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Host Dave Robertson's first guest is Jim Gilmore, Co-Founder of Strategic Horizons, a thinking studio dedicated to helping businesses conceive and design new ways of adding value to their economic offerings. He's also the author of many books including the latest, "Look: A Practical Guide for Improving Your Observational Skills."

In the second half of the show Dave talks to Carla Diana, author, designer and faculty member in the Integrated Product Design program at the University of Pennsylvania.

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12/13/16 - Playstation and Virtual Reality

The evolution of gaming.  Host Dave Robertson first welcomes Richard Marks, Sony's Senior Researcher and Head of Playstation's Magic Lab, who talks about what went into Playstation's entrance into virtual reality.  Hear how one of the leaders in gaming thinks about developing the future of virtual reality.

In the second half of the show Dave speaks with Mick Simonelli, who leads the consulting firm Simonelli Innovation LLC and is the former Senior Innovation Executive for USAA. He talks about helping larger businesses develop that next big idea.


Host Dave Robertson is joined first by New York Times journalist Rob Walker, who discusses his piece for the magazine called "Makeover Mania: Inside the 21st-Century Craze for Redesigning Everything." From updating the wine glass to re-imagining a brand's logo, they talk about the failures, successes, and processes of questioning the status quo.

In the second half of the show Dave welcomes Jules Ehrhardt, Co-Owner at UsTwo, a digital product studio, who talks about how the process of designing products for clients has evolved.


11/29/16 - Fighting Cancer with AI; American Innovators

First, using artificial intelligence to fight cancer. Host Dave Robertson is joined by Niven Narain, Co-Founder, President and CEO of Berg, a Boston pharma startup that is re-imagining the scientific method to attempt to solve some of health care's biggest questions sooner rather than later, using the latest technology.

In the second half of the show Dave talks to Kevin Baker, author of "America the Ingenious: How a Nation of Dreamers, Immigrants, and Tinkerers Changed the World," which is full of untold stories of American innovation.


Host Dave Robertson first welcomes George Guastello, President and CEO of Union Station Kansas City, who talks about the transformation of the historic landmark into a hub of culture, entertainment, and education.

His second guest is Bill Aulet, Managing Director of the Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship and author of "Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup."


First, a story of successful American manufacturing. Drew Greenblatt, President of Marlin Steel Wire Products, joins host Dave Robertson to discuss the transformation his business underwent to survive in the competitive manufacturing space. When Drew bought the business it was a Brooklyn-based company responsible for making the baskets you might find in a bagel shop. He took that business and completely re-imagined it to become an innovative small manufacturer.

In the second half of the program Dave talks to David Sax, author of "The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter," who explains why he believes the tangible is here to stay.


The first guest is Otto Berkes, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of CA Technologies and the former CTO of HBO, and one of the founders of Xbox. He and host Dave Robertson discuss his new book, "Digitally Remastered: Building Software into Your Business DNA," in which he shares his first-hand experiences on what it takes to overcome corporate hurdles, reshape business models and develop a culture that can thrive in the digital world.

In the second half of the show Robertson's guest is Dave Wright, CEO of CFM and Creator of MyZone, who talks about the wearable technology market and how it's becoming a very crowded field of competitors.

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Innovating for Halloween!

Host Dave Robertson celebrates the holiday by talking with the Creative Director for Eastern State Penitentiary's "Terror Behind the Walls," Amy Hollaman, who takes us behind-the-scenes on the process for creating a haunted house. Hear how a prison that was home to some of America's most notorious criminals is transformed into cell blocks of zombies, ghosts and ghouls.

Plus, the process of chocolate making. Brad Kintzer, Chief Chocolate Officer for TCHO, explains how he is building a development process to reinvent chocolate. From sourcing cocoa to taste testing, discover all the work behind a bar of chocolate.

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How can a business avoid the hit and miss of product development?

Host Dave Robertson is joined first by Taddy Hall, Principal of the Cambridge Group and Co-Author of "Competing Against Luck: The Story of Innovation and Customer Choice." Learn the theory behind understanding customer jobs and find out how to apply it for real-world company success.

Plus Vijay Govindarajan, Professor at Dartmouth's Tuck School of Business and author of "The Three Box Solution: A Strategy for Leading Innovation," discusses how organizations can handle they day-to-day demands and simultaneously plan for the future.


