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The Innovation Roundtable® Insights Podcast features interviews with leading corporate executives and professors in the innovation landscape. Our aim is to delve deep into innovation issues, ask the hard questions and illuminate perspective in key areas, such as innovation culture, emerging tech, digital transformation, and more.
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Welcome once again to the Innovation Roundtable Insights Podcast!In this episode, Ferry Winter, Director of Energy Transition Campus Amsterdam at Shell discusses the company's approach to innovation and strategies for driving innovation across the company. He mentions a centralized technology organization, seed money for startups, academic partnerships, and ventures. Ferry also emphasizes the need for trust, inclusion, equality and equity for establishing successful partnerships. This e...
Welcome once again to the Innovation Roundtable Insights Podcast!In this episode, PJ Mistry, Foundry Strategy & Operations Lead at Unilever discusses her experience partnering with social enterprises in Africa and Asia to meet the needs of low-income households. She expresses how partnerships and collaboration are critical to address major global challenges.This episode was recorded at the Innovation Roundtable workshop hosted by Shell in April 2023. Visit InnovationRoundtable...
Welcome once again to the Innovation Roundtable Insights Podcast. We are thrilled to be back, featuring insights from leading innovation experts across various multinational corporations. Join us as we delve into cutting-edge ideas, strategies, and experiences that are shaping the future of innovation in the global marketplace. In this episode, Ulli, Vice President Artificial Intelligence and IoT at Siemens, discusses various aspects of innovation in the digital age and its impact on business...
Ilaria Iurilli, Global Digital Product Manager at Ingka Centres, explains how her team works on developing digital products for IKEA customers, highlighting how digital should amplify their experience rather than being an experience itself. She also explains the importance of how the connection to the company’s KPIs and business objective is a key criterion, both for selecting and adopting new technologies and for collecting customer data ethically. Finally, she explains how teams can work in...
Julia Hitzbleck, formerly Head of LifeHub Berlin/Corporate Innovation Berlin, talks about LifeHub Berlin, an internal incubator for ideas of employees embarking on a journey of learning and applying iterative methodologies such as design thinking, lean startup, and agile to develop new value propositions.This episode was recorded at the Innovation Roundtable workshop hosted by GE Power in Berlin on Digital Services and Startup Collaboration.Visit InnovationRoundtable.online to watch this inte...
Søren Bro, Group Director, Head of Ecosystems & Partnerships at Grundfos, talks about the company’s collaboration model with large players and startups, as well as partnership selection criteria including strategic fit, culture, and values, and how the company is positioning itself in the emerging ecosystems. He also discusses the process of digitalizing solutions, and testing and evaluating new service-based business models.This episode was recorded at the Innovation Roundtable workshop ...
Hartmut Mai, formerly Chief Regions & Markets Officer at Allianz, discusses how organizations should approach emerging technologies and, importantly, how to assess the impact they will have on the business. Mai dives into how Allianz organizes its digital projects, along with how the teams are set up and what is required from leadership. The conversation also tackles the privacy- and security-related concerns with new data-driven offerings.This episode was recorded at the Innovation Round...
Serge Hermans, Head of Innovation Personal Care at Philips, discusses the role emerging technologies play in enabling new personalized solutions to consumers. In its move beyond products, Philips has implemented a wealth of changes to enable more experimentation and testing with users. Serge deliberates upon a few of his learnings from this work and his current role.This episode was recorded at the Innovation Roundtable workshop hosted by Philips in Amsterdam on AI, Quantum Computing & Di...
Bret Snyder, Chair and CEO at W.L. Gore, talks about nurturing a culture of innovation. Based on his work at W.L. Gore, Bret shares stories and lessons learned on the most effective methods, such as the dedicated “dabble time”, emergent leadership approach, and enabling agile play.This episode was recorded at the Innovation Roundtable workshop hosted by W.L. Gore in Newark, Delaware on Ambidextrous Organization and Culture. Visit InnovationRoundtable.online to watch this interview and hundred...
Jean-François Barrand, Head of Innovation and Collaborative Work Faculty at Airbus’ AirBusiness Academy, delves into design thinking, lean startup, and agile methodologies to uncover how they can best be applied in large organizations. He also explains how these iterative methods can be combined with the traditional stage-gate framework, and how projects can transition between these approaches.This episode was recorded at the Innovation Roundtable workshop hosted by Airbus in Toulouse on Desi...
