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Bob Petrie

Grinding Corporate Innovation At Citi

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“We are always on the lookout for people that can think like a startup and have experience building companies and products from scratch. So it’s a good kind of middle ground of both new and existing.”

In this episode, we are joined by the seasoned entrepreneur and innovator Bob Petrie – Director of Innovation at Citi Ventures. With more than 20 years of experience in building new products, launching new businesses, and transforming companies, he is now responsible for running the innovation program at and incubating new businesses within Citi Ventures.

In his role as Director of Innovation, Bob gives us an inside look at Citi’s innovation ecosystem, introduces us to Citi Ventures, and elaborates on the symbiotic interplay of the ventures investing and the incubation arm.

If you want to learn more about how governance affects the pace of innovation, which successful project is hidden behind the alias “Proxymity” or what – according to Bob – significantly differentiates innovation in a startup from innovation at a large company, you’ve come to the right place!

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