Center for Innovation Strategies

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The Center for Innovation Strategies (CIS) offers speaker series, workshops and summits to help professionals at all levels develop knowledge and skills in innovation, learn from and engage with industry and academic experts, and engage with our talented students.

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Speaker Series

Join us and a community of innovation professionals for our quarterly workshops on innovation topics related to the ideation, incubation and execution of innovative products, services, processes and business models.

Innovation Summit sponsored by the Cullman Family

Cullman Innovation Summit 2017

CIS offers interactive summits to bring together academics, industry experts and students on the latest topics in innovation. Learn more:


Executive Education

CIS collaborates with Fisher's Executive Education program to offer the Innovation Practice program. This unique program is designed especially for executives and senior managers who are responsible for driving innovation throughout their organization, and for business leaders who want to better understand how to drive sustainable, profitable growth.

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Founding Members

CIS is grateful to its founding members for support and guidance. We partner with our founding members to offer meaningful programs to drive growth in organizations of all sizes and to develop an innovate talent pipeline.

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Contact Us

Jennifer Heckscher
Director of Innovation Programs