Thursday, September 22, 2016

Iknow Engagement Director Scott Leeb has been invited to present to the 5th International Conference on Competitive Intelligence in Beijing (ICCI 2016) on the topic “Competitive Intelligence in Innovation-Driven Development.”

With responsibilities for competitive intelligence at four Fortune 500 companies and a leading philanthropy, Leeb’s presentation will focus on the key challenges facing competitive intelligence professionals today. Leeb said “I am delighted to have been invited to present to such a distinguished audience of my global CI colleagues. I look forward to addressing the key challenges that CI professionals face today. I appreciate the forum ICCI has provided to share my views and hope that attendees find it valuable.”

Leeb is an Engagement Director with Iknow LLC, a leading management and technology consulting firm that focuses on the knowledge management space. In this capacity, Leeb develops knowledge management solutions for federal, state, and corporate markets by concentrating on strategy definition and governance, knowledge capture and content management, business process design, systems integration, and change management. Prior to this, Leeb had more than 15 years’ experience creating, managing, and growing the global business intelligence and knowledge management programs at Prudential Retirement, The McGraw-Hill Companies, KPMG, Ingram Micro, and a leading international philanthropy, The Rockefeller Foundation. He is currently on the faculty at the University of Johannesburg and is a former Chairman of the Board of SCIP (Strategy and Competitive Intelligence Professionals).

About ICCI

Hosted by Peking University and Beijing Academy of Science and Technology from October 28 to 30, ICCI 2016 brings together top intelligence experts, big data application specialists, technology experts, and industry leaders from the United States, Europe, Japan, and China.

Discussion will focus on the opportunities and challenges of intelligence applications to present the latest developments in the theoretical study of competitive intelligence, intelligence methods and technology in big data and “Internet+” environment, the promotion of the construction of high-end think tanks, and exert the important role of competitive intelligence in serving science and technology innovation, improving enterprise and industry competitiveness, and enhancing the national and regional competitive advantage.