Pre-event: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 | Google X, Executive Briefing Center
5:00pm | Bus Pick-Up: Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel to Google X, 250 Mayfield, Mountain View, CA 94043
5:30pm | Cocktail Networking Mixer: Executive Briefing Center
6:20pm | Welcome
Executive Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation
Solomon Darwin is the Executive Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation and formerExecutive Director of Financial Reporting and Management, at the Haas School of Business. Prior to joining UC Berkeley he was an Associate Professor at the University of Southern California from 1996 – 2005. Solomon Darwin has over 13 years of Industry experience at Bank of America and Motorola.
6:30pm | Showcasing Gamechanging Technologies in Energy, Communication & Transportation
Energy: Cheap-Safe-Clean Energy from Fusion
Mike Cassidy is a Vice President at Google. He is currently the Project Leader on Google X Project Loon (balloon-powered Internet for everyone). Prior to joining Google, Mike was the Co-Founder and CEO of four start-ups: Ruba, Xfire, Direct Hit, and Stylus Innovation. Ruba helped travelers share their favorite places and was acquired by Google.
Head of Special Projects, X
Communication: Emerging Breakthrough Technology
Krishnaswamy is the lead manufacturer for Google’s Project Loon, which attempts to use balloons for internet coverage. Previously, Mahesh held management and Sr. Engineering positions at Apple and Motorola.
Hardware Engineer, Google and Waymo
Transportation: AI in Autonomous Transportation
Simon Verghese is a Hardware Engineer at Google and Waymo. He holds a BS degree in physics and BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from North Carolina State University. He also holds MS and PhD degrees in physics from the University of California, Berkeley. Verghese has also held prominent positions at MIT.
7:30pm | Networking Buffet: Informal Sit Down Table Discussions
8:30pm | Closing Thoughts: Professor Henry Chesbrough
9:00pm | Bus Pick-Up: Google X to Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel
Day 1: Wednesday, April 19, 2017 | SAP Bldg. 8, 3475 Deer Creek Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94304
7:15am | Bus Pick-Up: Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel
7:30am | Breakfast: Networking Buffet in Atrium, SAP Bldg. 8
8:15am | Introduction
Vice President, Design & Innovation, SAP
Philipp Skogstad is a Vice President in SAP Design. He currently serves as the Executive Director to SAP’s Chief Design Officer and Head of the Silicon Valley Next Talent Program, shaping both SAP’s product and personnel direction. Philipp is an expert in design thinking, innovation, and change management. In his fast-track career at SAP, he led special projects for the chairman, end-to-end experience for SAP HANA, SAP’s user experience and design strategy, open innovation, and global development processes, methods and tools.
8:35am | Welcome
Faculty Director, Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation
Henry Chesbrough, “Father of Open Innovation,” was the first person to clearly define this new innovation strategy that is restructuring R&D worldwide through his research and publications. He is currently an adjunct professor at the Haas School of Business, and Faculty Director at the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation, UC Berkeley.
8:45am | Speed Dating: Networking and Relationship Session
9:45am | Keynote: “Impact of AI in Software-Centric Firms” Opportunities & Challenges for New Business Models
EVP & CTO, VMware
O’ Farrell joined VMware in April 2003 as an engineering leader during the early development of the ESX platform. Over the past decade it has been his privilege to manage and grow an R&D organization from a few hundred to many thousands of engineers with a truly global footprint.
President, Tech Mahindra
Manish Vyas is the President, Communications Business at Tech Mahindra. An accomplished leader with extensive expertise and experience across global markets, Manish has led large and diverse global programs and initiatives during his 20 year career. He is known for his ability to build high performance teams, drive profitability and growth through innovative solutions and create robust sales and go-to-market strategies.
Chief Digital Officer, SAP
Mr. Jonathan D. Becher has been the Chief Digital Officer of SAP SE since November 2014. Mr. Becher served as Chief Marketing Officer of SAP SE from August 30, 2011 to November 2014. Mr. Becher served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Pilot Software Inc. and was responsible for overall strategic direction of Pilot Software. Mr. Becher served as an Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Accrue Software Inc. since April 18, 2002.
10:45am | Panel Discussion with Keynote Speakers, Moderated by Henry Chesbrough
11:05am | Coffee Break
11:30am | Value Creation through the Open Innovation Network within BIF Community
- Stories, Case Studies and Usecases within Member Firms
- Volunteer Member Panel, Moderated by Professor Solomon Darwin
Paradigm Mtuity, Inc.
Principal Scientist, Open Innovation.
J.M. Smucker Co.
Open Innovation Gateway, Fujitsu
12:30pm | Networking Lunch Buffet
1:30pm | Expanding Services Through Open Innovation – Fireside Chat, Moderated by Professor Solomon Darwin
Global Head of Innovation, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, NY
Alex has a proven track record of navigating industry disruption. His growth mindset will help lead Hyatt forward into this next chapter of discovery, one that’s anchored in data and insights and chartered by design thinking and innovation. Zoghlin moved into the newly created position three years after joining Hyatt as the global head of technology. A lifelong entrepreneur, he is the founder of five technology companies, including Orbitz, for which he also served as chief technology officer. Prior to entering the private sector, Zoghlin spent four years in the U.S. Navy.
CLAUS VON RIEGEN
Vice President and Head of Business Model Innovation, SAP SE
Claus von Riegen is Vice President and Head of Business Model Innovation at SAP SE. He chairs the BMI Service Center that shapes the design and implementation of new business models across board areas. In this role, he acts as a transformation agent and helps SAP pursue new business models in an agile way – managing the trade-offs with the corporate immune system that focuses on optimizing our current business model.
