Innovation & Organizational Maturity: How to Effect the Right Kind of Change

Aug 21 2012 (6:00 PM - 8:30 PM)

Innovation & Organizational Maturity: How to Effect the Right Kind of Change
Practical, hard-won lessons about driving innovation (intraprenuership) and change through various organizational types are discussed. Project, Product, and Solution-oriented environments are defined and characterized. Topics that are critical to understand in driving change in each are covered: Executive sponsorship, execution, and communication, personal and company culture. Participants will gain a clearer vision of how to match their own approach to challenging situations.

About our Speakers:: Steve Gladstone
Steve Gladstone most recently led the organization that innovates and defines next-generation In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) application-based solutions for Panasonic Avionics Corporation. Under his direction, the team at Panasonic Avionics created “neXperience” (formerly “FlightPath”), an innovative, paradigm-shifting software suite that enables next-generation IFE interactive solutions. In 2009, neXperience was selected as the winner of the prestigious ITCA Mercury Innovation Award. In 2010, neXperience also garnered an IDEA award.

He has held executive leadership positions spanning multiple fields: engineering, real estate, financial, automotive, health care, and technology professional services. Serving in roles within IT, systems, products, programs, and software development, he balances theory, practical knowledge and seasoned experience to lead focused, commitment-based teams to innovate and deliver comprehensive solutions. He planned and built a complete corporate IT organization, processes, and culture for the largest residential real estate company in the United States. Frequently sought after as keynote speaker, he enjoys sharing insights on a wide variety of organizational, technology, and industry-related topics.

Meeting presentation file(s):
Effect the Right Kind of Change in Context