Suppose we stop spending time talking – an … Suppose we stop spending time talking – and talking – about innovation. It is a waste of scarce funds. Entrepreneurs find these conferences absurd. Innovation conferencing is fashionable among academics, management consultants, lawyers and media types, not among people inventing applications to change the world.
I believe there is an inverse correlation between countries that hold a lot of conferences about innovation and countries where innovation is on fire. and countries where innovation is on fire.