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Dec 18 -- MITEF/HX --Identifying Disruptive Technology and Supporting Entrepreneurs

December 18, 2017
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Houston Technology Center
410 Pierce Street
Houston, TX 77002




Finding Disruptive Technologies and Supporting Entrepreneurs


 Houston Technology Center

 410 Pierce Street, Houston, TX  

December 18, 2017 

11:30AM-1PM  (includes lunch)


The Shell GameChanger program is widely recognized for identifying and cultivating ideas that have the potential to transform the energy sector. The speaker will explain what are Shell’s 4 open innovation vehicles, and then elaborate on the origin, investment philosophy, and current focus areas for the Shell GameChanger program. MIT alums can also expect to hear a bit about Shell’s open innovation focus with the MIT energy initiative.


Dr. Haibin Xu, Regional Manager, Shell External Research & Innovation


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MITEF Members, HTC Members, Stanford Energy Members -- Free
General Admission -- Free

Event Contact: Sara Wilkins (
Contact Phone: (713) 839-0808




    Dr. Haibin Xu


is the external research and innovation manager for Shell in the US. He oversees Shell’s R&D collaborations in the U.S. with universities, research institutes, and national labs, with the goal of bringing innovations in technology, business models, and market and policy insights into Shell. As part of this role, he manages the overall research program Shell has with MIT and visit the campus regularly. He has been with Shell for 11 years, with experiences in upstream exploration & development, new ventures management, and corporate strategy. Prior to Shell he spent 4 years with Schlumberger, and has a Ph.D. in Geophysics from Stanford University.



$0.00 MITEF Member

$0.00 Guest of MITEF Member

$0.00 HTC Members

$0.00 General Admission