Sue is an IT Innovation Manager at Bosch for the EMEA region. Her mission is it to connect Bosch for co-innovation with partners such as startups, corporates, universities or other organizations. For the different Bosch domains she facilitates co-innovation programs which become a catalyst for the digital transformation.
While at Bosch, Sue established a global intrapreneurship program “AdVenture”, co-created several co-innovation spaces: The Connectory; as well as continuously pilots new avenues to partner with startups.
At the base of her work is the strategic approach innovation Inside-Out/ Outside-In. How to empower an innovation culture is at the core of all activities. She will share insights in the cultural foundations of this strategy: an approach to activate the social and cultural elements in a digital transformation!
Sue is passionate about driving innovation culture and entrepreneurial mindset in the corporate context, as well as bridging the two worlds of corporate and startup. She brings a diverse set of cultural expertise from various change projects, her previous agency and consultancy time.
As an entrepreneur and dedicated community builder, Sue has been for many years part of the former “up Global” or better known Startup Weekend network as well as been a mentor and EIR at Techstars.
Sue holds a M.A. Public Relations and Advertising, with a minor in Marketing and Entrepreneurship.