
Professor, Columbia Business School
Jack is an accomplished serial entrepreneur. He is the author of Patterns of Entrepreneurship (4th edition), which is used as a textbook at many universities. In this interview he shares his views from straddling the worlds of academia and venture capital.

 


Interviews and Articles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

 

Jacqueline LeSage Krause
Former VP Innovation & Corporate Venture Capital
The Hartford Financial Services
Jacqueliine founded and lead the innovation team at The Hartford that invested venture capital in start-ups, incubated new offerrings and business models. In 2011 The Hartford won the Corporate Venture Capital award for best practices.

Jim Greenwood
Expert in small business federal funding and
regional business incubators

Jim is a commercialization reviewer for the National Science Foundation and other federal agencies and has reviewed over 500 technology commercialization proposals. Jim was named 2012 champion by the Small Business Technology Council.

Mike Bott
General Manager
The Brandery

The Brandery is a unique non-profit business accelerator located in Cincinnati. It has a distinctive business model and approach to assisting early stage entrepreneurs and has successfully engaged the Cincinnatti business and services eco-system to help jump-start commercialization.

Scott McKinley
Executive Vice President, Innovation
Nielsen
Scott leads Nielsen's Innovation Lab in collaboration with the Stanford Graduate School of Business. The Innovation Lab serves to identify new opportunities for innovation in advertising effectiveness working with best in class experts, start-ups and advertisers.

Marguerite La Corte
Global Trend Tracker and Product Anthropologist
Marguerite travels the globe exploring up to 5 countries during 30-45 day research treks, helping clients to identify emerging consumer insights, local market intelligence, novel ingredients and unique behavior rituals.

 

Regular Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Innovation Conferences
- IBF: Corporate Venturing | February 11-13 | Newport Beach, CA
- BRITE'13: Branding, Innovation, Technology | March 4-5 | NYC
- Marcus Evans: 7th Annual Open Innovation | April 15-17 | Philadelphia
- IIR: 11th Annual Front End of Innovation | May 6-8 | Boston
- Power Brokers 3rd Annual Corporate Ventuing Symposium | May 21-22 | London

Of Interest
- Health Care Innovation by David Tanner (amazon)
- GE Global Innovation Barometer
- McKinsey Global Institute, July 2012

 

INNOVATE Speaks
- Disruptive Products equals Disruptive Manufacturing - click

 

 

 

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