Innovation and the Digital Enterprise

Using Data Analytics to Fuel Medical Discovery with Jennifer Van Camp

 Patrick Emmons  Apr 1, 2021 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

Jennifer Van Camp has worked in research for major pharmaceutical companies for more than 20 years. In her experience, medical research produces extensive data but there aren't always processes in place to leverage this information. When she had the opportunity to go on sabbatical, she thought about this problem and came up with an entrepreneurial solution.

This week, Jennifer joined Patrick and Shelli to talk about the idea of digital exhaust in medical research and what she and her team are doing to combat it. She also discussed her philosophy of leadership as well as her belief in the power of mentorship. Listen to the episode for more of her insights.

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Breaking Down Barriers to Success with John Kett

 Patrick Emmons  Mar 18, 2021 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

Sometimes leadership isn’t about being a visionary. Sometimes leadership is about assembling a team of experts and breaking down the barriers to their success. This is the belief of John Kett, CEO and President of IAA.

John joined Patrick on this week’s episode of Innovation and the Digital Enterprise to discuss his approach to leading high performing, creative teams and how IAA is disrupting the car sales industry. Take a listen to the episode.

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Helping the Next Generation of Startups with Roger Liew

 Patrick Emmons  Mar 4, 2021 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

Roger Liew has a track record for leading cutting-edge teams. As the fifth employee of Orbitz, Roger led the team that created the original infrastructure powering orbitz.com. In the years since, he has helped lead many companies and has spent a lot of time leading the next generation of startups as a mentor and board member.

On today’s episode of Innovation and the Digital Enterprise, Roger talked about what it means to add value to a board, why a first-time board member has a hard time switching gears from operations, and why companies that need to hire from the outside haven’t done enough to develop their leaders. Take a listen to the episode for his insights.

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Enabling Citizen Data Science with Ari Kaplan

 Patrick Emmons  Feb 18, 2021 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

Analytics can be the difference between winning the World Series and coming in second. Our guest this week, Ari Kaplan, helped usher in the dawn of data science to Major League Baseball. He's now applying those concepts to other industries as the Director of A.I. Strategy with DataRobot.

Ari joined Patrick and Shelli to explain the role of A.I. in analytics, the importance of citizen data scientists, and how data can improve products and efficiency across industries. Take a listen to the episode for more on the up-and-coming applications of data as well as some behind the scenes baseball stories.

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Product Manager Mindset with Dustin Kirkland

 Patrick Emmons  Feb 4, 2021 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

Product managers are visionaries. They are uniquely able to marry engineering knowledge with customer useability in mind. Dustin Kirkland, Chief Product Officer at Apex Clearing, has been in the product space for more than 20 years. During that time, he has developed a deep knowledge of technical processes paired with a desire to help customers achieve the outcome they want.

Dustin joined Patrick and Shelli to discuss what it takes to develop a product manager mindset, why he wishes he would have stuck with controversial ideas early in his career, and the current landscape of product design in IT. Tune in for his story and wisdom.

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Continuous Learning Programs within the DOD with Nicolas Chaillan

 Patrick Emmons  Jan 21, 2021 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

Nicolas Chaillan is the first-ever Chief Software Officer for the United States’ government at his post with the US Air Force. As an agency tasked with both innovation and national security, the Air Force has its work cut out for it.

In this week’s edition of Innovation and the Digital Enterprise, Nicolas shares his thoughts on why employers should give paid time for continuous learning to remain competitive. He explains why we need to think beyond college degrees and offer alternative pathways toward advancement. Take a listen.

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Business Strategy Design with Matt Kelly

 Patrick Emmons  Jan 7, 2021 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

Innovation starts when all stakeholders are working as a cohesive unit and have identified a common mission. Matt Kelly, a partner and Business Designer at Do Tank, is our guest this week. Matt believes that to be successful, a company needs to spend time doing business modeling that allows them to increase efficiency and ensure they are targeting the right customer demographics.

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Creating Pipelines for Women Tech Leaders with Thulasi Kethini

 Patrick Emmons  Dec 17, 2020 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

Women have been leaving the tech industry since the 90s, leaving a void for a critical perspective. Thulasi Kethini, the CTO of Shiftgig, believes that there are highly qualified women ready to take on leadership roles in the tech space. However, most companies aren't searching in the right places to find female tech talent.

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Product-Driven Leadership with Michael Senftleber

 Patrick Emmons  Dec 3, 2020 9:30:00 AM  0 Comments

Arrive Logistics is one of the fastest-growing freight brokerages. Logistics, perhaps more so than many other industries, is seeing a big shift toward technology beyond traditional IT. Michael Senftleber, CTO at Arrive Logistics, is one of the people leading this charge.

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Drawing Top Talent with a Global Mentality with Dick Burke

 Patrick Emmons  Nov 19, 2020 6:00:00 AM  0 Comments

Over the course of the last 48 months, the H-1B visa program has been greatly diminished, largely by executive order. This program allows foreign students who study in the United States a path to a green card. Dick Burke is the CEO of Envoy Global, a tech leader specializing in immigration services.

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