Field Study Testimonials

Here’s what participants at previous Field Studies say about them:

    • “The best networking and insight sharing, bar none. It’s authentic, energizing, and thought-provoking.”
    Director Marketing & Brand Strategy
    $11.3 billion energy company

    • “Peer learning was a great value to our innovation program at Goodyear.”
    Manager, Business Model Innovation
    $19.5 billion Goodyear (NASDAQ:GT)

    fieldstudy24a• “Great insights and dedicated thinking and learning time with the global best…priceless!”
    Loren Nalewanski, VP Global Brand Management, right
    $12.8 billion Marriott (NASDAQ:MAR)

    • “The Innovation Leader Field Study was a rich, rewarding event. The opportunity to network validated our experiences. Great shared learning with passionate, diverse, innovation leaders. Very well worth the investment.”
    Managing Director, Customer Research & Development
    $6.5 billion airline

    • “I enjoyed meeting so many people facing some of the same challenges I face, but in totally different industries, and brainstorming ways to overcome them.”
    Director, Sustainable Innovation, $16 billion global apparel retailer

    • “This was one of the most well-connected, organized, and practical conferences I’ve ever attended.”
    Vince Tripodi, VP Development, Associated Press

    • “Great chance to network with innovation thought leaders and companies.”
    Alan Goldstein, Associate Director New Business Creation, The Procter & Gamble Company

    • “A chance to learn and share with others engaged with similar opportunities and challenges. It’s a great way to know you’re not alone!”
    Nate Bellinger, Director, Consumer Innovation
    $41.3 billion Humana, Inc. (NYSE:HUM)

    • “Peer to peer sharing was excellent. I was able to benchmark our progress with the state of the art in innovation.”
    Anonymous

    • “Loved the diversity of industries and phases of innovation practices.”
    Samantha Fisher, Senior Manager, Workplace Innovation
    $23.7 billion Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF)

    • “Great event to network with other innovation leaders, share problems, ideas, solutions and get energized!”
    VP Global R&D and Innovation
    $9 billion medical devices company

    • “Meeting people working with innovation across industries was incredibly valuable. It got me to step outside of my world and think differently about stimulating innovation, measuring innovation, and even making space for innovation.”
    Executive Director of Innovation
    $1.7 billion healthcare provider

    ginavillani• “The Field Study was a great way to spend two days with smart, talented leaders working toward common goals. I learned a lot, contributed some, and am already looking forward to the next one.”
    Gina Villani, Director, Strategic Investments, right
    $6.3 billion Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mass.

    • “Fabulous quality and range of discussion. I came away with multiple approaches to improve business value through innovation.”
    Innovation Catalyst
    $420 billion oil and gas company

    • “You brought together a group of very talented and energetic people all interested in taking our organizations and products or services to new places. We all look at it slightly differently, may apply different systems or processes (or not) to innovation, but all share a passion for our customers.”
    Colleen Kelleher, Senior Director, New Product Development
    $1 billion Educational Testing Service

    • “Sitting with so many bright and passionate people gives me hope for the future.”
    David Eisenberg, AVP/Innovation
    Transamerica

    • “Really valuable to learn and share with innovation peers — without sales pitches.”
    Executive Director
    Fortune 100 company

    • “Excellent, content-filled field trip. Great speakers and participants.”
    Eduoardo Manitto, VP/ Innovation
    Group Galeries Lafayette

    • “So great to see examples of innovative spaces and hear from others on their innovation journey.”
    Seattle Field Study participant, 2015

    • “I appreciated the ability to hear and collaborate on a wide variety of approaches to innovation, and common challenges.”
    Seattle Field Study participant, 2015