Chief Technology and Innovation Officer at Ricardo. He is responsible for the future vision for transport & energy technologies at Ricardo and the associated roadmaps and research agenda to deliver this vision. He is a Fellow of the UK Royal Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the US SAE and has produced over 140 technical papers, keynote presentations or invited lectures in the US, Europe and Asia.
Keynote: “Innovation – Theory & Practice at Ricardo plc” (Interested in the presentation? Please send your request to firstname.lastname@example.org)
One of the main themes of his keynote was the importance to have an efficient ecosystem to connect market knowledge with ideas: “Open Innovation is a powerful tool in the right settings, when there is balance between ideas, market access and product life”
The presentation covers:
- Innovation process and the experience at Ricardo
- Role for open innovation and where this can be applied
- Ricardo´s experience with crowdsourcing and related challenges & issues