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Innovation Summit 2018 Sponsored by the Cullman Family

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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The Ohio State University Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
invites you to the


Building an Entrepreneurial Culture

Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 9:00 a.m. - 4 p.m. Doors open at 8:30am
Fawcett Center Ballrooms, 2400 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio 43210
Buffet breakfast and lunch provided

Space is limited for this complimentary event. Register by April 16th.

Organizations of all sizes strive to build a culture in which employees demonstrate an entrepreneurial mindset in order to drive innovation, sustainable growth and long-term impact. The Innovation Summit 2018 brings together perspectives from industry and academia to better understand strategies and tactics to transform culture and drive long-term growth.

Join us to explore insights, resources and connections to help your organization address the challenges and opportunities related to building an entrepreneurial culture.

Who will attend: Entrepreneurial-minded leaders, academics & students. Innovators, technology leaders, R&D experts, marketing executives and managers from diverse industries.

Featured Speakers

Bob Welsh, Vice President of Breakthrough Innovation,Stanley Black and Decker Inc.
Investing in an Ecosystem of Breakthrough Innovation
Mr. Welsh will share Stanley Black and Decker's ongoing journey to cultivate a culture of innovation in this multinational organization, including a highly successful product innovation made possible through the support and collaboration of senior leadership, the core business and the breakthrough innovation team.

Interactive Panel: Successes and Challanges of Innovation Projects and Initiatives 
Companies continually strive to create a collaborative, customer-centric environment to drive growth. Our panel of experts will share their own journeys to build an innovation initiative, followed by roundtable discussions.  Featuring:
Moderator: Dr. Tanya MenonAssociate Professor of Management & Human Resources, Fisher College of Business
Kathy Domer, Senior Manager, Customer Innovation, Safelite
Todd Fitz, Principal Engineer, Advanced Materials Research, Honda R&D Americas
Chris Johnson, Director of Enterprise Innovation and Technology, AEP
Interactive Session with Dr. Aravind Chandrasekaran
Associate Professor in Management Sciences, Fisher  College of Business 
Strategic Innovation Simulation: Understanding and Managing Sustaining, Radical and Disruptive Innovation                                 
In this session, Dr. Aravind Chandrasekaran will help your organization better identify and manage sustaining, radical and disruptive innovation. Following a presentation, attendees will form teams and engage in a hands-on innovation simulation to learn how to manage innovation investment trade-offs, address timing and investment across mature and new businesses, and make choices in response to market opportunities and financial and product constraints, all within an environment of uncertainty. Please bring a laptop or iPad for this simulation.

Parking: A dashboard display permit will be provided prior to the event for complimentary parking at the Fawcett Center. Ohio State University faculty, staff and student A, B or C permit holders do not need a separate guest permit.
Have questions about Innovation Summit 2018 Sponsored by the Cullman Family? Contact the organizer

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Fawcett Center
2400 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43210

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

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