Fri, 9 January 2015
Host Dave Robertson first welcomes Rita Gunther McGrath, Professor at Columbia Business School, who talks about the changing nature of competitive advantage and how this affects the need for innovation. Next, Nick bayer, CEO and Founder of Saxby's Coffee, talks about how experimentation is playing a vital role in his company's success.
In the second half, Dave looks at successful innovative leaders. First, Mawell Wessel, VP of Innovation Strategy at SAP, discusses the evolving ways his company is bringing innovation to other businesses. Finally, Jack Zenger, Co-Founder and CEO of Zenger Folkman, recently studied the traits that make a great innovative leader. He talks to Dave about the necessary skills to become a role model of innovation.