Innovation Games Summit 2014 | December 2-5, 2014 | Lehi, UT
Gaming the Change: Transformation
5 Dec 2014 | 3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Scotty Bevill has made it a personal mission to assist others in their journey to personal actualization. From executives and functional management to project teams and independents, a understanding of self as a state of "Agile Being". As the Founder and CEO of Bevill Edge®, he keeps a focus on consulting in State Government, Enterprise Business Process Management, and enterprise software product development.
Scotty is a Certified Black Belt Collaboration Architect and Innovation Games® Qualified Instructor (IGQI). Certified and Accredited Executive Leadership Coach, Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) and a PMI Registered Education Provider.
Jonathan Clark & Partners
Master of Ceremonies
4 - 5 Dec 2014
Jonathan Clark teaches Innovation Games courses and designs and produces Innovation Games engagements across Western Europe as part of his work as an independent advisor on strategy and Innovation. Jonathan’s 20 years experience in technology and international publishing gives him deep understanding of running customer-centric businesses. He brings energy and enthusiasm into everything he does. Jonathan’s particular skill is to help people see things from new perspectives and to inspire them to make things happen.
Deb Colden Executive Coaching & Strategy Facilitation
Certified Innovation Games for Customer Understanding Workshop
2-3 Dec 2014 | 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Deb Colden, described by clients as “ High energy, actionable, thought provoking and empowering” is an independent strategy consultant and executive coach in the San Francisco Bay Area. With over 25 years of business, management and consulting experience, Deb works with clients such as HP, Brocade, Cisco Systems, Juniper Networks, Yahoo, Microsoft, Adobe and NBC Universal,helping leaders and teams achieve aggressive goals in less time and with greater focus. Deb has also held a variety of management and cross-organizational leadership roles in marketing, distribution channel programs and operations. In addition she led an strategic innovation consulting practice within a Fortune 50 company. Deb has a BA from Pomona College, an MBA with emphasis on corporate finance and organizational behavior from the University of Southern California, and attended the Advanced Management Program at U.C. Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. Deb is an Innovation Games® Qualified Instructor.
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology , IBM Global Business Service
Using Serious Games for Idea Assessment in Service Innovation
4 Dec 2014 | 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Niels Feldmann is a researcher in the Service Innovation & Management group, as well as Senior Managing Consultant for Strategy Consulting at IBM Global Business Service. Before joining the KSRI he managed a team of consultants specialized in Innovation Strategy & Management at IBM Germany
After graduating from Technical University of Darmstadt with a joint masters in Business Administration and Computer Sciences, Niels started his professional career at IBM Unternehmensberatung GmbH in 1998. Since then, he acquired and managed numerous strategy and transformation engagements in Financial Services, Energy & Utilities, Retail, Consumer Goods, IT-Services and the Software Industry. His projects focussed on the evaluation, development and implementation of new business models, technology-driven product and service innovation as well as the establishment of approaches for Open & Collaborative Innovation. Throughout his consulting career, Niels has gained a brought amount of international experience: He worked on engagements in China, Russia, the USA and several Western European countries.
Customer-Focused Innovation at the World's Most Innovative Company
5 Dec 2014 | 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM
Scott is responsible for serving Salesforce’s most strategic customers by providing business
transformation consulting services via the Ignite program. In this role, he works closely with senior executives to identify solutions to their highest priority challenges and opportunities. Scott has an
extensive background in design thinking, agile software development, analytics, market analysis and business planning. Prior to Salesforce, Scott served in various product management or technology consulting roles at companies such as Marketo, Mindjet, Enthiosys and BearingPoint. A fun fact about Scott is that he delivered the business plan and economic impact study that resulted in the creation of Spaceport America, the home of Virgin Galactic.
Creative Intelligence: The Creative Potential of the Mind
Johanna Gradauer is a multi-media designer and unconventional communication expert, with a background in Trans-media Art and Communication Sciences. She supports the whole innovation process – from abstract concept to final product – using a range of media, including text, photography, illustration and video. Her tools, expertise and experience stimulate and expand the creative mind, and help people to be more satisfied and more productive on the job and off. In recent years her work has focused on the role and the potential of the human mind in ideation, innovation and change processes.
Certification Master Class: Innovation Games® Online
2 Dec 2014 | 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
KEYNOTE: The Multidimensional Space of Collaborative Problem-Solving
4 Dec 2014 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Introducing Strategy Engine
5 Dec 2014 | 10:45 AM - 11: 45 AM
Luke Hohmann is the founder and CEO of Conteneo Inc., the leading provider of Unified Collaboration Solutions. The author of three books with long titles, Luke’s playfully diverse background of life experiences has uniquely prepared him to design and produce serious games. Luke graduated magna cum laude with a B.S.E. in computer engineering and an M.S.E. in computer science and engineering from the University of Michigan. In addition to data structures and artificial intelligence, he studied cognitive psychology and organizational behavior under such luminaries as Elliot Soloway, Karl Weick, and Dan Dennison. He is also a former United States National Junior Pairs Figure Skating Champion. Luke’s work on using serious games to engage citizens has been covered in Businessweek and The Financial Times.
Co-Author, The Gen Z Effect
The Gen Z Effect
4 Dec 2014 | 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Dan Keldsen is a Senior Business Strategist at NFP Health, where he leads the company’s outreach and engagement with the market, and serves as an internal business and technology strategist. He has over 20 years of experience working as a technologist, consultant, and analyst with clients in health insurance, financial services, pharmaceuticals, big box retail, loyalty marketing, mobile commerce, life insurance, with companies from the Fortune 50 to federal and state government agencies. Dan co-led groundbreaking research on attitudinal differences and alignment between boomers and millennials in one of the earliest Enterprise 2.0 research projects (2007-2008) and was noted as one of the Most Influential Enterprise 2.0 Writers of 2009 by SeekOmega. He is a frequent speaker and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, InformationWeek, CMSWire and FierceContentManagement, among other publications.
