Spigit Partners With Industry and Academic Leaders to Launch Innovation Forum Series
Events in Los Angeles, Boston, New York, San Francisco, and London will connect business leaders to share best innovation practices

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Spigit, the world’s leading provider of ideation management software, today announced the kick-off of its Fall Innovation Forum series, which connects Spigit clients and partners with business leaders to discuss the latest advancements, best practices, and processes that drive successful innovation. The first event of the series, hosted today by Pepperdine University, will be held at the university’s West Los Angeles graduate campus.

“Our Innovation Forums are designed to share key learnings from our industry-leading clients and partners with executives and their teams so they can build, enhance, and sustain their innovation programs,” said Scott Raskin, President and CEO of Spigit. “With most industries facing accelerated change, driven by disruptive technologies and new business models, innovation is more critical than ever. Through these Forums we are forming a network for sharing learnings and experiences based on the notion that creating a culture of innovation must be senior executives’ top priority.”

The initial Innovation Forum events will be held:

October 24: Los Angeles, California, hosted with Pepperdine University
November 1: Boston, Massachusetts
November 2: New York City, New York
November 15: San Francisco, California
November 15: London, England

“We are delighted to host our first Innovation Forum with Spigit. Innovation is at the heart of our university and is a skillset we seek to instill within our students,” said Shawn Herrera, Director of Corporate Partnerships at Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business & Management. “We have an intriguing event planned, including a session on the Digital Workspace for the Cognitive Era, led by IBM, a keynote from Marcus Shingles, CEO of XPRIZE, and a CEO panel on Building a Culture of Innovation, moderated by Pepperdine Associate Professor Dr. John Mooney. Pepperdine is hosting events like this, and inviting Southern California’s top business leaders, because we are committed to being on the forefront of innovation in both higher education and industry. We are confident that attendees will take away a tremendous amount of actionable ideas to ensure that their companies can innovate now and in the future.”

Spigit’s Innovation Forums provide attendees with an opportunity to connect with innovation thought leaders and other corporate executives to learn from their experiences, challenges, and successes in creating a culture of innovation.

For more information about the Fall Innovation Forum series and to register your interest in attending, please read the blog post here and visit www.spigit.com/innovation-forums/.

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