GSI - Silicon Valley

Innovation Program
Immersion in Silicon Valley

GSI Innovation Program
Immersion in Silicon Valley

Next Edition: 22nd - 26th May 2023

 

 

 

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Download the 11th Edition brochure of the Innovation Program here

An intensive 5 day 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 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

Learn how to build and 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 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

 

Immersion Program 2023: 22nd -26th May

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Strategic Innovation Enhancement Sessions

08h30 - 10h00

Winning 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:

Frameworks and best practices for Digital Transformation

 

 

  

People Management in Innovation:

Innovator profiles

Open innovation

A framework for managing innovation

Case studies

 

Impact of New Technologies:

Disruption and opportunities of AI, Blockchain, Cloud and Big Data

 

 

 

Futures Industry and Wrap Up Discussion:

How to de-risk the innovation process

Leadership in the low-touch economy

Key Commitments & Takeaways from Silicon Valley

Interaction With Champions

10h00 - 15h30

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Session on Entrepreneurs Faces with Jonathan Littman 

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Business Acceleration and Opportunities

16h00 - 17h00

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Berkeley Skydeck

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Exponential Network

17h00 - 18h00

Free time for personal agenda

Panel discussion with foreign Entrepreneurs

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Networking events with Bay Area Economic Council guest speaker at Shack 15

Happy Hour with Venture Capital guest speaker and optional participant pitching session

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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

Bus. Dev. 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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Other Information

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