Denise Fletcher serves as chief innovation officer for Xerox Healthcare, Pharma & Life Sciences. Fletcher is responsible for achieving annual group innovation revenue targets, fueling thought leadership strategies, engaging customers in innovation strategies, and driving innovation through a robust research and development pipeline. She has 6 patents pending in healthcare & pharma. She was recognized by Front End Innovation in March 2014, as one of the top 40 women in Innovation and in 2012 she received the National Diversity Council Award for most powerful and influential woman in Connecticut and received two corporate entrepreneur awards for “best new service” in 2014 and “new venture” 2015. Fletcher is a key strategist and influencer within the Xerox Healthcare Council, a member of Xerox’s University Affairs Council which seeds innovation grants to colleges and universities throughout the world, serves on the Healthcare Delivery Advisory board at WPI (Worcester Polytechnic Institute) and Crowd Company Council which focuses on the collaborative economy. Denise graduated from Quinnipiac University with a BS in Accounting and obtained her PMP designation in 2005.