10/4/16 - Virtual Reality, Keeping it Simple

The future of virtual reality. Host Dave Robertson is joined by Joel Breton, VP of VR Content at HTC Vive. Hear the process for designing a virtual reality experience and what role VR could play across industries.

Plus, Brad Barbera, author of "Keep Innovation Simple - Lead With Clarity and Focus in a World of Constant Change," discusses the systematic way top brands are able to develop new products - even if it involves "shooting puppies!"

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First up, the Maker Movement; Ten years ago Dale Daugherty, CEO and Founder of Maker Media, launched his first MakerFaire. Since then, the Maker Movement has grown immensely, promoting the idea of creating, inventing, and designing. Host Dave Robertson talks to Dale about his new book, "Free to Make: How the Maker Movement is Changing our Schools, Our Jobs, and Our Minds."

In the second half of the show Dave is joined by Volvo's Chief Engineer of Vehicle Architecture, Peter Adreasson. Hear how car engineering is adapting for the future of self-driving technology and learn how effective collaboration, across departments and across companies, is working to push the envelope on the next generation of car services.

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9/20/16 - Innovations in Healthcare

The future of health care.

Host Dave Robertson is joined by Stephen Klasko, President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, and they discuss the disruptive solutions that could revolutionize the healthcare industry within the United States. Hear how new ideas can effectively overcome the complexities and advance the field.

Plus, Keller Rinaudio, Founder of Zipline, is seeing drone delivery as a pivotal piece in the future of healthcare. Learn how his business is utilizing cargo drones to fly life-saving medical supplies across Africa.

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9/13/16 - IKEA Design, "Corporate Theory"

First, a behind-the-scenes look at designing IKEA products, from inspiration to execution. Host Dave Robertson is joined by Marcus Engman, Head of Design for IKEA, and he walks us through the process of developing furniture for the masses. Hear how one of the creative minds behind the iconic Swedish brand envisions the furnishings of the future.

In the second half of the show Dave talks to Todd Zenger, Professor of Strategy and Strategic Leadership at the University of Utah and author of "Beyond Competitive Advantage: How to Solve the Puzzle of Sustaining Growth While Creating Value."

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Teaching Innovation.

Host Dave Robertson is joined first by Peter Boatwright, Professor of Marketing and New Product Development at Carnegie Mellon University, who talks about whether the path to great ideas can be taught -- or is it based on natural ability?

Plus, Pam Henderson, CEO of NewEdge and author of "You Can Kill an Idea, But You Can't Kill an Opportunity! - How to Discover New Sources of Growth for Your Organization," discusses the process of identifying great ideas and having your business see a greater return on creativity.


8/30/16 - Augmented Versus Virtual Reality

On this show host Dave Robertson explores the innovation around virtual and augmented reality.  His first guest is Ron Padzensky, Founder of Augmera.com.  They talk about the success of Pokemon Go and the future of augmented reality in light of its popularity -- Can we anticipate the return of Google Glass, and how could AR influence future businesses and product development?

In the second half of the show Dave talks to Adam Draper and Jeff Wassen of Boost VC, a seed-stage accelerator that chose to diversify its portfolio by entering the virtual reality space.

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8/23/16 -  Innovation in the Art World

This week's theme is "Innovation in the Art World."

First, Dave talks with Julia Kaganskiy, director of the New Museum’s art, technology and design incubator.  They discuss how artists can also become entrepreneurs, and what resources and techniques can help them to do that.

Dave's second guest is Amy Whitaker, author of "Art Thinking," and the holder of both an MBA and an MFA degree.  She explains how the creative thinking of the art world can be applied to more aspects of business than one might think.

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8/16/16 - Reinvention

The theme of the week's show is reinvention.

Host Dave Robertson first welcomes Eric Villency, CEO of Villency Design Group. As the man behind projects that vary from the iconic SoulCycle bike to a Delta airport terminal, Eric talks about how he thinks about design.

In the second half of the show Dave is joined by Tommy Stadlen, Co-Founder of Polaroid Swing, who talks about how the company plans to reimagine the photograph.

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8/9/16 - IDEO (Full Show)

How do we unleash the power of creativity? Host Dave Robertson is joined by Tim Brown, CEO and President of one of the world's top design companies, IDEO.

