Parker Hannifin is the world's leading manufacturer of motion and control systems. In recent years, the $12B business has been widely lauded for its "Win" strategy, a decade-old, multi-faceted initiative credited with generating record revenues and profits. "Winovation", the innovation-focused pillar of the "Win" effort, is an integral part of the Parker success story, accounting for dramatic increases in portfolio values and steady year-over-year expansion of organic growth from new products. To learn more, check out a recording of the event in the player below, or via ReadyTalk here.
Sopheon is an international provider of enterprise product lifecycle management software. Its Accolade® system enables end-to-end innovation management, including innovation planning, ideation, innovation process execution and product portfolio management. Sopheon’s solutions are used by leading innovators worldwide, including BASF, Philips, Electrolux, Northrop Grumman, Merck, PepsiCo, SABMiller and Total Petrochemicals. More information is available at www.sopheon.com.
Michelle LeBlanc is a Social Media Strategist at IIR USA with a specialization in marketing and a background in publishing and advertising. As part of the FEI team at, she tweets at @BEI_innovation and is the voice behind BEI:Back End of Innovation on Facebook and LinkedIn.