Author: Mellissa Hopkins

Women Behind Innovation: Dr. Arpana Verma

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Dr. Arpana Verma is the Vice President Technology at NanoMech and a co-inventor of founding patent for nGlide lubricant technology platform. Arpana provides science and engineering leadership for business development for NanoMech Energy from Houston for the Oil and Gas and related manufacturing sectors. NanoMech Energy supports global Oil & Gas businesses including upstream, midstream … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Dr. Arpana Verma

Hearing Technologies Enhance Quality of Life

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Hearing innovations have become increasingly important as the world’s population begins to understand the daunting reality of what is to come as 900 million people are at risk of debilitating hearing loss by 2050. These problems have compounded as the current population continues to age and issues that were initially undocumented have come to the … Continue reading Hearing Technologies Enhance Quality of Life

Creating an Innovation Culture Inside Your Organization

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Innovation is critical for business. It keeps a company on the forefront of new developments and allows them to implement new tactics and procedure in new and evolving markets. Innovation enables organizations to stay one step ahead of the competition and gain a more significant market share. Innovation also creates opportunities for higher efficiency and … Continue reading Creating an Innovation Culture Inside Your Organization

Women Behind Innovation: Stacey M. DelVecchio

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Stacey DelVecchio is the Additive Manufacturing Product Manager for Caterpillar Inc., leveraging the technology in a variety of spaces, including New Product Introduction, supply chain and operations. Her team is focused on deploying the technology by working with Caterpillar product groups on design for additive. DelVecchio manages the Additive Manufacturing Factory, which has a wide … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Stacey M. DelVecchio

Women Behind Innovation: Marie Hattar

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Marie Hattar is the first chief marketing officer (CMO) appointed in the Keysight/Agilent/HP history. She is responsible for invigorating the company brand and expanding the effectiveness of global marketing efforts. She drives Keysight’s corporate positioning, messaging and communications to both internal and external audiences. Marie has more than 20 years of marketing leadership experience spanning … Continue reading Women Behind Innovation: Marie Hattar

2018 Edison Awards : An Intern’s Journey

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The Edison Universe means so much more to me than merely an internship. This internship has fostered me into a confident, well-spoken student who is ready and eager to finally take the first step in my career. As a senior attending the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, I am graduating with a degree in Marketing and a Professional … Continue reading 2018 Edison Awards : An Intern’s Journey

Visions of the Future – Innovating with Purpose

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Marillyn A. Hewson, 2018 Edison Achievement Award Honoree and Chairman, President & CEO, Lockheed Martin Corporation, and members of her executive team addressed last week’s Edison Awards audience on the topic of Visions of the Future: Innovating with Purpose. Before looking toward the future of aviation, the CEO cited Lockheed Martin’s performance momentum as established … Continue reading Visions of the Future – Innovating with Purpose

Bridging Past & Future Innovation

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Last week’s Edison Awards event was honored to feature Erik Lindbergh, grandson of famed aviator Charles Lindbergh, and President and Co-Founder of VerdeGo Aero as he spoke on  Bridging Past & Future Innovations. Lindbergh spoke about Air Shepherd™, a program founded by the Lindbergh Foundation and now run exclusively by UAV & Drone Solutions, which … Continue reading Bridging Past & Future Innovation

Space: The New Economy

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Todd May, Director of NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center told the 2018 Edison Awards attendees that “early space advances centered around being first.” “The next frontier is deep space exploration,” he continued—the vehicles, technology and infrastructure necessary for space travel. He stressed the need to work collaboratively when creating the support systems needed to develop … Continue reading Space: The New Economy

Leveraging Innovation: From Patents to the Tank

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Everything begins with an idea, but as Thomas Edison is attributed with saying “innovation is only 1% inspiration and 99% perspiration.” For success, one must work their idea, and consider every possible objection in their path. Competition and opportunity increase as technology travel across the globe, and ideas can become mute in a matter of … Continue reading Leveraging Innovation: From Patents to the Tank