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2 - D A Y  W O R K S H O P
Technology Scouting to Accelerate Innovation
Implementing an External Sourcing Program

 August 14-15, 2008
/ Cambridge, MA

About the Instructor

jaypaap50.jpg (1167 bytes) Jay E. Paap, PhD
President, Paap Associates
Winner of the 2005 IRI Maurice Holland Award: Best article in Research Technology Management in 2004 'Anticipating Disruptive Innovation'

Jay Paap is President of Paap Associates, serves on the faculties of the Industrial Relations Center at Cal Tech and the Executive Program at The Sloan School (MIT), is a Fellow of The Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals, and a PDMA Certified New Product Development Professional. He received his Ph.D. from MIT’s Sloan School of Management with concentrations in technology management and organization design.

Dr. Paap has been active in the management of technology for 35 years, and has consulted with industrial and governmental organizations for over 30 years. Prior to founding Paap Associates, Jay was Partner at Data and Strategies Group, Principal at Ampersand Ventures, Director of Corporate Consulting at Venture Economics, and Associate Director of the Technology Management Group at Pugh-Roberts Associates. Before entering consulting, Jay was an officer in the US Air Force, responsible for developing and deploying advanced electronics equipment.

In 1992 he founded and ran the Commercialization Roundtable in which senior business development managers from major companies met every two or three months through 1995 to share experiences on corporate venturing and develop best practices concerning how major corporations can effectively commercialize new technology based concepts and businesses. Among the members of the Roundtable were AT&T, Digital, Dow, DuPont, GTE, IBM, MCC, Motorola, and Xerox.

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