Rothman Institute to host 2007 Innovation Summit
Madison, NJ – March 20, 2006 — Three executives from major corporations, each renowned as a leader in innovation, will lead the 2007 Innovation Summit on Wednesday, April 18. Hosted by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies, the 2007 Innovation Summit will conclude with a networking session at 11:30 a.m.
The half-day, intensive seminar is designed to help the executive management teams of small to medium-sized businesses and large corporations better understand how to implement innovation at their organizations.
Tom Reynolds, Vice-President of Worldwide Marketing for Johnson & Johnson Wound Management, Jose Amarista, Director of Latin America Product Development for Cadbury Schweppes, and Mark Galant, CEO and founder of Gain Capital Group, will share their experience and successful strategies with the audience. Following their presentations, there will be ample time for audience questions and feedback.
Reynolds is responsible for all aspects of marketing and product development for Johnson & Johnson Wound Management. With over 15 years of experience in building business through creative innovation, Reynolds has a record of success with emerging and established technologies within both expanding and mature markets.
Amarista is responsible for driving growth in the Latin America region for gum and confectionary products for Cadbury Schweppes. He uses innovation and value optimization in all aspects of the product/process development.
Galant founded his company, GAIN Capital Group, on an innovative idea. It was one of the first companies to offer online currency trading services. He has over 25 years of experience in capital markets. An Inc. 500 company for the past two years, GAIN Capital Group is the premier independent provider of foreign exchange services, including direct-access trading and asset management.
The Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies of FDU’s Silberman College of Business fosters and supports entrepreneurship and innovation in the academic and business communities. Since 1989, the Institute, ranked 7th in the nation, has offered innovative academic and outreach programs on the local, regional and increasingly, global levels.
Registration and breakfast will begin at 7:15 a.m. and presentations will start at 8:10. To register, call 973-443-8842. The cost is $145.
PHOTOS AVAILABLE (email request to firstname.lastname@example.org) Press contact: Jim Barrood, Rothman Institute 973 443 8842