Capturing Technology Innovation, Market Share & Revenue Streams Through Corporate Venture Capital & Innovation Partnerships.

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Corporate venturing is a vehicle used by corporations to capture innovation on a global scale. It is increasingly pertinent that corporations harness innovation to maintain a competitive advantage and increase market share. The IBF annual Corporate Venturing and Innovation Partnering Conference offers corporate investors and business development executives the unique peer-to-peer opportunity to hear cutting-edge strategies, including insights on how corporate venturing programs are structured and best practices for gaining a competitive advantage through corporate venturing. This conference focuses on best practices of corporations setting up corporate venturing programs and of those with existing corporate venturing programs, providing a unique window for acquisitions and an opportunity to build strategic partnerships.

Featuring

Larry Downes Larry Downes

Author
Big-Bang Disruption: Strategy in the Age of Devastating Innovation

Eileen Fagan Eileen Fagan

Vice President
Innovation & Transformational Change Programs
Intuit

Naomi Fried Naomi Fried

Chief Innovation Officer
Boston Children’s Hospital

Jeanne Holm Jeanne Holm

Senior Innovation Evangelist
Data.gov
U.S. General Services Administration

Deborah Hopkins Deborah C. Hopkins

Chief Innovation Officer
Citigroup

Shel Israel Shel Israel

Co-Author
Age of Context

Jamie McGurk Jamie McGurk

Partner
Andreessen Horowitz

Robert Scoble Robert Scoble

Co-Author
Age of Context

Sue Siegel Sue Siegel

CEO
GE Ventures &
healthymagination

George T Whitesides George T. Whitesides

CEO & President
Virgin Galactic

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Award Finalists

Reinhard Ambros Dr. Reinhard J. Ambros

Managing Director
Novartis Venture Fund

Deborah Hopkins Deborah C. Hopkins

Chief Innovation Officer
Citigroup

Arvind Sodhani Arvind Sodhani

Executive Vice President
Intel Corporation
President
Intel Capital

Advisory Board Members include:

Brad McManus, Managing Partner – Capbridge Ventures
Patty Burke, Partner & Co-Founder – Accelevate
Robert Ackerman, Founder – Allegis Capital
Rob Rosenberg, Co-Founder – New Venture Partners
Reese Schroeder, Managing Director – Motorola Solutions
Jennifer Jones, Founder – Jennifer Jones & Partners
Jay Eum, Co-Founder & Managing Director – Translink Capital
Dominique Mégret, Head of Swisscom Ventures – Swisscom
Heidi Mason, Co-Founder & Managing Partner – Bell-Mason Group

Audience Profile:

This flagship IBF conference unites 300+ C-level innovation officers, corporate venturing investors, alliance & partnering officers, senior level business development executives, corporate M&A professionals, venture capitalists, private equity investors, technology transfer officers, patent & licensing executives, CTOs and CIOs, as well as CEOs and CFOs of emerging growth companies.

About this conference:

This annual event provides corporate executives, innovation officers and corporate investors with strategies to gain a competitive advantage through corporate venturing and innovation initiatives. Over three days, attendees will have an opportunity to share B2B alliance models, investment approaches, strategies to capture technology innovation from external sources and insights on ways to enhance their corporate venturing initiatives.

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What to Expect

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Unique peer-to-peer opportunity to hear cutting-edge strategies

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Learn best practices of corporations setting up corporate venturing programs and of those with existing corporate venturing programs

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Network with 300+ C-level innovation officers, corporate venturing investors, alliance & partnering officers, senior level business development executives, corporate M&A professionals, venture capitalists, private equity investors, technology transfer officers, patent & licensing executives, CTOs and CIOs, as well as CEOs and CFOs of emerging growth companies

Who's Attending?

