2017 PDMA Competitive Edge Conference Speakers

    Keynote

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    Sarah Robb O'Hagan
    CEO, Flywheel Sports

     

     

    World Class Product Leadership
    of amazing product teams
    and iconic product brands 

    Former Global President, Gatorade
    Past Executive, Virgin
    Past Executive, Nike
    Former President, Equinox




    Featured Speakers

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    Don Abraham
    President, Consulting Services, Kantar Futures

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    Carlos J. Barroso
    Senior Vice President, Global Research and Development and Quality, Campbell Soup Company

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    Bob Caporale
    President, Sequent Learning Networks

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    Randy Rossi
    President, Bally Design Inc.

     

    Breakout Session Speakers

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    Todd Abraham
    (Former) Senior Vice President of Research and Nutrition for Mondelez International

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    Dan Adams
    President, The AIM Institute

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    Jeanne Bradford
    Principal, TCGen, Inc.

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    John Carter
    Principal, TCGen, Inc.

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    Michael Dalton
    Managing Director, Guided Innovation Group, LLC

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    Peter Duggan
    Senior Vice President, Computershare

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    Bryan Elanko
    Commercialization Services, National Oilwell Varco

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    Tommi Forsstrom
    Vice President, Product for Motion and API, Shutterstock

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    Donovan Hardenbrook 

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    David Kachoui, MBA, PMP
    Director of Business Development, Natech Plastics, Inc

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    Randy Krum
    President and Chief Designer, InfoNewt, LLC

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    Robert Male, PE PhD
    Manager, Design Producibility, L-3 Communications - CS West.

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    Steve Meister
    President, Big Bang

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    Dave Oventhal
    Senior Manager, Market and Product, Kawasaki Motors Corp., Inc.

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    Colin Palombo
    Managing Partner, Innovation Framework Technologies

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    Donald Ross, PhD, MBA
    President and Founder, Innovare Inc.

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    Rob Shelton
    Executive Fellow, Miller Center

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    Maria Thompson
    Director, Global Innovation Framework

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    Yasmine Winkler
    Chief Executive Officer of the Central Region, UnitedHealthcare

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    Teresa Jurgens-Kowal, PhD, NPDP
    President, Global NP Solutions

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    Dave Zasada
    Senior Vice President of Product Management, ACT

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    Joshua Louis Cohen, Esq.
    Shareholder and Director, RatnerPrestia

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    Grant Zemont
    Senior Engagement Manager, Rego Consulting

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    Bob Baron
    Vice President, Sensory Spectrum

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    Chad McAllister
    Founder, Product Innovator Education

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    Rob Colenso
    Senior Product Manager and UX Lead, Total Wine & More

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    Susan Burek
    Program Manager, Stanely Black & Decker

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    Steven Haines
    CEO, Sequent Learning Networks

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    Douglas Stone
    Founding Partner, Design Strategist

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    Chris Frank
    Program Director, University of Minnesota

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    Marc Meyer
    Professor, Northeastern University 

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    Gerry Katz
    Vice Chairman, Applied Marketing Science, Inc.

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    David Robertson
    Senior Lecturer, MIT School of Management

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    Dipen Parikh
    Principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP

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    JJ Rorie
    Managing Director, Envision Advisory

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    Gert Staal
    Co-Founder, TIM Foundation

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    John Spero
    Praxair Inc.


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    Charles Angell
    Modern Edge Inc.




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