Reverse Innovation Meets Medici Effect

Speaker: 
Vijay Govindarajan, Prof. of Intl Bus, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College
Speaker: 
Frans Johansson, Founder and chief executive officer, The Medici Group
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Overview:

It was once prophesied that a day would come when the phoenix would emerge from the ashes of the management trends and lead us to a valley where innovation and winning strategy could forever live in harmony. Instead, we got Vijay Govindrajan andFrans Johansson –two peerless management titans!

The world’s No. 3 ranked thinker Vijay Govindarajan and the much-admired practical innovation guru Frans Johansson, for the first time will come together at the upcoming corporate forum in Mumbai on 28th January 2013 toshare new and breakthrough insights for transforming business practices.

Reverse Innovation is all about developing ideas and products in the emerging markets first – instead of scaling down developed world products - to unlock a world of opportunities for your business. The Medici Effect is all about utilizing resources from different cultures, functions, backgrounds and disciplines to drive radical innovation and productivitythrough the cross-fertilization of diverse ideas, backgrounds,beliefs and experiences. Together, these two disruptive approaches could offer a lasting solution to the many external and internal challenges of any company.

Some of thevital challengesof Indian businesses to be addressed through this mega event might include:

  • How can we create new growth platforms to better exploit the market discontinuities?
  • How do we identify the market discontinuities that could transform our industry?
  • Why do companies need to continually innovate strategically?
  • How to value and leverage diversity in all its corporate manifestations?
  • How to create informal organizational networks for overall growth?
  • How do we assign resources to support business growth?
  • What kind of organizational DNA would help business leaders anticipate and respond to changes on a constant basis?

Besides, not-to-be-missed Early Bird Registration Benefits are:

  • An exclusive consultation with one of the titans (Limited offer)
  • An annual subscription to Harvard Business Review free (Limited offer)
  • Two executable ideas for minimum per team of two… guaranteed!
  • Prequalification opportunity for your company for The Medici Innovation Hall of Fame

 

Vijay Govindarajan,
Prof. of International Business,
Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College

Vijay Govindarajan, known as VG, is one of the world's leading experts on strategy and innovation and holds the Earl C. Daum 1924 Professor chair of International Business at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

VG was the first Professor in Residence and Chief Innovation Consultant at General Electric. In the latest global ranking of management thinkers, he came in third place, ahead of Jim Collins and Michael Porter. He is the author of Wall Street Journal and New York Times Best Seller, Reverse Innovation.

He works and consults with top management teams in Global Fortune 500 companies such asGE, Boeing, Coca-Cola,Deere, FedEx, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Johnson & Johnson,J.P. Morgan Chase, New York Times, Procter & Gamble, Sony, and Wal-Mart. He is also a highly soughtafter speaker and regularly invited to be a keynote presenter in high profile business and economic conferences including the World Innovation Forum, World Business Forum, and World Economic Forum at Davos.

Frans Johansson,
Founder and chief executive officer,
The Medici Group

Frans Johansson is an author, entrepreneur and speaker. His bestselling book The Medici Effect, translated into 17 languages, was featured as one of the top 10 best business books by Amazon.com and selected as one of the best innovation books of the year by several organizations.

His new book, The Click Moment, focuses on ideas and moments that successful leaders must leverage to unleash innovation and growth in an unpredictable world.

Frans advises Global 1000 companies such as IBM, Walt Disney, Mass Mutual, Johnson & Johnson and Nike among others, as well as startups, venture capital firms, government agencies, and universities around the world. He has been featured on CNN’s AC360, ABC’s Show, and CNBC’s The Business of Innovation Series.

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Reverse Innovation Event

SHRM India kickstarts your year with a challenge to think differently! On January 28, 2012, Innovation genius Vijay Govindrajan and Diversity guru Frans Johansson will come together for the first time at a special SHRM India event to share new and breakthrough insights for transforming business practices.

