Innovate Now! Steve Shapiro in Bucharest

We are proud to be partners in a series of events with Linkage Romania and Quest Advisors, starting on April 10. The first event will have as guest Steve Shapiro. 
Steve Shapiro is one of the foremost authorities on innovation culture, collaboration, and open innovation. Also a dynamic public thinker and expert in innovation processes, Steve is the president of 24/7 Innovation, engaging audiences with insights on business practices. You may register for this event here.
Steve is an American business author, consultant, and public speaker. He is best known for his expertise on business innovation, sharing his innovative philosophy in books becoming best-sellers on the subject. His Personality Poker® system has been used by more than 50,000 people around the world to create high-performing innovation teams. His work includes hands on, practical guidance on how to encourage and support innovation from your team (and yourself). He believes that open innovation is a monstrously powerful characteristic, and should be utilized by every business. During the past 20 years, his message to hundreds of thousands of people in over 40 countriesaround the world has focused on how to enable innovation by bringing together divergent points of view in an efficient manner. During his 15-year tenure with the consulting firm Accenture, he led a 20,000-person innovation practice. His work has been featured in Newsweek,  Entrepreneur Magazine, O-The Oprah Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. His clients include 3M, P&G, Microsoft, Nike, NASA, USAA, Dell, Fidelity Investments, GE, BP, Johnson & Johnson, The United States Air Force, Fidelity Investments, Pearson Education, Nestlé, and Bristol-Myers Squibb.

08:00  - 09:00    Registration
         09:00 - 10:30    Session 1
09:00 – 09:10 Nils Berger – CEO, EK Automation
09:10 – 09:20 Andrew Auerbach – CEO, Auerbach Group
09:20 – 09:30 Daniela Lulache – CEO, Nuclearelectrica
09:30 – 09:40 Dan Zamonea – General Director, Roche Romania
09:40 – 09:50 Nicolae Dănilă – Board Member, BNR
09:50 – 10:00 Dr. Joerg Fabri – CEO, allocate International
10:00 - 10:30   Q&A session
10:30 - 11:00   Coffee break
       11:00 - 12:30   Session 2 – Aspen Institute Romania panel
Moderator: Irina Anghel-Enescu, Managing Director, South Eastern European Private Equity and VC Association (SEEPEA)
Adrian Curaj - General Director, The Executive Agency for Higher Education, Research, Development and Innovation Funding
Jihad Haidar - Managing Director, Infineon Technologies
Prof. Dr. Nicolae - Victor Zamfir - Project Director, ELI-Nuclear Physics in Romania
Teddy Dumitrescu – CEO & Chairman, Publicis Groupe Romania
12:30 - 13:30    Lunch
13:30 - 16:00    Stephen Shapiro’s inspiring speech
16:00 - 17:00    Networking
Event hosted by Cristian Leonte, PRO TV journalist

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