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Thursday, October 25 • 1:45pm - 2:00pm
Creating a Culture of Innovation

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Addressing our world's most pressing challenges requires innovative thinking, but that is only the start. For innovative ideas to reach the marketplace, they must be supported by an ecosystem of investors and advisors to navigate the challenging road to commercialization.

This interactive session with Shell GameChanger Mandar Apte will explore common roadblocks to innovative thinking and creativity, proven behaviors and skills needed to overcome these challenges, and the role that employees play in the social process of innovation.


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Mandar Apte

GameChanger, Shell International
Mandar Apte works in Shell’s global GameChanger team, an innovation program that invests in people in or outside of Shell to help mature their breakthrough energy ideas to proof of concept. Mandar has a MS in Petroleum Engineering from Univ. of Tulsa and has been in Shell since 1999 where he has done various roles in chemical... Read More →

Thursday October 25, 2012 1:45pm - 2:00pm EDT
Main Stage MIT Media Lab, 75 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA 02139

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