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Vijay Govindarajan

Monday, June 11, 2012

Keynote Breakfast & Workshop

7:30 – 11:00am
Pfister Hotel
424 E Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
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Mr. Govindarajan was ranked #3 on the Thinkers 50 list of the world’s most influential business thinkers and he is being brought to you in collaborationwith Cardinal Stritch University Leadership Center.

A keynote presentation, sponsored by GE Healthcare, will feature Vijay Govindarajan, an expert on strategy and innovation and the first Professor in Residence and Chief Innovation Consultant at GE. Mr. Govindarajan was ranked #3 on the Thinkers 50 list of the world’s most influential business thinkers.

TICKET PURCHASE INCLUDES BREAKFAST AND WORKSHOP.
Copies of “Reverse Innovation” will be on sale at the event for $10. (50% off the Amazon price.) Copies of the book will be FREE with table sponsorship.

Background

In 2008, Govindarajan took leave of absence from Tuck to join General Electric (GE) for 24 months as the company’s first Professor in Residence and Chief Innovation Consultant. Govindarajan also worked with Jeff Immelt, GE’s CEO, to produce the Harvard Business Review article “How GE is Disrupting Itself” (September 2009). The article, written with Immelt and long-term collaborator Chris Trimble, introduced the concept of reverse innovation and is rated by Harvard Business Review as one of the ten big ideas of the decade, and is the title of his forthcoming book, (with Chris Trimble), to be published by HBR Press in April 2012.

Govindarajan is also responsible for posing the question that sparked a global challenge to build a $300 house.

 
Questions?
Margaret Arney
Cardinal Stritch University Leadership Center
mmarney@stritch.edu
(414) 410-4553

Phone: 414-272-0588
Mailing Address: 247 Freshwater Way, Suite 400, Milwaukee, WI 53204
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