“These days it is almost impossible for any organization to go it alone, with a cocoon around themselves, and think that they are going to stay competitive."
Steve is the Program Manager for the Center of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation at NASA where he leads the use of collaborative innovation platforms (crowd-based communities, challenges/prizes) for supporting development projects across the U.S. government.
From Space Station Operations to shifting from Mission Control to Mission Connect, Steve has spent 32 Years at NASA and shares his philosophy on success in exponentially advancing the world in which we live.
He talks about the transformation of open innovation at NASA; the role of crowd sourcing in staying competitive; and the need to reimagine how we recruit, engage and up-skill talent to enable the next generation of disruptive innovators.
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