Inventables delivers inspiration and innovation to the dreamers of the world!

I am thrilled to see that TECHCRUNCH.COM is featuring the innovative company of my friend and partner Zach Kaplan. Zach’s Chicago-based company, Inventables, inspires thousands of designers in their companies (such as Proctor & Gamble, Motorola, and Black & Decker), to be innovative. Check out the artlicle here! So what is Inventables and why are

FIRST Championship – Atlanta, GA

More than 10,000 young people competing with 500 robots on six fields. The FIRST program’s mission is: “To inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.”

May 09: Insight on Business

InForum: Connecting you with thought leaders for insight on innovative ideas that work: Insight Magazine, May 2009 Obstacles to business success are everywhere today. Nobody has all the answers – but successful leaders in the New North have found innovative ways to profit and thrive. To share the best advice with out business-to-business readers, Insight

Glowing reviews from CoDev ’09!

“My expectations are generally quite low for such conferences, but this one far exceeded them.” That’s just one of the many comments I’m  hearing today from our participants at CoDev ’09 (8th Annual Congress on Open Innovation and Co-Development) last month! The conference is sponsored by Management Roundtable (MRT) and the Product Development and Management

Pursuing your passions for innovation

I was thrilled to be asked by Women Magazine to be a guest blogger on its “Women Today Blog,” about my recent International Summit. Check out the blog here, where I discuss using your passions to pursue relationships with those who can help you innovate. This first Innovation Leader Summit was an  event attended by

13 Oct 08: The Wall Street Journal

My brain, your brawn: The Wall Street Journal, October 13, 2008 Big companies are on the prowl for small businesses that will hand over their best ideas in exchange for a piece of the action “…Compensation for the entrepreneurs in these kinds of deals varies widely, depending on the idea and the company. Technologically advanced

Cheryl Perkins of Innovationedge to present at Consumer Goods Technology Growth and Innovation Forum

Neenah, Wis. (September 18, 2008) Cheryl Perkins, Founder and President of Innovationedge, a global strategic innovation consultancy based in Wisconsin, will be speaking at the Consumer Goods Technology Growth and Innovation Forum. The forum will be held from September 24-26, 2008, at the Four Seasons Hotel in Miami, Florida. Perkins will moderate a panel titled

World business leaders to uncover new innovation strategies at ‘Innovation Leader Summit’

Appleton, Wis. (August 20, 2008) The first ‘Innovation Leader Summit’, developed by partnering innovation consultant companies Pure Insight and Innovationedge, will take place on November 3-4, 2008 at the Copthorne Hotel Slough Windsor, UK. The summit has attracted a global faculty of session leaders as well as a senior ‘Global Practitioner Panel’ from the likes