Guest Speaking

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When is a product more than just an idea? And how do you balance priorities while making that idea a reality? Eric offers insights into these questions in his talks. He encourages new product developers at every level, whether the big ideas are happening in the board room, lab room, or living room.  His most popular guest talks are on “3 Keys to Successful New Products” and “Managing New Product Development Project Tradeoffs.”

Eric welcomes opportunities to speak to your organization. Please contact him regarding availability at eric@ericpaulrose.com.

Groups he has spoken for include:

  • Society of Plastics Engineering
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers
  • Industrial Designers Society of America
  • Project Management Institute
  • Inventors’ Mastermind SoCal
  • Product Development and Management Association
  • Pepperdine University
  • Otis College of Art and Design
  • Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce
  • Rotary Club International
  • Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE)
  • University of Southern California’s Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies

Past Speaking Events

2017

6/25/2017, Sherman Oaks, CA, – “Manufacturing Principles.” Hosted by, Inventors’ Mastermind SoCal and PDMA-LA.

3/22/2017, Los Angeles, CA, – “3 Keys to Successful New Products.” Hosted by, Pepperdine University’s Graziadio School of Business and Management.

1/15/2017, Sherman Oaks, CA, – “Market Research on a Budget.” Hosted by, Inventors’ Mastermind SoCal and PDMA-LA.

2016

11/15/2016, Los Angeles, CA, – “NPD Project Management.” Hosted by, Make in LA Accelerator.

11/14/2016, Los Angeles, CA, – “3 Keys to Successful New Products” & “Managing NPD Project Tradeoffs.” Hosted by, Pepperdine University’s Managing Entrepreneurial Ventures class.

5/15/2016, Sherman Oaks, CA, – “Prototyping Your Invention.” Hosted by, Inventors’ Mastermind SoCal and PDMA-LA.

5/13/2016, Pasadena, CA, – “Project Managing Your Crowdfunding Campaign.” Hosted by, Inventors Forum of Orange County.

4/21/2016, Pasadena, CA, – “Project Managing Your Crowdfunding Campaign.” Hosted by, Project Management Institute – Los Angeles Chapter.

4/6/2016, Los Angeles, CA, – “3 Keys to Successful New Products” & “Managing NPD Project Tradeoffs.” Hosted by, Make in LA Accelerator.

3/20/2016, Sherman Oaks, CA, – “Project Managing Your Crowdfunding Campaign.” Hosted by, Inventors’ Mastermind SoCal and PDMA-LA.

3/10/2016, Cleveland, OH, – “Fundraising For Your Startup.” Hosted by, Shaker LaunchHouse Seed Capital Fund & Business Accelerator.

2/18/2016, Pasadena, CA, – “Managing NPD Project Tradeoffs.” Hosted by, Project Management Institute – Los Angeles Chapter.

2/10/2016, Los Angeles, CA, “Managing NPD Project Tradeoffs.” Hosted by, University of Southern California’s Kathleen Allen, PhD, Professor, Marshall School of Business.

2015

11/5/2015, Los Angeles, CA, – “3 Keys to Successful New Products.” Hosted by, Professor Patrick Henry, University of Southern California’s Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.

10/29/2015, Cleveland, OH, – “Project Managing Your Crowdfunding Campaign.” Hosted by, Small Business Development Center.

10/27/2015, Charlotte, NC, – “DFMA, Getting the Design Right The First Time” and “Design to Target Cost.” Hosted by, Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)

10/18/2015, Sherman Oaks, CA, – “Pitching Your Invention.” Hosted by, Inventors’ Mastermind SoCal and PDMA-LA.

10/6/2015, Los Angeles, CA, – “Managing NPD Project Tradeoffs.” Hosted by, Marketing Executive Networking Group (MENG).

10/5/2015, Los Angeles, CA, – “NPD Project Management.” Hosted by, Make in LA Accelerator.

10/2/2015, Los Angeles, CA, – “Managing NPD Project Tradeoffs.” Hosted by, Make in LA Accelerator.

10/2/2015, Los Angeles, CA, – Guest Panelist, “What is Disruptive Innovation?” Hosted by, the Silicon Beach Group of ProVisors.

9/21/2015, Los Angeles, CA, – Guest Panelist, “What is Innovation?” Hosted by, the Los Angeles Innovation Affinity Group of ProVisors.

9/10/2015, Los Angeles, CA, – “3 Keys to Successful New Products.” Hosted by, Make in LA Accelerator.

8/16/2015, Sherman Oaks, CA, – “Licensing Your Invention.” Hosted by, Inventors’ Mastermind SoCal and PDMA-LA.

8/14/2015, Los Angeles, CA, – “The Internet of Things (IoT), Promise and Pain of Smart Home Lighting.” Hosted by, Silicon Beach ProVisors.

7/27/2015, Cleveland, OH, – “Licensing Your Invention.” Hosted by, Inventors Connection of Greater Cleveland.

6/9/2015, Alexandria, VA, – “Managing NPD Project Tradeoffs.” Strategic Medical Device New Product Development Conference.

5/31/2015, Sherman Oaks, CA, – “Packaging For Your Invention.” Panel Moderator. Hosted by, Inventors’ Mastermind SoCal and PDMA-LA.

5/25/2015, Los Angeles, CA, – “Managing NPD Project Tradeoffs.” Podcast hosted by, Product Innovation Educator Chad McAllister.

