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EPFL Innovation Park workshop for R&D leaders by Logitech’s former VP of Engineering

Workshop EPFL Innovation Park

Workshop for R&D leaders by Logitech’s former VP of Engineering—Yves Karcher

December 11th 2018, 13h30-17h30
Room Mars, Building C, 3rd floor


This workshop is aimed at addressing common R&D leader’s challenges:

  • Increase efficiency & responsiveness of your R&D shop: how to (re)design the R&D Organisation?
  • Lead R&D projects portfolio: deal with Marketing, identify, select, manage and execute R&D projects (whether development, ingredients or research projects)

Through two highly interactive workshops, also learning from each other, you will find anchor points and possible options for you to move forward. You will also learn to know peers with similar issues.

The workshops will be held in English and/or French, depending on the audience.

Bio of the workshop leader: Yves Karcher

Master of Sciences of Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, France (INPG) and EMBA from IMD Lausanne, Switzerland. Joined Engineering of Hewlett-Packard and Georg-Fischer and finally Logitech in 1989 in various leadership roles. In 1999, lead Logitech Engineering as director for mice and trackballs and later as Vice-President for all Consumer Computing products, which included retail, OEM, Gaming and tablet-related accessories as well as future categories (up to 400 engineers globally). In January 2015, Yves Karcher retired from the corporate world and created InnoExec to share what he learnt on Innovation and Execution to companies and students. He interacts in French and English, whether in one-to-one coaching, classes, seminars or workshops. Companies where he worked with R&D leaders: Flyability, Audemars-Piguet, Nissan, PMI, Ecorobotix, IEM, Decision, Boucledor, GreenGT, Fastree 3D

More info at: www.innoexec.com

The workshop is limited to 12 participants and aimed to leaders in Product Development