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The Frontier Interview Series: How an Innovation Economy Helps Create Jobs
The Frontier Interview Series

The Frontier Interview Series: How an Innovation Economy Helps Create Jobs

  Laurie Jugan, Independent Consultant at Mississippi Enterprise for Technology (MSET) at Stennis Space Center, is a leading innovator in the commercialization community.  Hank Torbert, founder of The Frontier Conference, interviews her about how an innovation economy helps create jobs. Laurie, you are a proven leader in the innovation and commercialization community. Can you share your background and current activities?...
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Keynote Speaker: Jens Festervoll, Statoil
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Keynote Speaker: Jens Festervoll, Statoil

  Announcing 2018 Frontier Conference's morning keynote speaker: Jens Festervoll.   Festervoll is a Senior Advisor in Corporate Innovation at Statoil, as well as Statoil’s Corporate Liaison for the Techstars Energy Accelerator hosted in their Oslo office.   JENS FESTERVOLL'S KEYNOTE SESSION: DATE: Thursday, April 12, 2018 TIME: 8:15 AM TOPIC: Cross-Industry Learning - A Driver for Innovation   Festervoll...
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The Frontier Interview Series: Finding success in advanced manufacturing & chemicals
The Frontier Interview Series

The Frontier Interview Series: Finding success in advanced manufacturing & chemicals

Alex Reed, co-founder and CEO of Fluence Analytics, is a leading entrepreneur and technology innovator in the advanced manufacturing and chemicals industry. Hank Torbert, a founder of The Frontier Conference, interviews him about how his New Orleans-based company has sustained itself in a changing sector.   Alex, you are the founder one of, in my opinion, the most impressive industrial...
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Have You Registered for The Frontier 2018 Yet?
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Have You Registered for The Frontier 2018 Yet?

The Frontier returns April 11-13, 2018 at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. AGENDA IS NOW LIVE Event agenda has been posted on our website, see it here. More details will be continuously added. Stay tuned for updates. WHAT IS THE FRONTIER? The Frontier is a New Orleans based two-day destination conference for up and coming leaders in...
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The Frontier Interview Series: Innovations in Energy
The Frontier Interview Series

The Frontier Interview Series: Innovations in Energy

  Kirk Coburn is member of Shell Technology Ventures, Shell’s corporate venture capital fund and a successful serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist and early-stage angel investor. Hank Torbert, a founder of The Frontier Conference, interviews Coburn about the energy industry’s ongoing transformation. You have been an active investor and leader in the energy innovation space for decades. Tell me a little...
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The Frontier Interview Series: Tackling Water Woes
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The Frontier Interview Series: Tackling Water Woes

  Will Sarni is a leading innovator and investor in the global water industry. He has authored numerous books and articles and presented on the value of water, innovations in digital water technology, the circular economy and the energy-water-food nexus. He has been a water strategy advisor to private and public-sector enterprises and NGOs, working with multinational companies across a...
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