Tom Culver

Senior Innovation Advisor – Lead, Open Innovation Strategy

RTI International

Mr. Culver is a senior member of the Innovation Advisors group at RTI International, a leading global non-profit research institute. He has 19 years of innovation management and technology commercialization experience, combined with 12 years of industry experience in advanced technology development. He has delivered Open Innovation solutions for Fortune 500 companies (e.g. PPG Industries, General Mills, Medtronic, Becton Dickinson, Newell Rubbermaid, Kraft, PepsiCo) and large government clients (e.g. NASA, NIST) finding and evaluating technology and business opportunities. He has developed, organized, and taught nationwide workshops on technology scouting and market intelligence, in addition to writing about and serving as an invited speaker on Open Innovation topics.