Innovation Programs


Short Circuit: How to Innovate Television Comedy
4 Time Emmy Award Winner and Executive Producer of ‘Modern Family’ and ‘Will & Grace’

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Abraham Higginbotham, Writer and Executive Producer

Innovation DASH: Leave Your Musical Signature!

Sunday, November 1, 2020

Short Circuit: The Brutal Reality of Product Management

Thursday, November 5, 2020

David Slump, President of Global Markets, HARMAN
Andy Tsui, SVP Product Management, HARMAN Consumer Audio

Insight Circuit: Meeting Future Food Demands

Thursday, November 12, 2020

CS Liew, Owner and Managing Director, Pacific Agriscience

Short Circuit: How to Innovate Social Justice

Friday, November 13, 2020

Ramsey Tesdell, CEO, Sowt Media Network

Short Circuit: How to Innovate A Big Splash with Creative Teams

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Jeff Whiting, Director, Choreographer, Event Director

Short Circuit: Make Me a Millionaire – How to Innovate Wealth

Friday, February 4, 2021

Jonathan Pearson, Partner, Wealth Advisors of Iowa
Jonathan Fox, Ruth Whipp Sherwin Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, College of Human Sciences

Innovation Circuit: Change By Design

February 4 – March 11, 2021 : 6 weeks, 6 Sessions

Dr. Leyla Acaroglu, Founder, Disrupt Design

6-Week Circuit: How to Innovate Frostline Soft Serve

February 11 – March 18, 2021 : 6 weeks, 6 Sessions

Sponsored by: Kent Precision Foods Group

Short Circuit: How to Innovate an Unfair Advantage

Friday, February 12, 2021

Lance LaDuke, Serial Innovator, Carnegie Mellon; Teaching Professor, Music Entrepreneurship

Short Circuit: How to Innovate an Ethical Platform

Friday, February 19, 2021

Anthony Sardella, CEO and Founder, evolve24
Moderated by Kevin Kimle, Director, ISU Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative