GSI - Silicon Valley

Innovation Program
Immersion in Silicon Valley

GSI Innovation Program
Immersion in Silicon Valley

10th Edition – 13th - 17th September 2021*

*Date may change due to Covid-19 pandemic.

 

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Download the 10th Edition brochure of the Innovation Program here

A 5 day intensive program of immersion into the Silicon Valley ecosystem, culture, incubators, experts, visionaries, leading companies, plus networking sessions and sessions of capability enhancement for executives.

The program allows for customization according to the profile of the participants. The number of participants is limited.

Jonathan Littman invites you to visit Silicon Valley

Why this program is for you

Key Benefits & Objectives

1. Inspiration

Understand the dynamics
and to succeed in the low touch-highly digital new normal and understand the the winning culture of Silicon Valley

2. Disruptive
Technology Trends

Gain insight into disruptive technology trends and their impacts on business and society

3. Learn New Frameworks & Tools

Know how to build entrepreneurial ecosystems and how to use innovation frameworks and tools, benchmark against best practices and reinforce leadership in times of crisis

4. Insights Digital Transformation

Know how to build Digital Transformation strategies and power-up execution

5. Grow your Network

Grow your networking power through contacts with experts, entrepreneurs, businesspeople, potential clients, suppliers and partners, plus the other participants

6. Identify Business Opportunities

Identify potential partnerships and business opportunities with the emerging start-ups in Silicon Valley

Program Components

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Enhance of Strategic Innovation Capabilities

Interactive sessions with LBC, experts, entrepreneurs and a professor from Stanford University

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Benchmark Business Solutions with Champions

Interactive visits to leading companies such as Salesforce.com, Autodesk, Talkdesk, Carbon, Facebook, Jabil, Intuit, Flex, Ideo, amongst others

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Explore Business Acceleration Opportunities & Models

Visits to incubators and encounters with start-ups, venture capitalists and business angels, such as The Vault, Plug & Play, RWLabs, School Lab, and others.

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Grow Your Network Power

Networking sessions with entrepreneurs, investors, experts and local business people, plus the network among participants

Structure of the program

Enhancement of strategic innovation capabilities

08h00 - 09h30

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Every day starts with a session  promoted by LBC, setting a coherent framework to the program.

External experts are invited. A handbook will be given to all. The sessions will be interactive and participants are stimulated to discuss real world challenges.

Attendants will be required to define a challenge they face, in the first session on Monday, and to provide an actionable solution at the final session on Friday.

All participants will provide feedback to each others’ challenges.

 


inovation capabilities

Handbook – sessions with LBC – invited speakers – Stanford professor – identify your business challenges


Create a culture of innovation

Understand the impact of technologies such as AI, blockchain, IoT, cloud and others

Framework to accelerate innovation processes

Shape your Digital Transformation

Create new value through design thinking, pretotyping and other tools

Challenge the status quo and lead innovation efforts

 

Last Edition Program

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Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Strategic Innovation Enhancement Sessions

08h30 - 10h00

Silicon Valley Mindset

Creating a culture of innovation

What is distinctive of the Silicon Valley culture

How to promote a cultureof innovation in your organization

Value Creation & digital transformation

3 Horizons

How toderisk the innovation process

10 x Innovation Design Thinking, Session with Jon Littman

The barriers to innovation

Open innovation

A framework for managinginnovation

Case studies

Impact of Digital Disruption:

The case for Blockchain Technology, with Karen Hsu

Wrap Up Discussion:

Key Commitments & Takeaways from Silicon Valley

Interaction With Champions

10h00 - 15h30

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Business Acceleration and Opportunities

16h00 - 17h00

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Exponential Network

17h00 - 18h00

Free time for personal events

Panel discussion with Brazilian, Portuguese and South African Entrepreneurs

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Free time for personal events

Group dinner

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Speakers from the previous editions:

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Burton Lee

Senior Expert, Lecturer Stanford University

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Cordell Brown

Business Development Manager at Flextronics

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Dimitry Gorinevsky

Consulting Professor at Stanford University

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Steve Blank

Entrepreneur and co-founder of E.piphany.

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Hugh Molotsi

Innovator, Advisor, Investor

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Irene Li

President and CEO of Acellent Technologies

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Mark Davis

Senior Director and Design Research at Autodesk

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Mauricio Silva

GM - Brazil at Salesforce

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Paolo Cerruti

VP Global Supply Chain and Operations Planning at Tesla Motors

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Carlos Oliveira

Managing Partner at LBC

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Shahid Khan

Design Thinking Driven Innovation and Digital Transformation

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Simon Hawksworth

Senior Director of Business Development, Nypro Healthcare

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Susan Feland

Program Innovation Stanford University

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Torben Rankine

Partner at LBC, San Francisco

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Jonathan Littman

Founder of Snowball Narratives

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Mark Schar

Senior Researcher Design Education Lab

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Vitor Rodrigues

Software Enginner at Google

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Take a look at our previous editions

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