Google VP Ivy Ross shares advice on meeting overload, getting resources, and confronting the future

ivy-ross-medIvy Ross spent the first part of her career designing eyewear and apparel for companies like Coach, Old Navy, and Calvin Klein, and overseeing product development for toys at Mattel. More recently, she joined the tech world, serving as Chief Marketing Officer at Art.com, an online retailer of prints and frames, and then moving in 2014 to Google, where she oversees Project Aura, a secretive wearable computing initiative.

We spoke to Ross earlier this month about assembling innovation teams, dealing with the sometimes “horrifying” future of your industry, and more; she’ll be among the speakers at the inaugural Harvest Summit in November.

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