Heads of Innovation

A network for Heads of Innovation

As a business professional passionate about innovation, you must have the right knowledge to be a 'game-changer'. Use your peer group to make sure you are on the right track.


The Heads of Innovation Network

In all our peer groups, the focus of attention is on confidential knowledge-sharing, relationship-building, and a mutual exchange of experiences.

The latest ideas, challenges and solutions are brought to the table, providing you with the optimal conditions to improve and thrive both personally and professionally. Also, you save valuable time and expensive resources in your everyday life and are given a unique opportunity to expand your professional horizons which will add to your value within your organization.

Community of industry peers

Members of this Peer Group

Experienced Innovation professionals working for large and medium-sized Belgian and multinational companies with management responsibilities.

Example of titles: Chief Innovation Officer, Head of Innovation, Vice President Innovation and Directors. 

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Topics we discuss?

The meetings are facilitated by a competent and experienced Peer Group Chair who ensures that relevant themes are always to the table.

Sample topics include:

  • Innovation Culture and Leadership
  • The Role of an Innovation Director
  • From Innovative Goals to Effective Organizational Change
  • Portfolio and Project Management
  • Innovation Strategy Execution
  • Market Intelligence
  • Partnerships
  • Streamlining Innovation
  • Sustainability
  • Catching up with Innovation from Outside
  • ROI of Innovation
  • How to Organize the Innovation Team
  • Change Management
  • How to measure Value and Benefits of Development Projects
  • Building the Platform of the Future

EGN is so much more than a Peer Group

Members Universe

Ask questions to your industry peers, keep yourself up to date, and get global perspectives.

Webcasts & Events

Experience top-of-the-line webcasts and events. Get members-only content and continue the conversation in Members Universe.

Value for you and your company

A strong network of Peers delivers valuable inputs and new ideas

We connect you with Leaders who share your responsibilities and challenges, together we make each other better.


Company Benefits?

  • Employee development – Enhanced skills and new business insights
  • Benchmarking and best practices
  • Large savings on Consultants, Product and Market research, Courses and Education in general.


Member Benefits?

  • 5 half-day Peer Group meetings over 12 months. 
  • 1 exclusive social dinner and separate apéritif per year with your Peer Group.  
  • 1 in-person annual event with a high-profile speaker per year. Bringing together our members from all EGN Belgium groups. 
  • Monthly webinars led by expert keynote speakers on a range of leadership topics.
  • Member´s Universe: Contact or query, 24/7 year-round, to 15.000 members worldwide and 800+ professionals in Belgium. 
  • 1 in-person onboarding meeting per month for newly joined members of EGN to grow your network and learn the art of effective networking.

Peace of mind

You are in good hands

30 years of experience

What started as one man’s vision in 1992 is now a global network with 15.000 members in 15 countries.

Matching is key

Our experienced Network Advisors match you with leaders who share your level of responsibility and represent similar companies. We unite you with companies from diverse industries.

All members have veto rights to avoid the submission of competitors. 

Trust & Confidentiality

Trust is important in a network, therefore all our meetings are confidential.

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