The Kettering Foundation
Common Ground for Action
5 Dec 2014 | 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Amy Lee is a program officer at the Kettering Foundation and joined the staff in 2010. She handles all media projects for the foundation, including producing the foundation’s 2010 documentary on the achievement gap, No Textbook Answer, which aired on more than 70 PBS stations across the country. She also is involved in foundation research in the areas of civic education and citizens and public choice. Lee has worked as a reporter and news director at WYSO, the NPR station serving the Dayton area, and as an associate producer at ThinkTV, Dayton’s PBS station. She has also freelanced for the New York Times. She is president of her neighborhood association, Historic South Park Inc., the founder of the neighborhood community garden, and an advocate for urban agriculture in Dayton.Lee graduated from Wright State University with a BA in mass communication in 2005.
The Problem Is Not the Problem
5 Dec 2014 | 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Harry is the VP of Product at AllClear ID (formerly Debix); rejoining the company after four years as VP of Product & Design at Rackspace and having spent a number of years as an executive coach working with Google, PayPal, and other other global brands. Prior to that, he was a serial entrepreneur at the ground floor of five start-ups and have worked with companies including Apple, DreamWorks, HP, Silicon Graphics, and Tibco.
An early pioneer in e-commerce and crowd sourcing, Harry was a co-founder of Virtual Vineyards (the original wine.com), where he designed all the interaction concepts behind the first secure shopping cart; and the founder of Public Mind, the first Open Innovation platform for harnessing the voice of the customer.
Power Play Productivity Solutions
Build a Kick-Ass "War Room" With Your Sales Team
4 Dec 2014 | 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Nancy Mayer, Chief Games Officer at Power Play Productivity Solutions, works as an independent Project Management consultant, Agile Coach and Lean practitioner based in Toronto, Ontario. She is a passionate evangelist for Agile and the latest business tools and techniques including Innovations Games (Orange belt), Business Model Canvas (Master Class), Dialogue Mapping, Management 3.0, Slidedocs -- Her personal tagline is "Get it Done and Have More Fun". In additional to her consultancy work, Nancy Mayer is the first Canadian certified to teach the Total Control Advanced Riding Program (Level 1 & Level 2) Motorcycle Training. In this role, she helps experienced motorcycle riders in the US and Canada to become safer and more knowledgeable on the street.
Ignite Advisory Group
Elevating Customer Advisory Boards to a Strategic Level
5 Dec 2014 | 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Gavin Nathan has extensive experience designing and managing Customer Advisory Boards and executive engagement programs. In addition, Gavin created the most popular technology platform for managing Customer Advisory Boards, called CAB Perform. Gavin is well versed in engaging Fortune 500 executive decision makers, from a 15 year career in technology sales & marketing. Spanning social media, cloud computing and CRM, Gavin helped five pre-IPO technology companies grow their customer bases globally. Originally from the UK, Gavin has experience living and working in London, Europe and the Middle East, bringing a unique understanding of cultural differences in engaging executives. He now resides in Boston, USA.
How Transamerica is Creating an Environment Where Innovation Thrives
4 Dec 2014 | 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Aaron Proietti works out of Transamerica’s Baltimore, MD, office where he is Chief Innovation Officer of the Life & Protection Division. His Insights & Innovation department includes the Innovation Center, Market Research Center and Center for Advanced Analytics. Prior to joining Transamerica in 2007, Aaron led product development at a life insurance start-up company and worked eight years for Capital One in Richmond, Virginia, where he gained extensive expertise in business and advanced research analytics. Aaron has a Masters in Applied Mathematics from Georgia Institute of Technology and a BA in Mathematics from Geneseo State University in NY.
How Adobe Systems Supercharged Its Customer Advisory Boards with Innovation Games
4 Dec 2014 | 2:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Andrew Taylor is a senior program manager at Adobe Systems, whose specialties include designing and producing Beta and Early Access programs designed to bring the customer into the development process, so that the products are ready for release. In his career, he has created a beta program and a premier beta program of dedicated customers, who have provided key feedback and helped to improve Adobe’s products. He also created an end-to-end, delivery project, designed to capture the entire process cradle-to-grave, which helped deliver 2 cycles of a SAAS model product. Prior to working at Adobe, Andrew was a program manager at AtTask, and a manager in program management at Symantec. He holds an MBA in Finance and a BS in Information Systems from Brigham Young University.
TheraSpecs & Caper Academy
Innovation Games & Lean Startup
4 Dec 2014 | 3:30 PM - 3:50 PM
Hart Shafer is an entrepreneur and product development coach specializing in product discovery and validation, product management and entrepreneurship. He is the founder and CEO of TheraSpecs Company, makers of therapeutic eyewear that help people with migraines, painful light sensitivity and visual sensory disorders. He is also co-founder of independent game studio Caper Academy and a frequent guest speaker on topics related to startup best practices, including "bootstrap" techniques, customer research, iterative development, and pitching. Prior to launching TheraSpecs and Caper Academy, he served as vice president of product management for iZotope managing hardware and software product lines, including the Emmy® award-winning RX 2. He also served as a senior product manager at Adobe for audio products and the Creative Suite.