Like the central place of public life in ancient Greek cities, the Innovation Lounge provides a platform for exchanging ideas. Rather than another place of listening and asking, it offers conference participants a space for discussion and action.

The Wexner Commons is a panorama glass covered common space in the heart of the Harvard Kennedy School. With its botanical elements it offers a unique environment, which is just the right place for the birth of innovation.

With our new concept of “Innovation Challenges”, we want to create a space that makes everyone leave with new insights, skills and the confidence that “innovation” is not simply about investment and advanced technology, but about re-thinking complicated challenges in creative ways.

Past Innovation Lounges at a Glance

Interested in showcasing your own innovation?


Spark conversation by giving an inspiring StageTalk in front of 700+ German American community members


We provide compelling interest-based insights and recommended individual connections to our guests that help spark conversation, foster sharing of ideas, and build community


Benefit from our large and prominent media coverage, incl. Handelsblatt and WirtschaftWoche