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Cheryl Perkins on Be a Leader of Unorthodox Ideas

PARC

Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM

Cheryl Perkins on Be a Leader of Unorthodox Ideas

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Companies these days cannot afford to sit still!  Cheryl Perkins will share best practices of leaders who can identify and act on unorthodox ideas to deliver top-line growth and true innovation in today’s business climate.  She will describe how these leaders take innovation to the next step while tackling the current challenges of talent management and innovation fatigue.  

While describing how to build the right competencies to deliver results, she will discuss how these leaders create a strategy, structure, and culture to successfully translate unorthodox ideas to true innovation. Cheryl will share insights on how these leaders engage internal stakeholders and overcome barriers to personal and corporate success as discussed in the book Conquering Innovation Fatigue.

Participants will walk away inspired and motivated to advance their leadership skills to leverage unorthodox ideas in new ways from building new capabilities, changing culture, piloting several innovation approaches, and tailoring unique solutions to win in very competitive markets. 

Presenter

Cheryl Perkins is a thought leader in innovation and a creative catalyst in brand-building initiatives for companies looking for that innovative edge. In 2006 Business Week magazine chose Cheryl as one of the a Top 25 Champions of Innovation in the world. She was also named as a top executive driving vision within the consumer goods industry (Visionaries 2006) by Consumer Goods Technology magazine.

With over 20 years experience directing growth and innovation, Cheryl most recently served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer for Kimberly-Clark. She ran the company’s innovation and enterprise growth organizations, including research and development, engineering, design, new business, global strategic alliances, environment, safety, and regulatory affairs, and oversaw innovation processes, systems, and tools. She has ten U.S. Patents and several more pending. 

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PARC (George E. Pake Auditorium)
3333 Coyote Hill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM


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PARC

PARC, a Xerox company, is in the Business of Breakthroughs®. Practicing open innovation, we provide custom R&D services, technology, expertise, best practices, and IP to global Fortune 500 companies, startups, and government agency partners. We create new business options, accelerate time to market, augment internal capabilities, and reduce risk for our clients.

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