Driving Innovation through large companies

Driving Innovation through large companies

Jennifer Byrne has been both a large company exec and in the trenches with startups.  She is the co-founder of Quesnay, an organization that works with large companies to drive innovation through partnering with startups.

In the podcast we cover:

  • How working with startups can get help your company be disruptive and an innovation leader.
  • Re-thinking the concept of ROI on your innovation efforts.
  • The power of partnering with startups to fill capability gaps.
  • Specific cases of various companies’ innovation efforts, that worked and didn’t work.
  • The advantage direct sellers have in leveraging data to engage, retain and motivate the sales force.
  • Instead of resisting the threat of regulatory changes.  What if there’s a way to “dance with the problem” and turn out better off in the end?