Rita Gunther McGrath Rita Gunther McGrath is a globally recognized expert on strategy, innovation, and growth with an emphasis on corporate entrepreneurship. Her work and ideas help CEOs and senior executives chart a pathway to success in today’s rapidly changing and volatile environments. McGrath is highly valued for her rare ability to connect research to business problems. Rita has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Most Influential Business Thinkers by Thinkers50 in 2015 and 2013. Thinkers50 presented Rita with the #1 award for Strategy, the Distinguished Achievement Award (2013). She has also been inducted into the Strategic Management Society “Fellows” in recognition of her impact on the field.

Rita Gunther McGrath

Rita Gunther McGrath is a globally recognized expert on strategy, innovation, and growth with an emphasis on corporate entrepreneurship. Her work and ideas help CEOs and senior executives chart a pathway to success in today’s rapidly changing and volatile environments. McGrath is highly valued for her rare ability to connect research to business problems.

Rita has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Most Influential Business Thinkers by Thinkers50 in 2015 and 2013. Thinkers50 presented Rita with the #1 award for Strategy, the Distinguished Achievement Award (2013). She has also been inducted into the Strategic Management Society “Fellows” in recognition of her impact on the field.

Trish Gorman Dr. Trish Gorman is the Founder of an online assessment firm, KEASkills and serves as an advisor to various corporate and institutional educational programs and as a subject matter expert for selected early stage investors and entrepreneurs. She is the Innovation Expert at the Fisher Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the Ohio State University, where she lectures on Strategy; Executive Advisor to the Goff Strategic Leadership Center at University of Utah; and Strategist-in-Residence at Valize, a startup in the Corporate Innovation space.

Trish Gorman

Dr. Trish Gorman is the Founder of an online assessment firm, KEASkills and serves as an advisor to various corporate and institutional educational programs and as a subject matter expert for selected early stage investors and entrepreneurs. She is the Innovation Expert at the Fisher Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the Ohio State University, where she lectures on Strategy; Executive Advisor to the Goff Strategic Leadership Center at University of Utah; and Strategist-in-Residence at Valize, a startup in the Corporate Innovation space.

Alex van Putten Alex van Putten brings both entrepreneurial and corporate experience to his consulting practice and teaching at Wharton. He is a principal of Cameron & Associates LLC where he has advised companies such as Automatic Data Processing, Seagate Technology, Royal Dutch Shell, Air Products and Chemicals, DuPont, SCG, and Boeing on issues relating to innovation. Mr. van Putten is an adjunct faculty member at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he has been teaching graduate students since 1993. He is actively involved with executive education programs at Wharton, Duke CE, and Melbourne Business School where he lectures.

Alex van Putten

Alex van Putten brings both entrepreneurial and corporate experience to his consulting practice and teaching at Wharton. He is a principal of Cameron & Associates LLC where he has advised companies such as Automatic Data Processing, Seagate Technology, Royal Dutch Shell, Air Products and Chemicals, DuPont, SCG, and Boeing on issues relating to innovation. Mr. van Putten is an adjunct faculty member at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where he has been teaching graduate students since 1993. He is actively involved with executive education programs at Wharton, Duke CE, and Melbourne Business School where he lectures.

Brad Sharek As a partner at mach49, Brad Sharek helps Global 1000 companies create, build and launch new ventures generated from within their organizations.  Brad has over 30 years of experience helping Silicon Valley technology startups bring innovative products and services to market. Brad's work includes  UI/UX design, mobile app development, product management, startup fundraising pitch development and the design of world-class corporate ID.

Brad Sharek

As a partner at mach49, Brad Sharek helps Global 1000 companies create, build and launch new ventures generated from within their organizations. 

Brad has over 30 years of experience helping Silicon Valley technology startups bring innovative products and services to market. Brad's work includes  UI/UX design, mobile app development, product management, startup fundraising pitch development and the design of world-class corporate ID.

 
Ron Pierantozzi Ron, a technologist and inventor (Ph.D Chemistry, 32 US Patents) bridges the space between business strategy and technology. He has developed business opportunities for both large and small companies, serving as a board member for Primet Precision Materials and an advisor to other small startups. He has lectured ad continues to lecture on corporate entrepreneurship and innovation at The Wharton Business School, RPI Lally School of Management, Babson college and the Danish technical University. He has worked with global clients on developing innovation capabilities and new businesses. He has co-authored articles in HBR and SMR.

Ron Pierantozzi
Ron, a technologist and inventor (Ph.D Chemistry, 32 US Patents) bridges the space between business strategy and technology. He has developed business opportunities for both large and small companies, serving as a board member for Primet Precision Materials and an advisor to other small startups. He has lectured ad continues to lecture on corporate entrepreneurship and innovation at The Wharton Business School, RPI Lally School of Management, Babson college and the Danish technical University. He has worked with global clients on developing innovation capabilities and new businesses. He has co-authored articles in HBR and SMR.