12 Slide Presentations from Big Company Innovation Executives

We love to share slides here at Innovation Leader, since they can often give you great insight into how a company structures its innovation team, cultivates new offerings, and measures progress.

So here are a dozen of the best slide presentation from corporate innovation executives we could find on Slideshare. Our three key criteria: these are presentations from people on the inside, not consultants; they offer real insight into how these companies operate, instead of just boasting about “wins”; and most are quite recent. Let us know if you’ve seen others we should include here…or perhaps have posted presentations of your own.

We’ve also got more than 100 additional slide presentations and other downloadable resources from innovation, R&D, and strategy execs in our Resource Center.


From Caesar to Scientist: Rapid Experimentation at Intuit
Bennett Blank, Innovation Leader, Intuit

Innovation at Alaska Airlines
Curtis Kopf, VP of Customer Innovation

NASA: Collaborative Innovation Communities of Practice
Beth Beck, Open Innovation Program Manager, NASA

Lean Innovation at UnitedHealth Group
Kunjorn Chambundabongse, VP of Innovation & R&D, UnitedHealth Group, and Todd Wyder, CEO, Pathfinder Software

The Integrated Enterprise: Innovation in the Knowledge Economy
Gerry Myers, VP of Global Innovation, Chubb & Son
(We’ve got more from Myers in this April 2014 article.)

How IBM Innovates
Anders Quitzau, Innovation Executive, IBM

General Mills: Connected Innovation
Mike Helser, Senior Manager of G-WIN, and Mike Antinone, R&D Director, General Mills
(We interviewed Helser in February 2014.)

Whirlpool: Making innovation happen in a commodity market
Mauro Piloni, President, Whirlpool R&D
(Whirlpool’s Global Director of Innovation Moisés Norena talked with us about the company’s internal innovation dashboard in November 2013.)

Procter & Gamble: Connect & Develop
Andre Convents, Section Head, P&G

Nike+ & the Nike FuelBand
Brad Wolf, Sr. Director of Brand Innovation, Sonos; former Sr. Director of Business Development, Nike
(We wrote about the Nike+ Accelerator program in November 2013)

Application of Open Innovation in a Collaborative Supply Chain
Jason Husk, Former Group Manager, Clorox Open Innovation Networks

How Legacy Brands Innovate
Bob Rupczynski, VP of Media/Data/CRM, Kraft Foods
(We covered a talk by Kraft VP of Breakthrough Innovation Barry Calpino in December 2013.)


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