Global Director of Innovation, Whirlpool
Moises Norena, a native from Mexico City, Moises Norena is currently the Global Innovation Director at Whirlpool Corporation. In this capacity, Norena is responsible for leading the Global Innovation teams in driving the company’s innovation game- changing strategy as well as incubating and launching new systems and processes to advance the Innovation capability. One of the major contributions in this role has been the innovation turbo-charge initiative and the significant enhancements to the growth and innovation process.
In his 10 years with Whirlpool, Mr. Norena has played multiple leadership roles in the sales and marketing organizations having made significant contributions to the innovation results. Norena is a certified i-mentor and has always been involved in innovation at Whirlpool in some capacity. Previous to Whirlpool, he served as Sr. Consultant for IBM Global Services.
Norena is an active speaker in the field of innovation; some of his most recent presentations include the key note speech at the “Strategic Innovation” conference in Mexico City. He is also an advisor to several innovation organization and field experts.
Norena holds a bachelor’s degree in Architecture, a master’s degree in Information Systems from LaSalle University in Mexico City and a MBA from Purdue University. He is also an artist with special interest in watercolor painting and street chalk.