Ben Maitland-Lewis engages with a set of activity cards during a workshop led by Pilot44.
Jodie Brinkerhoff, Vice President of Innovation at DFW Airport, with Suzi Hamill.
Victoria Barber, Senior Director, SHI, with Peter Danos, Senior Innovation Manager, Digi-Key Electronics.
A group visits Fidelity Investments’ Center for Applied Technology.
Michael Goldstein of SwitchPitch rides atop a warehouse robot at Mass Robotics.
Participants get a guided tour of The Innovation Trail from Daniel Berger-Jones.
Here’s what was inside our conference goodie bag.
Lisa Rothstein of Drawing Out Your Genius leads a workshop on visual note-taking.
Doug Williams of SmartOrg helps to facilitate a pre-conference workshop on “Turning Innovation Ignorance Into Innovation Intelligence.”
Scott Cohen of InnoLead sets up the whiteboards to capture ideas for “unconference” sessions over lunch, suggested by participants.
Universal Robots was at Impact demonstrating their latest technology.
Launchpath, Forest Software, and other providers had demo tables to meet with participants.
InnoLead Co-Founder Scott Cohen moderates a mainstage session with C-level leaders and board members from CarMax, Sonesta Interational Hotels, and the Boston Celtics.
Cliff Justice, US Leader of Enterprise Innovation at KPMG, delivers a mainstage talk on “Preparing Your Enterprise for an Accelerating Pace of Change.”
Participants in a workshop led by SmartOrg.
Participants use LEGO bricks as part of “A Hands-On LEGO SERIOUS PLAY Exploration.”
Rob Kimball and Elliott Parker lead a session, “Lessons from VC: How to Innovate Like An Outlier.”
Impact participants fill the demo room.
Kevin Bolen, Head of Strategy and Investments at KPMG, hosts a lunch discussion on “Operationalizing Gen AI.”
Participants in a workshop led by John Cowden of General Mills, “Creating Repeatable Sustaining Innovation.”
How is your innovation or R&D lab set up? Participants in a session led by Sebastian Osswald of Miele use dots on the whiteboard to answer that question.
Impact speakers and InnoLead team members pose for a group picture on the mainstage.
Lisa Rothstein explains how penguins on an ice floe are a bit like senior executives in a big organization.
Jodie Brinkerhoff of DFW Airport and Scott Kirsner of InnoLead host the presentation of the 2023 Impact Awards.
InnoLead CEO Scott Kirsner with Impact Award winners from OSF Healthcare, The Nature Conservancy, Black & Veatch, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Impact participants enjoy some drinks and networking on a balcony with a city view.
Impact speakers Ben Little of Fidelity Investments and Neena Buck of Schneider Electric.
Jeanine Walsh, Head of New Ventures, Beca.
InnoLead CEO Scott Kirsner talks with Vidya Spandana, GM of Nike’s Valiant Labs, the company’s digital innovation group.
Joyce Sidopoulos of Mass Robotics interviews Omar Hatamleh, NASA’s Chief Advisor for Artificial Intelligence & Innovation.
David Lee, AVP of New Growth at Cox Communications, leads a session on “The Art of the Immediately Feasible.”
An al fresco feedback session concluded the event on Friday afternoon.
Part of the InnoLead crew that made Impact 2023 happen: Scott Kirsner, Hadley Thompson, Alyssa Stern, and Gina Imperato.