Nov. 16

“Sailing in Troubled Waters: Innovation for Times of Crisis” – an interactive webinar with innovation professor Carlos Osorio

Did you know that most of innovation happens in times of crisis? Have you used this time to put the right and effective strategy into practice? When, if not now, is the time to get some fresh knowledge on the latest developments in management theory, the tools, and frameworks that could help you proceed with your business more effectively and contribute to the positive change of your company?

BMI Brussels is hosting an interactive lunchtime webinar with innovation Professor Carlos Osorio (Ph. D.) „Sailing in Troubled Waters: Innovation for Times of Crisis”. The online event will take place on Thursday, November 26th at 12h30 Brussels time, (13h30 Vilnius time), via ZOOM platform. Please, register no later than November 25th here

About the webinar

Innovation happens in volatile, uncertain, risky, and ambiguous environments. Recent research shows that part of this environment comes from within organizations, but due to the large number of interacting variables are mistakenly associated to external factors. During this practical and interactive webinar, Carlos Osorio, who is both an innovation professor and practitioner, will highlight the dimensions and variables affecting innovation performance at the strategic, project and personal levels in turbulent times. He will present guidelines for refining your innovation strategy, enhancing the performance of various innovation dimensions to propel them to higher levels.

About Carlos Osorio

Carlos Osorio (Ph.D.) is co-founder and partner at Yuken, a global design, and innovation capability-building impact research lab based in Chile, adjunct professor at Universidad del Desarrollo (Chile), visiting professor of innovation at DeustoBusiness School (Spain), and guest lecturer on innovation at Singularity University (US). He has been an International Faculty Fellow at MIT School of Management, a faculty associate at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center, and visiting research scientist at MIT Medialab, among other faculty and research positions.

His research and teaching focus on innovation processes and methods for innovation capability building in high-complexity environments. The emphasis of his work is on:

  • understanding the processes, methods and techniques used by the most innovative teams in the World;
  • experimenting on ways for effectively enabling learning of those processes;
  • synthesizing and developing new methods for training autonomous high-performance innovation teams.

Carlos has advised governments and worked with companies on innovation strategy, processes, and culture, including various Fortune 100 firms. His industry experience in innovation includes pharmaceuticals, insurance, energy, telecommunications, forestry, logistics, banking, fine wines, and mining. He has been invited as a speaker at the universities, firms, and multilateral organizations in the United States, Europe, and Latin America.

The webinar takes between 1 and 1.15h. The Zoom link, together with the confirmation of your registration, will be sent shortly after registration. We look forward to seeing you online!

If you need more information on the event, please contact Elze Pociute: +32 474 264551; or visit our website:



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