Innovation Powered by Mind and Machine

Research and analytics have changed tremendously in recent years. With new technologies, advanced software and a global marketplace, the solutions are becoming much more complex. In this Innovation Ecosystem podcast Mark Bidwell speaks with Marc Vollenweider, CEO of Evalueserve, a company that offers innovative and disruptive solutions to their clients’ problems. Marc has a genuinely unique perspective on the changes taking place in various industries and offers a lot of advice, for leaders as well as those working for more traditional and regulated firms, on how they can successfully navigate through these disruptive waters.

Welcome to the Innovation Ecosystem podcast where Mark Bidwell and Roddy Millar interview remarkable and thought-provoking guests about innovation, leadership and change in the world of business.

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Marc Vollenweider has spent over 15 years guiding Evalueserve to become a global research, analytics and data management solutions provider. He was previously a partner with McKinsey & Co. and he has extensive consulting experience in various industries including telecommunications, banking and pharmaceuticals. He is a renowned expert on the outsourcing industry. Marc holds a Master’s Degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zürich and an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau.


Mark Bidwell has extensive experience catalyzing and driving change in a variety of marketing and leadership roles at market-leading companies such as BP Oil, The Hay Group, and Syngenta, where I lhe the creation and development of a $2bn Specialty Crops business unit. Mark’s initial exposure to disruptive innovation involved launching London’s first home-delivery supermarket, followed by introducing the first web-based consulting product to European clients in 1995, which formed the basis of a business that today generates revenues approaching $150m.

Through the innovation ecosystem show, Mark and Co-founder Roddy Millar bring you key insights, fresh perspectives, and proven tools you can use straight away to make you more successful professionally and personally.

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