7th Annual R&D Process Excellence & Product Innovation Summit
19-20

May 2020

Barcelona

Spain

About

Vonlanthen Group of Companies is thrilled to be presenting the 7th Annual R&D Process Excellence & Product Innovation Summit in Barcelona, Spain, on May 19th and 20th, 2020. 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 u...

Vonlanthen Group of Companies is thrilled to be presenting the 7th Annual R&D Process Excellence & Product Innovation Summit in Barcelona, Spain, on May 19th and 20th, 2020. 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 2020!

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Who Should Attend

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

  • Agile Methodology
  • Blockchain
  • Business Development
  • Digital Transformation
  • Financial Planning
  • Innovation Management
  • IP Management
  • Lean Methodology
  • Operations Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Product Design
  • Project Management
  • Research & Development
  • R&D Controlling
  • R&D Technology Innovation
  • Sustainability
  • AI / AR / VR / Automation
  • Business Planning
  • Corporate Development
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Innovation Excellence
  • Investments/Startups
  • Knowledge Management
  • Open Innovation
  • Performance Measurement
  • Product Development
  • Project Controlling
  • Quality Management
  • R&D Business
  • R&D Cooperation
  • Strategic Marketing
  • UX Design
Key Practical Learning Points of the Summit

Improved development and design of innovative products and R&D processes
Better strategised, budgeted, performed R&D and product innovation processes
Performance excellence in successful validation, delivery and scale of innovations
Optimised, efficient, well-maintained R&D processes and product innovation
Emerging tech and trends to accelerate innovations deployment
Agile, design thinking, tools and techniques to deliver mature innovations
Scaling a culture of innovations, corporate venturing and dealing with startups
Building sustainable, commercially-viable, innovative products and business models
Speakers
Cesar Vega Morales, US

R&D Director

Barry Callebaut Group

Mehdi Shili, CH

Global Digital Transformation Operations Director, Professional Beauty

Coty

Adrian Matellanes, ES

Head of Consumer IoT

Nestlé

Ken Ding, SG

Snr Director & Head of Product Innovations

Samsung Electronics / Southeast Asia & Oceania

Frank Möbius, DE

Head of Technology Management & Forecast

BMW Group

Tim Wieringa, SG

Director - Transformation Partner for Innovation & Excellence

Hive17 Consulting Pte Ltd

Yunil Hwang, KR

Executive Vice President / Director of R&D Strategy and Planning Division

CJ Cheiljedang

Jordi Ràfols, ES

Founder and CEO

Innoget

Nishtha Jain, US

Digital Product Innovation and Emerging Tech, Sr. Consultant

GSK

Alain Bindels, CH

Head of Innovation Facilitation

F. Hoffmann-La-Roche

Thibaut Szymusiak, FR

UX Designer

Thales

Luboš Malý, UK

Director Knowledge Management / Innovation in Operations

LEGO

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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