6th Annual R&D Process Excellence Summit
22-23

May 2019

Italy

Milan

About

Vonlanthen Group of Companies is thrilled to be presenting the 6th Annual R&D Process Excellence Summit in Milan, Italy, on May 22nd and 23rd, 2019. This Summit will continue its tradition of providing a multifunctional platform for R&D, process excellence and innovations experts to come together and exchange their experiences in better delivery, adoption and scale of innovative solutions and business models through the power of emerging tools, methods and technologies, and to network with the key stakeholders. Join us as we continue explorin...

Vonlanthen Group of Companies is thrilled to be presenting the 6th Annual R&D Process Excellence Summit in Milan, Italy, on May 22nd and 23rd, 2019. This Summit will continue its tradition of providing a multifunctional platform for R&D, process excellence and innovations experts to come together and exchange their experiences in better delivery, adoption and scale of innovative solutions and business models through the power of emerging tools, methods and technologies, and to network with the key stakeholders. Join us as we continue exploring the practical technical and business solutions, and lessons learned in the ongoing debate of R&D process excellence. See you in May 2019!

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Who Should Attend

Chief Executives, Directors, Vice Presidents, Department Heads, Leaders and Managers specialising in:

  • Business Planning
  • Corporate Development
  • Innovation Excellence
  • Investments/Startups
  • Operations Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Project Controlling
  • Quality Management
  • R&D Business
  • R&D Cooperation
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Business Development
  • Financial Planning
  • Innovation Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Performance Measurement
  • Product Development
  • Project Management
  • Research & Development
  • R&D Controlling
  • R&D Technology Innovation
Key Practical Learning Points of the Summit

Better strategised, budgeted and performed R&D processes
Improved new product and innovative solution development and design
New KPIs to successfully validate, deliver, adopt and scale innovations
Optimised and well-maintained R&D portfolios of projects, IP, investments
Industry 4.0, IoT, next-gen tech, trends to accelerate innovations deployment
Agile, design thinking, emerging tools and techniques to deliver mature innovations
Novel approaches to corporate venturing and dealing with startups
Building commercially-viable innovative business models
Speakers
Abhijit Thosar, US

Vice President, Design Thinking & Innovation

BNP Paribas, San Francisco

Hussein Mehanna, US

AI Director

Google

Dr. Frank Möbius, DE

Head of Technology Management & Forecast

BMW Group

Peter Busch, DE

Product Owner, Distributed Ledger Technologies Mobility

Robert Bosch Group

Amina Faham, CH

Global Associate Director, Pharma Application Development & Innovation

DuPont Nutrition & Health

Alex Goryachev, US

Sr. Director – Innovation Strategy

Cisco

Hans Vossen, NL

Vice President, Finance

DSM Innovation Center

Eleanor Bartosh, US

Head of Research, Enterprise Design Thinking

IBM

Emilio Ibáñez Martínez, ES

Head of Operational Excellence

Nissan Motor Corporation

Giovanni Traverso, HK

Chief Enterprise Architect – Service Standards & Industry Development

Huawei Global Services Headquarters

Shimei Fan, DE

Global R&D VP, Personal Care

Beiersdorf

Axel Menneking, DE

Vice President Startup Incubation & Venturing

Deutsche Telekom

Curtis Carson, FR

Ho Engineering (Process, Methods, Tools, Performance & Improvement)

