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FEI USA: Front End of Innovation
October 19-21, 2022
Encore Boston HarborBoston

About FEI

FEI: Front End of Innovation is the ‘World Leader in Advancing Innovation.'

Front End of Innovation (FEI) conference has been running for over two decades in the US and over a decade in EMEA; garnering a reputation for delivering some of the worlds best innovation content and speakers. FEI is the annual meeting place for innovation and R&D executives from Fortune 1,000 organizations responsible for making innovation happen. We have a proud history of diverse formats, first-look content, and some of the brightest minds of the 21st century including Steve Wozniak, Malcolm Gladwell, A.G. Lafley and many others providing its audience with a wide variety or perspectives and unrivaled volume of content and event experience.


We’re thrilled to be able to return to Boston this year with another exciting event. 

Here is what’s new for 2021:

  • Outdoor track where we will be hosting a “Start Up Fair”. FEI have selected a variety of exciting start ups where FEI attendees can hear them present, meet them and ask them questions.
  • Week long event with 5 days of content. FEI will be hosted live for the first 2 days and followed by 3 days of virtual events
  • Graduates and students from local universities will be in attendance to learn, network and contribute their perspectives
  • Networking, networking, networking! More so this year then in any other years past FEI will feature extensive networking opportunities throughout the conference
  • Bonus content through granted access to FEI’s bespoke content resource called All Things Innovation
  • And much more!


FEI gathers the greatest minds in business to provoke inspiration and change your thinking

Steve Wozniak, Apple Co-Founder & Technology Evangelist

Ivy Ross, Vice President of Design, Hardware Products, Google

Joi Ito, Director, MIT Media Lab, Author, Whiplash: How to Survive Our Faster Future

Susan Cain, Best-Selling Author, Quiet: The Power of Introverts

Bre Pettis, CEO, Makerbot Industries

Kathy Fish, Chief Research, Development & Innovation Officer, Procter & Gamble

Steve Blank, Author, The Startup Owners Manual

Linda A. Hill, Professor, Harvard Business School, 2013 Thinkers50 Winner

Clayton Christensen, Professor, Harvard Business School, Best-Selling Author

October 19-21, 2022
Encore Boston Harbor,