Markus Bold, Managing Director at Chemovator, the business incubator of BASF, explains how the incubator is organized and connected to the core, and how partners are selected to engage in the company's innovation projects. Markus also explains how Chemovator prioritizes long-term innovation and how it extracts lessons from unsuccessful projects.This episode was recorded in June 2019 at the Innovation Roundtable workshop hosted by Allianz in Berlin on Internal & External Startups for New B...
David Gram, Intrapreneur in Residence, discusses how large and valuable brands can experiment with MVPs without risking their reputation. He also details the key characteristics of high-performing innovation teams. This episode was recorded in June 2019 at the Innovation Roundtable workshop hosted by Allianz in Berlin on Internal & External Startups for New Business Creation.Visit InnovationRoundtable.online to watch this interview and hundreds of other presentations.
Olivier Delabroy, VP Digital Transformation, i-Lab & La Factory founder, discusses how Air Liquide sets up experiments and PoCs, how it selects test users, and which criteria it uses for evaluating success. He also details how companies can assess trends, leverage digital platforms, adjust their leadership styles, and build an effective digital transformation strategy. This episode was recorded at the Innovation Roundtable workshop hosted by Allianz in Berlin on Digital and Organizational...
Salima Douven, Director Digital Strategy & Innovation at HenkelX Ventures, talks about the unit’s startup collaboration strategy - how the unit leverages PoCs to enable business units to collaborate with startups, the startup scouting and selection process, as well as the guiding principles and processes needed for successful and agile collaboration. She also details the models used in the investment process and the unit’s role in in the scaling period, as well as its leadership practices...
Axel Menneking, Vice President Startup Incubation and Venturing at hub:raum, explains how startups are selected to be developed in Deutsche Telekom's accelerator, and the conditions which must be in place for their sustained growth. Axel also details how Deutsche Telekom validates ideas and value propositions, and explains some of the key factors that determine successful partnerships. This episode was recorded at the Innovation Roundtable workshop hosted by Allianz in Berlin on Internal &...
George Yip, Emeritus Professor of Marketing and Strategy at Imperial College Business School, talks about the differences between innovation in China and the West. In this discussion, George also addresses concerns about the Chinese market such as those regarding IP infringement, government regulations, and technology security. He also highlights the overall importance of learning from China.This episode was recorded at the Innovation Roundtable Summit in Copenhagen. Visit InnovationRoundtabl...
Nina Maldonado, Agile Transformation and Digital Innovation Manager at AkzoNobel, discusses the core elements of the company’s agile transformation journey and the importance of having the right mindset to enable that process. Nina also details major pitfalls of agile initiatives, how design thinking can be used to gain deeper customer insights, and how teams that use agile, lean startup and design thinking methodologies should be assembled and developed.This episode was recorded at the Innov...
Pieter Wolters, Managing Director DSM Venturing and VP DSM Innovation Center at DSM, talks about corporate venturing – from finding the right strategy, to setting up the team, to deciding on which stage of the startups to invest in. Pieter also tackles the challenge of how large corporations can be effective at working with startups.This episode was recorded at the Innovation Roundtable workshop hosted by Gore in Newark, Delaware on Internal and External Startups & Scale-ups.Visit Innovat...
Jean-Luc Meyer, SVP Strategy, Marketing & Business incubation at Schneider Electric, discusses the primary challenges for making radical innovation a reality in corporations. Jean-Luc also explains the criteria Schneider uses to decide if it should scale up an internal or external startup, and how these differ.This episode was recorded at the Innovation Roundtable workshop hosted by IBM in New York on AI: Transforming Businesses and Partnerships.Visit InnovationRoundtable.online to watch ...
Linda Thackeray, Director of The Garage, New England Research & Development (NERD) at Microsoft, discusses how organizations can prepare for hackathons, how they can free up time for employees to innovate, and how this can reduce "innovation theatre". Linda explains the key principles for assembling and motivating teams, the leadership approach that produces the best results, and the importance of culture in this process. This episode was recorded at the Innovation Roundtable wo...
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