Kevin Krejci is the business development and alliance manager for Fujitsu Laboratories of America, where he promotes “open innovation” and connects the US venture community with Fujitsu business units and subsidiaries around the world. He supports their “Networked and Open Innovation Center”, managing business development, market research, and innovation strategy for Fujitsu R&D groups, business units and subsidiaries. He has organized several events to promote networking throughout their innovation ecosystem, including researchers in their labs, Fujitsu BUs, universities, startups, VCs, partners and customers. His background includes research, consulting, and business development with broad experience in many sectors, for companies big and small, including automotive/transportation, multimedia, and information and communications technology (ICT). At Fujitsu, he looks at everything from chips to the cloud, and paradigm shifts like the collaborative economy and the maker movement. Kevin has a deep belief in the democratization of innovation, the innovation of democracy, and the power of people and tech working together to have a positive impact on society, health and the environment.