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At every Impact event, our sponsors share case studies, guidance, data, and insights with our participants. Learn more about who they are — and how to get in touch — here.




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About KPMG, Impact Reconnected's Presenting Sponsor

KPMG is one of the world’s leading professional services firms, providing innovative business solutions and audit, tax, and advisory services to many of the world’s largest and most prestigious organizations. KPMG is widely recognized for being a great place to work and build a career. Our people share a sense of purpose in the work we do, and a strong commitment to community service, inclusion and diversity, and eradicating childhood illiteracy. KPMG LLP is the U.S. firm of the KPMG global organization of independent professional services firms. The KPMG global organization operates in 146 countries and territories and in FY20 had close to 227,000 people working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.

Learn more at www.kpmg.com/us, follow us @KPMG_US and @KPMGUS_News, or visit our YouTube channel.



Get in touch:

Cliff Justice, National Leader of Enterprise Innovation, KPMG LLP


cjustice@kpmg.com

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Balancing the Competing Interests of Collaborative Innovation and Protecting Your Ideas



Downloadable Resources

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Make the right bets on emerging technologies (web link)



Four factors to strengthen enterprise-wide support for innovation (web link)



Do the hard work to make innovation easier (web link)



Democratizing data: How organizations can eliminate the silos that hinder growth (web link)



The Innovation Equation: Balancing inside-out and outside-in (web link)



Delivering Value Through Emerging Tech and Innovation (PDF)



The New Imperatives — Innovation, Agility, Openess (PDF)

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About Us

Babson partners with organizations to develop entrepreneurial leaders who drive growth and transformation in the organization. Organizational renewal requires leaders who move teams through change and disruption, navigate through uncertainty, and build capabilities that allow companies to grow beyond the current business.

We engage with leaders to deeply understand their context and co-create solutions that are the basis for establishing strategic innovation capabilities. Our experts teach and facilitate through this process and guide clients through the development and the implementation of critical innovation initiatives.

Our faculty have decades of experience as researchers, consultants, and teachers, and bring our institutional capabilities as the number one school for entrepreneurial leadership to the collaboration.



Get in touch:

Evelyn Lager, Senior Director


elager@babson.edu

855-752-6269

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Entrepreneurial Leadership in Response to Changing Market Conditions: Coaching Others through Uncertainty



Downloadable Resources

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Strategic Innovation Practice Area (web link)



Strategic Innovation Role Assessment (PDF)



Prof. Andrew Corbett Bio (PDF)

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About Us

Turn ideas into business value using Microsoft-based edison365, rated in Gartner Peer Insights’ top 10 Innovation Management Platforms.

Capture ideas with edison365ideas, evaluate the most promising with edison365businesscase, and turn suggestions into actionable projects in edison365projects. All products can be purchased individually, or as a suite.

We also offer support services to help you achieve a successful roll-out and launch your innovation strategy.



Get in touch:

Tad Haas, Executive Vice President


tad.haas@edison365.com

Schedule an appointment

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Evolving Innovation Portfolio Management: Finding Balance & Delivering Value



Downloadable Resources

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How Industry-Leading Companies Boosted Innovation & Collaboration with edison365 (PDF)



edison365 Suite Overview (PDF)

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About Us

Highline Beta Builds New Ventures that Matter.



We are a hybrid corporate venture studio and VC firm that evolves the traditional management consulting model to put things into action, not just strategize in the clouds. We work with executives to build new ventures both inside and outside of their organizations to unlock new areas of growth. We bring a startup mentality and execution capabilities to our corporate clients to help them grow beyond their core.



Highline Beta is led by entrepreneurial leaders with track records of starting successful businesses and building incredible value, and we work with some of the world’s best-known companies to help them solve their growth innovation conundrums.



Our core mission is to support a unique class of purpose-driven companies by redefining growth.



Get in touch:

Marcus Daniels, CEO


Marcus.Daniels@highlinebeta.com

Schedule an appointment

416-799-8987

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Growth Innovation: Breaking Down the Silos



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About Us

InnovationCast is the collaborative innovation management software that helps companies engage people to co-create ideas and bring them to life.



Get in touch:

Leonardo Varella-Cid, CEO


leonardo.varella@innovationcast.com

Schedule an appointment

+351916508702

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How to Get Stronger Ideas, Faster





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About Us

At PA Consulting, we believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are 3,300 specialists in consumer and manufacturing, defense and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government and public services, health and life sciences, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers, and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Netherlands, and Nordics.



Get in touch:

Radhika Philip & Claudia Gaitan,
People and Organizational Strategy Experts

Radhika.Philip@PAconsulting.com
Claudia.Gaitan@PAconsulting.com

(212) 973-5900

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Unleashing Creativity in Teams – Lessons from Jazz



Downloadable Resources

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Growing with a Platform: A leader's playbook to growing a platform business (PDF)

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About Us

Planbox offers the leading end-to-end innovation management platform and services to empower medium and large-sized organizations in becoming more adaptive, creative, and resilient. Planbox helps you turn creative ideas into winning projects and integrate everyday tools to collaborate smarter with your community of employees, customers, partners, startups, governments, academia, and expert solvers.



Get in touch:

Arthur Liberian, Sales Director


innovate@planbox.com

Schedule an appointment

855-752-6269

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4 ‘Squid Game’ Inspired Approaches to Propel Your Innovation Program



Downloadable Resources

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Innovation Central Brochure (PDF)



Open Innovation for Sustainable Development (PDF)

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About Us

SmartOrg aligns innovation and finance to drive profitable growth, with software and services for innovation and portfolio management. Make uncertainty your friend! SmartOrg’s methods for evaluating opportunities allows you to align on where and how much to invest and how to drive the upside. Whether your growth challenge is to innovate in an exciting new area, or to balance your portfolio across competing interests, we can help you get better results and build your capability.



Get in touch:

David Matheson, President and CEO


dmatheson@smartorg.com

650-470-0120

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Keep Your Distributed Team on Track





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About Us

Wazoku is a complete Enterprise Innovation Platform with all the tools you need to innovate better and at scale. We recognise that your innovation needs evolve over time and our modular offering is designed to scale with you. Whether you are looking to build your innovation capacity, foster a culture of innovation, co-create with suppliers, solve complex innovation challenges or tap into the collective intelligence of your stakeholders, we have the tools and expertise to support you from idea to value.



Get in touch:

info@wazoku.com

Schedule a demo

+1-413-213-4979

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Innovation to Drive Sustainability



Downloadable Resources

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Innovation at Scale whitepaper (web link)

10 Steps from Idea Generation to Implementation (web link)

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