Welcome to Innovation at the Edge, a podcast dedicated to bold ideas that will build a more sustainable and resilient world. We interview global thought-leaders and discuss what’s new in innovation and share insights for both entrepreneurs and corporations to build more agile and resilient businesses. Tomorrow’s low-carbon and all-electric world will be created by both disruptive entrepreneurs and large corporations . This podcast provides advice to both on how to scale their ideas.
Pragmatic approaches to a clean energy future: Jules Kortenhorst
Jules Kortenhorst is the CEO of Rocky Mountain Institute, a non-profit "think and do tank" working to build a low-carbon future. A masters class in the energy transition- Emmanuel and Jules discuss EV's, hydrogen, the grid of future, the role of policy, and financial institutions coming to grips with the risks of a high carbon portfolio. Also discussed- how innovation will drive the low carbon future.
Big advances in distributed hydro power: Gia Schneider
Emmanuel interviews Gia Schneider, CEO of Natel Energy. Gia and her brother have developed an ecologically friendly, hydro power solution to create reliable renewable energy for communities. She shares her experience starting a business in an industry known for its inertia, the importance of software when developing hardware, and why hydro power will play an important role in the global shift to renewable energy.
5 career pivots: Shawn Murphy
Emmanuel Lagarrigue, Chief Innovation Officer of Schneider Electric interviews Shawn Murphy, founder and CEO of Titan Advanced Energy Solutions. Learn about Shawn's journey from farmer in Yugoslavia, serial entrepreneur, NASA scientist, to Innovation Lab leader and back to entrepreneur. Hear his advice for founders and corporations on how to work together, and learn about his latest venture- technology that can double the life of batteries and completely change the ROI of electric vehicles.
The Adversity Quotient (AQ): Dov Moran and Lotan Levkowitz
Investment in start-ups is falling in most geographies, but in Israel they are actually increasing. Host Emmanuel Lagarrigue explores the reasons behind this with Dov Moran and Lotan Levkowitz from Grove Ventures in Tel Aviv. Dov Moran is an entrepreneur, inventor of the flash drive, and is embedded in the start-up ecosystem in Israel. They explore why the deal flow for deep tech will be larger this year than last year, and why the most important quality in an entrepreneur is their ability to face adversity, disappointment, and changing circumstances.
Innovating outside the mother ship: Mike Rosenberg
What’s the difference between innovation and disruption? How does decentralized decision-making help companies stay resilient in times of uncertainty? Is the current crisis forcing companies to give up or double down on sustainability goals? Host Emmanuel Lagarrigue, Chief Innovation Officer at Schneider Electric discusses these topics and more with IESE Strategic Management Professor , Mike Rosenberg.
Scenario planning to drive innovation: Rafael Ramirez
The future feels more uncertain than ever. This episode features the world-leading expert on scenario planning and Director of the Oxford University Scenarios program, Rafael Ramirez. Emmanuel and Rafael discuss how scenario planning can help uncover collaboration opportunities, build resilience and drive innovation, and why every company should be focusing on their procurement strategy right now.