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The Power of Purpose-led Innovation

Caroline Snyman Group Innovation Lead
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“But the magic ingredient beyond teamwork is when you find real purpose around which to innovate. Purpose creates that bold vision that people can align to and identify with.” As Group Innovation Lead at Distell, one of South Africa’s leading alcoholic beverage manufacturers, Caroline Snyman is not only leading innovation […]

Roadmapping – A Road to Success?

Dr. Clemens Chaskel Entrepreneur
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“Roadmapping is something that kind of flies under the radar and once you actually use it in your organization, it can bring tremendous benefits.” In this episode, Dr. Clemens Chaskel, Industrial Associate for IfM Engage (part of the Institute for Manufacturing at the University of Cambridge) initiates us into the […]

About the Foresight Formula at Mars Wrigley

Joanna Lepore Global Foresight Lead
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When it comes to innovative thinking and acting, Joanna Lepore – Global Foresight Lead at Mars Wrigley is all heart! In order to help Mars Wrigley identify and capitalize on opportunities for expansive growth, Jo even left her Australian homeland to live nowadays in the US. In this episode, we […]

How E.ON drives the Global Energy Transition through Foresight

Thomas Boermans Head of Foresight
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Today with Thomas Boermans, Head of Foresight at E.ON and passionate Energy Transition Manager. In his role at E.ON, Thomas develops foresight based on trend and technology developments and provides strategic guidance to capture future opportunities and risks. In this episode, Thomas takes us on his mission to think, plan […]

Innovation Growth Boards at Moody’s Analytics: The Why, What, and How

Danielle Ferry Senior Director - New Product Innovation
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“If you’re gonna go you got to go all in!” – so Danielle Ferry, about setting up Innovation Grow Boards at Moody’s Analytics. In her role as Senior Director for New Product Innovation, evolving early-stage product ideas in order to transform them into future-growth initiatives is her daily business. Her […]

Germany – (still) a global player of innovation and disruption?

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sven Schimpf Managing Director Fraunhofer Group for Innovation Research
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“Observing, understanding and recombining things that at first glance seem unrelated – that’s the best way to innovate.” Today we welcome Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sven Schimpf from the Fraunhofer Group for Innovation Research. Sven has long been passionate about everything future-oriented and is particularly enthusiastic about supporting companies in the implementation […]

The Golden Age of Strategic Foresight

Jake Sotiriadis, Ph.D. Senior Futurist & Chief of Strategic Foresight
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“The COVID 19 pandemic was really the catalyst for this new renaissance that we’re living in strategic foresight and there just couldn’t be a better time than now to be involved with that topic.” In this episode, Lieutenant Colonel Jake Sotiriadis, Ph.D., gives us a glimpse into the Strategic Foresight […]

How to make the world a better place with AI

Michael Berns AI & FinTech Leader
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“Don’t be afraid of AI, and disruptive technologies in general. They are here to stay, they’re not going anywhere.” In this episode AI & FinTech expert Michael Berns from PwC shares with us three exciting use cases on the different application areas of AI, where you subsequently might ask yourself: […]