InnoLead Live

We regularly host live conference calls and webcasts for our members on topics of interest. You can email us to suggest a topic.

Master Class: Why Your Corporation Should Be Building New Ventures — And How to Get Your CFO on Board
January 23, 2023
In a recent webcast, Elliott Parker of High Alpha Innovation noted that building new ventures is not always simple — or perfectly convenient. But, for real change and growth, he said, organizations have to be willing to move beyond the status quo. Watch the webcast replay or get the slides…
Preparing Your Organization for Breakthrough Venture Building
October 13, 2022
In our recent webcast, we had the chance to hear from Sean Sheppard, Managing Partner at U+, and Martin Tarlie, a Portfolio Manager and Research Analyst at GMO, a Boston-based investment firm. Alex Slawsby, InnoLead’s Chief Growth Officer, moderated.
Master Class: Get Your Company Out of the Innovation Comfort Zone
September 22, 2022
David Matheson, CEO and Co-Founder of SmartOrg, shared a strategy to help innovators move their priorities from what he calls “the Comfort Zone” into “the Discovery Zone.” This interactive Master Class gave participants a glimpse into a new metrics system to help them score and rank innovation issues within their…
The Inside Track: How to Build Ventures Successfully
September 16, 2022
This InnoLead webcast replay explores how three leading venture building firms — High Alpha Innovation, Highline Beta, and U+ — work with large corporations. Elliott Parker, CEO of High Alpha Innovation; Ben Yoskovitz, Founding Partner of Highline Beta; and Sean Sheppard, Managing Director of U+, discuss top corporate venture building…
What It Takes to Build a Successful New Venture
May 9, 2022
Building and launching new ventures inside large organizations is no easy task. In this Master Class replay, Sean Sheppard of U+ unpacks the most powerful lessons and insights that he has gained after over 20 years of experience bringing new products to market. 
Ideas Aren’t Enough. What’s Your Innovation ROI?
April 12, 2022
In this Master Class replay, Suzan Briganti and Mary Ann Bianco of Swarm Vision discuss the importance of delivering measurable results through innovation and examine the mindsets of consistently successful innovators around the world. 
Centers of Excellence: How Companies Like LEGO, GlaxoSmithKline, and Bang & Olufsen Innovate
March 24, 2022
In this Master Class replay, Jay Peters discusses the success factors that drive innovation; examined the keys to creating a “center of excellence”; and highlighted lessons from companies such as Lego, GlaxoSmithKline, and more. 
How Do You Move From Thinking to Doing? IKEA Shares Best Practices for Pilot Tests
March 22, 2022 | By Scott Kirsner
How do you move from thinking to doing? IKEA Co-Creation and Matrix Manager Cindy Soo shares best practices.
CSAA Insurance & Fidelity: Building Innovation Muscles for the Long Haul
March 21, 2022 | By Alexander MacDougall
CSAA Insurance’s Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, Debra Brackeen, talks with Mona Vernon of Fidelity Investments about building lasting innovation structures.