The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest

Jason Williams

Connector. Marketer. Explorer. Jason Williams is a can opener for innovation who is passionate about connecting people to people and people to ideas. He has spent years organizing programs and initiatives that provided a front-row seat to some of the most common challenges and popular solutions in corporate innovation. Jason helps teams tap into opportunities that drive future impact and assists in their efforts to increase a culture of curiosity and problem-solving within the organization.

Jason is managing director of The Society of Innovators at Purdue Northwest that serves the innovation and entrepreneur communities in Northwest Indiana and Greater Chicagoland. Jason is also the founder and owner of Spycomps, a business intelligence company focused on the retail industry. Prior to these roles, Jason was Executive Director of Centric from 2016-2019 where he led the organization's efforts to connect, educate and celebrate Indiana's problem solvers. Before Centric, Jason spent more than a decade as the US Marketing Director for Israel-based Keter Plastic, the world’s largest manufacturer of resin-based household and garden consumer products, working directly with some of the largest retailers in the world.

A graduate of Butler University, Jason is extremely active in Indiana’s innovation and entrepreneurship communities and is a member of the Hive Global Leaders network.

You can learn more about his work at https://www.jawbrain.com/ and https://www.spycomps.com/

Presentation Description

Innovation is a team sport that shouldn't be assigned to a select few of your company, organization or community. Learn ways to become a better innovator and how you are the problem solver capable of providing solutions for the challenges you see around you.

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