Central New Jersey
IFT DINNER MEETING
“Innovation on a Constrained Budget ”
E. Jesse Wolff
Global VP Creation, Application & Innovation, Flavors
(IFF-USA) International Flavors & Fragrances
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Pierre’s – Monmouth Junction, NJ
CNJIFT Officers’ Meeting 4:15 p.m.
Networking Hour 5:00 p.m.
Speaker 6:00 p.m.
Dinner 7:00 p.m.
Organizations often look at innovation as an “add on”
to their current business models. They invest heavily
in headcount and infrastructure hoping to bring new
innovative products to their pipeline. Unfortunately,
this response to building innovation not only adds cost
in head-count and infrastructure and can be very slow
in delivering, but also overlooks the hidden expertise
that organizations already have within, which can
contribute to a company’s innovation success. Mr.
Jesse Wolff, Global VP Creation, Application and
Innovation, Flavors will discuss how International
Flavors & Fragrances Inc. has pioneered and
implemented an innovation model that is paying
dividends and “delivering innovation in a resource-
Mr. Jesse Wolff joined IFF in 1998, as Director Beverages, in Dayton, NJ. Mr. Wolff has a background in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering and has worked in global assignments in almost every continent in his previous roles. Because of his knowledge and background in Asia, in 2000 he was promoted to the position of Regional Creation and Applications Director, Flavors Asia, based in Singapore. During this time the Regional Creative Center was established in Singapore, the acquisition of Bush Boake Allen (BBA) was made, and new applications centers were established in China, Philippines and Thailand.
In January 2007, Mr. Jesse Wolff was appointed to the role of Global VP Creation, Application and Innovation, Flavors. His focus includes strengthening IFF’s product portfolio through technology; strengthening process to accelerate adoption of new technology into the creative centers; and developing a sustainable Flavorist talent pipeline.
CNJIFT DINNER MEETING
TUESDAY, March 11, 2014
MEETING DETAILS (BUSINESS CASUAL) BUFFET DINNER
CNJIFT Officers Meeting 4:15 PM Garden Salad
Networking Hour 5:00 PM Fruit Display
Speaker 6:00 PM Herb Crusted Salmon
Dinner 7:00 PM Roast Beef Roulade
IFT Members Advance Reservation Chicken Francaise
Until NOON Friday, 3/7 $50 Eggplant Rollatini
Non Members & Late Reservations Chef’s Choice of
after NOON Friday, 3/7 $60 Potatoes & Vegetables
At the Door (if available) $60 Rolls and Butter
Student & Unemployed Members $25
WITH ADVANCE RESERVATIONS Chef’s Selection of Dessert
Soda, Coffee, Decaf and Tea
CREDIT CARDS ARE NOT ACCEPTED FOR DINNER PAYMENT
RESERVATIONS - Deadline for reservations is Noon on Friday, March 7, 2014. Reservations after March 7 are subject to availability. All information requested must be provided to process your reservation. To make a reservation, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 201-905-0090 and leave your name with the correct spelling, company name and phone number. When calling for more than one person, please give the correct spelling for each person, their company name, and their phone number.
NO SHOWS WILL BE BILLED.
Pierre’s of South Brunswick
582 Georges Road, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
Phone: 732-329-3219 – www.pierresofsouthbrunswick.com
NORTH/SOUTH JERSEY – Take NJ Turnpike to Exit 8A. After the toll, bear to the right and at the stop light make a left onto Cranbury Road. At the first light make a Right onto Route 32, follow the road towards the end, bearing to the right onto Route 130 North. Continue on Route 130 North to the first light and make a Left onto Route 522 W. At the 2nd light, make a Right onto Georges Road. Pierre's will be after the next light on the right.
PRINCETON AREA – Take Route 1 North, make a Right onto Route 522. At the 3rd light make a Left on Kingston Lane and proceed to the end. Pierre's will be at the end of Kingston lane.
SHORE AREA – Take Route 18 North to the Rues Lane ramp. Turn Left and continue straight onto Rues Lane. Turn Left onto Cranbury - South River Road. Turn Right onto Route 522/Ridge Road. Turn Right onto Georges Road. Pierre's will be after the second light on the right.