The Role of Innovation Professionals in Exponential vs. Incumbent Organizations

More than ever, mature organizations are being disrupted by competitors that seem to appear out of nowhere, and rapidly grab massive amounts of marketshare in a short amount of time. In this clip, Yuri van Geest and Anthony Ferrier talk about the role of innovation professionals in this changing business environment—how the exponential organizations (ExO) engage intrapreneurs to develop disruptive innovations on the edges of the core business, while incumbent organizations employ innovation professionals as ambassadors to implement standards and processes to involve employees in innovative thinking.

How Exponential Thinking is Changing the Role of Corporate Innovators

In this InnoView webinar, Yuri van Geest and Anthony Ferrier talk about the changing business environment and the impact on corporate innovatiors and the intrapreneurs that they look to engage. Watch this engaging session by two thought leaders within the innovation marketplace. Go to full-length webinar>

Yuri van Geest, Author ‘Exponential Organizations’ & Founder Singularity University
Yuri van Geest (MSc. in Strategic Management, Marketing & Innovation) is a passionate professional, author, international keynote speaker and entrepreneur on exponential emerging technologies. He has a strong background in corporate organizations, agencies, central government and startups, and is a co-founder of the new enterprise ExO xo, which focuses on innovation training and consulting to make organizations thrive in an exponential world. Yuri is co-author of the (Amazon) bestselling book called Exponential Organizations which examines the fundamentally new ways startups and corporations are organizing to deal with disruption, exponential technologies and accelerated change.

Anthony Ferrier, CEO, Culturevate and Innovation Author
Anthony Ferrier is the CEO of Culturevate, an organization that empowers a company’s employees to execute ideas and inspire a culture of innovation, through employee networks, a resource portal and training programs (developed in association with Professor Chris Labash from Carnegie Mellon University). Anthony is a widely read author, speaker and advisor to industry leaders at organizations such as Pfizer, U.S. Postal Service, Johnson & Johnson, ADP and Fidelity. He previously led the BNY Mellon innovation program and has a Masters of Commerce (University of Sydney) and Bachelor of Economics (University of Newcastle).

 

Yuri van Geest – Keynote speaker September 8-9, 2016

Don’t miss your chance to learn more about Exponential Organizations at the upcoming Corporate Intrapreneur Summit in New York, where speakers will present ways to identify, hone and leverage employees with a more entrepreneurial mindset within a strategic and tactical framework. Learn more >

Music: ‘Entrepreneurs’ by Scott Holmes

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