Monday, April 27, 2009

Execs Gear Up for Innovation Summit

Industry Leaders emphasize that Now is the Time for Businesses to Invest in Innovation

TechColumbus publishes a monthly newsletter in Business First the fourth Friday of every month. April’s newsletter focuses on the upcoming TechColumbus Innovation Summit.

The Innovation Summit, the first of its kind hosted by TechColumbus, was designed by C-level executives for C-level executives across a full spectrum of industries and types and sizes of companies. The program committee of 14 Central Ohio executives came up with the theme, chose speakers and developed the format for the one-day event that will take place at the Columbus Renaissance Hotel on May 14. Designed to promote the sharing of best practices and inspire creative thinking, the summit will feature two keynote speakers well known in innovation circles: Terry Jones, founder of and Rita McGrath, a faculty member with Columbia Business School and nationally known expert on innovation, corporate venturing and discovery-driven growth. Also placed on the agenda are three different tracks of interaction and discussion with industry leaders as panelists. The tracks offer varying interactive formats: panel discussions, speakers and breakout sessions.

To read the April newsletter, download the pdf.


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