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Gail Martino
Senior Project Manager, Emerging Technologies at UNILEVER


Open Innovation leader at Unilever, one of the largest global manufacturers of personal care, cleaning agents, beverages and foods. Last 2 years focused on establishing and leveraging regional ecosystem to accelerate partnerships in North America.

Functional Expertise:
• Strategic Partnerships/Corporate Alliances
• Technical Scouting and Landscaping
• Academic/University Relationships
• Outsourcing/More for less
• Technology and consumer trend identification
• Crowdsourcing/Leveraging start up communities
• Establishing an open innovation culture/model
• In-Licensing/Out-licensing

Example Domains:
• Chemistry, formulation, material science
• Computational knowledge engines/Artificial intelligence
• In silico / computer modeling methods for R&D and data visualization
• Methods for skin and body analysis
• Next generation consumer science
• Sensors/Diagnostics

Corporate Skills:
• Global and regional project/program management
• Management of agile or 3d party teams
• Technical needs definition
• New business models/new ways of working
• Innovation processes
• Negotiation

Gail Martino's Network

Agenda Sessions

  • Roundtable Chats – 10 Concurrent Discussions

  • Roundtable Chats – 10 Concurrent Discussions