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Rob Wolcott is Co-Founder & Executive Director of the Kellogg Innovation Network.
A leading expert on business innovation and corporate growth, Rob Wolcott is Co-Founder & Executive Director of the Kellogg Innovation Network and a Clinical Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.
Rob Wolcott is the co-author of Grow From Within: Mastering Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation and his work has appeared in MIT Sloan Management Review, strategy and business, The Wall Street Journal, Advertising Age, Business Week, The Financial Times (European Edition), The New York Times and numerous overseas publications.
He has served on the advisory boards of Nordic Innovation for the Nordic Council, Oslo, Norway; the Kraft Foods Global Technology Council (GTC); and GE’s Innovation Accelerator. Wolcott is also a partner with Clareo, a growth strategy consultancy serving senior executives at global corporations such as Exelon, Castrol, Johnson Controls, Baker Hughes and others.
Wolcott is also an active angel investor in enterprises such as crowd funding leader IndieGogo (www.indiegogo.com), student loan innovator Lumni (www.lumni.net), and healthcare data and analytics providers SA Ignite (www.saignite.com) and ClearCare Online (www.clearcareonline.com).
Some optional speech topics:
- Technology, Market Transformation… and what to do about it
- DistributedX: How technology convergence will transform global markets and industries
- Innovation for Growth
- Leadership, Innovation and Performance
- Achieving a Culture of Innovation
- A Personal Note: Applying the insights of innovation to living a more fulfilling, meaningful life