Finance, Strategy & Portfolio Analysis Network (FSPAN)

FSPAN explores and leverages members' knowledge and experience on the issues affecting the financial side of R&D, including: portfolio analysis, strategic planning, financial valuation of research projects and R&D accounting policies and practices. Want to learn more? Join FSPAN.

What's Hot in Finance, Strategy & Portfolio Analysis? Check out the presentations from our Spring 2015 meeting!


Why join FSPAN?

As an active member of IRI’s FSPAN Network, the collaboration and networking among colleagues in the innovation space regarding portfolio management and strategy has been invaluable. Having participated in three sessions over the past two years, the value of the network is not only during but after each Network session. The ongoing dialogue and willingness to share and learn makes this an engaging network.

Elaina Carpino
Global Portfolio Management Program Leader, Owens Corning
FSPAN member since 2012

Who are FSPAN members?

Co-Chairs: Cal Brown (Swagelok Company) and Daniel Quinn (Nestle Purina Petcare)

Member Roster

Number of members:  72

Professionals involved:  Portfolio Managers, Innovation Managers, Financial Planners, Accounting Managers, Project Managers, Process Managers, Controllers, Financial Analysts

Member companies represented:

Alcoa, Inc.
Altria Group, Inc.
Applied Materials
Archer Daniels Midland
Arkema, Inc.
Big Heart Pet Brands
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company
Crown Holdings, Inc.
Daikin America, Inc.
Dow Chemical Company
Draper Lab

ExxonMobil Corporation
GE Research & Development Center
Georgia-Pacific Corporation
Hershey Company
J.M. Smucker Company
Johns Manville
Kellogg Company
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Kraton Polymers
Lubrizol Corporation
Mars, Inc.
Michelin Americas Research Company
Milliken & Company
NASA Johnson Space Center

Nestle Purina Petcare
Owens Corning
PepsiCo, Inc.
Phillips 66
Pitney Bowes, Inc.
PolyOne Corporation
PPG Industries, Inc.
Praxair, Inc.
Procter & Gamble Company
S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
Sabic Americas, Inc.
Sandia National Laboratories
Sealed Air Corporation
SRI International
Swagelok Company
Vertellus Specialties, Inc.



Fall Multi-Networks Meeting
September, 16-18 2015 | Dearborn, MI




Introduction to the Networks Program
Friday, August 7, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

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