  • Founder & Managing Director, Allegis Capital
  • Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
  • President & CEO, Rusnano USA
  • Managing Director, New York Life Investments Group
  • Senior Technology Manager, SABIC Ventures
  • Consultant, MTEC SmartZone
  • Director EMEA, 3M Deutschland GmbH - New Ventures
  • Associate, Pangaea Ventures
  • Partner, Bell Mason Group
  • Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
  • AgencyIP
  • Senior Specialist, Cenovus Energy
  • Innovation Manager, US Cellular
  • Senior Vice President, Aegon
  • Director, Verizon
  • Partner, American Express Ventures
  • Managing Director, Allegis Capital
  • Partner, Clareo
  • Managing Director, Global Head of Innovation Networks, Citi Ventures
  • Head, Corporate Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank
  • Managing Director, SAP Ventures
  • President & COO, Mtell Corp.
  • Managing Director, Strategy & Business Development, Nestle Purina
  • Managing Director, Sandbox Industries
  • Partner, Clareo
  • VP, Business Development, GCI
  • Research Director, Lux Research
  • Managing Partner, Woodside Capital Partners
  • Partner & Co-Founder, Accelevate
  • Operating Partner, Kamylon Capital
  • Vice President of Philanthropy, Dignity Health Foundation
  • Senior Executive Director, Energy Ventures, GE Ventures
  • Founder & CEO, Synchrony Venture Management
  • Digital Strategy, Providence Health & Services
  • Principal, Trident Capital
  • Investment Associate, Applied Ventures
  • Founder & Chair, Ella Cheong
  • General Manager, Nike
  • Director, Corporate Business Development, Maxim Integrated
  • Director, Hyundai Ventures
  • Corporate Development, Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne
  • Director, LG Innovation Ventures
  • Managing Director, Onramp Capital
  • Vice President Corporate Development, Alticor Corporate Enterprises
  • New Ventures Program Coordinator, Rutgers University
  • New Ventures Senior Associate, Baker Hughes
  • Chief Corporate Ventures Officer, ACT
  • Director of Science & Technology, Invention Development Fund
  • Director, Science Ventures Denmark
  • Director Venture Technology, Siemens
  • Director, Mergers & Acquisitions, The Coca-Cola Company
  • VP Strategic Planning and Development, The EW Scripps Company
  • EVP & Managing Director, Sherwood Partners
  • Managing Director, BNY Mellon
  • Angel Investor
  • Executive Officer, VentureTech Alliance
  • Ventures, Liberty Global
  • VP & CTO, Symantec
  • Partner, The Bell Mason Group
  • Director of Strategy & Operations, Nike
  • President, Natural Process Design
  • Consultant, National Security Agency
  • Sr Mgr, Adv Materials & Nanotechnology, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Head of Portfolio Management, Allergan
  • Finance Manager, Intel
  • Corporate M&A, John Deere
  • Account Executive West Coast, Questel
  • President & CEO, Enlow & Associates
  • Executive Assistant, Enlow & Associates
  • Managing Director, First Data Ventures
  • Co-Founder & Managing Director, TransLink Capital
  • Vice President, Innovation & Transformational Change Programs, Intuit
  • Principal, Lux Capital
  • Manager, Corporate Business Development, Maxim Integrated
  • Head of Digital Ventures, BBC Worldwide
  • Managing Director, Head of Strategic Investments, CME Group
  • Manager of Finance, Lowes Companies
  • Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath
  • Chief Innovation Officer, Boston Children's Hospital
  • VP, Michelin Tweel Technologies, Michelin
  • Strategic Partnerships, U.S. Cellular
  • Managing Partner, Nokia Growth Partners
  • H ST CI, Siemens AG, Healthcare Sector
  • Manager, CD&F, CME Group
  • Founder, Corven Network
  • Vice President, Corporate Development, NCR Corporation
  • Managing Officer, Business Development, UCLA Office of Intellectual Property & Industry Sponsored Research
  • Management Fellow, Cancer Care Organization
  • Director of Operations, Launch Tennessee
  • Director, Strategy & Planning, Amway
  • Partner, Drinker Biddle & Reath
  • Managing Director, Highmark Ventures
  • CEO, Cornerstone Opportunity Partners
  • Vice President, Business Development & Professional Services, BlueTech Research
  • Chief Strategy Officer, Larta Institute
  • Director, Germany Trade & Invest
  • Adjunct Professor, CeTIM, Europe
  • Investment Director, Monsanto Growth Ventures, Monsanto Company
  • SVP, Strategy & Corporate Business Development, Viewpoint
  • Partner, Aeris Capital AG
  • Managing Partner, Forte Ventures
  • Director, Ecomyths Alliance
  • Investment Director, East Coast VC Lead, Monsanto Company
  • Executive Director, NRW.BANK
