Chris Boeckerman

Innovation Director/GrowthWorks Leader

Procter & Gamble

Chris Boeckerman is a “Change Agent” (a.k.a. Innovation Capability Leader) at Procter & Gamble (P&G) and founder of P&G’s Lean Innovation movement (GrowthWorks). She is a chemical engineer with a degree from the University of Cincinnati and has 27-years of experience at P&G leading global and regional innovation programs.

Chris specializes in developing dynamic teams worldwide to take on challenging innovation breakthroughs. Before this role, Chris spent 23 years in Global Fabric Care working on breakthrough innovation both upstream and downstream on such iconic brands as Tide, Ariel, Downy, Gain, and Bounce.

Chris is a YWCA Rising Star, an active leader in the Girls in STEM program for P&G and across Cincinnati, and she is on the Advisory Board for the Greater Cincinnati STEM Collaborative. Chris is married (dual-career), has two children and two dogs.

Her favorite quote: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” Margaret Mead