09 June, 2014  — Pre-Conference Seminar: Innovate Like a Startup: Entrepreneurial Approaches to Breakthrough Corporate Growth
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10 - 11 June, 2014  — The Innovation Master Class Conference
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Scheduled Speakers 10 - 11 June, 2014

Cross-Industry Innovators Share Their Expertise to Drive Growth

Speaking faculty includes:

  • Monica Anderton, Vice President, Human Resources, North America, Novelis, Inc.
  • Bob Berkopec, V.P. Innovation, Optum
  • Brian Christian, President, Inovo Group
  • Alex Cirillo, 3M Vice President, Retired
  • Nancy Dahl, President, Lifetouch National School Studio
  • Mike Docherty, CEO, Venture2, Inc., Author: : Collective Disruption (Aug 2014)
  • Sharon S. Dunn, Global New Venture Leader, Strategy and Corporate Development, Towers Watson
  • James Fahn, Co-founder, Fellow Robot
  • Udaiyan Jatar (U.J.) Recent Vice-President & Global GM Premium Brewed Beverages at Coca-Cola CEO, Blue Earth Network
  • Cliff Kaehler, CEO, Novel Energy Solutions
  • Lisa Lavin, CEO, Anser Innovation, LLC
  • Dan Mallin, Managing Director, Magnet 360 and Founder, Minnesota Cup Sandy Miller, Managing Director of New Ventures, Singularity University
  • Sandy Miller, Managing Director of New Ventures, Singularity University
  • Vince Nardone, Director, Thermal and Fluid Sciences Department,  United Technologies Research Center, United Technologies Corporation
  • Michelle Proctor, Director of Innovation, FedEx Corporation
  • Bernhard Ries, Director, Market Watch & Business Innovation Group, Intel
  • Melody Roberts, Senior Director, Experience Innovation,  McDonald’s Corporation
  • David Sparkman, Senior Vice President, Culture, UnitedHealth Group
  • Priszcilla Varnagy, Founder and CEO, Be-novative
  • Dale Wahlstrom, CEO, LifeScience Alley and BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota
  • Brinkley Warren, Co-Founder, Lean Monitor
  • Olga Selifonova, CEO, Reluceo Holdings
  • Stephen Shapiro, Innovation Evangelist, Author: Best Practices Are Stupid
  • Douglas Terrier, Chief Technology Officer, NASA Johnson Space Center
  • Asoka Veeravagu, VP New Business Development, Jarden Consumer Solutions
  • David Williams, Chief Innovation Officer, North Star, University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management
  • Sharon Wong, Director, Business Development, Cisco Systems

 The 3M Team:

  • Jesse Singh, Senior Vice President
  • Robin Torgerson, Vice President
  • Dawn Cunningham, Chief Insights Officer, 
  • Joe Liu, Sr. Vice President R&D, 3M International & APAC
  • Deb Byers, Innovation Master Class Co-Designer

Sponsored by

Magent 360

Presented with assistance from

Greater MSP

Media assistance provided by

Society of Women Engineers

Academic sponsor

UST Opus College of Business

Media assistance provided by


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