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Innovation in Practice 

Dupont Silicon Valley Innovation Center - Materially Different


Workshop to create personas for startup Catch Stamps

23rd August @ 5:30 PM @ Stanford GSB | online streaming


Russell Rogers

DowDuPont Global Innovation Leader & Head of Silicon Valley Innovation Center


The majority of Russell's professional life has focused on leading innovation, business development, new technology commercialization and the front end of innovation with a strong focus on design thinking. Russell advises, leads and partners with individuals, organizations, and institutions to bring technology and fresh thinking to solve problems and create new opportunities. He consults to the Fortune 500 and the military in the US and abroad.


Boris Sheykhetov

CEO and Founder of Catch Stamps

Mr. Sheykhetov graduated from the Novosibirsk State University earning a Ph.D. in economic modeling with an emphasis in Economic Cybernetics.

Actively participate in the Philately Sector as the stamp collector, and as the dealer more than 45 years.

Member of APS, GPS and other organizations both in the US and globally.

Authored numerous articles in different magazines and newspapers about philately and other collectibles.




5:30 check-in

6:00 Talk: Dupont Silicon Valley Innovation Center - Materially Different

7:00 Workshop: Create personas for startup Catch Stamps

8:00 Networking

Dupont Silicon Valley Innovation Center - Materially Different

Russell's talk will be devoted to the description of the DowDuPont innovation center build in Silicon Valley and how his team is designing and developing an engaging customer experience to bring our seemingly uninteresting materials (polymers, flexible electronics, etc.) to life by focusing on what they enable for example: lighter and thinner electronics. There will be a few words on how to utilize a small team to run an innovation center while leveraging an open innovation style partnership strategy to speed up a prototyping process.


Workshop create personas 

We will create personas for amazing startup in the philately field, presented by CEO Boris Sheykhetov

Address: Mba Class Of 1968 Building, Class C101

653 Serra St Stanford, CA 94305


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