Booth Business Forum: How Corporate Strategy Drives Innovation

Chicago Booth Career Services

February 8, 2013: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Chicago Booth alumni, current students and corporate partners gather to discuss the relationship between corporate strategy and innovation and to connect with others interested in corporate strategy and innovation.


Gleacher Center
Room 100, 1st Floor
450 N Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, Illinois

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Event Details

Panelists will discuss how corporate strategy drives innovation in their companies. They will address what kind of structure and support needs to be put into place to encourage innovation, the role of data and data analysts play in relation innovation, and how you know if you are asking the right questions, defining the right problem, and involving the right people to reach the right goal. Panelists represent both large organizations and smaller companies, to provide a comparison of how corporate strategy interplays differently with innovation in different sized firms.

Throughout the evening, attendees will have the opportunity to engage with both the panelists and fellow attendees.


No Charge


Register Online

Deadline: 2/6/2013


6:30 PM-7:00 PM: Networking (Food & Beverages provided)

7:00 PM-8:00 PM: Panel Discussion and Q&A Session

8:00 PM-9:00 PM: Networking (Food & Beverages provided)

Speaker Profiles

Barry Calpino (Panelist)
VP of Innovation, Kraft Foods Group, Inc.

Scott Grossman (Panelist) '11
SVP Business Development, BrightTag

Matthew Levin (Panelist) '98
Executive Vice President and Head of Global Strategy, Aon plc


Rebecca Halloran 
Associate Director, Career Management Events

Other Information

You should register if:

  • You currently work in Corporate Strategy
  • You are considering a transition into Corporate Strategy
  • You are intrigued by the interplay between Corporate Strategy and Innovation
  • You would like to broaden your network of people who work in Corporate Strategy and/or Innovation