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General Session

Featuring Robert Kriegel, NY Times and Businessweek Best-Selling Author

Thursday, June 15 | 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

Robert Kriegel PhotoRobert Kriegel, PhD, is the author of the international bestseller ‘If it ain’t broke…BREAK IT,’ and ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Working So Damn Hard.’ Thursday morning Dr. Kriegel will share how to create the future rather than “wait and watch” it happen. He will deliver five strategies for developing innovative new ideas and opportunities and share the four most common obstacles to innovation and how to overcome them.

"Innovative ideas often come from places you haven’t looked before," says Kriegel. “One of the best sources is to look outside of your industry.”

Book Cover GraphicWith Dr. Kriegel’s extensive experience working with organizations in other seemingly non-related industries, he will provide attendees with some unique ways of thinking, with an added touch of humor to effectively engage with the audience.

His clients include: AT&T, Allstate, BP Chemical, Boeing, Cadillac Motor Cars Inc., Chevrolet, Comcast, Exxon Mobile, Fedex, General Mills, Hewlett-Packard, Kinkos, Kraft General Foods, Nestle USA, Nike, PBS, Sprint, Symantec Corporation, U.S. Navy and many more.

“The competitive climate is heating up, and it’s not going to cool down anytime soon in the electronic security and life safety industry,” says George De Marco, ESX Chairman. “An organization needs to embrace innovation and game-changing ideas throughout every aspect of its business, enabling it to meet the demands of a competitive landscape and the dramatically changing needs of consumers.”

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