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Campfire “The Art of Corporate Open Innovation” with Melanie Samson, @HP Inc.
November 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CET
In this interactive session, Melanie Samsom will explore the Roadmap for Corporate Innovation, reveal the Toolbox for Strategic Open Innovation and share her experience in implementing Open Innovation at HP Indigo.
Melanie leads Open Innovation in the R&D Printing Technologies Lab at HP Indigo, focusing and leading disruptive innovation projects in the field of Printed Flexible Hybrid Electronics. She brings to this role more than 25 years of experience in the world of Transdisciplinary Engineering Design & Innovation. She is a leader of Open Innovation and Bioinspired Innovation in industry and academia, professional Architect & serial entrepreneur. Her expertise lies in connecting the dots between disciplines, new technologies, market opportunities, people and companies to enable breakthrough innovation.
Melanie practiced architecture for 10 years in Israel & abroad. She led pioneering reforms in engineering education in Israeli academia and schools on a national level. She held positions as: Head of Product Design Engineering, Senior lecturer in Architecture Design, Engineering Design, History and Philosophy of Architecture and Design at the SCE College of Engineering; Academic Advisor for Technology for the Israeli Ministry of Education for Secondary School Science & Technology education, CEO of the Israel Institute for Empowering Ingenuity (non-profit company to revolutionize engineering education on a national scale). Melanie received a B. Architecture from the Technion, B. Environmental Design from Bezalel Academy of Arts & Science and Master studies in Architecture at the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Columbia University, New York. In her spare time, Melanie loves researching and discovering nature’s wonders, designing, lecturing on Bioinspired Innovation, experiencing new cultures and places, initiating new engineering design projects and… is also a mother of 4 daughters.
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