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Connect Yorkshire member Q5’s next in ‘Conversation with Q5’ Webinar is “Innovation and operational excellence: opposing forces or made for each other”, chaired by Q5’s Head of Consumer Products, Bozena Birt. 

Bozena is joined by expert speakers who bring insights from current and past roles across a host of well-known brands:  Paul Skipworth, Managing Partner at Inverleith LLP (previously at LVMH Wines & Spirits and Glenmorangie) and Kate Voss, Operations Director at BOL Foods (previously at Innocent).

Innovation has always played a critical role in business success, helping to drive business growth, maintain relevance in ever changing markets and help organisations differentiate themselves from others. Yet, maintaining operational excellence alongside successful innovation can often be difficult balancing act to strike. 

Please join Q5 for a discussion and to hear from expert speakers about how to successfully innovate, whilst continuing to drive operational excellence. Core to the discussion will be to consider different business models to drive innovation and understanding how businesses can effectively scale an innovative idea. They’ll also share a number of real-life examples for when innovation has both succeeded and failed, and the key learnings they can take from these.