Christopher Wood is the managing director of Ten X Strategies, L.L.C., a Spokane, WA based new product & process development consulting firm. He has provided his services over the last 25 years in 30 plus states and 5 countries. Leading company turn arounds and acquisitions he has worked with every size firm, from Mom & Pop shops to Fortune 500. He is educated as a mechanical engineer, is an adjunct professor in Gonzaga’s Engineering School, an Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Startup Spokane’s Mind-2-Market accelerator fund, an angel investor, partner in a large wheat, timber and cattle ranch in Eastern Washington and is the founder of an ag-tech startup, Dryland SA. His work is based on Toyota’s Business System methodologies and his experience spans from wheat field dirt clods to rocket launch pads. He specializes in demonstrating how lean techniques frame any innovation effort by following a simple roadmap.
Christopher’s talk, A Roadmap for Innovation, focuses on the 10 key points of the innovation process. Learn how to properly frame the challenge you are facing based on proven, reliable steps guaranteed to create progress and higher performing innovation efforts. These steps build innovative organizations based on a common language, a shared vision and easy to use tools. Come to this fast paced, one-hour session for a hands-on, learn-do experience.
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
StartUp Spokane at 610 West 2nd Avenue
Spokane, WA, 99201