4:00pm - 4:30pm Guest Speaker: Mr. Norishige Morimoto, IBM Japan
Wednesday Oct 17 - Houo
As we enter an era of increased competition and rapid, fast-paced commercialization, we frequently hear of 'open innovation' strategies used to quicken the speed to market. However, there are variety of approaches for 'open innovation', with the specific objective and business model varying by technology, business maturity, and geography. In this talk, Mr. Morimoto, VP for Research and Development of IBM Japan, will discuss recent examples of successful open innovation strategies between industry partners, clients, research institutions and universities. Mr. Morimoto will explore how an open innovation ecosystem with shared goals, resources, and investments, can yield positive outcomes that can accelerate your commercialization process.