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Innovation Managers Forum hosted by

October 12th 2017, London
Fujitsu Services


HYPE Forum for Innovation Managers

HYPE's Regional Innovation  Forums are designed for practitioners working in the field of innovation management. The Forums are hosted by HYPE clients at locations across the globe, with the aim of bringing together fellow professionals, to share their successes, setbacks, and learnings.

Participation is limited to a maximum of 25 people, to ensure the discussion is focused, and everybody has a chance to collaborate fully.

You will come away feeling energized, armed with insights, and with new connections to fellow professionals.

Speakers - More to be announced soon


Colin Nelson

Colin Nelson

Director of Enterprise Innovation Consulting at HYPE Innovation

Joachim Box from Fujitsu

Joachim Box

Business Director Innovation UK & Ireland Fujitsu       

Jay Parekh, innovation manager at Innogy

Jay Parekh

Co-Founder of the IdeaLab at  Innogy


Oana-Maria Pop

Researcher, Innovation at Hasselt University

Konstantin Gaenge from Airbus

Konstantin Gänge

Corporate Innovation Manager at Airbus

Roel de Vries

Roel de Vries

Innovation Progam Manager at Liberty Global

Johannes Benesch

Johannes Benesch

Team Leader Professional services at HYPE Innovation

Yorick Dechenoix from Airbus

Yorick Dechenoix

Airbus Defence and Space Crowdfunding Campaign Leader

Agenda - More details soon

08:00 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:15 HYPE InnovationIntroduction and Agenda
09:15 - 10:00 Colin Nelson - Director of Enterprise Innovation Consulting at HYPEHopes and Fears for Innovation - Interactive Session
10:00 - 10:30 Joachim Box- Business Director Innovation UK & Ireland at FujitsuInnovating with business customers
10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:45 Jay Parekh - Co-Founder of IdeaLab at InnogyApproaches to Stakeholder Management When Establishing an Online Innovation Program
11:45 - 12:30 Roel de Vries, Innovation Program Manager at Liberty GlobalLessons from the Practitioner: An Idea Manager’s Journey
12:30 - 13:30 Networking lunch
13:30 - 14:30 Open Innovation Panel DiscussionJoachim Box from Fujitsu
Oana-Maria Pop from Hasselt University
Martin Wallace from GSK
14:30 - 15:00 Coffee Break
15:00 - 16:00 Workshops session - 2x30mins1. Boosting collaboration in campaigns by Colin Nelson
2. Software Clinic by Johannes Benesch
16:00 - 16:45 Konstantin Gänge - Corporate Innovation Manager at Airbus, and Yorick Dechenoix, Crowdfounding Campaign LeaderInnovation as a service
Experiments with crowdfounding
16:45 - 17:00 Wrap-up
17:00 - 18:00 Drinks Reception

Companies that hosted  previous forums




Get inspiration and new ideas for your innovation program


Learn about blue prints for success from experienced innovators


Share your experience with others


An intimate setting for honest discussion


Build relationships with your fellow innovation professionals


Develop yourself as an expert in your field


It's a party too! Have fun, learn lots, enjoy


Free swag, drinks and food at a fabulous location .


Fujitsu Services are based on Baker Street in the heart of London, near to Marylebone and Mayfair, and just a few doors up from Sherlock Holmes.

There are many hotels nearby, check out Booking.com for some inspiration.

Baker street underground station

Fujitsu Services

22 Baker Street, London


Although the event is full, please register below to join the waiting list:

Fill in the form below to register for the Regional Innovation Manager Forum in London, with Fujistu, on the 12th of October.
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"The event was sensational and above all very inspiring"
"Very professional - chapeau! "Family Gathering" describes it very well."
"There was a lot of room for personal exchange, but is was not too dominant! That's a good mix."
'Good to have academic insight. Inspiring new information. Challenges and how to work with that. Definitly very experienced".  On the keynote of John Bessant.
"Thank you! Loved the event! Great food!"
"Exellent - Not only to network on a business level but also as an information exhange regarding the HYPE Platform."