Open Innovation Summit

Combining Internal and Inter-Firm Ideas to Improve your R&D Processes

Boston, 2017


The Open Innovation Summit invites commercial innovators and leaders in R&D processes to come together in candid conversation to discuss their challenges and develop best-practices.

Attendance is essential if you want to learn from America's leading open innovators and establish real strategic solutions to see you through 2017 successfully.

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The 2017 line-up is currently being recruited, if you are interested in joining the agenda please contact Rose.

  • Kevin Perlmutter

    EVP, Chief of Innovation

    Man Made Music
    Man Made Music
  • Charles Purtell

    VP, Open Innovation

    Beckman Coulter
    Beckman Coulter
  • Ann Buckingham

    VP, Product Development

    DreamWorks Animation
    Dreamworks Animation
  • Celine Schillinger

    Head of Quality Innovation

    Sanofi Pasteur
    Sanofi Pasteur
  • Hao Dinh

    Innovation Leader

    GE Power
    GE Power
  • Sandeep Patel

    Open Innovation Manager

    US Department HHS
    US Department of Health & Human Services
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Open innovation is developing in an era of rapid growth and change, but are your ideation methods and R&D processes keep you at the cutting edge?

Key themes being discussed:

  • Establish a dialogue with your consumers to drive your brand strategy and improve loyalty
  • Fostering an environment for fearless innovation and intellectual growth
  • Improve company communications to reduce your go-to-market costs
  • Reinvigorate your ideation processes through hackathons and internal competitions.
  • Combining internal and inter-firm ideas to improve your R&D processes.



Boston is the capital of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the state's largest city. Covering 48 square miles it has an estimated population of 700,000 making it the 21st largest city in the United States. The city is the anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.5 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan area in the country.


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Open Innovation Summit

September 20 & 21, Boston, 2017

Combining Internal and Inter-Firm Ideas to Improve your R&D Processes