is CEO of PARC, a Xerox company, which is in "the business of breakthroughs.” He joined PARC in 2010. Practicing open innovation since being incorporated in 2002, PARC provides custom R&D services, technology, specialized expertise, best practices, and intellectual property to Xerox’s business groups, Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, startups, and government.
Few executives have moved into new jobs as freighted with history as Tolga Kurtoglu. When he became chief executive of Xerox PARC on Jan. 10, he inherited the legacy of one of Silicon Valley’s most revered institutions. ... “The creative aspects of thinking about hard problems and finding solutions to them is still there,” says Kurtoglu.