Managing Brilliant Technologies and Managing Yourself for International Business Success: Maastricht School of Management as Innovation and Inspiration Broker
In this session, three experts attached to and associated with Maastricht School of Management will entertain the audience with a discussion of the need for firms to manage what has been called `brilliant’ or `exponential’ technologies and the opportunities and threats these poses. One of the key challenges is that of scaling up and marketability, and herein the role of technology transfer and international linkages are vital. If one connects these to a personal passion or inspiration to change the world for the better, the invention and deployment of climate technologies offers a huge business opportunity. However, in managing brilliant technologies, the speed of change will put great demands on the personal resources of the entrepreneur, requiring resilience to stick to one’s inspiration. This session will cover the technological innovation – transfer and scaling up – and personal inspiration dimensions of business success with real-life case studies and personal experiences of the presenters at the Maastricht School of Management.