San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 21, 2012 — Maven announces the full agenda and speakers participating in open2012, its inaugural symposium introducing the Open Innovation movement to the Silicon Valley entrepreneurial and venture capital communities. open2012 will take place at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, CA on December 11, 2012, and include keynotes, case studies, company presentations, and panel debates by Open Innovation experts, practitioners, service providers, investors, and media.

Confirmed Keynote Speakers include:

  • Michael Docherty, CEO, Venture2
  • David Lawson, Open Innovation Manager, Procter & Gamble
  • Steve Meller, Managing Director, Creating Dots
  • Reuben Oder, Principal, Reuben Oder Innovations LLC

Confirmed Case Study Presenters include:

  • Tony Ulwick, CEO, Strategyn
  • Brandon Barnett, Director of Innovation, Intel
  • David Ritter, Director, The Boston Consulting Group
  • Chris Lunt, Open Innovation Fellow, United States Department of Health and Human Services

Confirmed Company Presentations include:

  • BrightIdea
  • competIQ
  • Embee Mobile
  • e-Zassi
  • IdeaConnection
  • imaginatik
  • Inno360
  • NetBase
  • Spigit

Confirmed Panelists include:

  • Josh Aber, Director of Innovation & Technology Management, Roche
  • Thomas Briscoe, Senior Principal Strategist, IP & Technology, Dako (Agilent)
  • Owen Carryl, President, Open Innovation Services LLC
  • Michael Flynn, Director of Technology & Innovation Platforms, SAP
  • Edward Getty, Global External Alliance Lead, Wrigley
  • Michael Moe, CEO & Chief Investment Officer, GSV Capital
  • Arvind Purushotham, Managing Director, Venture Leader, Citi Ventures
  • Robert Tate, President, Axiom Consulting

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Location: Computer History Museum

1401 North Shoreline Blvd.

Mountain View, CA 94043


Tickets: On sale now at

About open2012

open2012 will bring the Open Innovation community to Silicon Valley to discuss the opportunities and challenges presented by OI. open2012 will bridge the chasm between the most innovative place in the world, Silicon Valley, and the most important innovation management development in the past fifty years.

open2012 attendees will learn about the roots of the OI movement, hear case studies from some of the world’s largest companies on their OI successes, see product demonstrations from the leading companies delivering services to OI professionals, and find out about the massive opportunities available to entrepreneurs creating solutions to help enterprises connect, collaborate, and develop new products.

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