Women Behind Innovation: Bethany Mayer

/ Women Behind Innovation
Bethany Mayer sees her job in the world of technology as a way to make people's lives better. "I love technology! It is exciting and makes people’s ...
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Liberated Pixels Take Flight

Do you recall the opening scene of the 2017 Superbowl when flying drones circled like stars over Lady Gaga’s head? If you missed the beginning go ...
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How Marketing Technology Devoured Our Culture

/ Thought Leadership
It seems almost surreal that the Edison Awards were initially introduced nearly three decades ago. But, as its founding father, I have as “proof devices” ...
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EMBED: The Company Force-Field that Impedes Innovation

/ Thought Leadership
David Foster Wallace has this haunting line in his profound 2005 commencement speech, “This is Water.” He talks about “day in, day out.” He was addressing ...
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Are You Driving Innovation Home Like A Champion?

/ Thought Leadership
Getting young women and men to develop their innate capacity to be innovative has been at the center of what I aim to accomplish.  I ...
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Creativity and Product Innovation

On a business trip to the US, Honda’s CEO found fumbling for change at tollgates a problem, even an irritation when the cars behind impatiently ...
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What makes the truly exceptional companies different ?

/ Thought Leadership
Do you recall the 1994 book entitled Built to Last: Successful Habits of Visionary Companies by Jim Collins and Jerry Porras? In this book the ...
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Do Smart Cities Really Exist?

/ Thought Leadership
There is no such thing as a Smart City on Planet Earth. Ok – I said it. I’m a Chief Innovation Officer trying to build ...
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What is the Foundation of Innovation?

/ Thought Leadership
It was my privilege to serve for over 30 years the customers, employees, and shareholders of one of the most respected Fortune 50 brands in ...
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Process, Creativity and Innovation – How do you fill the market white space?

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I’ve been reflecting on process, creativity, and innovation.  It’s a subject that is of great interest to me and to my graduate students at Northwestern ...
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