Watch InnoCentive Executive Chairman, Craig Jones Speak at #EnelFocusOn

Posted by InnoCentive on May 22, 2018 1:06:00 PM


On Monday, May 14th, InnoCentive attended the ninth #EnelFocusOn event — titled “Open Innovability for a better world” — in San Francisco. The event hosted influencers across a variety of industries and covered topics ranging from innovation to technology.

As a major part of the event, InnoCentive Executive Chairman, Craig Jones spoke about how InnoCentive is driving innovation forward on a global scale. He also secured a partnership with Enel by signing an agreement with Ernesto Ciorra, Enel’s Head of Innovability.

Using our Challenge Driven Innovation platform, backed by a network of over 400,000 solvers, InnoCentive will enact multiple technology-related challenges over the next four years that will support Enel in their pursuit of achieving four of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs):

  1. SDG #4: Quality Education
  2. SDG #7: Affordable and Clean Energy
  3. SDG #8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
  4. SDG #13: Climate Action

Watch the full recording of the entire event below. Craig Jones speaks at 16:52 and the signing of the partnership between InnoCentive and Enel begins at 29:47.

Other notable moments during the event include:

  • Speech by Ernesto Ciorra at 6:50
  • Keynote Speaker, Henry Chesbrough speaks at 33:00
  • Open discussion begins at 1:01:00

Open Challenges for Enel

A few of the challenges InnoCentive has designed for Enel are already open. Head on over to the Challenge Center and search “Enel” to see what needs solving. Want to become a solver? Join InnoCentive to start submitting solutions today.


Topics: Challenges, InnoCentive News

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