We take you inside the trenches of enterprise and bring you the stories of the leaders who are creating the next generation of technology and products.
At Philosophie, we love making things. We are a diverse team of designers, engineers, and product strategists. With different backgrounds and skillsets, we come together to make exceptional technology. This podcast pairs members of our team with leaders from Fortune 500’s to startups in conversations that reveal surprising wins, juicy losses, and innovation techniques you’ll love.
#103 - Work is forever changed (and that’s a good thing!)
Andre Reid is the Sr. Director - Product Management at Poly which makes, among other things, the Polycom systems we used to use back in the days when we worked in offices. He shares a story about the importance of user testing - particularly for hardware and how Covid has triggered a radical transformation of workspaces.
#102 - Reducing Pollution with Innovation
Isaac Korn, Director of Innovation at Perry Ellis International, a leading international fashion brand joins us to talk about his approach to reduce waste in the fashion industry and make the workflow integrations from the manufacturer to designer to fitter to distributor of the final product more real time and seamless. As a bonus, you will love to hear about his exciting new initiative around 3D virtualization.
#101 - We don't need to live in pain
Jason Goodhand (@jgoodhand) is the Head of Product at Fern Health a digital care company helping people break free of pain. Jason has an illustrious career starting as a designer before moving into product and has spent the last number of years in health tech. We cover a wide range of topics from data privacy, to education, but ultimately focusing on how technology can improve people's lives. (Book reference: Engaged: Designing for Behavior Change by Amy Bucher)
#100 - How might we reduce tech support to drive innovation
Jeff Allen is the Senior Director - Global Grooming Engineering at Proctor & Gamble where he leads a global team for mechanical, plastic molding, chemical, hardware and software engineering. Jeff shares his path from mechanical engineer to a global manager across projects. We dive deep into his thoughts on digital transformation and focusing on small wins before continuing to iterate. Finally, we dive deep into a serious challenge around context switching and wasted time for his team.
#99 - The three pillars of Cybersecurity
Viswanath Subramaniam is the Sr Director Of Engineering, Unified Communications at Motorola Solutions. Viswa explores his 23+ year journey at Motorola from an engineer to manager. As Viswa leads a global team with offices all over the world, he shares his top tips for managing across cultures and how he looks at prioritizing these projects. We then speak more explicitly about Cybersecurity and how teams should look at protecting themselves.
#98 - Product design starts with the user needs
Vishal Kapoor, Head of Innovation at Prospection, a pioneer in providing data analytics to understand Healthcare utilization and improve the patient journey. In today’s episode, he shares his perspective on the product design approach, how it starts with the consumer's needs. You will have fun hearing about his stories on how experimenting with ecommerce during his early college days paved a path for a fun journey in analytics.