Sean Coyer, Leader of Digital Health Innovation and Ventures for the Gore Innovation Center will offer a captivating discussion on kick-starting industry disruption, forging a path to business creation and the importance of collaboration. Recognizing that a one size fits all approach to innovation isn’t the most effective, this discussion offers an inside look at the important characteristics of producing meaningful and fruitful innovation programs/projects across industries. Using case study examples of digital health partnerships with startups Kenzen and Bonbouton, Sean will address the challenges and outcomes of his latest projects and provide insights on the role of material science in marketplace disruption. Moreover, the discussion will offer a play-by-play look into how Gore is deploying innovative thinking through their innovation center, micro-equity program, external partnerships, and open lines of customer communication.
Leader Digital Health Innovations and Ventures
Gore Innovation Center
Sean Coyer leads corporate innovation efforts to identify emerging technologies with commercial potential and translate them into high-value product portfolios and new growth engine businesses. Sean deploys open innovation methodologies and strategic partnerships with startups, accelerators, venture capital and universities to accelerate creation of high-growth businesses.