portrait of Rita Shor

Rita Shor

Co-leader, Innovation and Digital Transformation Institute, The Conference Board


Currently, Rita Shor co-leads the Innovation and Digital Transformation Institute for The Conference Board, a New York City-based nonprofit think tank. Though Shor’s role is global, she is based

in Minneapolis, and her primary focus is working with senior-level exeutives of Fortune 500 companies to accelerate their innovation strategies and methods through forums and other exchanges.

Prior to joining The Conference Board in 2009, Shor worked for 3M for 34 years; while there, she helped develop advanced infection control products and introduce new approaches to global innovation and commercialization.