Innovation & Transformation Lead for SAP North America
Maxwell Wessel is the Innovation and Transformation Lead for SAP North America. At SAP, Wessel is responsible for empowering innovators to bring disruptive and sustaining innovations to market and working to help tear down structural barriers that may stand in the way. He previously served as a fellow at Harvard Business School’s Forum for Growth and Innovation, a think tank devoted to developing the academic understanding of the innovation process. Read More >
Sustaining a culture of innovation requires a great deal of care. Organizations naturally gravitate towards models of operations that stifle innovators. In this session Maxwell Wessel, an expert on the topic of innovation and a leader within the current SAP North American transformation effort, plans to offer his advice into how your organization can create a system that sustains and encourages innovation. He will draw on decades of academic research from the topic areas of organizational design and innovation theory.