5/7/2015, Los Angeles, CA, – “Project Managing Your Crowdfunding Campaign.” Hosted by, Project Management Institute – Los Angeles Chapter.

4/23/2015, Santa Monica, CA, – “Managing NPD Project Tradeoffs.” Hosted by, Society of Physician Entrepreneurs (SoPE).

3/29/2015, Sherman Oaks, CA, – “Inventing Toys.” Panel Moderator. Hosted by, Inventors’ Mastermind SoCal and PDMA-LA.

2/18/2015, Los Angeles, CA, – “3 Keys to Successful New Products.” Hosted by, the Los Angeles Branding, Licensing, and IP (BLIP) Affinity Group of ProVisors.

2/18/2015, Los Angeles, CA, – Guest panelist and Pitch Judge at Pepperdine University’s Entrepreneurship Idea Generation class.

2/11/2015, Los Angeles, CA, “Managing NPD Project Tradeoffs.” Hosted by, University of Southern California’s Kathleen Allen, PhD, Professor, Marshall School of Business.

1/18/2015, Sherman Oaks, CA, “Inventing Smartphone Apps.” Panel Moderator. Hosted by, Inventors’ Mastermind SoCal and PDMA-LA.

1/9/2015, Los Angeles, CA, – “New Product Marketability.” Hosted by, Silicon Beach ProVisors.

2014

12/9/2014, Los Angeles – Workshop, “Creating Meaningful Taglines for Your Business.” Hosted by, the non-profit organization, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) Transform Los Angeles Conference at the University of Southern California.

11/20/2014, Van Nuys CA – “Entrepreneurship, Invention, and Product Development.” Hosted by, the non-profit organization, Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship at Jack London High School.

11/30/2014, Sherman Oaks, CA, Open Mastermind Forum.  Hosted by, Inventors’ Mastermind SoCal and PDMA-LA.

11/15/2014, Los Angeles, CA, – “Managing NPD Project Tradeoffs.” Hosted by, Product Camp SoCal.

9/28/2014, Sherman Oaks, CA, “Finding a Manufacturer to License Your Invention.”  Hosted by, Inventors’ Mastermind SoCal and PDMA-LA.

8/19/2014, Newport Beach, CA, “Managing NPD Project Tradeoffs.” Hosted by, PDMA SoCal.

8/7/2014, Los Angeles, CA, – “Managing NPD Project Tradeoffs.” Hosted by, Project Management Institute – Los Angeles Chapter.

8/3/2014, Sherman Oaks, CA – “Protecting Your Invention” Panel Moderator. Hosted by, Inventors’ Mastermind SoCal and PDMA-LA.

7/28/2014, Cleveland, OH, – “Crowdfunding Your Invention” Guest speaking by Eric P. Rose. Hosted by, Inventors Connection of Greater Cleveland.

7/8/2014, Lawndale, CA – “Entrepreneurship, Invention, and Product Development.” Hosted by, the non-profit organization Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship at Environmental Charter High School.

5/25/14, West Los Angeles, CA, “NPD Project Pentagon(TM), a new paradigm in product development project management,” Pepperdine University Strategy & Entrepreneurship Class guest lecture.

3/23/2014, Sherman Oaks, CA – “Pitching Your Invention.” Hosted by, Inventors’ Mastermind SoCal and PDMA-LA.

2/5/2014, Los Angeles, CA, “Managing the 5 Key Trade-offs in New Product Development.” Hosted by, University of Southern California.

1/26/2014, Sherman Oaks, CA – “How to Prospect Licensees for Your Invention.” Hosted by, Inventors’ Mastermind SoCal and PDMA-LA.

2013

11/18/2013, Los Angeles, CA, “3 Keys to Inventing Winning Products.” Hosted by, Otis College of Art and Design.

9/30/2013, Cleveland, OH, “Getting Pitch Ready – 3 Keys to Inventing Winning Products.” Hosted by, Inventors Connection of Greater Cleveland.

9/15/2013, Sherman Oaks, CA, “How to Get Your Invention on TV.” Hosted by, Inventors’ Mastermind SoCal.

7/14/2013, Sherman Oaks, CA, “Funding Your Invention.” Hosted by, Inventors’ Mastermind SoCal.

5/19/13, Sherman Oaks, CA, “3 Keys to Winning Inventions.” Hosted by, Inventors’ Mastermind SoCal.

5/10/13, Orange County, CA, “3 Keys to Winning Inventions.” Hosted by, Orange County Inventors Forum

4/23/13, Sherman Oaks, CA, “Open Innovation: Leveraging Internal and External Assets to Grow your Business.” Hosted by, OfficeSlice

4/13/13, Industrial Designers Society of America, Western Regional Conference, “Designer as Entrepreneur.” Panel Moderator.

2/5/13, Studio City/Sherman Oaks Rotary Club, “Growing Small Business Through Asset Based Innovation.”

2012

11/15/12, Kids Inventing Workshop with Susan Casey, author of Kids Inventing! A Handbook for Young Inventors.

11/7/12, Sherman Oaks Chamber of Commerce, “Asset Based Innovation.”

10/30/12, Pepperdine University Entrepreneurship Society, “5 ‘Simple’ Steps to Inventing New Products.”

6/27/12, University of Southern California’s Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, “Managing 5 Key Tradeoffs in the New Product Development Process.”