28 min

#27 Melanie Bell-Mayeda | Partner & Managing Director @ IDEO WIN/WIN: Women in Innovation

    • Entrepreneurship

In this episode, Melanie Bell-Mayeda talks about the “aha” moment that re-routed her career into the world of design. She reflects on the toolkits she built working in financial services, licensing, and strategy, and how she took them with her to IDEO. She explains the challenges of working on “wicked problems” — areas that often require systems change — and the opportunities for innovation. 
Listen for advice on: 
How companies can navigate times of uncertainty Using partnerships to make competitors into collaborators Four things companies can do to work toward closing the gender gap To learn more: 
Melanie Bell-Mayeda: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanie-bell-mayeda-37b0662/Zoia Kozakov (Host): https://www.linkedin.com/in/zoia-kozakov/About WIN: Women in Innovation: https://www.womenininnovation.coBrand Copy by Nicole Beckley

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In this episode, Melanie Bell-Mayeda talks about the “aha” moment that re-routed her career into the world of design. She reflects on the toolkits she built working in financial services, licensing, and strategy, and how she took them with her to IDEO. She explains the challenges of working on “wicked problems” — areas that often require systems change — and the opportunities for innovation. 
Listen for advice on: 
How companies can navigate times of uncertainty Using partnerships to make competitors into collaborators Four things companies can do to work toward closing the gender gap To learn more: 
Melanie Bell-Mayeda: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanie-bell-mayeda-37b0662/Zoia Kozakov (Host): https://www.linkedin.com/in/zoia-kozakov/About WIN: Women in Innovation: https://www.womenininnovation.coBrand Copy by Nicole Beckley

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28 min