Invention Machine CEO Mark Atkins will deliver the opening keynote, focusing on the impact of the recent financial crisis on innovation and developing trends. The customer keynote entitled ‘Advancing Connectivity for Innovation’ will be presented by Sheldon Sloan, Johnson & Johnson’s V.P. of Collaboration & Scientific Excellence. Scott Kirsner, author of the new book Inventing the Movies will share his views on what innovators can learn from Hollywood on Wednesday morning.
The user conference attendees are among the world’s elite innovative companies and have adopted Invention Machine Goldfire Innovator to accelerate their product innovation process. Several of these customers will share case studies on how they use Goldfire Innovator to solve innovation challenges including, Applied Materials, Chemtura, Delphi, JohnsonDiversey, Magnet, Northrop Grumman, PolyOne, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and Sun Chemical.
“Sustainable innovation has arguably become the most important topic facing businesses today, as companies must innovate quickly and consistently,” said Mark E. Atkins, CEO and chairman, Invention Machine. “This event is a great opportunity for innovators and industry leaders to learn from each other and get in-depth insight into how they could further leverage our technology to boost their innovation-edge.”
In addition to best practices and case studies, conference attendees will get practical insights and learn hands-on techniques on ways they can better utilize Goldfire Innovator’s capabilities, including rapid problem solving, and predictive risk analysis. Current customers will also be privy to a sneak-preview of the newest version of the software.
Invention Machine’s innovation software helps enterprises innovate repeatedly, accelerating and sustaining product innovation. Its unique semantic technology helps translate ideas into commercialized products by generating and validating the right ideas the first time -- whether it is creating a folding box spring, an engine for NASA or a new printer. Today, Invention Machine helps manufacturing organizations worldwide deliver innovative products that positively impact society and save lives.
About Invention Machine
A leading provider of innovation software, Invention Machine drives sustainable innovation by enabling global organizations to consistently generate breakthrough ideas that accelerate product development. Invention Machine Goldfire Innovator empowers engineers and scientists to conceive and validate right ideas the first time, so they can quickly and easily deliver market leading products. Global 2000 manufacturers in more than 25 countries rely on Invention Machine for product innovation, process improvement and market expansion. Its unique software fuels sustainable innovation across numerous industries, including aerospace and defense, automotive, consumer technology, energy and environment and life sciences. For additional information, please visit invention-machine.com.