How to Reward Your Innovation Champions

As companies increasingly look to drive innovative and intrepreneurial behavior with their employees, they are examining ways to recognize and reward around these efforts. Both Shannon Lucas (Director of Innovation, Vodafone Global Enterprise) and Anthony Ferrier (CEO, Culturevate) have deep levels of insight to this area of growing importance to innovation and HR leaders.

Watch the full-length webinar: Rewarding, Recognizing and Recruiting to Drive Innovation Development
In our latest session of InnoView Shannon Lucas (Director of Innovation, Vodafone Global Enterprise) and Anthony Ferrier (CEO, Culturevate) discuss approaches to rewarding, recognizing and recruiting employees around innovative behaviors, with a goal of increasing the flow of new ideas and driving a broader culture of innovation.

About the presenters

shannon-lucas-innovation-director-vodafone-globalShannon Lucas, Director of Innovation, Vodafone Global Enterprise

As Director of Innovation at Vodafone Global Enterprise, Shannon Lucas focuses on empowering global Fortune 500 businesses to stay agile, competitive and sustainable. One of the world’s largest telecoms companies, Vodafone provides telecommunications services in over 80 countries. Lucas is passionate about developing ecosystems which trigger collaborative innovation between multiple stakeholders and has presented her game–‐changing vision at TedX. Shannon is continually refining customer engagement models, tools, and processes to support a culture of change. She helps enterprise customers explore how mobile and ICT solutions enable new business models, tap into consumer insights and streamline operations. She manages a matrixed team of Innovation Champions, the intrapreneurs from across the business, to accelerate the pace of innovation throughout Vodafone.

Anthony Ferrier, CEO, Culturevate and Innovation Author

Culturevate provides a tailored approach to employee focused innovation training and tools, working with some of the world’s leading universities. Anthony is also an innovation-focused advisor to a range of corporate organizations and is a regular author and contributor at

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Music: ‘Entrepreneurs’ by Scott Holmes