Time to connect.

In a world that never stops changing, great innovators never stop learning.

Even in these challenging times, or maybe, especially in these challenging times, we at Innov8rs aim to help innovators innovate. That’s really why exist.

As we have done since 2011, we continue to offer you the opportunity to connect and collaborate with other innovators, and learn from experts and peers, for you to effectively lead innovation at your organization.

During this online event you’ll hear the best and latest on Business Design & Venture Building, with expert and corporate speakers from across industries..

We’ll also focus on innovation in response to COVID-19 as well as around innovation in crisis in dedicated sessions, for you to share and discuss what’s going on and share what’s working across companies and industries.

If you’re keen to connect, learn and grow with other innovators, join Innov8rs Connect – Business Design & Venture Building.

This event is free to join, and it’s open for anyone to sign up.

When is this online event?

This online event is scheduled for 12 and 13 May 2020, with sessions on both days between 8:30am – 2:30pm EDT / 14:30 – 20:30 CEST / 20:30 – 2:30 SGT.

You’ll get a detailed agenda plus instructions for joining the sessions of your choice via email prior to the event.

How do I join the sessions?

All live online sessions are hosted through Zoom Webinars, and smaller peer group/networking sessions are hosted through Zoom Meetings.

You can join from anywhere in the world as long as you have a stable internet connection.

How can I sign up?

To join the live sessions, you need a Innov8rs Community Basic Membership. Some sessions require a Premium Membership. If you’d like to access the session recordings and slides after the event, purchase a Content Access Pass.

You can sign up via the links below.

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What you'll learn

During this event, we’ll focus on how to optimize the process from validated concept to business impact.

What is the best and latest on business design, intrapreneurship and incubation? How do we build and scale (a portfolio of) new internal ventures?

And given the current reality, how can we focus on doing a lot better with a lot less resources under a lot more pressure?

Your Schedule

You can pick and choose which sessions you'd like to join and as such, customize your schedule to your needs.

12 May

14:30 – 15:00 CEST || Pre-Event Networking

15:00 – 15:15 CEST || Welcome & Kickoff

15:15 – 16:00 CEST || Opening Session

The Innovation Leadership Journey – Has Anything Really Changed in the Past Decade?

Paul Campbell

Chief Innovation Officer at W.L. Gore

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16:00 – 16:45 CEST || Trending Topic Talks

How to Scale Innovation Successfully

Tony Saldanha

Author of Why Digital Transformations Fail

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Lessons Learned In The Trenches Of Corporate Venture Building

Misha de Sterke

Author ‘10X Growth Machine’ and Senior Partner at Innoleaps

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Innovating and Incubating in Large Organizations

Ed Essey

Director of Intrapreneurship and Incubation at Microsoft Garage

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17:00 – 18:15 CEST || Innovators Insights Talks

A New Model for building New Energy Businesses

Miriam Eaves

Head of Origination BP Launchpad at BP

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Ford vs. Itself: The Art of Self-Disruption

Safir Jamal

Head of Strategy & Operations at Ford X

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The Challenging Step from Corporate Start-up to Corporate Scale-Up

Christopher McLachlan

Head of Company Builder at EnBW Energie

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Intrapreneurship growing up at Fraunhofer: From Research to Europe’s Most Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer program

Thorsten Lambertus

AHEAD Team Captain for Company Building & Venture Incubation at Fraunhofer Venture

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Lessons Learned After 2 years Incubation at Chemovator

Markus Bold

Managing Director at Chemovator

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Build Your Own Startup – The Story of Tide Spin

David VanHimbergen

Principal at Sun Spin Advisors

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Intrapreneurship & Incubation at Indeed.com

Lisa Besserman

Head of Program, Global Incubator at Indeed.com

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Corporate Incubation – What Works and What Doesn’t?

Salman Taj

VP, Innovation/ Head of Ericsson ONE, Americas at Ericsson

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Building Ventures With Impact in Times of High Uncertainty

Steffen Knodt

Director Digital Ventures at Wärtsilä

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Theories That Will Keep Your Innovation Practical

Kristian Luoma

Head of OP Lab at OP Financial

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The Story of MOBIKO, an AUDI Business Innovation Spin-off With a Realistic Chance

Nicola Büsse

Head of Sales at Mobiko

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18:15 – 18:30 CEST || Wrap Up Day 1

18:30 – 20:30 CEST || Premium Members Circle Calls, Unconference & Networking Sessions

13 May

13:30 – 14:00 CEST || Pre-Event Networking

14:00 – 14:15 CEST || Opening Day 2

14:15 – 15:00 CEST || Trending Topic Talks

Validation of Go-to-market Tactics in Life Sciences

Nick Bogaert

Co-founder Board of Innovation New York

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Digital Business Model Shift: From Analogue to Digital

Patrick van der Pijl

CEO at Business Models Inc.

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Last Exit: Trust – How to Build New Companies in Eye-to-eye Partnerships

Manfred Tropper

CEO at Mantro

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15:15 – 16:30 CEST || Learning Labs Round 1

Selecting Your Corporate Startups for Post-Crisis Bounce-Back

Frank Mattes

co-founder at Innovation-3

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Pivoting Companies During the Downturn

Emilie Sydney-Smith

CEO at ExO Works

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16:45 – 18:00 CEST || Learning Labs Round 2

Running Business Experiments: The Why, What, & How

Eric Sillies

Innovation Director at LPK

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Sailing Against The Wind – What We Learned From Trying To Change Shipping

Sebastien Müller & Antonio Usama DeLorenzo

COO at MING Labs / Initiative Lead – Trade Tech Lab at ING

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18:15 – 19:45 CEST || Trending Topic Talks

Testing Business Ideas

David J. Bland

Founder & CEO at Precoil. Author of Testing Business Ideas

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Raising the Profile of Innovation Leaders and Teams in a Post-COVID-19 world

Scott Snyder

Partner, Digital and Innovation at Heidrick Consulting. Co-author Goliath’s Revenge

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19:45 – 20:00 CEST || Event Closing

20:00 – 21:00 CEST || Premium Members Circle Calls, Unconference & Networking Sessions

If you have innovation in your title, this is your tribe.

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You can join live sessions as they happen with a free Basic Membership. If you want to access the content from this event, plus 350+ videos from past conferences and future events, you can sign up for a Content Access Pass. For targeted peer support and expert guidance, upgrade to a Premium Membership.

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