This is a session at Paris, 10 – 12 April 2019

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Shifting Innovation Perspectives for 2019

As we shift rapidly through 2019, Cris Beswick will unpack some of the realities of the innovation landscape and the challenges that still exist and are holding organisations back from becoming pioneers and future shapers. Every year Cris’ team combine research, surveys and innovation reports from around the world to allow Cris to tackle the real challenges surrounding corporate innovation performance with his clients. In a thought-provoking session, Cris will share some of those findings and discuss how we can all contribute to solving them.

Cris Beswick

Cris Beswick is an ex-CEO & Entrepreneur turned Innovation Strategist, Keynote Speaker & Bestselling Author

Originally trained as a product & industrial designer, Cris spent over a decade as a successful entrepreneur building an award-winning design group. He is now a strategic advisor on innovation, recognised globally as a thought leader on innovation strategy, leadership and culture and has helped some of the world’s most ambitious CEOs, visionary leaders, Fortune 500 companies and Governments solve their most complex innovation challenges, develop game-changing innovation capability and build a culture of innovation. Based in London but working internationally Cris is a Visiting Fellow and Professor at several of the world’s leading Business Schools and a regular keynote speaker at global innovation conferences. Cris is also the co-author of ‘Building a Culture of Innovation’, an amazon bestseller and voted one of the CMI’s top books on innovation in 2017. He is also the co-founder of innovation thought leadership platform ‘The Future Shapers’, which brings together a global network of innovation experts, thinkers and practitioners to provide world-class perspectives on the challenges of driving innovation in a VUCA world.