Detroit’s history is filled with change-makers and so, too, is its future. Celebrate the legacy of Walbridge and its 100th anniversary by looking to the future and the ideas to drive the next 100 years.
Join keynote speaker, Jeff DeGraff, the “Dean of Innovation,” to envision the importance of innovation and change for Detroit. In the process, find out how to unlock the innovation that’s part of the next chapter for your company.
Tuesday morning, Walbridge presented “Building Detroit Innovation,” a message of bringing change to Detroit and area companies. Walbridge Chairman and CEO John Rakolta Jr., spoke about the company’s 100 year history while keynote speaker Jeff DeGraff shared his expertise as the “Dean of Innovation.” Important innovators Tom Brady, co-founder and CTO of @skyspecs, Bridget Russo, chief marketing officer at @Shinola, and Matt Simoncini, president, CEO and a director of @learcorp, shared their experiences and discussed how each company is driven for the future. Photo Credit: Aaron Eckels for Crain’s Detroit Business #buildingdetroit #construction #innovation
Be inspired by the work of others as well. Hear from three innovators about how they are changing the way their companies are approaching business. Speakers are:
- Matt Simoncini: President, CEO and Director of Lear Corp.
- Bridget Russo: CMO of Shinola
- Tom Brady: Founder and CTO of Skyspecs
Join the conversation with #buildingdetroit
Hosted at the beautiful Detroit Athletic Club in downtown Detroit. I managed to sneak to the rooftop for some beautiful photos!
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