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Speakers

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Gene Slowinski, Ph.D.

Gene Slowinski, Ph.D.

Director, Strategic Alliance and Open Innovation Research
Dr. L. Miguel Encarnação

Dr. L. Miguel Encarnação

Editor in Chief (emer.)
Roman Dumiak

Roman Dumiak

Director, Technology Innovation
Scott Nalls

Scott Nalls

Senior Manager
Shawn Mason

Shawn Mason

Director of Research & Outcomes
Alan Colquitt Ph.D.

Alan Colquitt Ph.D.

Ph.D., Director (Retired), Global Assessments
Cate Donovan

Cate Donovan

Innovation Program Leader, Polymers
Anju Ahuja

Anju Ahuja

VP Market Development and Product Management
Ken Dombrowski

Ken Dombrowski

Senior Director of Product Development & Engineering, Craftsman & Diehard Brands

Topics covered

Join us to learn from and share insights with innovation executives who understand the dynamic nature of R&D. Through a combination of presentations, engaging panel discussions, and interactive workshops, this summit will address some of the latest advances (key topics & best practices) in R&D Innovation, including:

Topic Areas Covered Include:

  • Optimizing performance via Big Data and metrics analysis
  • Adapting to industries emerging as a result of new technology
  • Developing a successful R&D pipeline
  • Establishing and improving directed, strategized R&D processes
  • Building, training and retaining strong teams to foster innovation
  • The role of sustainability within R&D
  • Identifying & overcoming obstacles

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Kimberly Karim, Chief Financial Officer, San Francisco Ballet

Sponsors

A big thank you to all our sponsors and media partners for making this event possible

Executive Summary

Up to date information on this event

75% Attendees companies have 300+ employees

85% Attendees companies have $50 million+ turnover

95% Attendees are director level or above

  • 75 Speakers
  • 125 Attendees
  • 67 Companies
  • 39 Presentations

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