Texas Innovation Leader Tour

would like to thank all those who took part in this event.

Qmarkets & Point B would like to say thank you to everyone who joined us in June 2017, at the Texas Innovation Leader Tour. This senior innovation leader gathering presented a rare opportunity to engage in high-level intimate discussions around topic of corporate innovation, scouting, and digital transformation in Texas. It was a pleasure to be joined by such a wide selection of practitioners from leading companies such as Toyota, Texas Instruments, Samsung, AT&T, Amazon, US Bank, Southwest Airlines, and many more.

Due to popular demand, we will be organizing similar events like this across Europe and America in the near future. If you are interested in joining us please click below!


Our Guest Speakers

Alex Tipton

R&D Director – Extrusion Platform

John Pasquarette

Vice President Global Platforms

Scott Lovejoy

Vice President of Technology Innovation

Jim Messer

CEO & Founder

Dr. Robert Bornhofen

Former Innovation Lab Leader


Archer HotelJune 7th

Innovation Management Methodologies and Best Practices

Qmarkets Co-founder and SVP Global Solutions Michael Stilger spoke about the key challenges corporate innovators and innovation teams are facing today, and how best to address them. Michael presented examples from numerous companies across the globe as case studies to show different types of challenges and how companies successfully responded. Michael also showed how companies failed to respond to challenges, and the lessons learned from these cases.

industries represented at these events


Cloud Nine - Reunion TowerJune 8th

Using A Certified Methodology to Reach Business Success

Point B were represented by three different speakers across the two days, Kelly O’Rourke, Jimmy Cordy, and Seth Rosenbloom, and each of these esteemed speakers contributed a unique perspective on innovation to the audience. However common amongst all speakers was a highly insightful methodology which allows companies to sustainably build their innovation competency from the ground up. 

of the companies at this event had 5,000 employees or more

"The best thing from today was bringing leaders together from across Austin to discuss solutions to business challenges which all companies are facing.”

Kelly O'Rourke
Practice Director Point B

"I was very pleased to participate in this event on behalf of Point B and to meet such a wide variety of corporate innovation leaders from across Texas. I would highly recommend these events to anyone looking to boost their innovation initiative.”

Jimmy Cordy
Practice Director Point B

"It's so critical for us to reach out to new sources to get new ideas, and understand how to put in place processes to vet these ideas to turn them into real business.”


John Pasquarette
Vice President Global Platforms, National Instruments

“The way that the solutions offered by Qmarkets and Point B came together was a really good take away for myself and everyone here today.”

 Dr. Robert Bornhofen 
Former Innovation Leader, Southwest Airlines

"I was amazed by some of the insights shared not just by speakers, but also by guests at these events in Texas. With leaders in attendance from some huge companies, this was a hugely successful event."

Michael Stilger
Co-founder, SVP Global Solutions Qmarkets

Innovation in Action

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