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Mr. Reuben Oder

 
Location:
Bluffton, South Carolina, United States
Status:
Retired
MavenScore: 3.7 / 5.0


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Knowledge Summary

This Maven is an Open Innovation expert with a very strong R&D technical background. He is a retired Section Head of Global Business Development for one of the largest consumer packaged goods companies in the world. He led Open Innovation projects, including identification of experts and companies as innovation partners on our most strategic needs. He created and deployed Open Innovation systems, tools, and training. He also has a strong technical background in plastic part/package/device development. He has extensive experience leading a large organization focused on designing, engineering, modeling, prototyping, and developing injection and blow molded package and device components. Personal expertise in package and device design, prototyping, mold design, and development. Proven strong ability to balance manufacturing and technical issues, while delivering consumer delight. This Maven is also an Inventor on 19 patents.

Experience

Current Employer:
Retired
Dates:
Jul 2016 - Present
Past Experience:
Self-Employed (Open Innovation Consultant - Reuben Oder Innovations, LLC)
Dates:
Mar 2012 - Apr 2017
Past Experience:
Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG)
Title:
Open Innovation - Connect and Develop Capability Leader
Dates:
Sep 2008 - Mar 2012
Description:

I led open innovation projects, including identification of experts and companies as innovation partners on our most strategic needs. I also owned Capability Development within our Procter & Gamble Connect + Develop community. Connect + Develop


Past Experience:
Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG)
Title:
Senior Recruiting Manager
Dates:
Aug 2006 - Aug 2008
Description:

Talent Supply Strategy Owner for Marketing, Consumer Market Knowledge, Design, and External Relations recruiting. I led hiring of all entry and experienced level personnel for these functions. I also improved existing recruiting systems.


Past Experience:
Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG)
Title:
Section Head - Package Design & Prototyping
Dates:
Apr 1987 - Jul 2006
Description:

I led the Package and Devices Design & Prototyping capabilities in North America. I created and led the Global Prototyping Alliance, which was an aggregation of all P&G Design & Prototyping capabilities around the world in an effort to


Knowledge, Keywords & Publications

Open Innovation, Connect + Develop, Crowdsourcing, Technology Scouting, Package Design, Mold Design, Moldflow, Computer Modeling & Simulation, User Innovation, Rapid Prototyping, Systems, Metrics, Recruiting, Training, Public Speaking, System Design, Program Design

Education & Languages

Northern Kentucky University

1988 - 1992

A.A.S.

Engineering Management

Certifications & Licenses