The Morris County Economic Development Corp. will hold its first Annual Innovation Forum Friday, November 3, 2017, at the Sheraton Parsippany located at 199 Smith Rd., Parsippany, NJ. Morris County is the third largest economy in New Jersey and is home to more than 28,000 businesses and 555 headquarter locations.


Attendees will learn how companies in Morris County are innovating to drive business growth and provide value to customers and how they can apply these strategies to their business. They also will be able to share innovative approaches their company is taking.


John Stecher, chief innovation officer at Barclays, will serve as the keynote speaker and will talk about how he manages the process of innovation and change management within his organization. 

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The keynote address will be followed by an industry-expert panel discussion about how innovation is driving the technology, logistics, telecommunications and health care industries. The discussion will be moderated by Khizar Sheikh, Esq., of Mandelbaum Salsburg and will feature panelists Bill Curan, director of IT at PNY Technologies; Joe Wilkins, chief transformation officer of Atlantic Health System; Don Sebastian, CEO, New Jersey Innovation Institute; Rick Hornby, executive director, Core Network Technology Planning, Verizon; and Ken Finnerty, vice president, Information Technology, UPS. 


The cost for the luncheon is $75. Sponsorship opportunities are available, including exhibit tables. Participants of this event will be able to enjoy networking and breakfast before the presentations begin. To register visit or email


About the Morris County Economic Development Corp.

The Morris County Economic Development Corporation, a division of the Morris County Chamber of Commerce, is a partnership of government and businesses dedicated to growing the economy of Morris County, New Jersey, through programs and services that result in business attraction, creation, retention, and expansion. To learn more visit