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Innovating at Xerox … What’s Next?
Conferences & Talks

The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan

24 July 2015
Tokyo American Club, Tokyo, Japan



Dr. Sophie VandebroekXerox’s chief technology officer and renowned technology guru, will provide insight into the intersection of disruption, business needs and innovation in an inspirational keynote presentation.

No matter which industry you are in, disruptive waves are always coming at you.  See Xerox's Simplify Work blog: Big Changes Ahead for Transportation, Healthcare, and Manufacturing. Innovation is critical in surfing these waves of disruption rather than being swept away by them. Innovating includes adapting new business models, embracing new ways to go-to-market, and creating products, solutions and services that provide differentiated value for your clients and allow you to win against your competitors. Xerox research, including their world-famous Palo Alto Research Center, has been co-innovating with clients for decades.

The keynote presentation will be followed by a Q&A session.


Dr. Sophie Vandebroek is Xerox’s Chief Technology Officer and the president of the Xerox Innovation Group. She leads Xerox’s research centers in Europe, Asia, Canada and the U.S., including PARC Inc. Dr. Vandebroek is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a Fulbright Fellow and a Fellow of the Belgian-American Educational Foundation. She was recently inducted into the Women in Technology International Hall of Fame, elected into the Royal Flemish Academy for Arts & Sciences and holds 14 US patents. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Analogic Corporation and IDEXX Laboratories and serves on the advisory council of the dean of Engineering at MIT.  Dr. Vandebroek earned a master's degree in electro-mechanical engineering from KU Leuven, Belgium, and a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Cornell University.