Creative Commons Salon: Open Services Innovation
Monday, April 25, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (PDT)
Palo Alto, CA
Creative Commons (CC) is pleased to present with Hewlett-Packard (HP) Labs the next Creative Commons Salon: Open Services Innovation, at the HP campus in Palo Alto. This CC Salon will feature two speakers from HP Labs as well as author of Open Innovation and Berkeley professor Henry Chesbrough to discuss the topic of open services innovation as it relates to collaboration between businesses, universities, and in research in ways that spur creativity and maximize impact. Following a networking and refreshment hour, our speakers will each give a brief presentation sharing their personal work and experience. We will close with a period of questions and discussion from the audience. The event is free and open to the public, but due to security we are requiring that all attendees register in advance for this event.
Our speakers for the evening include:
Henry Chesbrough, Executive Director of the Center for Open Innovation at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. He is known as “the father of open innovation”, due to his book, Open Innovation (Harvard Business School Press, 2003). This book was named a “Best Business Book” by Strategy & Business magazine, and the best book on innovation on NPR’s All Things Considered. Scientific American magazine named him one of the top 50 technology and business leaders in recognition of his research on industrial innovation. His most recent book, Open Services Innovation (Jossey Bass, 2011) analyses open innovation in services’ contexts. It was favorably reviewed in The Economist, and is being translated into several languages.
Rich Friedrich, Director of the Strategy and Open Innovation Office in HP Labs. Leading a global team, Rich is responsible for the strategy and portfolio management of HP’s central research organization, applying Open Innovation to amplify and accelerate research investments, and technology transfer so that the company can monetize these technologies. In his strategic role he is responsible for research investments in nano-technology, exascale computing, cyber security, information management, cloud computing, 3-D immersive interaction, sustainability, social computing and commercial digital printing. HP’s Open Innovation program is recognized as the only global, open, competitive innovation program that has established deep and impactful research collaborations between industry and academia.
Jamie Erbes, Director, Services Research Lab, HP Labs. Jamie joined HP’s Office of Strategy and Technology in 2008 as the Chief Technology Officer for Software & Solutions where she supported the company-wide software strategy for Business Technology Optimization (BTO), HP’s IT management software, and Communications & Media Solutions, with offerings for the CME industry. In this role she helped create a forward-looking vision for cloud services and their impact on Enterprise IT management.
Special thanks to HP Labs for generously agreeing to host this event.
Instructions for finding the event: Park in front of Building 3 U (Upper) and enter lobby to sign in.
About CC Salons:
CC Salons are informal events that bring people together to share experience and insight around 21st century issues such as digital copyright, creativity, and sharing online. The theme varies from education to science to media, and more, and events are free and open to the public. Salons are filmed and available for viewing after the event.
Have questions about Creative Commons Salon: Open Services Innovation? Contact Creative Commons, The Consulate General of the Netherlands, and swissnex San Francisco