Profiles of Innovators

Help on the Ground in China

I've been blogging my way through my experiences managing a team of researchers at EMC Labs China. Some of the key activities that this team participates in are local "high-tech" interactions with universities, conferences, corporations, etc. This is a good thing; the main mantra of reverse innovation is for local innovators to discover and solve local problems.

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7 Ways Conferences Cause You to Innovate

One of the fastest ways to convert your CEO, your team, your CEO, your skeptics is to get them out of their four walls to a conference. Conferences represent communities of interest. In this piece Innovation Excellence Co-Founder Julie Anixter shares her insights about the ways that conferences cause us to innovate.

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Seven Reasons Conferences Matter

This October, I have the pleasure of representing Innovation Excellence -- our audience in particular - and chairing the Back End of Innovation, Oct 9-11 in Boston, IIR's new bookend to FEI (the Front End of Innovation) and response to the perennial 'what do you Monday morning with all this appetite for and talk about innovation?"

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