Strategy & Governance

  • Member Spotlight: Lisa Rothstein, Drawing Out Your Genius

  • 3 Key Slides to Help You Deliver Innovation Value

  • How Four Different Innovation ‘Engines’ Drive Growth at Allegion

  • Ex-Amazonian Bill Carr Shares the Keys to Amazon’s Culture

  • Don’t Call It a Failure (Use this Word Instead)

Innovation groups often get created by fiat, before they’ve developed a strategy. And many companies have existing R&D or product development organizations that would benefit from fresh thinking about their mission.

Whether you’re laying out strategy for the first time, or as part of an update process, our coverage allows you to learn from veterans of innovation and R&D roles. A good resource to start with is our Benchmarking Report, published in collaboration with KPMG, which includes data on the structure, focus, budgets, and size of innovation teams at large companies, as well as advice from executives in senior innovation and strategy roles.

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Benchmarking Innovation Impact 2018

Innovating inside large organizations is not easy. So how do you deliver concrete, tangible impact — over the short-term, medium-term, and long-term? Innovation Leader and KPMG have collaborated to create the go-to resource on corporate innovation, based on detailed survey data and interviews with senior executives at Whirlpool, Boeing, Johnson & Johnson, Southern Company, General Motors, and more.

Audio & Video Resources


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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Building, Scaling & “Unbossing” Innovation at Novartis’ Genesis Labs

Ian Hunt and Aimee Reynolds of Novartis’ Genesis Labs share insights on developing an effective innovation ecosystem that ensures that the best ideas bubble up to the top.

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Making Transformation Happen at DBS, Charles Schwab

Leaders from DBS and Charles Schwab discuss how their industries are pivoting to meet new needs during the pandemic…

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Preparing for Vaccine Distribution, Navigating Pivots at HCA

Chip Blaufuss of HCA Healthcare discusses his team’s COVID-19 preparations at the start of 2020 and getting ready for vaccine distribution in 2021.


Should Your Organization Be Working on More Moonshots?

Peter Williams discussed his experience as the CEO of Alpha, a long-term innovation group created by the Spanish telecommunications giant Telefónica.

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Fast Track Innovation: 1-3 Year Perspective on the New Reality

KPMG Managing Directors Kes Sampanthar and Ali Geramian provide insights on where successful companies are investing.


Barre3 CEO on the Future of Fitness

Barre3 CEO Sadie Lincoln explored how the company approaches innovation and how the company pivoted to meet the new demands of 2020. 

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Accelerating Innovation During Times of Disruption

In our “Accelerating Innovation During Times of Disruption” Master Class, Tim Bernstein and Stella Peace share insights on how to capitalize on 2020’s challenges to drive innovation.

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Essential Data for Finishing 2020 Strong

What does the data show about how corporate innovation is changing? Innovation Leader’s editorial team shares data from four recent reports.

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Converse CEO on Building the Brand of the Future

As part of our recent Impact conference, Scott Uzzell, CEO of Converse, discussed the brand’s relationship with popular culture, its collaborations, and more.


How Travel is Changing at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport

What does it mean to innovate travel, and create new kinds of safety in 2020? Jodie Brinkerhoff, VP of Innovation at DFW Airport, discusses how her team is adapting…

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Tips for Planning & Launching A Winning Program

Jill Longman, Innovation Committee Co-Chair at Med-IQ, covers how to plan and manage the successful launch of an enterprise-wide innovation program.