Past, Present, and Future of Open Innovation
The Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation website reported that dynamic leaders gathered Oct. 20-22 at the 10th anniversary of the Berkeley Innovation Forum to discuss the past, present, and future of Open Innovation. This inspiring 2 day event welcomed old and new companies alike. Douglas Atkin, Airbnb’s Global Head of Community, showed how Open Innovation works in a sharing economy. The power of community brings transformational change. Atkin spoke about how Airbnb’s community platform applies Open Innovation through sharing practices and ideas, thus the reason their business model is successful. Professor Henry Chesbrough introduced the second portion of the conference, which was dedicated to celebrating past lessons, agonies, and ecstasies.
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