Kellogg Innovation Network (KIN)
provides a forum for select executives and innovation managers
to meet, discuss internal and industry-wide challenges, business
growth, risks and successful strategies in the Kellogg
Innovation Network (KIN)
meeting with CEOs and Under Secretary Jon Dudas
U. S. Under Secretary
of Commerce and Commissioner of the U.S. Patent and Trademark
Office Jon Dudas approached the CRTI and requested its coordination
of meetings with CEOs from top innovation firms. February
2006 marked the first time the patent office met with key
business leaders in such a forum.
Tech Venture course
sponsors a quarter-long course, Tech
Venture, capped by a research trip to Silicon Valley.
Over the years, the course has enabled more than 500 full-
and part-time Kellogg MBA students to benefit from dozens
of such company, lab and university visits. The top student
projects were highlighted in Kellogg on Technology &
Innovation, published by Wiley & Sons.
for student programs
both speakers and industry contacts for the Kellogg School’s
Conference (formerly called Digital Frontier Conference).
of the minds
The center regularly
invites visiting faculty, including global innovation experts
Professor Dr. Holger Ernst of the WHU, Germany; Professor
Emanuela Prandelli of Bocconi, Italy; Professor Satish Nambisan
of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and Professor Akihiro
Okumura of Keio Business School, Japan, to facilitate idea
exchange and discussion aimed at shaping future programming
at CRTI and Kellogg partner schools.