Prof. La Blanc will lead a 3 day course on Data Strategy for Business Leaders scheduled at Berkeley-Haas on May 18-19, 2017. This course will equip attendees to assess and modify a company’s data strategy as well as design new business models around data collection and analytics. Read more.
The Institute’s Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation honored US President Barack Obama with the Award for Outstanding Global Leadership in Open Innovation at the World Open Innovation Conference held at ESADE Business School in Barcelona. Read more.
About 70 innovation scholars from around the world are gathering at Berkeley-Haas this week for the ICC conference, where they will ponder the forces that drive industrial and corporate change. Among the pioneers attending the three-day event are Nobel Prize laureates Oliver Williamson of Berkeley-Haas and Kenneth Arrow of Stanford. Read More.
On July 14, the Tusher Center for Management of Intellectual Capital is holding an inaugural conference on the topic: Intellectual Property Issues in a Global Context: Management & Policy Concerns. Keynote speakers are David Kappos (pictured), former Director of the US Patent and Tradement Office, and Shira Perlmutter, Chief Policy Officer and Director for International Affairs at the USPTO. Read more.
At the inaugural conference of the Berkeley Roundtable on Applied Innovation and Design, founded by Sara Beckman (pictured) and Dave Rochlin, EWMBA students applied skills learned in the core Problem Finding, Problem Solving course to develop solutions for PayPal and other companies. “I was impressed by all of the student teams’ ability to apply design thinking” said Hisham Ibrahim, director of product innovation at PayPal. “They brought customer empathy to the problem, re-framed it, and rapidly iterated potential solutions.” Read more.