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Innovation Uncensored: Inspiration to Ignite your Project, Career and Workplace

Creativity can’t be forced, and everyone hits a wall at times – even seasoned leaders and entrepreneurs. Is your CEO breathing down your neck? Is your top client hovering and waiting for that next big idea? Are your teammates and employees uninspired? While innovation can be elusive at times, there are practical and easy ways to cultivate an innovative and creative workplace that drives bottom line results. This session will explore how you can create a constant exchange of ideas and implement techniques to ignite your project, company and career. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn from a panel of the nation’s leading innovators to learn how they generated ideas and ultimately executed.

Panelists: Renata Mutis Black, humanitarian, chairwoman, Seven Bar Foundation and vice chair, YPO @RENATA_M_BLACK
Antonia Dunbar, co-founder, Thinx @ANTONIADUNBAR @SHETHINX
Jill Larsen, vice president, strategic talent acquisition and global inclusion, Cisco @CISCO
Vina Leite, senior director, human resources, EMC Corporation @EMCCORP

Moderator: Sylvia Ann Hewlett, economist, HBR blogger and CEO, Center for Talent Innovation Center @SAHEWLETT