Achieving Business Agility

Featured 2020 presentations will explore ways the industry can strengthen agilility and increase customer value through design thinking.

The program is currently under development and is subject to change.

Keynote presentation delivered by:
Alan JopeAlan Jope, CEO, Unilever

Additional presentations delivered by:

  • Geneviève Berger, Chief Research Officer, Firmenich, Switzerland
  • Mukund Parthasarathy, Vice President of R&D, Dow Packaging & Specialty Plastics and Hydrocarbons
  • David Rose, Product Designer, Author & Futurist, Continuum Innovation, USA
  • Akira Sakano, Co-founder, Zero Waste Japan, Japan
  • Peter Styring, Professor, The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Keynote presentations delivered by:

David Taylor, Chairman of the Board, President and CEO, Procter & Gamble, USA

Matthew Price, President- Greater China, Procter & Gamble, China

Lin XuLin Xu, Chairman, Board of Directors and Managing Partner, US-China Green Fund, China

Additional oral presentations delivered by:

  • Jonathan Hague, Vice President R&D Homecare Discover, Unilever, United Kingdom
  • Motomitsu Hasumi, Executive Officer, Vice President, R&D-Household Products Research, Global and Responsible for R&D-Consumer Products Technology, Kao Corporation, Japan
  • Fumitomo Noritake, Executive Director, Executive Officer, Executive General Manager of Research and Development HQ, Lion Corporation, Japan
  • Eric Spackey, Chief Marketing Officer, Advanced Functional Fabrics of America, USA
  • Liping Zhang, Chief Scientist, Guangzhou Liby Enterprise Group Co., Ltd., China
  • Oceanna Zhang, Director of Consulting – E-commerce, Kantar, China

Presentations delivered by:

  • Stuart Landesberg, CEO/Co-Founder, Grove Collaborative, USA
  • Benjamin Punchard, Global Packaging Insights Director, Mintel, United Kingdom
  • Tom Szaky, CEO, TerraCycle, USA Paris Xu, Founder and CEO, MS Paris, China