Brown has written a book called "Change by Design: How Design Thinking Transforms Organizations and Inspires Innovation." Hear how the approach for great design has evolved and what it takes to develop the next breakthrough idea. From reinventing the Temper-Pedic Mattress to creating the Apple mouse, hear the process that has led to the thousands of ideas that IDEO has helped create with its clients. Find out how to approach design thinking and what organizations can do to build an innovative culture.

 

(This episode originally aired on November 3, 2015, but was not previously released in its entirety on this podcast.)

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7/19/16 - Connected Innovation Trends and More

Connected Innovation - the technology that will shape our future.

Host Dave Robertson is first joined by the Co-Founder of Wired Magazine, Kevin Kelly, and they discuss the inevitable trends of the future and how businesses can best prepare to embrace new advancements in tech.

Dave's second guest is Doug Collins, an innovation management consultant who helps organizations such as The Estee Lauder Companies, Intel, and Johnson & Johnson navigate the fuzzy end of innovation.


7/12/16 - "Art and Fear"

Can you teach someone to be a great artist, or is it a natural talent? Host Dave Robertson is joined by David Bayles and Ted Orland, co-authors of "Art & Fear: Observations on the Perils (and Rewards) of Artmaking."  Discover how artists find inspiration when they sit down at the easel. Plus, they talk about how executives and business leaders can learn from artists on what it takes to inspire creativity.

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6/28/16 - Being an Innovative Leader

What does it take to be an innovative leader?

Host Dave Robertson discusses that question with two guests. First, he speaks with Keith Wilmot, President and CEO of Leadercast, which recently launched a new technology platform, Leadercast Now, uniquely designed for time-starved leaders to strengthen leadership insights to action.

Dave's second guest is Kat Cole, Group President of Focus Brands, who talks about her move up to this role from her former position as Cinnabon's president, and how she tries to mentor emerging, retail, education and tech startups.

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6/21/16 - Noah Basketball, networked markets

Technology that can help you become a better basketball player?

Host Dave Robertson is joined by John Carter, CEO of Pillar Vision, Inc., and they discuss the development process behind Noah Basketball.  By calculating shot arc and shot depth, hear how this device is working with youth, college, and professional athletes to help build muscle memory for the perfect shot.  Find out the keys to great design and product testing when looking to enter the sports industry.

Plus, Dave talked to Boston University Professor Marshall W. Van Alstyne, author of "Platform Revolution: How Networked Markets Are Transforming the Economy — and How to Make Them Work for You," who explains what businesses like Uber, Airbnb, Amazon, and PayPal all have in common.  Hear how traditional companies should adapt to this new market.

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6/14/16 - Thinking Flaws, Category Thinking

Dave first is joined by Matthew E. May, Innovation Strategist and author of many books, including his latest: "Winning the Brain Game: Fixing the 7 Fatal Flaws of Thinking."

Next what do Amazon, Uber and IKEA all have in common? The fall under the notion of being leaders in "Category Design." Dave talks about this concept with Al Ramadan and Dave Peterson Co-Founding Partners at Play Bigger Advisors, and co authors of "Play Bigger: How Pirates, Dreamers, and Innovators Create and Dominate Markets."

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Host Dave Robertson is joined first by Sidney Levy, Director of Design for Construction Equipment at Volvo, who talks about how his branch of the auto company has embraced the digital landscape to revolutionize an industry.

Next, nearly three quarters of new products and services miss the mark when it comes to raising revenue and profit. How can breakthrough ideas effectively make money? Dave talks with Madhavan Ramanujam, Board Member and Partner at Simon-Kucher & Partners, and the co-author of "Monetizing Innovation: How Smart Companies Design the Product Around the Price."


Innovating to protect us against biological and chemical dangers -- as a spin-off from its parent company, Sabre Companies, the newly launched BioWALL is working to help private and public companies prepare for the threats of biological and chemical contamination.

Host Rahul Kapoor speaks to Steve Oesterle, CEO and Director of BioWALL, who has served as the CEO and Director of the Sabre Companies since 2009; and John Mason, Chief Science Officer of the Sabre Companies and its affiliates.

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Former Apple and Pepsi CEO John Sculley talks with host Dave Robertson for the hour. He discusses his career and his book, "Moonshot: Game Changing Strategies to Build Billion Dollar Businesses." From the influence of new technology to the evolving role of customer experience, hear how businesses can effectively adapt to change and align themselves for long-term success.


