Innovation Roundtable SUMMIT 2018


gathering of innovation executives in large firms

Copenhagen   6-8 November

An innovation event unlike any other...


  • Presentations

    Learn from inspiring talks by 30 executive speakers and experts

  • Roundtable Discussions

    Share experiences with peers and gain valuable insights and ideas

  • Focus

    Select talks, discussions and labs across 6 innovation themes

  • Networking

    Connect with peers during discussions, breaks, lunches and dinners


A unique opportunity to network with innovation leaders in different industries



Only for corporate innovation executives



Multinational firms from different industries


Six themes

Tailor Your Summit Experience

  • #1

    Disruptive Innovation, New Business Models & Lean Startup

  • #2

    Innovation Culture, Leadership and Agile Organization

  • #3

    Digital Transformation, AI & Blockchain

  • #4

    Startup Collaboration & Ecosystems

  • #5

    Design Thinking & Customer Centric Innovation

  • #6

    Front End of Innovation & Foresighting

Speakers & Facilitators

Keynotes, track talks and labs by 30 corporate speakers
from different industries and academic experts

all the speakers

Victor Aguilar

R&D Vice President Global Fabric Care

Linda Hill

Wallace Brett Donham Professor of Business Administration

Mohanbir Sawhney

Professor and Author

Gayle Schueller

VP, New Platforms - Growth & Commercialization

David Robertson

Senior Lecturer

Aaron Bjork

Principal Group Program Manager

Neil Crockett

Chief Digital Officer

Rob van Leen

Chief Innovation Officer and Member of the Executive Committee

Eric Chaniot

Chief Digital Officer

Gunjan Bhow

SVP and GM, Digital/Mobile/e-Commerce

More to be announced

An Innovation Event Unlike Any Other


Gathering of Innovation Executives from Large Multinational Firms


Roundtable Discussions and Labs Moderated by Experts


For Corporate Attendees Only.
Over 25h of Informal Networking



Immersive sessions with short presentations and group discussions facilitated by academic experts

Designing Digital Business Ventures

facilitator: Mohanbir Sawhney, Professor and Author, Kellogg Business School

More labs to be announced

Who Is Attending

Exclusively for innovation executives in large multinational firms! The world's largest gathering of its kind

Attending companies include:

  • 3M
  • Airbus
  • BASF
  • BMW
  • DHL
  • DSM
  • Evonik
  • GE
  • Michelin
  • Novo Nordisk
  • P&G
  • Philips
  • Bosch
  • Coca-Cola
  • Danone
  • Daimler
  • Google
  • Huawei
  • Intel
  • Mars
  • Shell
  • Siemens
  • Tetra Pak
  • Thales
all the companies




A great experience. I talked to people from different industries
and had brilliant roundtable discussions, which helped me
find out how to get future ideas come to life.

Joachim Rask - Vice President Innovation Operations at Electrolux

The Summit was a great platform
to learn, exchange and partner up.

Wolfgang Reich - Director, Advanced Materials & Systems Research at BASF

It was great to meet up with such a big group of peers
and experts from different industries and countries.
This is unique and I would not want to miss it.

Jürgen Dettling - Chief Technologist at HP

Network, practical learning, validation and fun
with key leaders across the industries!
What more to expect?!

Jean-Paul Hautekeer - Global Marketing Director at Dow Corning

Great opportunity to discuss with peers and experts
innovation questions in depth. I got great insight
on how to deal with intangible value propositions.

Otto Gies - VP Head of New Business at Airbus Defence & Space

Networking & Dinners

Over 25 hours dedicated to informal networking, including coffee breaks, lunches, and three dinners.

5 Nov: Pre-Summit Dinner

6 Nov: Buffet Networking Dinner (included)

7 Nov: Summit Dinner Party and Show at Wallmanns Circus

info & tickets

Innovation Roundtable®

Copenhagen, 6 - 8 November 2018