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Steve Paljieg

Senior Director, Growth and Innovation, The Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Steve  is a Senior Director, Growth and Innovation, with the Kimberly-Clark Corporation. He is a 30+ year veteran of the consumer goods business and successful architect of new business growth in the U.S. and abroad. With a long history in both Marketing and Research and Development, Steve is a strong believer in 360 degree innovation. His passions are in finding and creating new innovative sparks by combining organizational capabilities, blurring the traditional interfaces of disciplines, and working across the boundaries of the enterprise.

Steve’s work has been recognized in the IRI Pacesetter Products he has brought to market, the SPIKE Award for the use of social media in innovation, and numerous speaking engagements (PDMA, Naval Post Graduate School) on creating and nurturing external innovation networks.

He has a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering (With Distinction) from the University of Illinois (1986) and a Masters In Business Administration from Xavier University (1993).

Steve is a resident of Southern California.


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