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These are upcoming sessions as part of our Innov8rs Connect online events. You always get further instructions by email from community@innov8rs.co, but you could already register for sessions of your choice by opening the session page and then clicking on the RSVP link.

14 February, 16:30 CET/10:30am EST/7:30am PST

Lean Scaleup: The 12 Modules For Corporate Business Building Excellence

Frank Mattes
CEO at Lean Scaleup
14 February, 17:00 CET/11am EST/8am PST

How to Build New Ventures

Ann Hofvander & Sean Sheppard
Chief of Staff at U+ | Managing Partner at U+ Americas
14 February, 17:30 CET/11:30am EST/8:30am PST

Disrupt or Be Disrupted: Unleashing the Unicorn Within

Linda Yates
Founder and CEO at global accelerator Mach49 & author of leading HBR Press book, "The Unicorn Within: How Companies Can Create Game-Changing Ventures at Startup Speed"
14 February, 18:00 CET/12pm EST/9am PST

Venture Building at Mann+Hummel from Idea to Scale

Michael Nichols
Director of Corporate Ventures at Mann + Hummel
15 February, 17:30 SGT/10:30 CET

Venture Building at Olam: The Journey So Far (and What's Next)

Priyanka Mukherjee
Vice President New Ventures at Olam
15 February, 18:00 SGT/11:00 CET

Both Sides of The Story: Lessons Learned From Operating in the Mothership and the Venture

Fernn Lim
Chief of Staff at nexus by SC Ventures, Standard Chartered Bank (SCB)
15 February, 18:30 SGT/11:30 CET

Downturn Terror: Venture Investing & Venture Building When Everyone Is Afraid

Christian Lindener
Co-Managing Partner of EMEA Delivery and Client Success at Mach49
15 February, 20:00 SGT/13:00 CET/7am EST

Building Corporate Sustainability Ventures

Sebastian Mueller
Founding Partner at MING Labs
15 February, 20:30 SGT/13:30 CET/7:30am EST

Building An Internal Corporate Venture Fund That Invests in Self-Appointed Teams

Morten Benn & Hannes Meixner
Partner at Nosco | Chief Intrapreneur aka ZukunftsBauer at Raiffeisen-Landesbank Steiermark
15 February, 21:00 SGT/14:00 CET/8am EST

Corporate Venture Building - Learning Case

Antje Bulmann
Venture Builder at Airbus
15 February,15:30 CET/9:30am EST

Incubation vs Excubation: The Dilemma For Scaling Disruptive Innovations

Alceo Rapagna
CEO at Innoleaps Group
15 February, 16:00 CET/10am EST/7am PST

Lean Scaleup: Why and How Amadeus Upgraded Its Business Model Incubation

Steve Kopp & Frank Mattes
Head at Nexwave Incubation Office, Chairman at the Amadeus Executive Incubation Board | CEO at Lean Scaleup
15 February, 16:30 CET/10:30am EST/7:30am PST

Corporate-Venture Fit - The Internal Front In a Two-Front War

Tino Klaehne
Director Strategic Innovation & Intelligence at Lufthansa Innovation Hub
16 February, 20:30 SGT/13:30 CET

Ensuring Success In Venture Building: Portfolio Management For (Int/Ext) Ventures

Tarun Sharma
Chief of Operations & Portfolio, Nokia Ventures at Nokia
16 February, 21:30 SGT/14:30 CET/8:30am EST

The Ultimate Innovation Engine: Leveraging Data To Grow To 100M$ Revenues In 5 Years

Narjeet Soni
CEO & Innovation Strategist at Lean Apps
16 February, 22:00 SGT/15:00 CET/9am EST

5 Key Aspects of Corporate Venture Building

Adrián Heredia, Andres Carrillo & Roberto de Celis
Founder & CEO at Byld | CEO at Kuiko | General Manager of Digital Business & Classifieds at Vocento
16 February, 16:00 CET/10am EST/7am PST

New-Business Building: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Younes Souilmi, Pontus All & Frank Mattes
Amadeus Business-Building Incubation, Head of Portfolio at Amadeus | Senior Venture Development Manager at Volvo Group | CEO at Lean Scaleup
16 February, 17:00 CET/11am EST/8am PST

Make Venture Building Work By Applying Corporate Assets The Right Way

Kilian Veer
Global Head of Scaling at EnBW Innovation
14 September 2022, 11:30 - 13:00 CEST

Six Shifts Shaping the Future of Innovation

Tiffany Vasilchik
Chief Growth Officer at Board of Innovation
14 September 2022, 11:30 - 13:00 CEST

Idea Management Is Dead, Long Live Idea Execution

David Hengartner
CEO & Co-Founder at rready
14 September 2022, 11:30 - 13:00 CEST

Innovation Leadership: It‘s About People? It Always Has Been!

