Webinar Encore: Global Open Innovation – Establishing Technology Scouting in Multinational Corporations

Highlighted sessions from the CoDev 2014 webinar series are available on-demand and can be viewed at a convenient time of your choice.  See the bottom of this post for a complete list of available webinars.


Today’s highlighted session is:

Global Open Innovation – Establishing Technology Scouting in Multinational Corporations

Multinational-OrganizationToday, multinational corporations are increasingly using their vast global reach to tap different markets quickly and exploit their on-the-ground knowledge to sniff out new ideas emerging around the globe. Although the advantage of being a multinational is exactly this knowledge access on a global basis, there is a big gap between the potential for global knowledge sourcing and the actual use of such knowledge to introduce new products and services.

In this webinar, we will discuss the opportunities and challenges multinational corporations face (as well as some best practices) in establishing technology scouting units worldwide and in implementing open and global innovation processes.



Felipe Monteiro, Insead

Felipe Monteiro, Insead

Felipe Monteiro is an Assistant Professor of Strategy at INSEAD. He obtained his PhD in Strategic and International Management at the London Business School. He also has a LL.B. (JD equivalent) degree, cum laude, from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, a M.Sc. in Business Administration from COPPEAD/UFRJ, Brazil and a MRes in Business Studies from London Business School.

His research focuses on global open innovation and on knowledge processes within multinational corporations (MNCs), in particular, on how MNCs access external knowledge across organizational, technological and geographic boundaries. Felipe is also leading a research project on foreign direct investment strategies of MNCs headquartered in the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries. His research has been published in top academic and managerial journals and won or was nominated to prestigious awards at the Academy of International Business, at the Academy of Management and at the Strategic Management Society.

Professor Monteiro was a member of the Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology’s CORE Global Expert network, a small group of leading academics advising Samsung in the area of global innovation management, from 2009 to 2011.

Before joining INSEAD, he was a standing faculty member at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania where, during four consecutive years (2009-2012), he received the “Goes Above and Beyond the Call of Duty” Teaching Award for his outstanding contributions and commitment to educational excellence in the MBA core curriculum. In 2011, he also received the Wharton Undergraduate Excellence in Teaching Award.

Prior to that, Professor Monteiro was a Fellow, and an award-winning teacher, at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). He has also worked as a Senior Researcher at the Harvard Business School’s Latin American Research. Felipe was also an Adjunct Professor at IBMEC Business School in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he won seven teaching awards between 1998 and 2002. Prior to joining academia, Felipe was a Senior Analyst at Banco do Brasil acting as an advisor to foreign companies investing in Brazil.

When you fill out the form to view this webinar, you will also be able to select from the following additional webinars:

  • 3M’s Aggressive Innovation Approach with Supplier Partnerships
  • Global Open Innovation: Establishing Technology Scouting in Multinational Corporations
  • Forging CoDev Relationships with your Supplier Community
  • IP Strategies in an Open Innovation Environment
  • CoDev and OI Practitioner’s Panel
  • Enhancing Idea Generation Through Collaboration
  • Open Innovation Practitioner’s Perspective: H.B. Fuller
  • Business Model Innovation
  • Insourcing & Outsourcing Design & Development: Creating Supplier-Led Innovation


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