2:30pm | Coffee Break
2:45pm | Keynote Topic: “Impact of AI in Hardware-Centric Firms” Opportunities and Challenges for New Business Models
Vice President & General Manager, New Devices Group, Intel
Jerry leads Intel’s New Devices Group – focused on wrist worn devices (smart watches launched for Fossil, Tag Heuer, and New Balance); as well as headworn glasses (Recon JetPro- for enterprise, Oakely Radar Pace glasses – Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing) and future Augmented Reality efforts.
CTO, IoT and Industries, Cisco
Shaun Cooley is CTO for Cisco’s IoT and Industries business units. vIn his role as CTO, Shaun focuses on long term technology strategy, product architecture, innovation, security, privacy, regulation, standards, partnerships, and industry engagement. Prior to Cisco, Shaun was a Distinguished Engineer for Norton, at Symantec, where over his 18-year tenure he was a driving force in Norton’s shift from utilities to security.
President & CEO, (NTT i3) Nippon Telegraph & Telephone
Nina Simosko serves as President and CEO of NTT Innovation Institute Inc. (NTT i3), the prestigious Silicon Valley-based innovation center for NTT Group, one of the world’s largest ICT companies. Focused on fostering strategic innovation, NTT i3 works with established enterprise companies interested in investigating new approaches.
3:45pm | Panel Discussion with Keynote Speakers, Moderated by Professor Solomon Darwin
4:15pm | Coffee Break
Special Guest At The Berkeley Innovation Forum
5:30pm | Bus Pick-up: Transport to Hanahaus (456 University Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301)
HanaHaus is a café and community workspace that fosters a vibrant culture of technology innovation. It is the brainchild of Dr. Hasso Plattner, co-founder of software company.
9:00pm | Bus Pick-up: Return to Hotel and SAP Bldg. 8
Day 2: Thursday, April 20, 2017 | SAP Bldg. 8, 3475 Deer Creek Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94304
7:30am | Bus Pickup: Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel
7:45am | Breakfast: Networking Buffet in Atrium, SAP Bldg. 8
8:30am | Keynote Topic: “Impact of AI in Healthcare-Centric Firms” Opportunities and Challenges for New Business Models
Chief Innovation Officer, OptumLabs, UnitedHealthcare
Inspire growth-dedicated teams to discover deep business insights, create a compelling strategic and new product vision and then execute exceptional growth through breakthrough innovation, powerful marketing and win/win strategic partnerships. OptumLabs Chief Innovation Officer; now leading new Center for Connected Patient Innovation based in San Francisco Bay area. Former CEO of Zeo, Inc.,digital health startup, and COO of cord blood stem cell banking pioneer (StemCyte,Inc.)
MR. Y. SUBRAMANYAM
CEO, Apollo Hospitals Group, Hyderabad, India
Senior operations and marketing professional with experience of 25 years in healthcare industry. Track record of setting up and managing strategic business units with overall P&L management. Mr. Subramanyam has experience in brand management, consultant management, vendor development and engagement.
Dr Soma Raju pioneered the use of telemedicine as a platform to connect District Hospitals to city-based superspeciality hospitals. His work in the State of Tripura, with the Government-owned GB Pant Hospital, provided a template for providing superspeciality services in the North Easter Region of India. Many lives were saved through telemedicine based interventions. Through CARE Foundation, Dr Soma Raju facilitated the training of more than 300 nurses from the NE region in general and speciality nursing.
9:30am | Panel Discussion with Keynote Speakers, Moderated by Professor Solomon Darwin
10:00am | Coffee Break
10:30am | Adapting, Adopting and Adjusting to the changing AI Landscape Fireside Chat, Moderated by Professor Henry Chesbrough
Director, Open Technology and Cognitive Systems
Spohrer is a computer scientist leading the development of a new science of service systems, often known as Service Science,
Executive Fellow, Berkeley Haas
Former Chief Innovation Officer & CEO, Citi
Debby Hopkins is an Independent Board
11:30am | Happenings at Berkeley: Professor Henry Chesbrough/Solomon Darwin
12:15pm | Commentary & Analysis by: Professor Henry Chesbrough – Feedback Survey Administered
12:30pm | Boxed Lunches provided – Official Program Ends
1:20pm | Open Innovation Presentation by Professor Henry Chesbrough
2:30pm | Bus Pick-up: Transport to Silicon Valley Renault Innovation Lab & Nissan Research Center
3:00pm | Visit to Silicon Valley Renault Innovation Lab & Nissan Research Center (1215 Bordeaux Dr, Sunnyvale, CA 94089)
Open Innovation & the Future of Mobility — Autonomous Vehicles
Innovations at the Renault – Nissan Alliance, Moderated by Professor Solomon Darwin
Director, Open Innovation, Renault
Director of Strategy & Operations, Nissan
5:00pm | Networking Reception follows the interactive tours and presentations
6:30pm | Bus Pick-up: Return to SAP Bldg. 8 & Hotel
Post-Event: Friday, April 21, 2017 | IBM Executive Briefing Center, 425 Market St., San Francisco, CA 94105
8:15am | Bus Pick-up: Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel to IBM Executive Briefing Center
9:30am | IBM Executive Briefing Center, 425 Market St., San Francisco, CA, 94105
Empowering Disenfranchised Populations with AI Technologies for Economic Growth
Dr. V. Valli Kumari
Vice Chair, State Council for Higher Education, AP, India
Leveraging Open Innovation & Data for Inclusive Governance
Open Technology and Cognitive Systems
CTO Technical Solutioning Cloud,