R&D Study Group - Using Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing in Oil & Gas Technology Development

Speaker Skip Davis
Skip currently serves as a Principal with Technology Intermediaries. Skip has over 25 years of experience in research, management and consulting. He is currently working with companies that need to develop new technology to stay ahead of the competition. His focus is on the ideation through development steps of the ...

Skip currently serves as a Principal with Technology Intermediaries. Skip has over 25 years of experience in research, management and consulting. He is currently working with companies that need to develop new technology to stay ahead of the competition. His focus is on the ideation through development steps of the technology development process.


Before taking on his current role at Technology Intermediaries, Skip spent seven years at NineSigma an open innovation services company. In prior years Skip was a Principal Consultant for Capgemini and before that worked for ABB and Lockheed in both research and management roles.


Skip earned a Masters in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech and a MBA from the University of Houston. He is a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers.

Full Description

There has been a lot of hype about open innovation and crowdsourcing over the last number of years. Results from applying open innovation and crowdsourcing have been mixed. Skip Davis will discuss different approaches to ideation, open innovation and crowdsourcing. He will then give examples of how these concepts are being used to develop new technology in oil & gas. The presentation will also outline some of the key elements of an effective open innovation program.

Organizer Skip Davis

Skip Davis, Chair R&D Study Group, skdavis@technologyintermediaries.com

When?

Thu, Nov. 7, 2013
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. America/Chicago

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Where?

Norris Conference Center – Westchase
9990 Richmond Ave., South Bldg., Ste. 102
Houston, Texas 77042

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