podcasts

The Many Faces of Innovation: A Conversation with Coca-Cola’s Global CTO Nancy Quan

9 Jan , 2019 podcasts

The Many Faces of Innovation: A Conversation with Coca-Cola’s Global CTO Nancy Quan

  The current tides of the world have asked for more innovation among businesses to adapt to the fast-changing times. Nancy Quan, Global Chief Technical Officer for the Coca-Cola Company, talks about the many faces of innovation, leadership, and personal risks. Nancy talks about that willingness to step through every open door and see the difference it can make in your career. She gives us her own personal journey as she develops into a position […]

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Using AI To Create Dynamic User Experiences with IBM’s Dameon Pope

7 Dec , 2018 podcasts

Using AI To Create Dynamic User Experiences with IBM’s Dameon Pope

  Technology has definitely changed the game for marketers to reach and connect people. It is not enough anymore to wait for them to come to you. Now, you have to put in the effort to actually get to them and have them respond. One of the great things that technology has helped businesses overcome that is using AI, which holds the power to create dynamic user experiences. Dameon Pope, partner at IBM iX, finds […]

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Light Meets Magic: A Conversation Between Anthony Doerr And Elizabeth Gilbert

4 Dec , 2018 podcasts

Light Meets Magic: A Conversation Between Anthony Doerr And Elizabeth Gilbert

  Stories are beautiful in the way it allows a person to dive deep into another world that tends to bring out certain pieces in us that we don’t know about. Yet the process of telling and writing stories is not often as easy as it is to see its beauty. Two great writers speak about their writing process, taking in the struggles they meet and finding creativity in them along the way: Anthony Doerr […]

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Finding Beauty From The Ashes with Singer-Songwriter Alex Woodard

4 Dec , 2018 podcasts

Finding Beauty From The Ashes with Singer-Songwriter Alex Woodard

  Life has its own way of showing us the brighter side of darkness. When we are in despair, what comes after is this sudden glimmer of hope that seems to contrast and show us how immense the grace from the other side. Bringing us deeper into that connection is singer-songwriter, Alex Woodard. Alex shares how she found beauty from the ashes through her For The Sender project. With her passion for singing and songwriting, […]

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The Innovation Dilemma: Practical Evolution Or True Disruption with Chris Hellmann

4 Dec , 2018 podcasts

The Innovation Dilemma: Practical Evolution Or True Disruption with Chris Hellmann

  We have heard numerous times the importance of innovation to businesses from a philosophical point of view. Taking it back down to a business perspective and putting it to application is Chris Hellmann, Global VP and GM at the Coca-Cola Freestyle Division. Chris shares the innovation dilemma that businesses have to contend with nowadays, and tackles whether it is practical evolution or true disruption. He uncovers the truth about the shelf life of innovation […]

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Exploring The Innovation Ecosystem with Gamiel Gran and Gregory LaBlanc

29 Nov , 2018 podcasts

Exploring The Innovation Ecosystem with Gamiel Gran and Gregory LaBlanc

  VP of Business Development from Mayfield Venture Capital, Gamiel Gran, talks to the chair of the Berkeley Haas Professional Faculty, Gregory LaBlanc about exploring the innovation ecosystem in the corporate world. With the fast-changing times, it is a must for businesses to learn how to cope with it; otherwise, they may find themselves stricken out from the game. Corporate innovation must sit at the center of it; and Gamiel and Gregory show some of […]

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Meeting Consumer Needs In An On-Demand World with Marty Hahnfeld From Olo

29 Nov , 2018 podcasts

Meeting Consumer Needs In An On-Demand World with Marty Hahnfeld From Olo

  The face of consumption has greatly changed for the past couple of years. Now, with the help of rapid technological advancements, people have flocked to the conveniences offered by the digital world. For businesses, this translates to being able to adapt to the changing needs of the people. Focusing on the huge shift happening in restaurant retail is Marty Hahnfeld from Olo. He provides front-row information about how consumer needs have changed in an […]

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Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear with Elizabeth Gilbert

29 Nov , 2018 podcasts

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear with Elizabeth Gilbert

  At certain points in our life, we may find ourselves feeling stuck. Thinking we could not afford any more time than what we currently have to tackle what is in front, we have come to a resolution to just settle and go on with it, convincing ourselves that it is what we want. But what are you willing to give up to have the life you keep pretending you want? This thought-provoking question is […]

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Brand Belonging And The Journey From Apple To IBM with Nancy Kramer

28 Nov , 2018 podcasts

Brand Belonging And The Journey From Apple To IBM with Nancy Kramer

  Moving from Apple to IBM, Nancy Kramer shares about brand belonging and her journey towards becoming a Chief Evangelist at IBM iX. Starting from her origin story, she lays down her upbringing and history that led her to where she is now. She speaks about the individual’s grit and having that ability to take over, learning from one’s mistakes as well as others. She also shares about her days with Apple under Steve Jobs, […]

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Once is Never: Reconsidering Our Perceptions Of Failure And Success with Pulitzer Prize Winner Anthony Doerr

28 Nov , 2018 podcasts

Once is Never: Reconsidering Our Perceptions Of Failure And Success with Pulitzer Prize Winner Anthony Doerr

  Failure has almost always never felt good, nor does it feel a path to success. When we find ourselves exactly in that moment, we immediately believe for it to be terrible. In this funny, poignant, and comforting talk by Pulitzer Prize Winner, Anthony Doerr, he speaks of the different perceptions and experiences of failure and successes that rings familiar to each of us—from great novelists and writers, to his own personal story. He brings […]

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Exploring The Innovation Mindset with Scott Uzzell

28 Nov , 2018 podcasts

Exploring The Innovation Mindset with Scott Uzzell

  The world does not remain the same and so do we. That is why businesses must learn how to keep moving along side it or they will get left behind and vanish. To do that, they must have what President of Venturing & Emerging Brands, Scott Uzzell calls the innovation mindset. He guides as you explore the world of innovation—from what is the current state and figuring out how to fit in it. He […]

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Thriving In The Expression Economy with Ron Tite

28 Nov , 2018 podcasts

Thriving In The Expression Economy with Ron Tite

  Speaker, author, and founder and CEO of Church+State, Ron Tite gives advice on how to thrive in the expression economy. People now have become smarter with their choices. This says a lot about how businesses and/or organizations move in order to survive. It does not anymore suffice to just provide because today, people crave stories and connection. So Ron helps out as he talks about organizational alignment, getting the organizations and individuals to think, […]

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