In a time of uncertainty, one thing is not: Organizations that are best able to quickly adapt and drive innovations forward are the ones that will emerge stronger than before. It is with this in mind that CFBN invites you to our live webinar,
How To Innovate Now. Led by category experts including Edlong CEO and President Laurette Rondenet, and NewEdge Innovation Strategy CEO Pam Henderson, this 60-minute online event will touch on the future of innovation and how the current climate could accelerate innovation, how your organization can drive innovation during this time, and new ways to think about opportunity in the future. Join us for an engaging conversation and don't forget to bookmark our half-day workshop event coming up in the fall (LEARN MORE)!
Joining us for this conversation:
Laurette Rondenet, President & CEO, The Edlong Corporation
Laurette Rondenet is the President and CEO of Edlong, based in Elk Grove Village, IL. Today Edlong is a global leader in dairy and dairy-free flavors, committed to helping food and beverage manufacturers innovate faster, for authentic-tasting, consumer-pleasing products. Edlong is the only certified woman-owned flavor house (WBENC).
Under Laurette’s leadership, Edlong has experienced unprecedented growth in the highly competitive flavors category. She leads the organization with a commitment to nurturing long-term, integrated relationships with both customers and employees, and in bringing value to the customer with innovative products and attentive service that truly differentiates Edlong. The company’s mission is “To Enrich the Lives of Those We Touch.” This is accomplished everyday through the foods Edlong’s flavors are in, and the people’s lives impacted. Laurette is an exceptional leader who is passionate about every employee having a voice in our work and future, and on a greater lever, feeding the world.
Dr. Pam Henderson, Founder & CEO, NewEdge
Pam Henderson, Ph.D., is founder and CEO of NewEdge Inc., a company that acts as a growth strategy and innovation partner. Pam pioneered Opportunity Thinking™ principles, a new approach to innovation that helps organizations create sustainable growth. This methodology has been applied across industries, transforming companies both large and small, from start-ups and non-profits to Fortune 500 companies.
Originally on the faculty at Carnegie Mellon University, Pam later worked with the national laboratory system to commercialize early stage technologies. Her book “You Can Kill an Idea…But You Can’t Kill an Opportunity!”, a Wiley publication, has been translated into Mandarin and Korean and is in its fourth printing. She publishes widely on market insight, business and innovation strategy, and design and has received recognition in the Harvard Business Review, Wall Street Journal, NPR.
To join us for this conversation: CLICK HERE to access the Zoom registration link.
This is a FREE webinar brought to you in partnership with CFBN member company, The Edlong Corporation.
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