  • Manager, H ST CI, Siemens AG, Healthcare Sector
  • Associate, Lexington Partners
  • GSPO & Director, Business Development, Cisco Systems
  • Evangelist, data.gov, US General Services Administration
  • Research Director, Lux Research
  • SVP, Thought Leadership, AARP
  • Chairman, VC Initiatives & Chief Innovation Officer, Citigroup
  • Partner, In-Q-Tel
  • Director, The Nemacolin Group
  • 2nd VP, Strategy & Innovation, Assurant Employee Benefits
  • Senior Vice President, Managing Director of Private Equity, Fifth Third Bank
  • Co-Author, Age of Content
  • Director, Corporate Strategy & Development, Intuit
  • Managing Director, Cherry Tree & Associates
  • VP of Finance, Lowes Companies
  • Partner, Fenwick & West
  • CEO, Jennifer Jones & Partners
  • Executive Director, Pfizer
  • Director New Ventures, Baker Hughes
  • Managing Director, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund
  • Bluenote
  • Of Counsel, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
  • Managing Director, UPS - Strategic Enterprise Fund
  • Venture Principal, Schlumberger
  • Principal, ICEX
  • Managing Director, Accenture
  • Vice President, Corporate Innovation & Venturing Strategy, Airbus
  • Vice President, General Manage & Co-Founder, SustainX
  • Founder, Auto Tech Council
  • Business Development Manager, West Coastem>, RVC
  • Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • General Manager, Hyundai Ventures
  • Department Manager, Mitsubishi Corporation
  • President, Klopp Advisors
  • Founder & New Product Advisor, Traction Labs
  • Vice President, Jump Associates
  • Partner, Bright Capital
  • Co-Founder & Partner, Capbridge Ventures
  • Managing Partner, FLG Partners
  • SVP & Chief Strategy, Innovation & Corporate Development Officer, Humana
  • Director, Strategic Development, Lowe's Companies
  • Partner, Lightbank
  • Managing Director, Corporate Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank
  • Deputy Director Electronics Research Laboratory, Volkswagen Group of America
  • Manager Corporate Development, Alticor Corporate Enterprises
  • US Head of Investing & Portfolio Manager, Telefonica Ventures
  • CEO, Entertainment Media Partners
  • DIRECTOR FINANCE, VF CORPORATION
  • Editor, Global Corporate Venturing
  • Vice President & Managing Director, North America, Qualcomm Ventures
  • Assistant Director, Cambia Health Solutions
  • Director, Client Services, Synchrony Venture Management
  • VP & Investment Partner, Robert Bosch
  • Highland Ventures Group
  • GE Ventures
  • Open Innovation & Advanced Business Development, Faurecia
  • Interim CEO & Board Member, SVForum
  • Partner, DLA Piper
  • Investment Manager, GM Ventures
  • Investment Manager, GM Ventures
  • Managing Director, USAA
  • Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Bell Mason Group
  • Attorney, Foley & Lardner
  • VP of Membership & Member Firm Liaison, National Venture Capital Association
  • Account Manager, Thomson Reuters
  • Managing Partner, MaRS Cleantech
  • Entrepreneur in Residence, Monsanto Company
  • Managing Partner, US Renewables Group
  • Venture Principal, Chevron Technology Ventures
  • Breakthrough Advisor, ExxonMobil Chemical Company
  • Partner Andreessen Horowitz
  • Head of Nanotechnology - Clean Energy, Linde
  • Co-Founder & General Partner Capbridge Group
  • Investment Manager, DSM Venturing
  • Sr. Vice President, Global Finance & Strategic Business Development, The Home Depot
  • Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Cross Border Enterprises
  • Head of Swisscom Ventures, Swisscom AG
  • Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Arc Venture Partners
  • Partner, Emerald Technology Ventures
  • Managing Director, IPXI
  • Director, UKTI
  • Analyst, BBVA Ventures
  • Vice President, The Bank of New York Mellon
  • Partner, Thomas Weisel Global Growth Partners
  • Director, Vehicle Information Technology Division, Nissan
  • CEO, Pillar Technology Group
  • CEO, Tigerlabs
  • President & CEO, Infusion Innovations
  • Director of Business Development, Intellectual Ventures
  • Managing Director, NTT
  • Managing Director, Corporate Ventures, Silicon Valley Bank
  • CEO, Innova Medical Design
  • Director Electronics Research Laboratory, Volkswagen Group of America
  • VP Innovation, Swisscom Ventures
  • VP, Investments & Ventures, VEB, The Coca-Cola Compnay
  • Trade & Investment Representative, Proexport Colombia
  • Owner, Joseph Advisory
  • Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
  • Managing Director, Corporate Development, USAA
  • Emerging Technologies Program Director, JSR Micro
  • Partner, Clareo
  • CEO, Lux Research
  • Co-Managing Member, Sherwood Partners
