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Scott Edgett Delivers a Keynote Presentation at the Innovation for Financial Services Conference

ANCASTER, ONTARIO CANADA - October 18, 2014 - Dr. Scott Edgett was invited to keynote at the 2014 International Conference on Innovation for Financial Services in Montreal, Canada.  The conference, held on October 16 and 17th at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, was organized by INNOFIN in cooperation with Finance Montreal and the FinTech Forum for IT and Finance experts.  It is one of a series of specialized international events organized for financial services professionals, IT experts, policy makers and academics to enable discussions on cutting edge issues related to the financial services sector.  The Montreal event has attracted delegates from Asia, Europe and North America and featured some of the most knowledgeable academics, researchers and leaders in financial services.

Scott Edgett’s presentation "Driving Innovation - A Critical Capability" revealed how financial services companies can leverage the Innovation Performance Framework® to build their innovation capabilities. 

For more information about the presentation or to inquire about inviting Dr. Edgett to speak at an event, please contact:

Rebecca Colley
Senior Product Manager
Stage-Gate International


About Scott J. Edgett

Scott J. Edgett is Chief Executive Officer at Stage-Gate International and is internationally recognized as one of the world's top experts in product innovation. A high-profile speaker and executive advisor, he is the pioneer of the critical practice of new product portfolio management, and principally focuses on issues affecting product innovation leadership and capability. Working with many of the world's best innovators and companies among the Fortune 1000, he has extensive experience working with large multi-national clients in a variety of industries. He is credited with helping business executives and product innovation professionals successfully implement world-class product innovation processes that have generated outstanding performance results.

A co-author of eight books, including the popular 'Product Innovation & Technology Strategy', and a published author of 85+ academic articles, Dr. Edgett is a former professor at the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University and is a Faculty Scholar at the Institute for the Study of Business Markets (ISBM) at Penn State University.

About Stage-Gate International

Stage-Gate International enables companies to accelerate innovation performance.  Organizations connect with Stage-Gate International's proven expertise in product innovation and technology strategy, portfolio management, idea-to-launch process (Stage-Gate® model) and innovation culture.  Companies leverage our research-based products, global consulting expertise and professional development programs.

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