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The Innovation Podcast

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We're here to talk about innovation.

We're here to talk about innovation.

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United States

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We're here to talk about innovation.

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English


Episodes

Special: Allies in Action--Racial and Economic Equity as Corporate Competitive Advantage

7/27/2020
Allies in Action™, a new web forum created from a strategic partnership between Aperture VC and Impact ROI LLC, held its inaugural event on July 8. The Zoom-based event featured a prestigious group of speakers from the venture capital, real estate, healthcare, management consulting and media/publishing industries. Read the full press release here. July 8 Forum In the wake of the death of George Floyd, advocates for racial and economic equity have called for companies to take leadership....

Duration:01:32:20

Use Cases for VR in Sustainability

3/17/2020
Lane Jost, Environment and Americas Leader for PwC and a well-known impact investing expert, continues his takeover of #theipod and he’s back with Rory Mitchell on the use cases for VR and how the technology can create immersive experiences for customers to better understand sustainability. Links of Interest LinkedInTwitter

Duration:00:13:27

Can VR Make Sustainability More Powerful?

3/10/2020
On this episode, we hand things over to Lane Jost, Environment and America's Leader for PwC and a well-known impact investing expert. In the first of two parts, Lane talks to Rory Mitchell, a producer and documentary filmmaker, about the role VR can play in better communicating complex consumer sustainability stories from cereal to climate change. This time, Rory explains the various use cases for VR in brand marketing and how brands can better engage with their audience. Links of...

Duration:00:15:35

Intrepreneurs vs. Entrepreneurs

3/3/2020
On Episode 59 of #theipod, we’ve got the final episode of our chat with Brad Barbera, founder and chief enabler of strategic innovation at Pi Innovation. Brad’s based in Boise Idaho and we get a glimpse into what Boise’s like and what it’s like to watch football on that famous blue field. Oh, and we dig into intrepreneurs vs. entrepreneurs, Mark brings up his favorite example of intrepreneurship, Garnet asks Brad about common startup CEO mistakes, and we take a look into the future. Links...

Duration:00:23:26

Misconceptions Around Innovation

2/25/2020
On Episode 58 of #theipod, we’re back with Brad Barbera, founder and chief enabler of strategic innovation at Pi Innovation. This time, we look at misconceptions around innovation—and lots of other stuff. Links of Interest LinkedInBrad’s websiteBrad’s book

Duration:00:19:28

Mayonnaise Innovation

2/18/2020
On Episode 57 of #theipod, Brad Barbera, founder and chief enabler of strategic innovation at Pi Innovation, joins Garnet and Mark for the first of three parts on innovation. In the first installment, we get a glimpse of Brad’s background and chat about the legacy of the great Clay Christensen. Plus, we talk about the start of Brad’s career as a mayonnaise engineer. Links of Interest LinkedInBrad’s websiteBrad’s bookClay Christensen

Duration:00:21:12

Innovation Gets Geeky

2/4/2020
On Episode 56 of #theipod, we’re back with Jaret C. Riddick, Director, Vehicle Technology Directorate at CCDC Army Research Laboratory. We have had a wide-ranging discussion to this point, and Garnet wanted to get geeky—so Jaret obliged.

Duration:00:25:30

Innovation in Army Vehicles

1/28/2020
On Episode 55 of #theipod, we’re joined by Jaret C. Riddick, Director, Vehicle Technology Directorate at CCDC Army Research Laboratory. In this first part of the discussion, Dr. Riddick shares the innovations he’s leading for the Army as well as his background, and ARL’s Open Campus and Extended Model.

Duration:00:23:15

Video and Politics

1/21/2020
On Episode 54, Garnet and Mark are back with Michael Hoffman, founder and CEO of Gather Voices, a technology start-up that is revolutionizing the collection, management and publishing of video. In the second part of our discussion, we we explore video a bit further and then delve into politics.

