In the Key of Innovation: Fine-tuning Innovation in Your Organization

In the Key of Innovation: Fine-tuning Innovation in Your Organization

Featuring Natalie Painchaud, Director of Learning at the global consulting firm Innosight, and coauthor of Eat, Sleep, Innovate: How to Make Creativity an Everyday Habit Inside Your Organization, and Settlement CEO Helen Eaton

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Join us to learn how any organization can use specific strategies and the right mindset to create a culture of innovation. Natalie Painchaud will highlight key innovation concepts from her latest book Eat, Sleep, Innovate: How to Make Creativity an Everyday Habit Inside Your Organization, which features Settlement’s mission-driven growth as a case study. Helen Eaton will also discuss creating a culture of innovation at Settlement both before and during the pandemic. The session, hosted by Drexel University’s Youngmoo Kim, will include a Q&A with the presenters.

Natalie Painchaud, Director of Learning at Innosight 

As Director of Learning, Natalie leads Innosight’s internal training strategy by designing and delivering development programs for the global consulting team and the professional staff. Natalie also creates learning and leadership development initiatives for Innosight’s clients. She has designed and conducted customized learning programs and immersion experiences for senior leaders at a range of Fortune 500 companies.

Natalie joined Innosight as a member of the consulting team in 2005 where she worked with organizations to help them build innovation capabilities and commercialize innovations primarily in consumer goods, apparel and healthcare.

Prior to joining Innosight, Natalie was a Senior Associate with Cambridge Executive Enterprises, an MIT-founded executive education company. In this position, Natalie led a team working with the company’s chairman to deliver global seminars sponsored by Hewlett Packard and Oracle Corporation. Natalie holds a B.A. with distinction in Industrial Relations from McGill University.

Helen Eaton, CEO of Settlement Music School 

Helen Eaton has served as Settlement Music School’s Chief Executive Officer since 2010. During her tenure, Helen has grown programming, diversified funding sources, strengthened the balance sheet, and championed partnerships, both locally and nationally.

In 2020, Eaton received one of the highest honors in the field – the Arts Education Award from the Americans for the Arts. The award recognizes transformational leadership through strategic planning, strong programming, and the engagement of partners to achieve community goals. In 2016 she was named one of the Top 30 Innovators by Musical America Worldwide.

Helen was delighted to have her work at Settlement featured as a case study in Scott Anthony, Paul Cobban, Natalie Painchaud, and Andy Parker’s book, Eat, Sleep, Innovate: How to Make Creativity an Everyday Habit Inside Your Organization, published in October 2020 by Harvard Business Review Press.

Youngmoo Kim, Director of Expressive and Creative Interactive Technologies (ExCITe) Center and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Drexel University

Youngmoo’s research spans music technology, robotics & AI, and STEAM education. He has served as Resident Technologist for Opera Philadelphia and is an advisor to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. He co-authored the National Academies’ report “Branches from the Same Tree” on the integration of the Arts & Humanities with Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, and his 2019 TedxPhiladelphia talk addressed the digital divide and the lack of equity and inclusion in tech. He received Drexel’s 2012 Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching and is a member of the Apple Distinguished Educator class of 2013.

Youngmoo received his Ph.D. from the MIT Media Lab and holds a Master’s in Vocal Performance from Stanford as well as Engineering and Music degrees from Swarthmore. He has extensive experience in music performance, including eight years as a member of the Tanglewood Festival Chorus, and currently sings with The Tonics, an a cappella ensemble in Philadelphia. In 2020 he launched “Creating at a Distance,” a newsletter to highlight innovative artistic collaboration through technology during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Event Details
Date Thursday, November 19, 2020
Time 1:00 pm
Location Online