Yannic Metz
Managing Director at mantro product studio
14 September 2022, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST

Cisco’s Incubation Zone: New Business Creation, Year Two

Mathilde Durvy
Innovation Lead at Cisco
14 September 2022, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST

From Blockchain Banking to Autonomous Automotive: My Lessons From Innovating in Different Domains

Maarten Korz
Head of Innovation Lab, Commercial Vehicle Division at ZF
14 September 2022, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST

An Early Stage Open Innovation Approach at Telefónica

Susana Jurado Apruzzese
Head of Wayra Builder & Head of Telefónica Open Innovation Campus
14 September 2022, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST

Upgrading A Business Model Incubator to Diligent Entrepreneurship

Steve Kopp
Head at Nexwave Incubation Office, Chairman at the Amadeus Executive Incubation Board at Amadeus
14 September 2022, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST

Ambidextrous Organizations: Venture Building at Migros

Timo Hahn
Chief Venture Officer at Sparrow Ventures
14 September 2022, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST

An Intro to Innovation Network Design

Shachaf Snir
Director of Internal Innovation at Clalit Health Services
14 September 2022, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST

Danilo Raponi

Danilo Raponi
Group Head of Innovation at Generali, Managing Director of Generali’s Innovation Fund
15 September 2022, 09:00 - 15:30 CEST

How To Get Pre-Scaling Validation Right

Frank Mattes & Steve Kopp
Co-Founder at The Lean Scaleup I Head at Nexwave Incubation Office, Chairman at the Amadeus Executive Incubation Board
15 September 2022, 09:00 - 15:30 CEST

Innovation Talent Can 3x Your Business Results. Are You Using Yours?

Suzan Briganti & Rainer Petek
CEO & Founder at Swarm Vision | Strategic Advisor & Keynote Speaker
15 September 2022, 09:00 - 15:30 CEST

Organizing A Scalable Engine for Innovation

Stijn Smet
Managing Director at Verhaert Academy
15 September 2022, 09:00 - 15:30 CEST

Start Executing Employee Ideas Today With KICKBOX

Dave Hengartner & André Riner
CEO & Co-Founder at rready I Account Executive at rready
15 September 2022, 09:00 - 15:30 CEST

How To Engage Your Communities With Certainty: A Proven Methodology To Ensure The Success Of Your Innovation Program

Céline Degreef
CEO at Yumana
15 September 2022, 09:00 - 15:30 CEST

Setting Up Your Second System- The Basics of Innovation Accounting In Practice

Esther Gons
CEO and Co-Founder at GroundControl and co-author of Innovation Accounting
15 September 2022, 09:00 - 15:30 CEST

The Decade of "Business Ecosystems" - How To Avoid 7 Common Traps

Alex Pesjak
Initiator and Co-founder at ANDfutureproof
14 September 2022, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST

From Silos to Collaboration: The Story of a 150-Year-Old Insurer

Joel Agard & Stuart Domingos
Innovation Director at Zurich Group Innovation / Head of Group Innovation at Zurich Insurance Group
14 September 2022, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST

Innovation In Regulatory-Driven Organizations – How to Break the Rules Without Breaking Them

Sascha Doelker
Head of Digitization Management at Deutsche WertpapierService Bank
14 September 2022, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST

Open Innovation – How Corporates and Startups Can Successfully Work Together

Claudia Bienentreu & Ivan Brustlein
Head Open Innovation at AXA Switzerland / CEO & Founder at Swibeco
15 September 2022, 09:00 - 15:30 CEST

