This is a session at Innov8rs Miami, 20 – 21 February 2019

All speakers and sessions here: https://innov8rs.co/miami/speakers-sessions

Leveraging Suppliers for Innovation

This 90-minute Learning Lab session will focus on how suppliers can provide real value to their corporate clients by innovating both for them and with them.

You will hear first-hand account of value created, and participate in a workshop that will asset you in mapping out which suppliers would be best in helping you grow.

The Learning Lab will be based on this article: https://www.innovationexcellence.com/blog/2018/06/23/leveraging-suppliers-for-innovation/

Michael Graber

Founder and Managing partner at Southern Growth Studio

Michael Graber is the founder and managing partner of the Southern Growth Studio, an innovation + strategy boutique in Memphis. Michael has years of experience working in the trenches advising more than 150 top companies and non-profits, including Cardinal Health, Arrow, FedEx, ServiceMaster, Mars PetCare, Jack Nicklaus, Hunter Fan, Rheem, and others.

Pragmatic, globally inspiring, and yet infused with Southern charm, Michael’s presentations and workshops serve as a guide to building cultures of innovation to craft lasting business value.

Michael frequently publishes, speaks, and presents workshops on Innovation, Corporate Culture, Creativity, Business Model Strategy, and Leadership. When not he’s not working, you can find Michael playing music around his native Memphis, TN. Michael is also the author of two books and more than 500 articles.