Confirmed and Invited Speakers*

Conference Chair: Cheryl Perkins, CEO and Founder, Innovationedge

Steve Bromberg, Director, New Technology & Alliances, GOJO Industries

Jon Cartlidge, Business Development – Consumer and Industrial Products, Battelle

Michael Cech, Director, Market & Customer Development, BASF Corporation

Kip Cleverley, Director, Global Sustainability, International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. (IFF)

Walter Galler, Vice President, Customer Engagement, eZassi

Matt Heuft, Manager of Business Development, XRCC’s Client Services

Shiv Iyer, Managing Director and Partner, Accenture

Cynthia Jackson, Senior R&E Director for Global Nonwovens, Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Carlos Linares, CTO, Sun Products

Stein Lundby, Senior Director of Technology, Qualcomm

Pramath Malik, Technology Practice LeadDolcera

Carrie Nauyalis, Innovation & New Product Development Solution Evangelist, Planview

Kevin Nohelty, VP Supply Chain, WD40

Rosemary Pennington, Director -Insights & Innovation, Foodservice, The J.M. Smucker Company

Suna Polat, Director, Collaborative Innovation & Social Product Development Consulting Practice, CIMdata

Rhonda Ramlo  VP-GM, Strategy, Growth & New Business Development, The Clorox Company

Dennis Reimer, President, Midwest Specialty Products LLC

Jean E. Spence, Former Executive Vice President, Research Development & Quality, Mondelez International

Daniel J. Valentino, Ph.D., Vice President of Global Technology and Innovation, Landauer, Inc.

The Distinguished Advisory Board

We would also like to thank the following individuals for their contribution in shaping this program: Steve Bromberg, Director, New Technology & Alliances, GOJO Industries; Michael Cech, Director, Market & Customer Development, BASF Corporation; Kip Cleverley, Director, Global Sustainability, International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. (IFF); Cynthia Jackson, Senior R&E Director for Global Nonwovens, Kimberly-Clark Corporation; Carlos Linares, CTO, Sun Products; Kevin Nohelty, VP Supply Chain, WD40; Rosemary Pennington, Director -Insights & Innovation, Foodservice, The J.M. Smucker Company; Rhonda Ramlo  VP-GM, Strategy, Growth & New Business Development, The Clorox Company; Tim Reimer, VP of Supply Chain and future CEO, Midwest Specialty Products LLC; and Jean E. Spence, Former Executive VP, Research Development & Quality, Mondelez International

* as of March 20, 2016