Jul 022014

Dr Drummond de Alvarenga Neto

The society is delighted to welcome back Dr Rivadávia C. Drummond de Alvarenga Neto to talk to the society members on “Making  innovation: Knowledge Creation at the intersection of technology and business models

Dr Drummond’s last talk to the Society was in February 2013, http://www.hkkms.hk/index.php/2013/01/making-km-work/

This is an event jointly organised by the HKKMS and the KMIRC of the HK Polytechnic University.

Speaker :  Dr Rivadávia C. Drummond de Alvarenga Neto
Date : Thursday 10th July  2014,
Time: From 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Location:  Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Room details will be confirmed soon.

Please complete the registration form below to reserve your place.   Come prepared for an engaging evening.

Talk synopsis

Innovation and technology are usually seen as synonyms by top Executives and business owners. Strategic innovation means value creation at the Intersection of technology and business models as a result of knowledge creation initiatives. A Strategic concept of innovation will be discussed, as well as execution Issues, tools, metrics and cases from world class organizations.

Registration has completed for this event.


Dr Drummond’s Bio

Dr. Rivadávia Correa Drummond de Alvarenga Neto is President of UNIBH (University Center of Belo Horizonte), Honorary Associate Professor at the Faculty of Education (The University of Hong Kong) Associate Professor at Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC – ranked first in executive education in Latin America in 2012) and MBA Professor at UNA, Brazil. He holds a PhD in Information Science from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais Federal – UFMG, Brazil. Rivadávia speaks regularly on the subjects of business models, innovation and knowledge management (KM). He conducted the first in-depth KM qualitative study within the Brazilian organizational context in 2005. Since 2001, he’s been working with many world-class organizations, such as Petrobras, Embrapa, Astra Zeneca, Linde, Banco do Brasil, Itaú-Unibanco, Santander, Cardif, Bradesco, Siemens, NEC, Odebrechdt, Globo TV, Mittal Steel, Camargo Correa, Embraer, Grupo Abril, Martins, Prossegur, FIAT, Anglo American, Siemens, SugarCane Technology Center (CTC) and PricewaterhouseCoopers, among others.

His book on KM is now on its fifth print in Brazil (Knowledge Management in Organizations, Editora Saraiva, São Paulo, Brazil, 2008) and two new ones are just being released on the topics of innovation, knowledge creation and networks. He was a postdoc and visiting scholar at the Faculty Information Studies at the University of Toronto, hosted by Dr. Chun Wei Choo, where he is still a guest researcher of KMRC – Knowledge Management Research Centre, FIS/UofT

  One Response to “Making innovation work: knowledge creation”

  1. Dr Drummond’s talk can be replayed at the following URL