Innovationedge to speak at St. Norbert College CEO Breakfast & Strategy Series

Thursday, Feb. 24

From St. Norbert College, January 14, 2011
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

Cheryl Perkins, founder and president of Innovationedge in Neenah, Wis., will present "Fostering and Leading a Culture of Innovation" as part of the CEO Breakfast and Strategy Series, Thursday, Feb. 24, from 7:30-8:30 a.m. at Riverview Country Club in Appleton.

In 2006, Business Week magazine chose Perkins as one of the Top 25 Champions of Innovation in the world. She was also named a Top Executive Driving Vision Within the Consumer Goods Industry (Visionaries 2006) by Consumer Goods Technology magazine.

With over 20 years' experience directing growth and innovation, Cheryl most recently served as the senior vice president and chief innovation officer for Kimberly-Clark. She ran the company's innovation and enterprise growth organizations, including research and development, engineering, design, new business, global strategic alliances, environment, safety and regulatory affairs. She has ten U.S. patents and several more pending.

Through Innovationedge, Perkins helps companies create new strategic business opportunities, build competitive advantage, and maintain a continuum of sustainable, innovative solutions.

All sessions run from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., and take place at the Riverview Country Club, Appleton, or the F.K. Bemis International Center, St. Norbert College.