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The Power of Developing World Technology: Reverse Innovation


September 20th 2017
 

Seattle Yacht Club 1807 E Hamlin St, Seattle, WA 98112
5:30 - 8:30 PM  

 

For many years the world has approached the developing world as the place where innovation does not happen.
The developing world has been a place that receives innovation often as a result of aid or charitable efforts.
But no one has a monopoly on innovation. Many times innovation springs from the need and confronting a problem.
Increasingly innovation is sprouting to resolve developing world problems that also solve global problems.
This has the potential to dramatically address the needs of the base of the pyramid, the potential to move billions
out of extreme poverty and to unlock the potential of growth to the global south. 
This reverse innovation is creating an immense opportunity to innovate at a global scale, with both technology
and economic impacts. But what are the approaches, the challenges and the opportunities to global innovation and
what are the strategies to tap into this new reverse innovation?

 

Speaker: Maurizio Vecchione Executive Vice President, Global Good & Research

 

 Maurizio Vecchione is the executive vice president of Global Good and Research at Intellectual Ventures
(IV). In this role, he oversees Global Good, IV’s collaboration with Bill Gates to invent and deploy
technology specifically focused on improving life in developing countries, as well as the research and
operations of the IV Laboratory and Institute for Disease Modeling. Mr. Vecchione most recently served
as CEO of Arrogene, which is commercializing a new nanotechnology platform for cancer-targeted
therapeutics and diagnostics, and as CEO of telemedicine pioneer CompuMed.

 

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