December 2006

The Thought Column . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Henry Chesbrough
Henry's latest book Open Business Models was just published this month. Henry provides us with his latest thinking on innovation. He discusses how leading companies are creating new business models. He also shares his latest thinking on innovation in service sector companies and IP protection in China.

     
    
Interviews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Interview with Abdul Gaffar, Colgate-Palmolive
Abdul is Vice President Growth Technology Development (recently retired). Colgate-Palmolive brands include Colgate oral health, Speed Stick personal care, Palmolive and Ajax kitchen products.

Interview with Jim O'Connor, Motorola
Jim is Corporate Vice President of Technology Acceleration, Motorola Inc. Motorola is known for its mobile phones, advanced telecommunications and connected home entertainment.

Interview with Cheryl Perkins, Kimberly-Clark
Cheryl is Chief Innovation Officer. Kimberly-Clark brands include Scott, Kleenex, Cottonelle and Huggies.

Interview with Martin Chimes, CEO, Unistraw
Unistraw is an Australian start-up that is becoming a food and beverage phenomenon through both its product and its business model.



   
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Our Thoughts for the Holidays

The Innovator is central … without you, your passion, your willingness to be at risk …

your steadfast pursuit of what you believe is right and needed … nothing great ever happens.

At this special time of the year, we wish you all the joy and fulfillment

which come to those who live life with purpose.

Doug Berger

Publisher and Managing Partner, INNOVATE

 

 

 

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