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EPIIC Nights Speaker Series, October 2013, Luis Solis

Brought to you by: El Pomar Institute for Innovation & Commercialization

Event Starts:

October 15, 2013: 4:30PM

Event Ends:

October 15, 2013: 7:30PM

Event Description

Luis Solis, President, Imaginatik plc,

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fixes broken technology businesses, and inspires leaders to courageously embrace Innovation. A resident of Boulder, Colorado, Luis has led the turnaround of innovation pioneer Imaginatik plc in Boston. 

The company is now in a Growth phase (35%+). Previously, he guided GroupSystems back to profitability and an eventual recapitalization.

A frequent speaker on innovation leadership, Luis graduated from Stanford Business and Law schools, and the University of Pennsylvania with honors. He fathers two sons, is a ski fanatic, collects pens and cufflinks, and will publish a book this year called "Innovation Alchemists: What CEO's Need To Know About Making Innovation Real".

Luis’ speech summary for the October EPIIC Nights event:

"CEO's do not make innovation happen at large organizations! They set the course, they provoke the direction, they might even allocate funding, however, the real leadership and management work happens elsewhere. Luis calls these unsung heroes of breakthrough leadership "Innovation Alchemists" precisely because many of them deliver extraordinary outcomes with limited or borrowed resources. Their common traits hold the secret for effective innovation in large organizations."

Event Cost

No fee to attend, thanks to EPIIC
Please RSVP for the event by registering no later than October 10th.

Event Location:

UCCS Campus, Berger Hall

Community members, entrepreneurs, students and business leaders are invited to attend.

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