We sit down with Peter Gunder, Chief Business Development Officer, and Ryan Rist, Director of Innovation, of American Family Insurance to discuss innovation inside a legacy company, anchoring yourself to the transformational side of things, and competing with startups.
We sit down with Nimit Sawhney, Founder & CEO of Voatz, and Hilary Braseth, Director of Product, to discuss innovation within the election industry, the SxSW hackathon origin story of Voatz, mindsets learned from previous jobs, and advice to young entrepreneurs.
We sit down with Rajesh Vashist, CEO of SiTime, to discuss various philosophies of innovation: the importance of leading with integrity, why revolutions begin at the margins, disruption as a large baseball bat, and the importance of suffering to create a great business.
We discuss all things innovation, brand building, and sub sandwiches with Christine Specht, CEO of Cousins Subs. Christine has had an interesting career path on her way to becoming CEO and she shares her insights on building team culture, creating a brand for the future, and how to be a visionary leader.
We discuss all things innovation, energy, and leadership with Tom Werner, CEO of SunPower. Tom has had a interesting career on his path towards becoming CEO and he shares his insights on flying high and low, the butterfly test, always being in a growth environment, and much more.
Want to start leading in the new year? Well, we have curated the 12 best pieces of leadership advice from the guests of the podcast so far. These quotes will give insight on how you best can start leading and stop managing because if you don't lead, who will?
We discuss all things innovation in the music industry with Larry Miller, Director of the Music Business Program at NYU. Larry is a serial entrepreneur having ran his own record label, invented new compression technologies, worked as a voice over artist, running his own music podcast (Musonomics), teaching students, and much more.
How does one lead by wandering around? Listen to Dick Leinenkugel, President & Chief Beer Merchant of Leinenkugel Brewing Company, discuss what he learned during his time in the Marines, the story of Summer Shandy, and the future of the craft brewing scene.
How does one turn crisis into a global company? Listen to Anne Zizzo, founder and CEO, share the unlikely origin story of Zizzo Group, her advice to young entrepreneurs, and her philosophy on the mindset of innovation.
How does a company go from startup to a billion dollars? Well, you can hear from 4 people who did just that. Neal Hunter, John Edmond, John Palmour, and Calvin Carter founded Cree which went on to lead the LED lighting revolution and become a billion dollar company.
We sit down with 3 young innovators: Nadiyah Johnson, Paula Van Camp, and Efrain Torres. All 3 are pursuing innovation at a young age and in entirely different industries. This episode was recorded live at the 707Hub on Marquette University's campus.
We sit down with the CEO of Trek Bicycles, John Burke, and his son, Founder and President of GoGeddit Marketing and Media, Richie Burke. We discuss the challenges of running their respective businesses, the pressures and privileges of a family business, how to foster an environment where everyone is focused on finding a better way, and how their relationship has changed over time. Enjoy!
We sit down with Kate Trevey and go behind the scenes on the journey to Innovators on Tap and discuss how the Marquette E-Lead program seeks to develop young leaders by encouraging them to think differently and challenge the status quo.
We sit down with Marquette University President Michael Lovell and discuss his personal connection to trauma, what research has shown about the effects of trauma, and his efforts to help create a community based solution with SWIM – Scaling Wellness in Milwaukee.