Duration:00:29:15

Gather Voices Makes Video Easy

1/14/2020
On Episode 53, Mark and Garnet talk with Michael Hoffman, founder CEO of Gather Voices and an expert in the use of video in marketing and digital engagement. Michael founded Gather Voices to revolutionize how organizations create and use video. In this first part of our discussion, we learn all about Gather Voices and why Michael thinks it’s especially needed now.

Duration:00:31:49

Innovative Approaches to Learning

1/7/2020
On Episode 52 of #theipod, we’re back with Moira Kelly, Innovation Fellow at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. This time, Mark and Garnet delve more into the changing nature of education, some innovative approaches to teaching, how some schools are doing things differently, and some projects Moira is working on.

Duration:00:29:10

Innovating Education

12/31/2019
On Episode 51 of #theipod, Mark and Garnet are joined by Moira Kelly, Innovation Fellow at Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development. Moira has a long background working in the primary and secondary education industry. She’s also CEO at EXPLO, has a JD from BU, and has credential too long to list, including working on the Commission on Presidential Debates. We wanted to chat with her about EXPLO, and how she’s helping innovate education.

Duration:00:27:42

Making Having a Family Attainable

12/24/2019
In part two of our discussion with the founder of EggFund, Carmela Rea, we explore more about how EggFund works, advice that Carmella would give to those considering procedures like IVF, and what success looks like for EggFund. Links of Interest: EggFundLinkedIn

Duration:00:22:44

Helping People Fund Fertility

12/17/2019
On the latest episode, we’re joined by Carmela Rea, who founded the EggFund, which focuses on helping people finance fertility treatments. In this first part of our discussion, we learn Carmela’s story about the reason she founded it and find out how it works. Links of Interest: • EggFund • Carmela Rea on LinkedIn

Duration:00:27:16

Show Us Your Underalls

12/10/2019
We’re back with John Finley. John is heading up a revival of the Underalls brand, that ubiquitous name we all knew in the 70s and 80s. In the second part of our discussion, we cover sustainability and the response they’ve gotten from consumers. Links of Interest • Underalls • John Finley on LinkedIn

Duration:00:19:01

Rebooting Underalls

12/3/2019
On this episode, John Finley, who is heading up a revival of the Underalls brand, joins us to discuss his revival of that ubiquitous brand from the 70s and 80s. In this first part of our discussion, we get a look at why John started up this venture, the backstory on how he found the opportunity, what the new brand is all about, and how they’re tackling the direct-to-consumer, digital native angle. UnderallsLinkedIn

Duration:00:24:21

Veggie Macro Trends

11/26/2019
On Episode 46, we’re back with Tommy Williams, who runs the startup food company Tommys Superfoods. This time, we delve into macro trends surrounding veggies, processed food, and when Tommy’s Food will appear in my favorite grocery store. Let’s finish our fun chat with Tommy. Tommy's SuperfoodsThe storyWegmans

Duration:00:12:03

Frozen Veggies Are Red Hot

11/19/2019
On this episode, Tommy Williams, founder and COO of Tommy’s Superfoods, is in to talk about the red-hot frozen food business. In this first part of our discussion, we learn about Tommy’s background, the story behind his company, and what it’s like competing with behemoths for shelf space in grocery stores. Tommy's SuperfoodsThe story

Duration:00:14:11

Innovations in F1

11/12/2019
On this episode, we're back with Mark Gallagher, a renowned figure in the world of F1. This time we focus on a range of innovations in F1, the blurring of the technology-human connection, e-sports, and other big trends. LinkedInMark-Gallagher.com

Duration:00:30:53

The World of Formula 1 Racing

11/5/2019
On the latest episode, we talk with Mark Gallagher, Managing Director of Performance Insights Ltd. Mark has been around the world of F1 for decades. In the first part of our discussion, we learn about Mark’s background and career, how data-driven F1 is, as well as innovations around driver safety.

Duration:00:33:26