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Diversity Breeds Creativity

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FEI: Front End of Innovation is an environment that breeds creative exchange - blending visionaries who look at the world through the lens of theory, with executives who are executing in the trenches. The most influential innovation work is always generated by teams of diverse thinkers - and FEI exposes you to them all as they take the stage next week in Boston.

  • Peter Diamandis, Founder, XPRIZE FOUNDATION & Singularity University
  • Linda A. Hill, Professor, Harvard Business School, 2013 Thinkers50 Award Winner
  • Dan Pink, Best-Selling Author, Drive, To Sell is Human & A Whole New Mind
  • Bre Pattis, CEO, MakerBots Industries, Leader of the DIY Movement
  • Craig Hatkof, Co-founder Tribeca Film Festival, Creator, Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards

CONSUMER GOODS
' Adrian Garcia, Innovation, PepsiCo Mexico Foods
' Deena Teschner, Senior Director Insights, PepsiCo Foodservice
' Emily Riley, Connected Innovation Catalyst, General Mills Worldwide Innovation Network, General Mills Inc
' Fred Wagner, VP, Global Supply Chain Customer Connectivity, Johnson & Johnson
' Gail Martino, Manager, Emerging and Disruptive Innovation, Open Innovation Group, Unilever R&D
' George Glackin, Senior Executive, Innovation, Procter and Gamble
' Graham Cross, Director of Commercial Alliances and Supplier Innovation, Unilever
' Ivy Ross, Former Chief Creative Officer, The Disney Store, Former EVP of Marketing, GAP, Chief Marketing Officer, Art.com
' Jennifer Ritter, Director of Global Creativity, Business Innovation, and Dreams, Estee Lauder
' Katie Piepiora, Director of Innovation, Samuel Adams
' Marci Needham, Director, Strategic Insights, Ventura Foods
' Mauro Porcini, Chief Design Officer, PepsiCo
' Nancy Quan, Global R&D Officer, The Coca-Cola Company
' Reuben Canada, Founder & CEO, Canada Enterprises LLC. (the creators of JIN+JA)
' Peter Gladstone, Director of Innovation, Samuel Adams
' Ryan Backer, Emerging Technologies Manager, Global Consumer Insights , General Mills
' Steven Fahrenholtz, Senior Director, Strategy and Innovation, iSquad, General Mills

PHARMA & MEDICAL DEVICES
' Barbara Sosnowski, Executive Director, External R&D, Pfizer
' Bret Huff, Vice President, Small Molecule Design & Development, Eli Lilly & Company
' Craig Lauchner, Innovation Program Manager, Medtronic Design Center of Excellence, Medtronic
' Denise L. Fletcher, PMP, Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer Healthcare Payer & Pharma (HPP), Xerox Commercial Solutions
' Jessica Liberatore, Principle Engineer, Acclarent Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Company
' Stanley Edwin Asnis, MD, Chief, Adult Joint Reconstruction, North Shore University Hospital Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
' John Crombie, former Principle Engineer, Ethicon Inc., a Johnson & Johnson Company
' Nina Zou, Associate Marketing Director, Emerging Markets Customer Insights (Asia Pacific) , Global Strategic Marketing, ETHICON Surgical Care, Johnson & Johnson
' Ron Oberleitner, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman of the Board, Behavior Imaging Solutions
' Terri Grant, Vice President, Human Resources, Eli Lilly & Company
' Tom Granzow, Director R&D, Advanced Concepts, Stryker Medical
' Tod Bedilion, Senior Director, Biomarker Programs, F.Hoffman-La Roche

FINANCIAL SERVICES 
' Brien Buckman, Senior Business Leader, Developer Zone (OpenAPI), MasterCard
' Gopika Kannan, Ph.D., Knowledge Management and Innovation Practice Lead, MassMutual Financial Group
' Jennifer Fabrizi, Sr. Experience Design Architect, MassMutual Financial Group
' Mick Simonelli, former DoD Transformation Officer and Chief Innovation Officer, USA
' Neff Hudson, Assistant Vice President, Emerging Channels, USA
' Phil Swisher, Chief Innovation Officer, BBH
' Richard Smyers, Vice President, Accelerated Innovation, Fidelity Investments
' Robert Polkowski, MBA, Knowledge and Innovation Manager, MassMutual Financial Group

TECHNOLOGY & MANUFACTURING
' Andre Gildin, Head of Business Intelligence, Latin America, Ericsson
' Brian Romansky, Director of New Business Opportunities, Pitney Bowes
' Carol Kovac, former GM, Healthcare and Life Sciences, IBM
' Dave Evans, Chief Futurist, Senior Director & Chief Technologist, Cisco
' Michael Nelson, Principal Technology Policy Strategist, Microsoft
' Gary Robinson, Program Director, IBM Big Data Organization, IBM
' Grant Rowland, Director, Mergers & Acquisitions, Harman
' Heidi Hattendorf, Director of Innovation Development, Motorola Solutions
' Herman Wories, Vice President Global Incubator, Royal DSM
' Jeremy Clark, Principal Innovation, PARC, Incorporated
' Laura Bissmeyer, Innovation Effectiveness Facilitator, Corning Incorporated
' Lauren Walker, Vice President, Manufacturing and Supply Chain, Amway
' Marilyn Gorman, Senior Executive Education Leader, GE Crotonville
' Michael Nelson, Principal Technology Policy Strategist, Microsoft
' Mike Steep, Senior Vice President, Global Business Operations, PARC
' Paul Checklin, CPM, Senior Director of Application Engineering and Technical Sourcing, WD-40
' Sophie Vandebroek, Corporate Vice President, Xerox Chief Technology Officer and President, Xerox Innovation Group
' Stephen Dull, VP Strategy & Innovation, VF Corp
' Toffeal Rashid, Executive VP, AXIATA Robi Banglades

