Cincinnati Innovation Summit Unites Ideas with Collaboration

Innovation SummitEntrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, disruptors, rule breakers and collaborators are coming together for the third annual Cincinnati Innovation Summit on October 10, 2013 at the METS Center. This day-long idea exchange is centered on the theme “Collaborate to Innovate.” Speakers will share simple solutions and best practices that will help entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs be more results driven when collaborating with customers, within organizations, and across ecosystems.

Some of the biggest players in innovation are sharing their stories including the following senior executives:

  • Todd Kinser, Worldwide Vice President, Research and Development, Ethicon, presenting on: Collaborating With Stakeholders to Achieve Breakthrough Innovation: FOCUS Case Study.
  • Yael Cosset, Global Chief Information Officer, dunnhumby, presenting on: Disrupting Tomorrow: Counterintuitive Collaboration and Innovation Principles.
  • Rob Huber, Vice President of Innovation for Faurecia xWorks Innovation Center, presenting on: Achieving Breakthrough Innovation.
  • Damon Ragusa, Founder & Chairman at ThinkVine; President at idio, presenting on: What established companies can learn from start-ups to help jump start their innovation program.

In addition to the dynamic presenters, the Cincinnati Innovation Summit is introducing a new hands-on experience called the Innovator’s Toolbox. This toolbox gives the participants tools to address innovation through breakout session focused on collaboration with customers, collaboration within organizations, & collaboration across the ecosystem. The toolbox speakers are Wayne Fisher & Katie Kinnemeyer of Rockdale Innovation, Ann Lauer & Jason Hauer of the Garage Group, and Laura Richardson of Conteneo, Inc.

2013 Cincinnati Innovation Summit is brought to you by the local chapters of the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), American Marketing Association (AMA), and the Hamilton County Development Co. Inc. (HCDC). To learn more and register – http://www.cincyinnovates.com/

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