Innovation Conversations: Julian Birkinshaw, London Business School

By Cecilia Thirlway on 12 February 2018
Topics: Innovation Conversations, transformation
Julian Birkinshaw is Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at London Business School. His particular field of interest is the challenges for large companies who want to work in more innovative and agile ways, which is a topic that comes up...
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Innovation Conversations : Rowan Conway, Director of Innovation, RSA

By Cecilia Thirlway on 15 December 2017
Topics: innovation, Innovation Conversations
I joined the RSA a few years ago after I came across their work project on self-employment — as a recently self-employed professional, it made a big impact on my thinking about entrepreneurship, and I’ve followed the organisation’s work ever...
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Innovation Conversations: Margaret Heffernan, CEO, writer and speaker

By Cecilia Thirlway on 08 November 2017
Topics: innovation, Innovation Conversations
. I’ve been wanting to talk to Margaret ever since I saw her speak at the Vision conference in Bristol a few years ago, so I was incredibly happy to get the opportunity of speaking with her on the phone for this interview.
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Innovation Conversations — Luke Mansfield, VP Innovation, PepsiCo

By Cecilia Thirlway on 10 October 2017
Topics: branding, business, ethical business, innovation, Innovation Conversations
I met Luke at the FEI Innovation Europe Conference in June, where he gave a great presentation about the challenges of running an innovation programme in a large corporation. I was taken by his in-depth understanding not just of how to run...
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Innovation Conversations: Samuel West, Innovation Researcher

By Cecilia Thirlway on 01 August 2017
Topics: business, creative thinking, creativity, innovation, innovation conversation, Innovation Conversations, workplace
The Museum of Innovation Failure enjoyed a lot of press coverage recently, which is how I first came across Samuel. But although I wanted to ask him about that, I was also interested to see that his academic work has been focused on creativity at...
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