Innovation and the Digital Enterprise

The Innovation and the Digital Enterprise podcast is the ultimate resource for entrepreneurs and technology executives focused on influencing positive transformation that leads to organizational success. Join co-hosts DragonSpears’ Patrick Emmons and Madison Industries’ Shelli Nelson as they chat with guests from a variety of industries uncovering tips, tools, and insights gleaned from spearheading their own innovation initiatives.


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From HR to Hip-Hop: Unlocking Insights Through Analytics with Zack Johnson

[fa icon="user"] Patrick Emmons [fa icon="calendar"]  Jul 17, 2019 9:00:00 AM [fa icon="comments-o"] 0 Comments

What’s it like to sell your company and something you’ve poured your heart into for over 7 years? On the latest episode of the Innovation and the Digital Enterprise podcast, Shelli and Pat are joined by Zack Johnson, VP of Business Development at Visier. Prior to Visier, Zack started and ran Syndio, an analytics provider based in Chicago, for over 7 years. Zack takes us through his incredible background, from founder to lecturer to advisor to pop & hip-hop artists, and breaks down how analytics are being used in a wide variety of industries.

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Two Decades in Chicago’s Finance & Fintech Ecosystem with Randy Rivera

[fa icon="user"] Patrick Emmons [fa icon="calendar"]  Jun 12, 2019 9:30:00 AM [fa icon="comments-o"] 0 Comments

In this episode of the Innovation and the Digital Enterprise podcast, Randy Rivera stops by to chat with Pat & Shelli. Randy is a long time financial executive, entrepreneur and innovator in the emerging Fintech ecosystem. Randy gives his insights into the Chicago ecosystem, first as an executive then as an entrepreneur with keen advisors, the company he founded in 2018.

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Combining Cutting Edge Technology & Civic Innovation with Adam Hecktman

[fa icon="user"] Patrick Emmons [fa icon="calendar"]  May 22, 2019 9:00:00 AM [fa icon="comments-o"] 0 Comments

Hosts Shelli Nelson and Patrick Emmons are joined today by Adam Hecktman, long time civic technology executive at Microsoft. Adam shares how the role of technology in communities has evolved throughout the years. We discuss the social impact of technology, efficient government and the challenge of keeping talent in Chicago.

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Trust, Teams and Giving Back with Christian Anschuetz, UL’s Chief Digital Officer

[fa icon="user"] Patrick Emmons [fa icon="calendar"]  Apr 10, 2019 9:00:00 AM [fa icon="comments-o"] 0 Comments

In this second installment of our podcast, “Innovation and the Digital Enterprise” Shelli and Pat welcome Christian Anschuetz to talk about his role as UL’s Chief Digital Officer, having courage in the face of uncertainty and the criticality of trust in all relationships. UL is a global independent safety science company.

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[Podcast] Roman Dumiak: Creating a Culture of Innovation in IT

[fa icon="user"] Patrick Emmons [fa icon="calendar"]  Feb 27, 2019 11:00:00 AM [fa icon="comments-o"] 5 Comments

On DragonSpears first installment of “Innovation and the Digital Enterprise” Shelli and Pat welcome Roman Dumiak to talk about how technology affects collaborative efforts in anything from programming to E-sports to smart speakers.

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