2016 Presentations and Videos

Keynote Presentations

Speaker Presentation

Chris Hartshorn, Ph.D.
Chief Research Officer
Lux Research

Building on Shifting Ground

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Jim Kirkwood
Chief Science & Technology Development Officer, VP R&D
General Mills Inc.

360 in 150: Consumers Guiding Us Back to Our Roots

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Stephen Ciesinski
President
SRI International

Co-creating Your Future: Partnering to Deliver Market-driven, Breakthrough Innovations

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Mark Bünger
VP of Research
Lux Research

Birth, Death, and Immortality – Can People and Companies Live Forever?    

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Ory Zik, Ph.D.
VP of Analytics
Lux Research

The 21st Century’s KPI - Think Resource Productivity

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Bill LaFontaine, Ph.D.
GM, Intellectual Property & VP, Research Business
IBM

IBM: Leveraging Innovation to Transform a Company

 

Doug Warner
VP, Head of Strategy and Incubation
HP

Innovation in the Digital Age

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Mark Bünger
VP of Research
Lux Research

Carl Howe
Principal
Think Big Analytics, a Teradata Company

Paul Sonderegger
Big Data Strategist
Oracle

Digital Transformation of Industry: The Next Wave

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Energy and Infrastructure Track

Speaker Presentation

Katrina Westerhof
Analyst 
Lux Research

The Distributed Grid: A Customer-Delighting Reinvention of the Power Sector
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Speed Pitches

SolidPower Inc. — Douglas Campbell, President & CEO, SolidPower, Inc.
Flash Bainite — Gary Cola, Jr., President & CTO, Flash Bainite
Vertimass — John Hannon, Ph.D., COO, Vertimass
MicroSilicon, Inc. — Omar Kulbrandstad, CEO & Co-founder, MicroSilicon, Inc.
DropWise Technologies Corp. — Adam Paxson, Ph.D., President & CEO, DropWise Technologies Corp.
Igor, Inc. — Dwight Stewart, CEO & Founder, Igor, Inc.

Colleen Kennedy
Analyst 
Lux Research

Case Study: Drager Acquires GasSecure for $61 Million

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Chris Robinson
Research Associate 
Lux Research

Seeo Case Study: Finding Success in Nascent Markets
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Jerrold Wang
Analyst 
Lux Research

Sustainable Building Materials Case Study: LouverShade
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Information Meets Matter Track

Speaker Presentation

Maryanna Saenko
Analyst 
Lux Research

Stop Running in Place – A Digital Strategy to Ensure that Technology Moves Us Forward
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Speed Pitches
Vaporsens, Inc. — Doug Later, Ph.D., President & CEO, Vaporsens, Inc.
Infratab, Inc. — Therese (Terry) Myers, CEO, Infratab, Inc.
Motion Engine, Inc. — Louis Ross, CEO & Founder, Motion Engine, Inc.
Filament Networks — Peter Saint-Andre, VP of Strategy, Filament Networks
Sight Machine — Jon Sobel, CEO & Co-founder, Sight Machine
Micromem Applied Sensor Technologies, Inc. — Steven van Fleet, President, Micromem Applied Sensor Technologies, Inc.

Tony Sun, Ph.D.
Analyst 
Lux Research

Ideation to Integration: Smart Glasses for Enterprise

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Anthony Vicari
Analyst
Lux Research

From Ideation to Integration: Additive Manufacturing at GE Aviation

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Tiffany Huang
Research Associate 
Lux Research

From Ideation to Integration: Locating the Opportunity in Real Time Locating Systems

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Health and Wellness Track

Speaker Presentation

Samhitha Udupa
Sr. Consultant
Lux Research

Wisdom of the Ages: Rethinking Aging (in Place)
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Speed Pitches Panaceutics, Inc. — Scott Faris, CEO, Panaceutics, Inc.
Aira.io — Suman Kanuganti, CEO & Co-founder, Aira.io
Kenzen, Inc. — Sonia Sousa, Ph.D., CEO & Co-founder, Kenzen, Inc.
Exigence Technologies, Inc. — Zach Wolff, CEO, Exigence Technologies, Inc.
NeuroSky, Inc. — Stanley Yang, CEO, NeuroSky, Inc.
6Sensor Labs— Shirleen Yates, CEO & Co-founder, 6Sensor Labs

Joice Pranata
Research Associate 
Lux Research

Focusing on Core Competencies to Fulfill Customer Needs in Health and Wellness

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Noa Ghersin
Research Associate 
Lux Research

Following Monet into the Gray Zone: How to Make Money in Consumer Health

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Mathijs Zandbergen, Ph.D.
Consultant 
Lux Research

How Have Chemicals and Materials Companies Entered Health and Nutrition?

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Future of Manufacturing Track

Speaker Presentation

Isaac Brown
Analyst 
Lux Research

Bit by Bit, Manufacturing Goes Digital

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Future of Resources Track

Speaker Presentation

Seth Sheldon, Ph.D.
Environmental Data Lead 
Lux Research

Data and Goliath: When Information Moves Faster than Risk

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Consumer of the Future Track

Speaker Presentation

Jonathan Melnick, Ph.D.
Senior Analyst 
Lux Research

The Convenience Index: Scoring How New Winners Make Old Mistakes

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Gigi Wang
Managing Consultant
Lux Research

Consumer of the Future

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