The Role of Governance: Lessons from Operating an Innovation Growth Board

November 15, 2018 at 10:45 AM

Presented by Jonathan Bertfield (Senior Faculty, Lean Startup Co. , Co-Founder, Spinnaker Consulting), Eric Steege (Ignite Methods Director, American Family Insurance)

Experience Level: Advanced

Track: Enterprise, Government


Theory abounds when it comes to evidence-based metered funding and innovation growth boards. However, there have been few case studies or tangible examples of how innovation governance can work in larger companies. Based on the experience of building and training an internal innovation investment council made up of senior leaders, we will share case study examples of what worked, what didn’t work, what we learned, and what we’re still wondering.