Field Study Participants

Among the executives participating and leading interactive “pop-up” sessions at our Seattle Field Study are:

  •  Starbucks VP Concept Innovation Rachel Antalek
  •  Nike Innovation Portfolio Management Jon Osborne
  •  Staples VP E-Commerce Prat Vemana
  •  Microsoft Corporate VP Microsoft Research Peter Lee
  •  Nordstrom Innovation Lab Manager Marius Grigoriu
  •  Cambia Health SVP/Strategic Investment Rob Coppedge
  •  Gap Inc. Senior Director of Innovation Capacity Kyle Hermans
  •  Adobe Chief Strategist & VP of Creativity Mark Randall
  •  EMC Corp Principal Manager Global Innovation Calvin Smith
  •  Alaska Airlines Managing Director, Customer Research & Development Sandra Stelling (pictured below)
  •  Techstars Seattle Managing Director Chris DeVore
  •  Pearson VP Innovation Partnerships & Programs Diana Stepner


Join your peers from companies like Kimberly-Clark, Transamerica, Humana, Cisco Systems, HCA, NRG Energy, New York Life, The Associated Press, Intel, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., USAA, Xerox, Ernst & Young, Liberty Mutual, and Reliant, among others. This is a safe environment: No vendors, consultants, academics, or others are permitted to attend … only executives pursuing innovation at large corporations.