The Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation hosted the 1st Annual World Open Innovation Conference, a major success and sold out event. Held in Napa Valley on December 4-5, 2014, the conference was an international gathering place for Open Innovation academics and industry leaders. Open Innovation experts conglomerated in one place to share their thoughts, ideas, and findings on Open Innovation. The 1st Annual World Open Innovation Conference captured value creation by seizing the global brain.



“To enable the notion of Open Innovation move from theory to practice, we need to develop shared understanding among researchers and practitioners. The World Open Innovation Conference is a perfect place for both researchers and practitioners to co-create such a shared understanding on Open Innovation for common good.”

-Mohi Ahmed, Director of Open Innovation at Fujitsu Labs of America.


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