A Conversation on Innovation With the CEO of Electrolux Jack Truong

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A Conversation on Innovation With the CEO of Electrolux Jack Truong

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Friday, April 4, 2014 - 1:05pm

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Jack Truong, the CEO of Electrolux, makes an interesting differentiation between creativity and innovation. “Creativity is invention for the sake of discovery, whereas innovation is advancement that adds value,” he told me in a recent interview.

Formerly a Vice President at 3M and Senior Engineer at Polaroid, Truong has focused his career on developing innovative products that add distinctive value and improve consumers’ lives.

Truong affirms that with today’s rapid advancements in technology, our lives are becoming busier and more complex. It’s therefore imperative, he asserts, that product manufacturers such as Electrolux continue to develop products that help us simplify our lives. “Consumers want to enjoy their lives with good food, a healthy home, and quality time with family and friends. It’s important that the products in their home save valuable resources of all kinds—energy, water, and time.”

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Keywords: Innovation & Technology | Innovation & Technology | Smart Technology | intelligent living

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