Keynote Sessions

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    When Pigs Fly: Thriving in the Age of Disruption

    Alan Amling
    Vice President, UPS Supply Chain Solutions

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    Collective Disruption: Corporates and Startups Co-creating the Future

    Michael E. Docherty
    Author, Collective Disruption: How Corporations and Startups Can Co-Create Transformative New Business
    Chief Executive Officer, Venture2, Inc.

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    OCI Executive Panel

    David Feygin, PhD, MBA
    Vice President of Health IT Integration and Strategic Innovation, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company)

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    OCI Executive Panel

    Denise A. Garner
    Senior Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, The Clorox Company

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    Data as Innovation

    Raleigh Greshman
    Director, Global Business Traveler Insights and Experience
    InterContinental Hotels Group 

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    Fighting Hospital Associated Infections: The Frustrating Journey of Launching Innovation in Hospitals

    Alex Hodges
    Vice President and General Manager, Surgical & Infection Prevention, Halyard Health

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    The Business of Innovation

    Terry Jones
    Founder and Former CEO of Travelocity & Former Chairman of

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    OCI Executive Panel

    Doug Laplante
    Chief Innovation Officer and Vice President of Strategy, New Pig

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    Three Pillars of Innovation

    Dr. Erin O'Driscoll
    Global Ventures and Business Development Director, Dow Chemical 

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    The Making of the Madness:
    How Turner Sports Transformed its Product Development Process to Create Award-winning Apps

    Hania Jarrah Poole  
    Vice President, Business Operations, NCAA Digital, Turner Sports  

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    Can Culture Drive Innovation Results?

    Bryan Semkuley 
    Vice President, Global Innovation, Kimberly-Clark Professional

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    Building a 25 Year Old Dream from Scratch - The Unlikely Story of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights

    Doug Shipman
    Founder and Former Chief Executive Officer, National Center for Civil and Human Rights
    Chief Executive Officer, BrightHouse 

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    Creating Iconic Advantage

    Soon Yu
    Former Global Vice President, Innovation, VF Corporation

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