7:00 am Registration / Networking / Breakfast Buffet Opens 7:35 am Breakfast / Roundtable Introductions and Topic Discussion 7:45 am Program Presentation Begins 8:40 am Audience Q&A 9:00 am Adjourn Presentation & Final Networking
It's one thing to build an innovative company from the ground up but another challenge to bring innovation to an existing, established company. In an environment where new technologies and business models present potential disruptors all around us, how can established companies foster innovation to remain competitive. Attendees conviened as our panelisrts discussed real-life examples of companies who are building innovation into their culture and DNA.
Managing Partner, Clareo
Co-Founder, The World Innovation Network
Director, Development Partner Institute
Peter Bryant is an executive business strategist with more than 30 years of experience developing and driving high-growth strategies for companies in the US, Asia Pacific and Europe. He has advised executive teams at a range of enterprises, from emerging businesses to Global Fortune 500 companies and held senior leadership roles at global companies, including General Electric and Computer Associates.
Peter is a serial entrepreneur, having been CEO/President for two emerging technology companies and Co-Founder of an enterprise software services company. He actively advises startups and mentors with accelerators such as Clean Launch, Founders and Innovation Pavilions. He co-authored The Growth Champions –The Battle for Sustained Innovation Leadership published in 2012.
Peter is a leading authority on business, sustainability and technology innovation, in multiple sectors including mining and energy. He is an active speaker around the world and has advised many leading companies including JCI, BP, GE, Giant Eagle, Castrol, Rio Tinto, BHP, Baker Hughes, Goldcorp, Hatch, and Anglo American. Peter is Co-Founder and Board Chair of the Development Partner Institute, a not for profit that will continue the transformational multi stakeholder work, in the areas of social and environmental impact, for the resources industry, that was catalyzed and incubated by the Kellogg Innovation Network.
Mr. Bryant holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. He holds a CA from the NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He has sat on multiple boards for public and private tech companies. He was a founding board member of the Colorado Innovation Network (COIN) and sits on the Board of Advisors for Chrysalix, a leading clean tech venture fund, various emerging tech companies and the World Economic Forum’s Mining 2050 program.
Senior VP and Head of SAP SuccessFactors Imagineering
Senior Vice President, Head of SAP SuccessFactors Imagineering
The Imagineering team works with SAP customers and partners to explore disruptive technologies, business models, and market opportunities across cloud computing, mobility, user experience, as well as new markets that SAP may serve in the future.
Denis brings over 25 years of industry experience to his role as an entrepreneur, inventor, and business leader.
Prior to joining SAP in 2006, Denis spent several years as an entrepreneur, founding or co-founding three startup companies. Before venturing into the startup world, he held senior level management and development positions during his 8-year tenure at Oracle Corporation.
Nora currently serves as a public board director of Ericsson, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), and Talend Software. She is a member of Ericsson’s Technology and Science Committee, chair of AMD’s Compensation Committee and a member of Talend’s Audit Committee. Prior public board service includes Overland Storage, Outerwall and Saba Software
She served as the interim CEO of Redbox in 2015 after having retired in 2012 from Intuit (the makers of TurboTaxÂ® and QuickenÂ®) where she was the Senior Vice President of Big Data.
Prior she was a key senior executive at HP Enterprise (HPE) who ran three large technical divisions in her tenure: Enterprise Software, Computer Storage and HPE’s Consulting Division. She was the Senior Vice President of Product Operations at Legato Systems, a software company which was bought by Dell EMC. She began her career as a software engineer at IBM and held various technical, marketing and executive positions there.
She is currently the Vice Chairman of the Anita Borg Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing the number of women in computing. She holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Santa Clara University.
In 2012 CIO Magazine named her as one of the 10 leading women in technology, and Business Insider named her as one of the top 25 women engineers.