Winter Meeting 2011 - Institutionalizing an Innovation Competency through People

Career Paths for the Innovation Function

  • New Roles emerging, across all levels:
    • Chief iNnovation Officer (CNO), Sr VP Strategic Growth
    •  Exploratory/Inbound marketing group (Corning/DuPont)
    • VP New Business Development/Creation (Sealed Air)
    • Director of New Growth (Ashland)
    • Director, Gamechangers (Royal Dutch Shell)
    • Idea hunter (MeadWestvaco)
    • Accelerator team (Kodak)
    • New business creation specialists coach projects
  • But….No career paths

Team: Ted Farrington, PepsiCo; Bruce Kirk, Corning; SME’s: Gina O’Connor, Lois Peters, Andrew Corbett, RPI