Dimensional Design - A New Approach to Targeting Your Best Consumers

Vincent Pirenne
Partner - Head of Global Partnerships at Board of Innovation
15 September 2022, 09:00 - 15:30 CEST

Foresight-Driven Innovation: From Futurist Visions to Getting Stuff Done

Tobias Heger
Chief Innovation & Strategy Officer at Creative Dock Group
15 September 2022, 09:00 - 15:30 CEST

Bridging Innovation Strategy and Execution: Why Most Companies Get It Wrong and What To Do About It

Dafne Sartorio, Gabriel Faerstein & Jasper Sturtewagen
Director of Venture Building at oneUp I Venture Builder at oneUp I Senior Business Designer at oneUp
14 September 2022, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST

How to Establish Effective Innovation Management in Mid-Sized Companies – Insights from SPIEGEL-Gruppe

Dr. Kerstin Fröhlich
Head of Innovation and New Business @ SPIEGEL-Gruppe
15 September 2022, 09:00 - 15:30 CEST

Grow Beyond Core With Blue Ocean Strategy

Ioan Carpus
Innovation Partner at Six Paths Consulting
14 September 2022, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST

Hej, Ciao, Hallo and Hello! – Joining Cross-Company Forces to Solve Common Challenges In An International Innovation Lab

Christoph Hunziker
Head of Innovation at La Mobilière
14 September 2022, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST

Intrapreneurship - a Magnifying Glass for Innovation Blockers

Aleks Petkov-Georgieva
Senior Innovation Manager at Raiffeisen Bank
14 September 2022, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST

An Idea Execution Program in the Insurance Industry

Dominic Brügger & Luca Ambühl
Innovation Consultant Transformation & Technology at Zurich Insurance / Senior Business Architect P&C Transformation & Technology at Zurich Insurance
14 September 2022, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST

Developing New Business Models With KICKBOX

Karel van Eechoud
Senior Innovation Manager at Implenia
14 September 2022, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST

How to build a Green Innovation Strategy

Patricia Kroondijk
Director of Strategy and Business Development at Hitachi
14 September 2022, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST

Bang for the Buck: Your KPI's to Measure Intrapreneurship Success

Michael Hunkeler
Head of Intrapreneurship at Swisscom Kickbox
14 September 2022, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST

A Framework For De-Risking Innovation, Towards Sustainable Success

Tonja Hofer-Erismann
Global Head of Research, Insights & Incubation at SAP Intelligent Enterprise Institute
14 September 2022, 11:30 - 13:00 CEST

Portfolio Management for Effective Innovation

Huub Rutten
Co-founder and Vice President Product Research and Design at Sopheon
14 September 2022, 14:00 - 17:30 CEST

Transformation in Times of Crises

Stephanie Naegeli
Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer at SV Group
12 October 2022, 17:30:00 SGT/11:30 CEST

A Look Inside Danone's Innovation Realization Office

Laurence Tournerie
Senior Vice President Danone Innovation Realisation Office at Danone
1 November 2022, 11:15am-12:45pm

Six Shifts Shaping the Future of Innovation

Tiffany Vasilchik
Chief Growth Officer at Board of Innovation
2 November 2022, 9am-4pm

Turn your employees into CEOs - Idea Execution with KICKBOX

David Hengartner & Tizian Mössner
CEO & Co-Founder at rready I Sales Development Representative at ready
2 November 2022, 9am-4pm

Innovation Accounting: When the CEO Questions your ROI

Tristan Kromer
Innovation Coach & Founder at Kromatic
2 November 2022, 9am-4pm

Scaling Change for Sustained Impact

Douglas Ferguson
President at Voltage Control
2 November 2022, 9am-4pm

How to Design Innovative Cultures

Erica Marrari
Head of Strategy and Operations at Gapingvoid Culture Design Group
1 November 2022, 1:45-5:15pm

How to Make a Corporate Venture Studio Successful

Shige Ihara
President and CEO at NEC X Inc.
2 November 2022, 9am-4pm

ABCs of Innovation

Paul Heller & Derald Kopren
Chief Evangelist at Sopheon | VP, Global Presales at Sopheon
1 November 2022, 1:45-5:15pm

Innovation Starts With Your People- Your Platform Scales it to Success

David Miller
Chief of Innovation at U.S. Department of Justice