  • Sherwood Partners
  • Senior Managing Director, CME Group
  • Partner, Vedanta Capital
  • Partner, VC Zone
  • Managing Director, Right Side Capital Management
  • Partner, Vaekstfonden
  • 2014 Volunteer Chair, AngelPool
  • VP, Business Innovation & Development, Highmark
  • COO, Doblin, Deloitte Doblin
  • Partner, DLA Piper
  • Partner, Forte Ventures
  • Managing Partner, MaRS Cleantech Fund
  • Principal, Clareo
  • VP, Business Development & Innovation, Lowe's Companies
  • Sr. Investment Manager, The Dow Chemical Company
  • Director, BASF SE
  • Managing Director, West Capital Advisors
  • Managing Director, Strategy, Innovation & Business Design, PwC
  • Manager, Entrepreneurship Programs, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
  • Global Strategy Manager, UPS
  • Technology Ventures, Applied Minds
  • Co-Founder, New Venture Partners
  • VP, Finance, Procurement & Strategic Business Development, Home Depot Canada
  • Sr. VP Business Development, Molex Incorporated
  • Partner, Strategic Investments, Nike.
  • Managing Partner, American Express Ventures
  • President, Bellegance Perfumes
  • Managing Director, Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH
  • Director of Society Services, Kauffman Fellows
  • Managing Director, Motorola Solutions
  • Manager New Ventures, 3M
  • Sr. Director, Program Management, AMD
  • Senior Vice President, Corporate Development, Experian
  • Co-Author, Age of Context,
  • Director, Fund of Funds, BDC Capital
  • Vice President, Corporate Development, Akamai Technologies
  • Managing Director, STEM 7 Capital
  • Managing Principal, EdgeTech Law
  • General Partner, Opus Capital
  • CEO, GE Ventures & Healthymagination
  • Managing Partner & Co-Founder, Think Big Partners
  • Research Engineer, Hyundai Ventures
  • Chairman, CFD Research Corporation
  • Novartis Venture Fund
  • President, Village
  • Vice President & Head, Constellation Technology Ventures
  • Managing Partner, New Venture Partners
  • Managing Director, SK USA
  • Executive Director, University of Southern California
  • Executive Director, National Council of Entrepreneurial Tech Transfer
  • Management Fellow, Cancer Care Organization
  • Senior Associate, Catalyst Investors
  • Managing Director, PEI Funds
  • Investment Manager, Evonik Corporation
  • Director, Claremont Creek Ventures
  • Founder, Venture Valkyrie Consulting
  • Managing Director, Hyundai Ventures
  • Director, Strategic Business Development, Home Depot
  • Director of Marketing & Open Programs, UC Berkeley CEE, Haas School of Business
  • Director, Konica Minolta
  • Senior Business Advisor, VC Zone
  • Head of Research, National Venture Capital Association
  • Founder & CEO, J. Thelander Consulting
  • Managing Director, Columbus 2020
  • Director, Venture Capital Development, Microsoft Corporation
  • Regional Investment Manager, Americas, New Zealand Trade & Enterprise
  • Strayer Consulting & Kauffman Fellows
  • Senior Manager, NEC (America)
  • Managing Director, GE Ventures
  • Venture Partner, Swisscom Ventures
  • CEO, Tribeca Flashpoint Academy
  • Investment Manager, Innovacorp
  • Vice President, Waste Management
  • President & CEO, Chrysalix Energy
  • President & GM, VEB, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Managing Partner, Arc Venture Partners
  • Investment Principal, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund
  • Director, Intellectual Ventures
  • President, ITRI International
  • General Partner, Battelle Ventures
  • Vice President & Managing Director, Alticor Corporate Enterprises, Alticor, Inc.
  • CEO, Virgin Galactic
  • President & CEO, Kauffman Fellows Program
  • Managing Director, MalibuIQ
  • Managing Director, PEI Funds
  • Senior Principal, Clareo
  • Managing Director, Venturing & Licensing, DSM Venturing
  • Senior Manager, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Client Director, Intramezzo
  • Principal of Red Hat Venture, Red Hat
  • Assistant Manager, JSR Corporation
  • Business Development Integration Manager, Molex Incorporated
  • Partner, PwC
  • Investment Principal, Robert Bosch
  • Senior Manager, Corporate Development Technology, Cisco Systems
  • Senior Investment Director, Takeda Ventures
HP Labs

"The Corporate Venturing and Innovation Partnering conference is the place to be to hear best practices and meet colleagues challenged with similar innovation partnering opportunities."

- Udi Chatow, HP Labs
Battelle

"This conference is my 5th with Corporate Venturing and Innovation Partnering. Definitely the best I’ve expected."

- John McEntire, Battelle

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