Agile Innovation Program

2017 Global Innovation Sessions

MAY 15
Global Innovation in the Spice World of Food and Flavor

This century-old company maintains its position as the top spice company in the world by relying on innovation across all areas of its business. Beyond its global network of 18 Technical and Innovation Centers and flavor forecasting, McCormick has found success with innovative packaging, marketing efforts, and its global acquisition strategy.

Lawrence Kurzis, CEO, McCormick
Hamed Farid, McCormick

Hamed Faridi

Chief Science Officer

Global Innovation in the Wireless World

TESSCO is at the center of the wireless world, a position that can only be maintained through constant innovation, fresh ideas and strong partnerships with industry leaders like Samsung and Outter Products. As a one-stop wireless shop, TESSCO has their finger on the pulse of this rapidly changing market to meet the evolving demands of their clients.

Murray Wright, CEO. TESSCO

Murray Wright


Liz Robinson, Vice President, TESSCO

Liz Robinson

Senior Vice President

Global Innovation in the World of Fashion and Jewelry

Pandora shook up the jewelry industry with the introduction of their iconic charm bracelets in 2000. This innovation, combined with international expansion, fueled the company’s rapid growth over the ensuing years and today, Pandora is one of the largest jewelry companies in the world.

Jenny Merril Pandora

Jenny Merrill

VP of Retail Operations &

Business Development

Beth Moeri

Beth Moeri

Chief Merchandising Officer

Charisse Ford

Charisse Ford

Chief Marketing Officer

Scott Burger, President of America, Pandora

Scott Burger

President of the Americas

Innovation in the World of Wearable Technology

Although Under Armour is well known for its sweat-wicking fabrics, it has recently made a shift to embrace digital technology. It has spent nearly a billion dollars acquiring wearable fitness companies, making it a leader in the space and giving Under Armour insightful data, allowing for new and innovative ways to create value for its customers.

Kevin Haley, Under Armour

Kevin Haley

Executive Vice President, Strategy

Under Armour
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Randy Harward

Senior Vice President

Under Armour

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