What does "innovation" mean for executives? Host Dave Robertson explores "innovation at the edges" as he first welcomes Geoff Tuff, Principal at Doblin (Deloitte's Design and Innovation Arm), and they discuss the latest research exploring the confidence levels that executives have around key business issues. Hear the myths that managers believe about innovation, and find out why companies are struggling to discover long-term breakthroughs for their business.

Plus, Managing Director of the IOT Strategy and Technology Office at Intel Corp's IOT Group, Bridget Karlin, explains how the Internet-of-Things is transforming businesses.

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What does "innovation" mean for executives? Host Dave Robertson explores "innovation at the edges" as he first welcomes Geoff Tuff, Principal at Doblin (Deloitte's Design and Innovation Arm), and they discuss the latest research exploring the confidence levels that executives have around key business issues. Hear the myths that managers believe about innovation, and find out why companies are struggling to discover long-term breakthroughs for their business.

Plus, Managing Director of the IOT Strategy and Technology Office at Intel Corp's IOT Group, Bridget Karlin, explains how the Internet-of-Things is transforming businesses.

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5/3/16 - Innovative practices, Ideas (originally aired 6/3/14)

Host Dave Robertson talks with two guests about innovation. The first is Dean Schroeder, consultant, scholar, and author of "The Idea-Driven Organization: Unlocking the Power in Bottom-Up Ideas."

The second is Drew Marshall, Founder and Principal of Primed Associates.

This show first aired on June 3, 2014.


4/26/16 - Innovation In Education

Dave talks to Michael Horn, co-founder of the Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation and author or co-author of multiple books, white papers, and articles on education, including the award-winning book Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns and the Amazon-bestseller Blended: Using Disruptive Innovation to Improve Schools.

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4/19/16 - Innovation in China; Haier, Alibaba

This show focuses on innovation in China. The first guest is Bill Fischer, Professor of Innovation Management at IMD and author of "Reinventing Giants: How Chinese Global Competitor Haier has Changed the Way that Big Companies Transform."

The second guest is Duncan Clark, author of "Alibaba: The House that Jack Ma Built."

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4/12/16 - Open Innovation, Business of Play

Host Dave Robertson first welcomes back Bill Nottingham, Principal at the innovation firm Nottingham Spirk, who is attending the Marcus Evan Open Innovation Conference in Philadelphia. From designing new products to finding new market segments, they discuss open innovation and learn how big businesses can build a framework to source great ideas.

In the second half of the program Bill and Dave are joined by Brent Bushnell, CEO of Two Bit Circus, and the trio talk about the business of play. With Brent's father being the man behind Chuck E. Cheese and Pong, the Bushnell name is one that is associated with fun.

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Host Dave Robertson is joined first by Shu Hattori, author of "The McKinsey Edge: Success Principles from the World's Most Powerful Consulting Firm." With MKinsey & Company serving eight percent of the world's largest corporations, hear what strategies are used to help one of the world's most powerful consulting firms flourish.

In the second half of the show Dave's guest is Serguei Netessine, Professor of Global Technology and Innovation at INSEAD and author of "The Risk-Driven Business Model: Four Questions that will Define Your Company."

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3/29/16 - Designing Lego Toys; Disruption

Host Dave Robertson is joined first by Dave Psiaki, Senior Designer for the LEGO Group. Piece by Piece and set by set, hear the incredible process for developing and designing LEGO toys. Plus as the designer of the LEGO Ferrari F40 set, Mike explains how two brands can effectively collaborate to develop one product.

In the second half of the show Dave talks to Joshua Gans, Professor of Strategic Management at the University of Toronto and author of "The Disruption Dilemma," who explains how companies can successfully manage the different types of disruption.

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Dave first talks to Nathan Eagle, co-founder and CEO of Jana, the largest provider of free unrestricted internet access in emerging markets.  They discuss how Nathan's experiences in Kenya led to the development of a service that can provide free internet access.

Dave's second guest is  Dr. Jeffrey Sanchez-Burks, professor of Management and Organizations at the University of Michigan Ross School of Business, who explains his theory of Social Identity, and how diverse ideas can be encouraged in business teams.

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Reinventing the education system.

Host Rahul Kapoor is joined by Bobbi Kushan, Executive Director of Academic Innovation and Senior Fellow in Education at the University of Pennsylvania. How is technology changing out approach to education? Plus, from higher education to primary school hear how entrepreneurs think about disrupting a student's approach to learning.

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3/2/16 - Lion Brothers and Hippie Inc.

