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November 2-4 | Napa, California
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Thursday, November 4 • 12:00pm - 12:30pm
Shifting to R&D through Open Innovation – It Works! - Chris Lloyd-Jones, Avanade

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When you think of Research and Development, you might initially imagine a secretive and slow model of IP protection and ideation behind closed doors. At Avanade, a company providing strategy, technology, and experience services to the Global Fortune 1000, our R&D group was established three years ago and we decided to operate in the open. Come hear Chris Llloyd-Jones, head of open technology, speak to our journey, the lessons and bumps we hit along the way, as well as our achievements creating and growing a knowledge network on the topics we research. We’ll talk about our approach to open innovation, and how this unlocked greater collaboration with universities, our clients, and our ecosystem partners; ultimately allowing us to utilize open-source to accelerate the time to value for our R&D projects.

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Chris Lloyd-Jones

Head of Open Technologies, Avanade
Chris is the Head of Open Technologies, within the Office of the CTO at Avanade, focusing on the open innovation ecosystem, including academia, foundations, start-ups, and Avanade's Open-Source projects office. Chris's background is in legal and financial services, focusing on organisational... Read More →



Thursday November 4, 2021 12:00pm - 12:30pm PDT
Silverado West
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