“Cheryl is an excellent facilitator, good at motivating [the] audience…Provided a good take-home message. She is a highly experienced person in open innovation.”  Ravi Mulukutla, Meadwestvaco

In addition to organizing innovation seminars and roundtable discussions, Cheryl is a passionate keynote speaker who has inspired audiences all over the world sharing her insights with C-level executives and innovation leaders about discovering design tools to deliver innovation solutions for sustainable growth.

Her speaking style is vibrant, interactive, energetic and insightful. Cheryl customizes every presentation for the audience and industry she’s speaking to.

Cheryl speaks on a variety of topics regarding innovation, for both organizations and inventors, such as:

  • Open innovation
  • Organizational Innovation
  • Innovation Roadmapping
  • Managing R&D
  • Intellectual Assets
  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • Completing the Circuit of Innovation

Contact Cheryl for her speaking fee and other information.

“Whats Next for Open Innovation”




Perkins recently gave a keynote presentation at the 2010 Sustainable Plastics Packaging Conference.


Perkins was a guest on Inventors Digests’ ‘Got Invention Radio’ Listen Here.


Perkins was one of five international featured panelist at the 2010 NESTA Open for Business Conference in London.


In addition to chairing the event, Perkins hosted an all-day pre-conference workshop titled, ‘Managing R&D/ Open innovation Like a Business With the Use of Scenario Planning and Financial Modeling’



Amy Spreeman