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“Being a corporate innovator can be tough, and isolating. At FEI, I've found my tribe.”

Meeting the right people is one of the most important ways to fuel your personal success and that of your brand/business. Don’t leave it to chance.

Tuesday morning FEI transforms into a Networking Festival. This is THE best way to make connections that will last beyond the physical event.

MORNING YOGA with LULULEMON

Lululemon’s love for yoga runs deep: it rejuvenates our body, calms our mind, and it’s a the core of who they are. Participate in a professionally led 30 minute yoga class followed by refreshments and conversation with lululemon’s growth strategist.

Hosted by:
Lindsay Angelo, Growth Strategist, Lululemon

COFFEE CHAT with KEURIG

Morning Coffee (Keurig style!) and conversation that will center around Consumer IoT. This chat is for industry professionals that work internally to a consumer products, consumer goods, retail, or other consumer oriented companies.  

Hosted by:
Rachel Schwartz, Vice President, Product Management & General Manager, Keurig Connect, Keurig Green Mountain 
Jeff Hadden, Senior Brand Manager, Keurig Green Mountain

FEI ORIENTATION Breakfast with VOLVO

New to FEI? Connect with FEI mentors and ambassadors as they show you the ropes so you can maximize your experience. 

Hosted by:

Mike Hatrick, Global Head IP Strategy & Portfolio, Volvo Group

CPG BREAKFAST with MARS Wrigley & Clorox

Industry specific breakfast specifically for executives responsible for innovation in Consumer Packaged Goods organizations. Share common challenges and discuss solutions in an off-the record setting.

Hosted By:

William Singleton, Director Global Breakthrough Packaging Development, MARS Wrigley

Wayne Delker, former Chief Innovation Officer, Clorox

MORNING RUN

A morning run will help give you that extra energy boost you need to make the most out of a busy FEI schedule the rest of the day. Join peers for an informal run followed by snacks and conversation.


HEALTHCARE BREAKFAST with 3M & XEROX

Industry specific breakfast specifically for executives responsible for innovation in Healthcare organizations. Share common challenges and discuss solutions in an off-the record setting.

Hosted By:

Cristin Moran, Head of Front End Innovation for Health Care, 3M Critical & Chronic Care

Denise Fletcher, former Chief Innovation Officer, Xerox Payer & Pharma

PHARMA BREAKFAST with LILLY, GSK & ASTRAZENECA

Industry specific breakfast specifically for executives responsible for innovation in Pharmaceutical organizations. Share common challenges and discuss solutions in an off-the record setting.

Hosted by:

Amber Anderson, Innovation Incubation, GlaxoSmithKline

Tom Wagner, Director of Global Digital Strategy & Innovation, AstraZeneca

Brett Huff, Lilly

ART OF CULINARY CREATIVITY

The pace of change in the culinary industry is unrivaled. Every day requires a new passion and creativity. Join the Seaports Award-Winning executive Chef in this interactive session while making (and eating) your own culinary creations.

Hosted by:

Seaport Executive Chef Richard Rayment

FINANCIAL SERVICES BREAKFAST with FIDELITY & USAA

Industry specific breakfast specifically for executives responsible for innovation in Financial Service organizations. Share common challenges and discuss solutions in an off-the record setting.

Hosted by:

Sean Belka, Senior Vice President & Director, Fidelity Labs

Mick Simonelli, Former Chief Innovation Officer, USAA Enterprise Innovation

MANUFACTURING BREAKFAST with CORNING

Industry specific breakfast specifically for executives responsible for innovation in Manufacturing organizations. Share common challenges and discuss solutions in an off-the record setting.

Hosted by:

Bill Morris, Corporate Innovation Effectiveness, Corning

Laura Bissmeyer, Director, Global Supply Management, Corning

MORNING MANICURES

Treat yourself! A relaxing way to start your day, join with colleagues for a little pampering as you get to know each other over manicures, refreshments, and great conversation.

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION Breakfast with UNILEVER

Informal breakfast conversation for companies who are transforming for big, better, faster innovation through digital tools. 

Hosted by:

Gail Martino, Senior Project Manager, Emerging Technologies, Unilever