START-UPS AND ENTREPRENEURS 
' Beth Kolko, CEO and Founder, Shift Labs
' Daniel Choi, Founder, Plastiq
' Johnny Earle, Founder, Johnny Cupcakes, named "America's #1 young Entrepreneur" by BusinessWeek
' Peter Propp, Vice President of Marketing, Stamford Innovation Center
' Wade Eyerly, Founder, OfferBoard

 HEALTHCARE AND INSURANCE 
' Bill Greenwald, Founder and Nueroleaderologist, Windsor Leadership Group
' Dana Landry, Senior Director, Innovation Council Member, Covidien
' Emil Georgiev, Menlo Innovation Studio, Global Design, GE Healthcare
' Erik Kemper, Lead Designer - Global Design, GE Healthcare
' Grant Hoffman, Innovations Officer, Cleveland Clinic
' Jennifer Draklellis, Innovation Director, United Healthcare Medicare & Retirement
' Marla Hetzel, Innovation Director, AARP Services, Inc
' Rafael J. Grossmann, MD, FACS, General Trauma, Advanced Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgeon, Telemedicine and mHealth innovator
' Scott Millward, Chief Talent Development Officer, Farmers Insurance, former Vice President, Learning and Organization Development, Warner Brothers Entertainment Group
' Tiyale Hayes, Director, Global Strategic Insights, Johnson & Johnson

AUTHORS
' Jaspar Roos, former Chief Inspiration Officer and Dialogues Incubator, ABN AMRO, Founder, FutureIdeas.eu, Founder, ChiefHumorOfficer.com, Author
' Judith Glaser, Organizational Anthropologist, Author, Conversational Intelligence
' Mark Johnson, Co-Founder, Innosight, Author, Seizing the White Space
' Navi Radjou, Winner of 2013 Thinkers50 Innovation Award, Co-Author of the global bestseller Jugaad Innovation
' Suresh Sharma, Author, The Third American Dream
' Whitney Johnson, Co-Founder with Clayton Christensen, Rose Park Advisors, Author, Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream

DESIGNERS
' Jake Baron, National Design Award Winner, lead designer for National September 11th Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center, Founder & Principal, Local Projects
' James R. Hahn, Artist and Muralist

ACADEMICS
' Abbie Griffin, Royal L. Garff Endowed Chair in Marketing at the David Eccles School of Business, University of Utahand Author, Serial Innovators: How Individuals in Large Organizations Create Breakthrough New Products
' Assaf Biderman, Associate Director, MIT's SENSEable City Lab, founder, Superpedestrian
' Carin Watson, Director of Corporate Innovation - SU Labs, Singularity University
' David Simchi-Levi, MIT Supply Chain Innovation Forum, Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, MIT
' Gordon Jones, Managing Director, Harvard Innovation Lab
' Linda A. Hill, Wallace Brett Donham Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School, Author, Collective Genius (June 2013), 2013 Thinkers50 Winner
' Michael L. Tushman, Paul R. Lawrence, MBA Class of 1942 Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
' Peter Koen, Director, Consortium for Corporate Entrepreneurship, Stevens Institute of Technology, FEI Advisory Board Chair and Founding Member
' Rabbi Irwin Kula, President, CLAL National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership
' Sam Ford, Director of Audience Engagement with Peppercomm, an affiliate with both MIT Comparative Media Studies and Western Kentucky University's Popular Culture Studies Program, Author, Spreadable Media
' Stephen M. Kosslyn, Former Dean of Social Science, Harvard University, Founding Dean, Minerva School of Arts and Sciences

CONSULTANTS AND SOLUTION PROVIDERS
' Alastair MacGregor, CEO, Innovia Technology
' Andy Binns, Managing Principal, Change Logic LLC
Beth Storz, President, Ideas To Go
' Bill Greenwald, Founder and Nueroleaderologist, Windsor Leadership Group
' Colin Nelson, Director of Strategic Consulting, HYPE Innovation
' David Jensen, Innovation & Digital Realization, EY
' Kobi Gershoni, Chief of Research, Signals Group
' Ivy Eisenberg, Founder, Our IdeaWorks
' Julie Anixter, Executive Editor and Co-Founder, Innovation Excellence, Executive in Residence, Disruptor Foundation
' Kevin C. Cummins, CEO, Batterii
' Kevin Connor, Executive Vice President of Product, Decision Lens
' Jonathan Jewett, Vice President, Client Development, Imaginatik
' Larry Schmitt, PhD, CEO, The Inovo Group
' Matthew Singer, Executive Director, Egg Strategy
' Menaka Gopinath, North American Practice Lead, Global Community Expert, Ipsos Social Media Exchange, Ipsos
' Michelle James, CEO, The Center of Creative Emergence, Founder, Quantum Leap Business Improv
' Peter von Dyck, CEO, e-Zassi
Shelley Haus, Senior Vice President, Market Opportunities and Innovation, GfK
' Soon Yu, Global Vice President of Innovation, VF Corporation
' Tania Lanczok, Senior Manager, Innovation, TNS

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