Reverse Innovation is all about developing ideas and products in the emerging markets first – instead of scaling down developed world products - to unlock a world of opportunities for your business. The Medici Effect is all about utilizing resources from different cultures, functions, backgrounds and disciplines to drive radical innovation and productivity through the cross-fertilization of diverse ideas, backgrounds, beliefs and experiences. Together, these two disruptive approaches offer a lasting solution to the many external and internal challenges of any company.

Some of the vital challenges of Indian businesses, which this mega event will address include:

  • How can we create new growth platforms to better exploit the market discontinuities?

  • How do we identify the market discontinuities that could transform our industry?

  • Why do companies need to continually innovate strategically?

  • How to value and leverage diversity in all its corporate manifestations?

  • How to create informal organizational networks for overall growth?

  • How do we assign resources to support business growth?

  • What kind of organizational DNA would help business leaders anticipate and respond to changes on a constant basis?

8:00 onwards

Registration

09:00 - 9.15

 Reverse Innovation Meets Medici Effect 

 (Opening Remarks by Vijay Govindarajan and Frans Johansson five minutes each post welcome address)

9.15 - 10.30

Strategy is innovation by VG

10.30 - 10.45

Networking Break

10.45 - 12.15

The other side of innovation: Solving the execution challenge by VG

12.15 - 12.45

Panel Discussion by leading experts and practitioners on How to drive innovation in this part of the world

12.45 - 13.45

Lunch

13.45 - 15.45

Diversity Drives Innovation by Frans Johansson

15.45 - 16.00

Networking Break

16.00 - 16.45

Case Study: Medici Effect in Action by The Medici Group

16.45 - 17.15

Inducting companies that have great processes to nurture innovation into the Medici Innovation Hall of Fame – Awards Ceremony by Frans and VG

17.15 - 18.00

Reverse Q&A: In the hot seat. VG and Frans Johansson questioned by two eminent CEOs along with audience

18.00

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Do not miss our Early Bird Registration, which includes:

  • An exclusive consultation with one of the gurus (Limited period offer)
  • A free one-year subscription to Harvard Business Review (Limited period offer)
  • Two executable innovation ideas for your team (Minimum of two attendees)…guaranteed!
  • Pre-qualification opportunity for your company for The Medici Innovation Hall of Fame

Vijay Govindarajan,

Professor of International Business, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College

Vijay Govindarajan, known as VG, is one of the world's leading experts on strategy and innovation and holds the Earl C. Daum 1924 Professor chair of International Business at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College.

VG was the first Professor in Residence and Chief Innovation Consultant at General Electric. In the latest global ranking of management thinkers, he came in third place, ahead of Jim Collins and Michael Porter. He is the author of Wall Street Journal and New York Times Best Seller, Reverse Innovation.

He works and consults with top management teams in Global Fortune 500 companies such asGE, Boeing, Coca-Cola,Deere, FedEx, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Johnson & Johnson,J.P. Morgan Chase, New York Times, Procter & Gamble, Sony, and Wal-Mart. He is also a highly soughtafter speaker and regularly invited to be a keynote presenter in high profile business and economic conferences including the World Innovation Forum, World Business Forum, and World Economic Forum at Davos.

Frans Johansson,
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, The Medici Group

Frans Johansson is an author, entrepreneur and speaker. His bestselling book - The Medici Effect, translated into 17 languages, was featured as one of the top 10 best business books by Amazon.com and selected as one of the best innovation books of the year by several organizations.

His new book, The Click Moment, focuses on ideas and moments that successful leaders must leverage to unleash innovation and growth in an unpredictable world.

Frans advises Global 1000 companies such as IBM, Walt Disney, Mass Mutual, Johnson & Johnson and Nike among others, as well as startups, venture capital firms, government agencies, and universities around the world. He has been featured on CNN’s AC360, ABC’s Show, and CNBC’s The Business of Innovation Series.