Smooth Sailing in Rough Waters: Achieving Innovation Success in Tough Times

/Smooth Sailing in Rough Waters: Achieving Innovation Success in Tough Times

Smooth Sailing in Rough Waters: Achieving Innovation Success in Tough Times

Presented by: Dr. Carol Pletcher,  Chief Innovation Officer Cargill and Rob Mann, Director of Consulting and Strategy at Wharton School’s Global Consulting Practicum

Contrary to conventional wisdom, innovation leaders use recessionary times to escalate key innovation efforts. This webinar will explore practical ways to innovate through business slowdowns.

Hear about case studies that highlight strategic and tactical measures that senior and mid-level managers can take—here and now—to ensure their businesses sustain innovation and emerge even stronger in the future.

During this free online event you’ll learn:

  • Tactics for enhancing margins in current markets
  • Techniques to repurpose innovation for new markets
  • Methods for repositioning the innovation portfolio to ensure sustainability
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About the Presenter

Dr. Carol Pletcher
Dr. Carol PletcherChief Innovation Officer Cargill
Dr. Carol Pletcher recently retired Cargill Chief Innovation Officer, was a key leader in Cargill’s efforts to enhance innovation. She was responsible for developing six new product lines with special emphasis on new products, food safety and quality assurance. Dr. Pletcher has been recognized by BusinessWeek as one of its Top 25 Innovation Champions.
Rob Mann
Rob MannDirector of Consulting and Strategy at Wharton School’s Global Consulting Practicum
Rob Mann is a Principal in PRTM’s Consumer Goods Practice and Director of Consulting and Strategy at the Wharton School’s Global Consulting Practicum. He has more than 15 years of consulting experience serving large companies in the consumer goods and industrial products industries.
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