Gary Robinson, Principal Consultant, Synaptic Packaging
April 9, 10:15 am, Future of Converting Theater
Innovation is going first through new territory, finding your way through unknown places, creating Synaptic Connections that previously did not exist - and doing so with a focus and purpose. Come learn about Disruptive Innovations Advancing Sustainability in Packaging and explore how this can be a game-changing topic for your company. In this discussion we will explore what is Disruptive Innovations (DI), how to identify it, and how to use the power of DI to create an offensive strategy for growth. This is a topic for the bold and the ambitious leaders - so come with your best ideas and together we can explore thoughts on how to advance them from novel thoughts to commercial reality.
Gary Robinson is an advisor to start-up firms helping them commercialize novel technologies that will advance packaging sustainability. From building solutions for global systemic issues, to finding micro keys to unlock new markets - Gary focuses on advancing disruptive innovations. Gary has 25 years in leadership with major brands such as The Home Depot, Kraft Foods, Newell Rubbermaid, and Amway R&D. In a consulting capacity Gary has also advanced major programs for some of the largest quick service restaurant chains and consumer brands that you know and love. In one sentence, Gary believes the key to success for disruptive innovation lies in Synaptic Connections. That is the ability to project forward trajectories and accelerate the connection of converging adjacencies.