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Innovation Boot Camp Spring 2019

Innovation Boot Camp Spring 2019

Ignite Your Innovation Leadership!

Innovation Boot Camp is a 3 ½ day intensive workshop for anyone wanting to be more creative, influential and impactful with new ideas. This leadership training is based on the FIRE framework and methodology developed by Phil McKinney, Author, Syndicated Radio Show Host and CEO of CableLabs.

WHY ATTEND?
• Learn new ways to generate and pitch ideas in our small group setting
• Accelerate your “time to innovate” with a customized innovation toolkit
• Go on private tours to see “innovation in action” at select Silicon Valley companies
• Hear from experts and work with Innovation Coaches willing to share the truths about innovation
• Join our innovators community to foster relationships and educational opportunities beyond Boot Camp

WHERE:
CableLabs Silicon Valley Office, 400 W. California Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA 94086

TOPIC: The New Assistants (AI & Machine Learning)

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“A more promising future can be expected once we realize that intelligence is not restricted to single brains; it also appears in groups, such as insect colonies, organizations and markets in human societies, to name a few.”

– Bernardo Huberman, Fellow and VP, CableLabs

Speakers

Phil McKinney

President and CEO, Award-Winning Podcaster and Author, CableLabs

Phil McKinney is President and CEO of CableLabs. In this capacity he heads the research and development organization responsible for charting the cable industry’s technology and innovation roadmap.

Prior to joining CableLabs, he was the vice president and chief technology officer of the $40 billion (FY12) Personal Systems Group at HP. He was responsible for long-range strategic planning, research and development (R&D) and product roadmaps for the company’s PC product lines, including mobile devices, notebooks, desktops and workstations. In addition, Phil was founder and leader of HP’s Innovation Program Office (IPO). The IPO was chartered to identify, incubate and launch adjacent and fundamentally new technologies, products and services that would become the future growth engines for HP.

Recently (February 2012), Phil released his first book on innovation and personal creativity titled Beyond The Obvious, published by Hyperion. The book is available in hardcover, digital and audio formats. The book will soon be available in Russian, Chinese, Portuguese (Brazil), Korean and Japanese.

His influence on innovation and creativity includes:

  • Sharing his expertise in innovation and creativity, free of charge (in an approach he refers to as “paying it forward”) through his award winning podcast Killer Innovations™ (available on iTunes). It has been named by CIO Insight as a “must listen” podcast.
  • Vanity Fair named him the “The Innovation Guru”
  • MSNBC and FOX Business both call him “The Gadget Guy”
  • His uncanny ability to predict what’s coming next caused him to be dubbed as the “chief seer” by The San Jose Mercury News.
  • He was named as one of the “25 Most Influential People in Mobile Tech” by LAPTOP Magazine.
  • He is a contributing columnist for Forbes where he writes the column “The Objective” for Forbes.com

Phil serves on the:

  • Advisory Board for Hacking Autism
  • Board of Directors for The Computer History Museum
  • Executive Board of the Santa Clara County Council for the Boy Scouts of America

Phil McKinney

President and CEO, Award-Winning Podcaster and Author, CableLabs

Phil McKinney is President and CEO of CableLabs. In this capacity he heads the research and development organization responsible for charting the cable industry’s technology and innovation roadmap.

Prior to joining CableLabs, he was the vice president and chief technology officer of the $40 billion (FY12) Personal Systems Group at HP. He was responsible for long-range strategic planning, research and development (R&D) and product roadmaps for the company’s PC product lines, including mobile devices, notebooks, desktops and workstations. In addition, Phil was founder and leader of HP’s Innovation Program Office (IPO). The IPO was chartered to identify, incubate and launch adjacent and fundamentally new technologies, products and services that would become the future growth engines for HP.

Recently (February 2012), Phil released his first book on innovation and personal creativity titled Beyond The Obvious, published by Hyperion. The book is available in hardcover, digital and audio formats. The book will soon be available in Russian, Chinese, Portuguese (Brazil), Korean and Japanese.

His influence on innovation and creativity includes:

  • Sharing his expertise in innovation and creativity, free of charge (in an approach he refers to as “paying it forward”) through his award winning podcast Killer Innovations™ (available on iTunes). It has been named by CIO Insight as a “must listen” podcast.
  • Vanity Fair named him the “The Innovation Guru”
  • MSNBC and FOX Business both call him “The Gadget Guy”
  • His uncanny ability to predict what’s coming next caused him to be dubbed as the “chief seer” by The San Jose Mercury News.
  • He was named as one of the “25 Most Influential People in Mobile Tech” by LAPTOP Magazine.
  • He is a contributing columnist for Forbes where he writes the column “The Objective” for Forbes.com

Phil serves on the:

  • Advisory Board for Hacking Autism
  • Board of Directors for The Computer History Museum
  • Executive Board of the Santa Clara County Council for the Boy Scouts of America

Scott Brown

Executive Director, UpRamp

Scott Brown is a long-time technologist and entrepreneur with a strong history of building companies from inception to profitability. Currently, Scott leads startup/venture capital relationships for the global cable industry as part of CableLabs. In addition, Scott is the Managing Director of UpRamp, a new type of startup accelerator sponsored by CableLabs that is designed to help emerging technology companies find true product market fit with the cable & broadband industry. Previously, Scott was the CEO/Founder of bounce.io – the bounce intelligence company, CTO/Founder of Kronovia, a Compliance Cloud Service for Social Content and Relationships, and the SVP & General Manager of the messaging division of Bakbone Software. Scott was also the CTO & Co-founder of ColdSpark, a messaging infrastructure company that specialized in high-performance email systems for global financial services companies. Scott holds numerous patents related to email messaging, infrastructure, marketing and compliance technologies. He was named one of the 2010 40 under 40 by the Boulder County Business Review and has been recognized as a leading technology innovator.

