Crisis Response – Innovation Leaders Share

/Crisis Response – Innovation Leaders Share

Crisis Response – Innovation Leaders Share

Companies are scrambling to adjust to a "new normal" in the face of a global crisis that has us sheltering in place and social distancing. There simply is no playbook on how to manage a business through this time of extreme externally driven disruption.

Watch as Andy Michuda, CEO Sopheon moderates a candid live conversation with Jeff George, SVP R&D Hain Celestial Group, Steve Moskowitz, Innovation Management & Digital Innovation, Office of CTO, Entegris, Cemil Inan, Director of Product Management, Arçelik Group and Scott Kirsner, CEO and Co-Founder of Innovation Leader.

Questions the panel covered:

  • How the pandemic crisis is impacting their business and what they are doing now

  • What's working and what isn’t

  • The biggest challenge facing the business now that virtual workforces have likely “settled in.”

  • What and how they are prioritizing business activities

  • Approaches and processes they are adopting to operate in today’s environment

  • The tools they are using to work remotely, collaborate cross-functionally and keep moving forward

  • How they are planning for the next six - 12 month period and into the future

  • Key learnings and experiences they can share with others

Questions were fielded from our audience during the live event.

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About the Presenters

Jeff GeorgeSenior Vice President, R&D, Hain Celestial Group
Jeff leads product, process and packaging development, QA, food safety and regulatory at Hain Celestial Group. He plays a critical role in Hain’s efforts to undergo a strategic shift to simplify its portfolio, strengthen innovation capabilities, restore top-line growth, and expand margins and cash flow. Prior to joining Hain, Jeff served as the VP of R&D for Campbell Americas and Hillshire Brands.

Scott Kirsner

Scott KirsnerCEO and Co-Founder, Innovation Leader
Scott is CEO and Co-Founder of Innovation Leader, an information service for corporate innovation executives, and a long-time business columnist for the Boston Globe.

Steve Moskowitz

Steve MoskowitzInnovation Management & Digital Innovation, Office of CTO, Entegris
Entegris’ mission is to deliver innovative, science-based solutions to help customers in the most advanced industries improve their performance and transform the world. He has been with Entegris since 2014 where he has primarily been focused on driving the process of innovation management. He is currently leading Entegris’ approach to digital innovation.

Cemil Inan

Cemil InanDirector of Product Management, Arçelik Group
Dr. Inan has been working for Arçelik Group for over 28 years. He started in Corporate R&D and held positions of Head of R&D (2006-2012), Director of Refrigerator Product Globally (2012-2016), Director Global Product Management since 2016.

Andy MichudaChief Executive Officer, Sopheon
Andrew (Andy) Michuda was appointed chief executive officer of Sopheon in September 2000. From 1997 to 2000, he served as chief executive officer and an executive director of Teltech Resource Network Corporation, which was acquired by Sopheon. Prior to joining Sopheon, Mr. Michuda held senior leadership positions at Control Data.

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2020-05-05T08:12:10-05:00April 9th, 2020|