We are delighted to announce that Dr. Ken Washington, Vice President, Research and Innovation, Ford Motor Company has joined the CoDev faculty and will be delivering the opening keynote talk Accelerating the Drive for Innovation and Collaboration at Ford on Wednesday, February 11, 2015.
Dr. Washington currently manages Ford’s research and advanced technology strategy – helping to lead the company’s accelerated drive for innovation throughout all areas of its business. His keynote talk will cover how external collaboration, open innovation, creative partnering and technology advancement coupled with deep understanding of customer experience/needs have led to successful product and service innovation at Ford – going beyond vehicles into Mobility. He will also discuss where and how Ford plans to take these innovations and practices into the future.
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