Ann Arbor, MI, April 29, 2016 --(PR.com
)-- CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM strategic management consulting and research firm, announces that Dyan Finkhousen, Director of Open Innovation & Advanced Manufacturing at GENIUSLINK™, will make a presentation at CIMdata’s Innovation Engagement & Governance workshop.
GENIUSLINK™ is GE’s latest Open Innovation initiative and is seeking to redefine “what is possible” by connecting the world’s brightest minds and deepest expertise with the world’s most pressing issues. In her presentation, Convening Brilliance and Redefining What’s Possible, Dyan Finkhousen will talk about the impetus behind GENIUSLINK and how GE is engaging its innovation ecosystem with its most pressing needs.
A 19-year GE veteran, Dyan Finkhousen leads GE’s GENIUSLINK group, building open innovation and collaborative business models to make innovation more accessible and in the process redefining what’s possible. She collaborates closely with the GE Global Operations, Global Research Center, business verticals, customers, and entrepreneurs to establish the company’s vision for and execution of collaborative business models. Prior to assuming this role, she served as GE’s Asset Optimization Software Marketing Leader where she coached business teams on the development and commercialization of GE Predictivity™ Industrial Internet services. She also led the development and launch of the GE Predictivity brand and has held significant senior marketing and product management roles in GE Capital businesses.
CIMdata’s Innovation Engagement & Governance Workshop is the must-attend event for those interested in innovation engagement and governance. It will provide attendees with independent experiences shared by industrial companies and a collaborative networking environment where ideas, trends, experiences, and relationships critical to the industry germinate and take root. This one-day workshop will take place on May 25 at The Biltmore Hotel & Suites in Santa Clara, California.
For more information, visit: http://www.cimdata.com/en/education/knowledge-council-workshops/innovation-workshop-2016.
CIMdata, a leading independent worldwide firm, provides strategic management consulting to maximize an enterprise’s ability to design and deliver innovative products and services through the application of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions. Since its founding in 1983, CIMdata has delivered world-class knowledge, expertise, and best-practice methods on PLM solutions. These solutions incorporate both business processes and a wide-ranging set of PLM-enabling technologies.
CIMdata works with both industrial organizations and providers of technologies and services seeking competitive advantage in the global economy. In addition to consulting, CIMdata conducts research, provides PLM-focused subscription services, and produces several commercial publications. The company also provides industry education through PLM certificate programs, seminars, and conferences worldwide. CIMdata serves clients around the world from offices in North America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific. To learn more about CIMdata’s services, visit our website, www.CIMdata.com; follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/CIMdataPLMNews; or contact CIMdata at: 3909 Research Park Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA; Tel: +1 734.668.9922; Fax: +1 734.668.1957; or at Oogststraat 20, 6004 CV Weert, The Netherlands, Tel: +31 (0) 495.533.666.