Airbus Defense & Space

Annual

Events

Previous Year Attendees
  • Philips Lighting Netherlands

    Senior Director R&D Business Process Management

  • BASF Germany

    Senior Manager - Strategic Innovation Management

  • Siemens Germany

    Head of CoE R&D Railway Signalling Products

  • Tata Steel United Kingdom

    Director Programmes R&D

  • Philip Morris International Switzerland

    Head of Research Project Management Office

  • Roche Diagnostics Germany

    Innovation & IP Manager

  • Wartsila Netherlands

    Director Propulsion R&D

  • Dawn Foods Netherlands

    VP Global R&D Innovation & Category Management

  • Saint-Gobain France

    Vice President of R&D

  • Henkel Beauty Care Germany

    Corporate Director R&D Oral Care

  • eBay USA

    Senior Director, Design Strategy and Research

  • Telekom Innovation Germany

    R&D Director EU Labs Program, New Operations

  • DSM Innovation Excellence Netherlands

    Innovation Venturing

  • Clariant Italy

    Innovation Master Black Belt

  • Fraunhofer IAO Germany

    Researcher / Consultant Strategic Technology

  • Faurecia Clean Mobility USA

    Director Innovation and Methods

  • HAYAT KİMYA SANAYİ A.Ş Turkiye

    R&D Business Planning Team Leader

  • Tetra Pak Sweden

    Technical Concept Designer

  • Mettler-Toledo AG Switzerland

    Head of R&D RXE Reaction Engineering

  • Tenaris Connections B.V. Netherlands

    Director

  • Valagro S.p.A. Italy

    Global R&D Director

  • Church & Dwight United Kingdom

    European R&D Director

  • RB United Kingdom

    R&D Director - Air

  • RB UAE

    R&D Hygiene, Personal Care

  • Bluestar Silicones France

    Directeur R&D Europe

  • Oerlikon Metco Europe Germany

    Head of R&D Centre of Competence

  • Oerlikon Metco Europe Germany

    Global Head of Additive Manufacturing R&D

  • Navantia Spain

    R&D Management

  • Japan Tobacco International Spain

    New Project Development Manager

  • Itron France

    R&D Director

  • Severstal Russia

    Technical development & quality director

  • Severstal Russia

    Technical development & quality senior manager

  • Severstal Russia

    Expert Network development head

  • Dentsply Implants nv Belgium

    Director Corporate Software R&D

  • Dentsply Implants nv Belgium

    Senior Project Manager

  • Turkcell Turkiye

    IT Director

  • Bayer SAS France

    Head of ES Development

  • ams AG Austria

    Director Solutions R&D

  • Bosch Switzerland

    Project Management Head

  • Discovery Communications United Kingdom

    VP Product Development & Innovation

  • Hewlett-Packard Company Spain

    R&D Section Manager

  • Hewlett-Packard Company Spain

    R&D Section & Program Manager

  • Hewlett-Packard Company Spain

    R&D Section Manager

  • Luxoft Russia

    Computer Vision Team Lead

  • Luxoft Russia

    Chief Systems Architect

  • Stratasys Israel

    R&D Projects Director

  • Ferrari S.p.A. Italia

    Aerodynamicist

  • Ferrari S.p.A. Italia

    Aero Development Program Manager

  • VANDEMOORTELE CC Belgium

    R&D Manager Bakery

  • Almatis GmbH Germany

    CEO

  • Almatis GmbH Germany

    CEO

  • Pfleiderer AG Poland

    R&D Director

  • Oleon SAS France

    Deputy R&D Manager Derivatives

  • Innovia Films United Kingdom

    R&D Director

  • Sandvik USA

    R&D Manager

  • Biokit Spain

    R&D Director

  • Biokit Spain

    PMO Director

  • Johnson & Johnson United Kingdom

    Director R&D Deployment

  • Teknos Oy Finland

    R&D Director

  • Teknos Oy Finland

    IT solution specialist

  • JT International Switzerland

    IT Director R&D

  • Danfoss Slovenia

    R&D Director

  • ArcelorMittal Spain

    Head of Global R&D Centres

  • Shell Global Solutions Netherlands

    Team lead Wells R&D

  • IKEA Industry Poland

    Portfolio Leader

  • IKEA Industry Poland

    Portfolio Manager

  • DSM Nutritional Products Switzerland

    Innovation Project Manager

  • CERN Switzerland

    Knowledge Transfer Officer

  • Heraeus Deutschland GmbH Germany

    SVP Innovation Precious Metal Solutions&Catalysts

  • RHI AG Austria

    Head R&D

  • Imperial Tobacco Group France

    Head of PD Materials

  • Imperial Tobacco Group France

    Sr Manager Global Inititatives

  • ThermoFisher Lithuania

    Sr R&D Director

  • ThermoFisher Lithuania

    R&D Director

  • Dentsply Sirona Switzerland

    Sr R&D Manager

  • HP Printing Spain

    R&D Section Manager

  • Volkswagen AG Germany

    Head of Group Development Network

  • Cosma Engineering Europe Germany

    R&D Manager Europe

  • Cosma Engineering Europe Germany

    Department Manager

  • Sasol South Africa

    Senior Manager, Novel Chemical Technologies



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