Scott Brown

Executive Director, UpRamp

Scott Brown is a long-time technologist and entrepreneur with a strong history of building companies from inception to profitability. Currently, Scott leads startup/venture capital relationships for the global cable industry as part of CableLabs. In addition, Scott is the Managing Director of UpRamp, a new type of startup accelerator sponsored by CableLabs that is designed to help emerging technology companies find true product market fit with the cable & broadband industry. Previously, Scott was the CEO/Founder of bounce.io – the bounce intelligence company, CTO/Founder of Kronovia, a Compliance Cloud Service for Social Content and Relationships, and the SVP & General Manager of the messaging division of Bakbone Software. Scott was also the CTO & Co-founder of ColdSpark, a messaging infrastructure company that specialized in high-performance email systems for global financial services companies. Scott holds numerous patents related to email messaging, infrastructure, marketing and compliance technologies. He was named one of the 2010 40 under 40 by the Boulder County Business Review and has been recognized as a leading technology innovator.

Expert speakers on AI & Machine Learning

Select industry leaders will share their key insights and critical information to help you understand our topic or their best practices for break-through innovation.

Expert speakers on AI & Machine Learning

Select industry leaders will share their key insights and critical information to help you understand our topic or their best practices for break-through innovation.

Silicon Valley private tours

We go on the road and inside select innovative companies so you gain key topic insights and see innovation in action.

Silicon Valley private tours

We go on the road and inside select innovative companies so you gain key topic insights and see innovation in action.

Innovation Panel

On the last day of Innovation Boot Camp, you will meet and pitch to a panel of battle tested innovators who will ask critical questions and provide priceless feedback to you and your team.

Innovation Panel

On the last day of Innovation Boot Camp, you will meet and pitch to a panel of battle tested innovators who will ask critical questions and provide priceless feedback to you and your team.

Agenda

  • 04/09/19

    8:00am to 7:00pm


  • Morning


  • BREAKFAST

  • INTRODUCTION TO FIRE FRAMEWORK AND METHODOLOGY
    Keynote Speaker: Phil McKinney

  • TOPIC KICKOFF
    Speakers on the Boot Camp topic “The New Assistants: AI & Machine Learning”

  • TOURS
    Tour locations to be determined. Past locations include Google, Cisco, Adobe, SalesForce, etc.

  • LUNCH

  • Afternoon


  • AFTERNOON ACTIVITY
    Work in small teams to select your FOCUS

  • Evening


  • IN-FIELD ACTIVITY (until 7:00pm)
    Understand customers better through in-field activity includes heavy hors d'oeuvres.

  • 04/10/19

    8:00am to 5:30pm


  • Morning


  • BREAKFAST

  • GOING “BEYOND THE OBVIOUS” AND DEALING WITH INNOVATION ANTIBODIES
    Keynote Speaker: Phil McKinney

  • MORNING ACTIVITY
    Work in small groups to challenge assumptions and prepare yourself for break-through ideation

  • LUNCH

  • Afternoon


  • AFTERNOON ACTIVITY
    Work in small groups to ideate and select topic idea

  • CLOSING (until 5:30pm)

  • 04/11/19

    8:00am to 6:30pm


  • Morning


  • BREAKFAST

  • EXPRESSING IDEAS AND EXECUTING THEM STRATEGICALLY
    Keynote Speaker: Phil McKinney

  • PROTOTYPE WORKSHOP
    Learn best practices for prototyping and work in small teams to bring your idea to life

  • LUNCH

  • Afternoon


  • AFTERNOON ACTIVITY
    Work in small groups to build out your idea via Lean Canvas

  • CREATING THE “MONEY BALL PITCH”
    Keynote Speaker: Scott Brown

  • Evening


  • DINNER

  • PREPARE YOUR PITCH (until 7:00pm)
    Work with your small group to prepare your pitch

  • 04/12/19

    8:00am to NOON


  • Morning


  • BREAKFAST

  • THE PITCH PANEL
    Small groups pitch their innovation to a panel of Innovation Leaders for priceless feedback

  • WRAP UP, RETROSPECTIVE AND SEND OFF
    Keynote Speaker: Phil McKinney

  • Noon


  • LUNCH (until 1:00pm)

Need help convincing your boss?

We put together an email template to help you get there! In this letter, we talk about all of the amazing benefits and takeaways that will have your boss approving right away!

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