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The Evolution of the Corporate R&D Organizational Chart


The role of corporate R&D is evolving as companies from every industry face disruption and more high-stakes challenges than ever before. Therefore, R&D leaders must challenge the status quo as they seek new, innovative solutions to complex challenges from sustainability to advanced manufacturing and everything in between. And while inclusion is a precursor to innovation, how should leaders really be thinking about inclusion in the lab? While some are just beginning to work toward a more representative team, those who are ready to look further must now consider multidisciplinary approaches inclusive of Human Science. We’ll explore the inner workings of a truly diverse R&D team, and the inclusive environment required for breakthrough innovation. Because natural sciences and engineering alone can’t invent all that is required to build a sustainable future. And the world is counting on us.