Episode 71: Supporting Innovation With Mike Todasco
Supporting Innovation With Mike Todasco
Today on the show we have Mike Todasco, the Senior Director of Innovation at PayPal. We talk about what innovation means at a company, and how to encourage innovation both if you are a PayPal sized company and if you aren’t. Mike also shares some information about PayPal’s internal innovation tournament and how they offer incentives for innovation.
01:38 - What does the Senior Director of Innovation at PayPal do?
02:32 - Why should companies innovate?
04:29 - Who should be innovating?
08:26 - Assisting and Guiding in Innovation
11:15 - Introducing Innovation to Companies and Teams: Vulnerability
16:06 - Encouraging Innovation
18:44 - The Concept of Global Innovation Tournaments
24:34 - Giving People Opportunity and Exposure
28:40 - Innovation Tokens
30:59 - Innovation For Small Companies
32:39 - Interesting Innovations
Special Guest: Mike Todasco.