Intrapreneurship at HP’s Mobile and Media Systems Lab

What is it like to be an innovator within a large company? In this event Nina Bhatti speaks on her experience as an innovator working within HPLabs.

Nina Bhatti, Principal Scientist, HPLabs

Join us as our feature presenter, Nina Bhatti, shares her experiences as an innovator and an innovation leader within HPLabs. An energetic scientist and intrepreneur, Nina’s research interests include web/multimedia server performance, networking and distributed systems, and mobile systems and technologies. Nina and her mobile technologies team have developed some unusual applications — including a novel color-matching technology that turns any camera-equipped phone into a tool for retailers, healthcare providers, and beauty-product shoppers.

Corporate R&D Leadership

Join us and Peter E. Hart as we explore Mr. Hart’s view on R&D corporate research and innovation models and how these views can be applied to innovation in other fields.

Perspectives from Peter E. Hart,
Chairman, Founder and President of Ricoh Innovations, Inc.

Join us as our feature presenter, Peter E. Hart, shares with us his evolving perspectives on the corporate R&D research and innovation model. Throughout his career, Peter has designed and managed numerous research and innovation organizations. We look forward to hearing his reflections, observations, and current perspectives on the field.

Together, we will also explore how these perspectives effect and can be applied to the management of innovation in other contexts.

Leading, Managing and Motivating Creativity in the Workplace: What CEOs want, need and say

What is the best way to keep ideas coming? Join us as we discuss this topic and how the workplace can improve to foster ideas.

ArLyne Diamond, PhD

Program Description:

Dr. ArLyne Diamond ( will share what she’s learned from her extensive interviews with 50 Silicon Valley C-level executives. Synthesizing the best from these discussions and informed by her own background in business, psychology, management and law, ArLyne has developed programs for helping good ideas “bubble up”.

As part of her presentation, ArLyne will lead us in a stimulating and interactive dialogue.

What, Where, Why and Whom of Innovation Alliances

Join us as our guest Paul Masson explains the Who, What, Where and Why of Innovation.

Paul Masson, StarNetLLC

Program description:

Our featured presenter is Paul Masson, Managing Director of STARnet. Paul will present on the What, Where, Why and Whom of Innovation, offering a personal example from a highly innovation aviation project which is currently featured in Business 2.0’s “11 Coolest New Products on the Planet”. Paul will then lead us in a conversational debate, further exploring the “What” of Innovation.