41 min

Accelerating Innovation & Living on the Cutting Edge with Marianne Johnson | INNOVATION The Innovation Engine Podcast

    • Business

Marianne Johnson is the Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer at Cox Automotive, where she oversees a team of roughly 5000 people across 700 Scrum teams. She’s responsible for an $8 billion dollar portfolio that includes a number of products that are household names, including Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book.
On this episode, Scott Varho and Bernie Doone talk with Mariannne about building a culture where rapid innovation and living on the cutting-edge of technology are the norm.

Episode Highlights:
What Marianne’s role at Cox as Chief Product Officer entails (01:13) What makes up Cox’s $8 billion dollar product portfolio (9:20) Running an Agile culture across 700 Scrum teams (13:20) Insights from running the five patterns of Agile (18:47) How composability informs what products to launch (24:00) Leveraging data to drive value (28:03) How Cox Automotive uses AI for growth (32:31) Speed round, which covers Marianne’s boat, what to look for in new hires, and the most impactful business or tech book she’s ever read (33:31) Resources:
Learn more at coxautoinc.com Follow Marianne Johnson on LinkedIn Learn more and get the full show notes at: 3PillarGlobal.com

Marianne Johnson is the Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer at Cox Automotive, where she oversees a team of roughly 5000 people across 700 Scrum teams. She’s responsible for an $8 billion dollar portfolio that includes a number of products that are household names, including Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book.
On this episode, Scott Varho and Bernie Doone talk with Mariannne about building a culture where rapid innovation and living on the cutting-edge of technology are the norm.

Episode Highlights:
What Marianne’s role at Cox as Chief Product Officer entails (01:13) What makes up Cox’s $8 billion dollar product portfolio (9:20) Running an Agile culture across 700 Scrum teams (13:20) Insights from running the five patterns of Agile (18:47) How composability informs what products to launch (24:00) Leveraging data to drive value (28:03) How Cox Automotive uses AI for growth (32:31) Speed round, which covers Marianne’s boat, what to look for in new hires, and the most impactful business or tech book she’s ever read (33:31) Resources:
Learn more at coxautoinc.com Follow Marianne Johnson on LinkedIn Learn more and get the full show notes at: 3PillarGlobal.com

41 min

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