Martin Curley, our special guest speaker, is Professor of Innovation at the Innovation Value Institute at Maynooth University in Ireland. He is also the chair of the EU Open Innovation and Strategy Policy group, which is driving the further development and adoption of the Open Innovation 2.0 paradigm in Europe. Martin’s new book on ‘Open Innovation 2.0, The New Mode of Digital Innovation for Prosperity and Sustainability’ will be available in Q4 2017. Martin is also Senior Vice President and group head for Global Digital Practice at Mastercard. Previously Martin was vice president at Intel Corporation and Director/GM of Intel Labs Europe, Intel’s network of more than 50 research labs which he help grow across the European region. He was European Chief Technology Officer of the year in 2015 and is a visiting research fellow at the CERN Open Lab. Martin has published 7 books on Innovation, entrepreneurship and IT Management.