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Spot Them! Develop Them! Build a Pipeline! It's Never Been More Important…

09 September, 2020 | (01 hr)

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In these disruptive times, the need for breakthrough innovation has never been greater. Serial Innovators -- unique individuals embedded inside companies -- disproportionately drive the innovation pipeline and represent untapped potential. But how can a company develop more of them? How do you separate the potential Serial Innovators from the "wild ducks" who keep throwing out new ideas that either have no market or cannot be developed? Once identified, how do you proactively develop them? And how do you ensure future success by building a pipeline of them?

Key learnings the audience will take away:

  • How to spot Serial Innovators early in their career
  • How to intentionally develop Serial Innovators
  • Learn proven practices to build a pipeline


Bruce Vojak

Bruce Vojak
Managing Director
Breakthrough Innovation Advisors, LLC

Bruce Vojak founded Breakthrough Innovation Advisors, LLC in 2016 to help companies survive and thrive in a volatile, complex and increasingly ambiguous world. As a leading authority on Breakthrough Innovation, he brings a unique and powerful combination of deep and broad expertise, as well as a ...Full Bio

Nancy Dawes

Nancy Dawes
Serial Innovator/Product Brand Creator

Nancy Dawes is a Serial Innovator with roots in the CPG industry. Through her holistic innovation programs, she led major, breakthrough changes in the food (Pringles) and beauty (Olay) industries.
As a budding P&G innovator Nancy reinvented, reframed and tripled the Pringles brand by inn...Full Bio

John Metselaar

John Metselaar (Moderator)
Program Director and Senior Fellow
The Conference Board

John Metselaar leads The Conference Board’s Innovation & Digital Transformation Institute and leads its Innovation Council. He additionally serves as Senior Fellow.

John is also Professor at the Solvay Brussels Business School for Economics and Management his course and modules ...Full Bio

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