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Monday, February 13 • 9:30am - 11:00am
Fostering Innovation in Organizations: Opening Remarks and Panel Discussion

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Fostering Innovation in Organizations is the opening plenary session of the Innovation Forum, moderated by Chancellor Kenyon S. Chan. This session will examine how organizations promote innovation from within. Regional leaders in education, business, and technology will discuss their experiences as entrepreneurs and leaders in building innovative organizations.

Light refreshments included.


Speakers
avatar for Richard Shea, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Olympus Respiratory America

Richard Shea, President, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Olympus Respiratory America

Richard Shea is a member of the UW Bothell Advisory Board and currently serves as President, CEO and Chairman of the Board at Olympus Respiratory America (ORA). He joined Spiration in early 2000, after more than 28 years of medical device and health care industry experience. Shea led the company through significant growth with development and commercialization of its minimally invasive IBV® System for the treatment of severe emphysema and air... Read More →
avatar for Lou Gray, Entrepreneur and CEO

Lou Gray, Entrepreneur and CEO

Lou Gray is a member of the UW Bothell Advisory Board and is a CEO with over 18 years of entrepreneurial and operational leadership. His entrepreneurial efforts have lead him to the successful creation and sale of awarding winning products and companies, most recently with UIEvolution and at DreamBox Learning. On his journey to becoming a CEO, he has also served as an entrepreneur in residence, an attorney, an international strategic... Read More →
avatar for Chancellor Kenyon Chan

Chancellor Kenyon Chan

Kenyon S. Chan is Chancellor of the University of Washington Bothell – the fastest growing university campus in the state. He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles, where he earned a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology (Special Education), an M. A. in Special Education, and a B. A. in Sociology. Since his appointment in July 2007, UW Bothell has undergone a profound transformation – doubling the number of... Read More →
avatar for Deborah Wilds, President and CEO of College Success Foundation

Deborah Wilds, President and CEO of College Success Foundation

Dr. Deborah Wilds is a member of the UW Bothell Advisory Board and currently serves as the President and Chief Operating Officer of the College Success Foundation. Before coming to the Foundation in 2006, Wilds was a senior program officer for education at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, where her responsibilities included serving as the Foundation's liaison to the Gates Millennium Scholars Program, the Gates Cambridge Scholars, and the... Read More →
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Professor Alan Wood

Alan Wood is the Director of the 2012 Innovation Forum and is a Professor of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at UW Bothell. He received his Ph.D. and M.A. in History from the University of Washington. He received his B.A. in Asian Studies from the University of Oregon. Wood is a founding faculty member at UWB, and has published articles and books on Chinese history and world history. For the past 10 years he has been using systems and... Read More →


Monday February 13, 2012 9:30am - 11:00am
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