Host Dave Robertson first welcomes Suzy Ganz, the CEO of Lion Brothers, a business that dates back to the 1800's that has certainly earned its badge of honor as a company that can withstand the test of time. Suzy talks about how a business can embrace new ideas and technology to stay relevant over many years.

In the second half of the show Dave's guest is Michael Klassen, Marketing Professor at the University of Northern Iowa and author of "Hippie Inc.: The Misunderstood Subculture That Changed the Way We Live and Generated Billions of Dollars in the Process."

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2/16/16 - Christian Gansch and Daniel Levitin

Host Dave Robertson focuses on music in this show that aired the day after the Grammy Awards were presented. His first guest is Christian Gansch, a Grammy Award-winner and international conductor, producer and consultant. He is the author of the book "From Solo to Symphony: What Businesses can Learn From Orchestras."

Dave's second guest is Daniel Levitin, Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience at McGill University, who wrote the books "This is Your Brain on Music" and "The Organized Mind." Levity is a former session musician and record producer. He talks about using music to evoke emotion and stir creativity.


2/9/16 - Diverse Workforces, and a "Fish Cannon"

Host Dave Robertson first welcomes David Livermore, author of "Driven By Difference: How Great Companies Fuel Innovation Through Diversity". He explains what he feels is a diverse workforce and what some of the challenges are in creating diverse teams.

In the second half of the show Dave's guest is Vincent Bryan III, CEO of Whooshh Innovations, who explains how his team has developed a fish cannon that helps them navigate through natural barriers like waterfalls and dams.


2/2/16 - Live Events, Product Development

With Super Bowl 50 approaching on Sunday, Feb. 5, host Dave Robertson first goes backstage to see what it takes to put together a live event that captures audiences from around the world. He talks to Adam Davis, Chief Creative Officer of Tait Towers, about his work on stage design, architecture and scenery for some of music's top talents.

In the second half of the program Dave speaks with father and son team John and Bill Nottingham, of the firm Nottingham Spirk about the development of billion dollar ideas. Whether it's improving the Swiffer or packaging for mouthwash, Nottingham Spirk are the minds behind some of the products we use every day.

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1/26/16 - Books: Eureka Factor, Deep Smarts

Host Dave Robertson's first guest is John Kounios, Professor of Psychology and Director of Drexel University's Doctoral program in Applied Cognitive. He is Co-Author of "The Eureka Factor: Aha Moments, Creative Insight, and the Brain," and he talks to Dave about how our brain responds to moments of brilliance.

Dave's second guest is Dorothy Leonard, Harvard Professor of Business Administration and author of "Deep Smarts: How to Cultivate and Transfer Enduring Business Wisdom." She explains how the critical knowledge that your employees develop through their experience does not have to leave when your employees decide to retire.

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1/19/16 - Part 2 with Ford at the Detroit Auto Show

This is part 2 of Innovation Navigation's special broadcast from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Host Dave Robertson talks with two Ford Motor Company executives: Moray Callum, Vice President of Design; and Jim Buczkowski, Director, Electrical and Electronics Systems, Research and Advanced Engineering.

Dave talks to both about the future of the auto industry - how to design driver-friendly cars without overwhelming people with too much technology, and how Ford has opened a Silicon Valley operation to foster innovation.


1/12/16 - Ford Execs at 2016 Auto Show

In celebration of the SiriusXM-Ford partnership and the exciting North American International Auto Show, this edition of the show was recorded directly from the Ford Booth at the event in Detroit, Michigan. From the design process to technology integration, host Dave Robertson takes you behind the scenes with Ford Motor Company's top executives to explore the process towards innovation and the future of the industry. His guests are Bill Ford, Executive Chairman; Joe Hinrichs, EVP and President, The Americas; and Dr. Ken Washington, VP, Research and Advanced Engineering.

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Host Dave Robertson first talks about developing products for our pets! His guest is Kyle Hansen, Chief Woof Officer and Founder of Outward Hound, who discusses the dog toy market and how he fetches up new ideas for man's best friend.

Then, from an online eye exam to a toilet addressing our water crisis, Tom Kuczmarski, President and Founder of Kuczmarski Innovation, takes Dave inside the revolutionary ideas coming out of Chicago. Kuczmarski is the author of books such as "Innovating Chicago Style: How Local Innovators are Building the National Economy," and "Apples are Squares: Thinking Differently About Leadership."

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