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    Podcast: Who are the Unsung Persistent Innovators?


    In this bonus episode of the Persistent Innovators miniseries, InnoLead covers six more persistent innovators in various industries – including food and beverage, manufacturing, and telecom.

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    Podcast: What Makes Novartis a Persistent Innovator?


    In the fourth and final episode of the “Persistent Innovators” miniseries, Wade Roush dives into Novartis, the Switzerland-based healthcare company, to explore how long-term innovation can thrive in the world of pharmaceuticals. 

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    Podcast: What Makes LEGO a Persistent Innovator?


    Through the power of the simple, yet famous, LEGO brick, the LEGO company built an international phenomenon that includes theme parks, hundreds of storefronts, and a feature film franchise. However– the path to LEGO’s success wasn’t always so linear. In the latest installment of the “Persistent Innovators” miniseries, Wade Roush takes listeners through the innovative highs and plummeting lows of one of the most well-known toy companies in the world. 

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    Podcast: What Makes Disney a Persistent Innovator?


    With an innovative streaming project in Disney+, multiple award-winning film franchises, and some of the most well-known theme parks on the planet, The Walt Disney Co. is deeply ingrained in American culture – and deeply ingrained in the realm of innovation. How has Disney sustained long-term success, and become a model for other companies? Wade Roush tackles that question and more in the second episode of our Persistent Innovators miniseries.

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    Podcast: What Makes Apple a Persistent Innovator?


    Apple has set the pace for the tech sector for decades, from the original Apple I personal computer to the modern-day iPhone. In the first episode of our “Persistent Innovators” podcast miniseries, Wade Roush takes a deep dive into Apple, the first company in the world to attain a $3 trillion market capitalization, to find out what has kept it on the cutting edge — despite occasional setbacks and leadership changes.

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    Sneak Preview of Our Next Podcast Season: The Persistent Innovators


    How innovative companies stay that way is the focus of a special series coming soon from Innovation Answered. We’ll be looking at companies like LEGO, Apple, and Disney and asking what makes them so successful, decade after decade, and how they bounce back from challenges.

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    Busting Myths with the Head of Innovation and Science at Mars


    Mars President of Innovation, Science, Technology, and Mars Edge Jean-Christophe Flatin discusses connecting with candy (and pet care!) consumers, and “myth busts” the top misconceptions he sees within innovation teams. 

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    Venture Capital — Silicon Valley Style


    We drove out to Los Altos Hills, California to sit down with Hemant Taneja, one of venture’s power players to understand what’s on his mind half way through this year. Marcus Daniels, Highline Beta’s Founding Partner & CEO, also shares his insights.

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    Podcast: P&G on How to Tie Design to Consumer Needs


    Bringing designers in early can help companies execute on big ideas and create smoother customer experiences. But how do you get that right, especially if design isn’t baked into the culture, or if other functions tend to dominate the innovation process? This episode of Innovation Answered explores…

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    David’s Bridal CEO on Styling the COVID Wedding


    David’s Bridal CEO Jim Marcum discusses how he’s navigating the future of the wedding business. That includes building an omnichannel experience to help brides shop from anywhere. 

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    Lundbeck’s CEO on Developing Breakthrough Medications


    How do CEOs determine focus areas and allocate budget to R&D initiatives? Deborah Dunsire, CEO of Lundbeck — a phamaceutical company specializing in neurology and psychology — explains.

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    How Herman Miller’s Chief Strategy Officer Sets Priorities


    How does Herman Miller’s Chief Strategy Officer look for opportunities outside of the core? Megan Lyon shares best practices and tips for other innovators in charge of strategy. 

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    Sonesta Hotels’ COO on Growth During a Pandemic


    How did Sonesta grow from 58 hotels in November of 2020 to 1,200 locations today? Vera Manoukian, Chief Operating Officer, explains and shares how innovators can work with operation teams. 

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    Takeda's CTO on Building Technology Roadmaps


    How do Chief Technology Officers build roadmaps to implement new technologies? And, how do they leverage data to innovate? Leo Barella, Chief Technology Officer at Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, explains.

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    How CSAA’s Chief Innovation Officer Approaches Disruption


    How do Chief Innovation Officers build a strategic pipeline of innovation activities? And, what do they do to influence culture? CInOs from CSAA and PA Consulting explain.

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    Pivoting the Fan Experience at the Portland Trail Blazers


    How did the Portland Trail Blazers innovate to keep close to fans throughout the COVID-19 pandemic? The team’s Chief Commerical Officer explains. 

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    Empowering an AI-First Organization with Anthem’s Chief Digital Officer


    How can AI and machine learning provide patients with personal, preemptive healthcare? Rajeev Ronanki, Chief Digital Officer and Senior Vice President of Anthem, explains. 

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    Building a Culture of Innovation at Delta Dental


    How can organizations build a culture of innovation and effectively create buy-in for change? Sarah Chavarria, the Chief People Officer of Delta Dental, explains. 

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    Innovation Answered: Taking You Inside the C-Suite


    Innovation Answered is back for its fifth season. And, we’re going inside the C-Suite of well-known, well-established organizations. 

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    Trek Exec on Tackling a Bike Shortage and Early R&D


    Chad Manuell, Director of Engineering at Trek Bicycle, discusses the surge in demand for bikes and how his team approaches early innovation.