Join us as we discuss the current state of corporate innovation, where it's been and most importantly, where it's heading over drinks and appetizers. We will hear from host, Steve Faktor, founder of the IdeaFaktory, who will talk about his experience and share his knowledge as well as advice. Steve will be ready and willing to answer your *toughest* questions on the matter, so come prepared :).
The event will be moderated by TV personality, Ari Zoldan who has appeared in and on, Mashable, The Wall Street Journal, CNN and Fox News, to name just a few.
About Steve Faktor
Steve Faktor is CEO of IdeaFaktory, which helps companies innovate and grow through startup-corporate partnerships. Steve is also the futurist author of Econovation, a popular keynote speaker, and LinkedIn Influencer with over 450,000 followers. He is regularly featured in Forbes, Harvard Business Review, NPR, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Radio, MSNBC, among others. Steve also hosts The McFuture Podcast, a provocative, funny exploration of where economics, tech, and culture are taking us. The show has featured guests like Larry King, Nobel Laureate Economist Joseph Stiglitz, Governor Jesse Ventura, comedian Jim Jefferies, and bestselling authors and CEO's. Steve was head of the American Express Chairman’s Innovation Fund, senior executive at Citi Ventures and MasterCard, and Andersen consultant. In those roles, he's launched several $200M+ products and services in loyalty, payments, and e-commerce.
6:15pm Arrive, Food, Networking
6:50pm Welcome & Introduction
7:00pm Corporate Innovation: Past-Present-Future
9:00pm End of Event
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