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Product Development Leadership Institute Meeting Dates

All webconferences begin at 12 noon Eastern unless noted below and are also both recorded and summarized for our international members and those with schedule conflicts.
2015:   1/13/15, 2/3/15, 3/3/15, 4/7/15, 5/5/15, 6/2/15, 7/7/15, 8/4/15, 9/1/15, 10/6/15, 11/3/15, 12/1/15.
2016:   1/5/16, 2/2/16, 3/1/16, 4/5/16, 5/3/16, 6/7/16, 7/5/16, 8/2/16, 9/6/16, 10/4/16, 11/1/16, 12/6/16.

On-Demand Library (Videos and Summaries Included)

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Nike, Darrin Podeschi, VP of Global Innovation, Design, Product and Merchandising.
  Presenting: "Molding an Organization for Innovation."

Intuit, Suchin Upadhyayula, Director, Product Development.
  Presenting: "Fostering Innovation Within PD Teams"."

Ericsson, Anders Caspar, Director of Software Research.
  Presenting: "Using New Technology in Product Development."

Hewlett Packard, John Stoffel, Director of Research.
  Presenting: "The Future Roadmap Process for Product Development."

Mazda, Norio Minato, VP of Research and Development .
  Presenting: "Brand Strategy & Technologies."

Adobe, Doug Benson, Sr. Director of Product Development.
  Presenting: "Great Teams, Great Products: Lessons for Team Leaders."

The Clorox Company, Doug Milliken, VP, Global Brand Development.
  Presenting: "Building BIG Ideas: Adopting Design Thinking to Create Breakthrough."

AMD, Jim Slevin, Director of Market Research.
  Presenting: "Market Research and It's Influence on Product Development."

BASF Plastics, Mark Minnichelli, Director, Technology and Development, Engineering Plastics.
  Presenting: "Global vs. Local Product Development."

Citrix Online, Sampath Gomatam, VP, Product Line, GoToMeeting.
  Presenting: "Customer Focused Development."

Welch Allyn, Louise McDonald, President and International Product Development EVP.
  Presenting: "Managing Global Product Development."

Rockwell Collins, Ted Dougan, Senior MEE.
  Presenting: "A Holistic Approach to a Lifecycle Test Strategy & Product Development."

Hewlett Packard, Lisa Boyd-Oliver, Product Development Manager.
  Presenting: "Innovation Fail! A Product Managers View from the Trenches."

J.D. Power and Associates, Michael Cooperman, Senior Director of Consumer Marketing.
  Presenting: "Using Social Media for Product Research and Development."

Analog Devices, Damien McCartney, Product Development Engineering Manager.
  Presenting: "Managing Your Product Development Team."

Agilent, Bob Burns, VP/GM Nano Technologies.
  Presenting: "A Holostic Look at New Product Development."

Owens Corning, Kerry Desberg, Global Brand Manager.
  Presenting: "8 Ways to Make Sure You Are a Strong Steward of Your Company's Credibility in the World of Sustainability."

Oracle Corporation, Jonathan Vinoskey, Product Strategist.
  Presenting: "Product Strategy as a Function of Market Maturity."

HP, Bret Dodd, Head of Research.
  Presenting: "Migrating from Waterfall to Lean Product Development."

SAP, Thierry Zundel, Consultant Project Principal.
  Presenting: "Compliance Checks in Product Development."

Pepperidge Farm, Jennifer Lannom, Corporate Manager, HPO & Operational Excellence.
  Presenting: "High Performance Product Development Organization."

U.S. Bancorp, Kristine Oberg, VP, Industry Solutions Strategist.
  Presenting: "Voice of the Customer: Focusing Product Development Through Listening."

Cargill, John Sweeney, Director of Food Applications, North America.
  Presenting: "Innovation and the Launch of a Product."

Xerox, Charles M. Alexander, VP Worldwide Quality and Customer Loyalty.
  Presenting: "How Service Can Enable Better Product Development."

The Boston Consulting Group, Michael Sherman, Partner and Managing Director.
  Presenting: "Product Development Challenges for Technology Companies."

The Associated Press, Colleen Newvine, Product Manager, AP Stylebook.
  Presenting: "Finding New Life in an Established Product."

Ericsson, Julio Alonso-Lopez, Vice President, Head of IP Systems.
  Presenting: "Device Usage Propels Sweeping Change."

Dun & Bradstreet, Joshua Peirez, President of Global Marketing & Innovation.
  Presenting: "The Experience Matter User Centric Design and Service."

Xerox, Don Titterington, VP, Consumables Development and Manufacturing Group.
  Presenting: "Reducing Risk in Moving from "R" to D" - Adaptation of NASA's "TRL" Metrics."

Computerworld-InfoWorld, Paul Calento, SVP Strategic Development.
  Presenting: "Under the Radar Innovation: Getting a Project Greenlighted."

SAS Institute, Paul Kent, VP Big Data.
  Presenting: "Enabling Innovation from Development Teams."

Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, Bruce Schacne, VP/Head, Development in The Americas.
  Presenting: "Product Development for Professional Services."

TiVo, Margret Schmidt, VP, Design & Engineering, Chief Design Officer,.
  Presenting: "What if Designers Were Responsible for Shipping Products?"

Raytheon, William Russell, Senior Manager, Performance Consulting.
  Presenting: "Six Sigma at its Best-Six Sigma in New Product Development."

Intuit, Bill Mirbach, Vice President of Marketing Innovation and Creativity.
  Presenting: "How to Figure Out What to Build Next."

LinkedIn, Scott Roberts, Senior Director, Business Development.
  Presenting: "Professional Networking and the Role of Business Alliances in a Web 2.0 World."

Applebee's, Melissa Haupt, Executive Research Chief.
  Presenting: "Perfect Pretzel."

Analytic Design Group, Karyn Zuidinga, Principal & Director of User Experience.
  Presenting: "From Insight to Innovation: The Search for Unconventional Wisdom."

YRC Worldwide, Mike Brown, Vice President of Marketing Strategy.
  Presenting: "Cultivating a Strategic Brand Perspective."

Halliburton, Jay Burris, Director of Development for Completion and Product Division.
  Presenting: "Corporate Product Innovation in a Decentralized Organization."

The Allied Group, Brian Butler, Vice President of Sales and Marketing.
  Presenting: "Bull's-Eye Marketing."

McGraw-Hill, John Marshall, Vice President of Global Product Development.
  Presenting: "Innovation and Execution: "Fostering a Culture of Innovation in a Traditional Business Environment."

Bank of America, David Price, Executive in Residence; Center for Future Banking.
  Presenting: "Visions of the Future in Product Development."

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