Global Product Management Talk On The Innovation Imperative

Innovation is an ongoing economic imperative that calls for more people to be innovating, more often. A key ingredient to successful innovation is the everyday practice of Human-Centered Design—the discipline of developing solutions in the service of people.  The discipline of Human-Centered Design combines three essential skills: Looking, Understanding and Making.

Chris Pacione, CEO, LUMA Institute, will chat with host, Cindy F. Solomon, on Monday, April 8, 2013 at the simultaneous times of 10:00 AM Pacific Time, 11:00 AM MST Denver, 12:00 Noon CST Chicago, and 1:00 PM EST Boston. Participants are welcome to listen live at, call in to talk on the show (323) 927-2957 and to participate on Twitter by following @ProdMgmtTalk and tweeting using the hashtag #ProdMgmttalk

"LUMA is delighted to connect with the Global Product Management Talk community. Innovation is tough stuff! So cultural exchanges like this provide a much needed platform for dialog and the sharing of different approaches. This helps us all," says Chris Pacione.

The Global Product Management Talk features an expert guest talking with Cindy F. Solomon and Twitter participants broadcast live over BlogTalkRadio. The transcript of Tweets and podcast are available following the event for on-demand consumption on the web, iTunes, Google Play and mobile devices. More information available at Get reminders and listen live by following

About Chris Pacione:

As a Co-Founder and CEO of LUMA Institute, Chris leads a highly skilled, multidisciplinary team of practitioners located around the world who are passionate about preparing organizations to be more innovative. He is a frequent speaker on the topic of design and innovation in the US, Europe and Asia and is co-author of the book, “Innovating for People”. Prior to LUMA Institute, Chris co-founded BodyMedia, Inc., one of the early pioneers in wearable health monitoring, and headed up experience design and customer marketing.

Chris’s work has been cited in numerous national and international publications including Business Week, the NY times, Wired Magazine and Fast Company as well as several popular books about design and innovation including “In the Bubble: Designing in a Complex World” and “The Design of Things to Come: How Ordinary People Create Extraordinary Products.” He holds several IDEA Gold Medal Awards sponsored by Business Week and the Industrial Designers Society of America and has been awarded numerous US and EU patents for his work.

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