be radical's cofounder Pascal Finette in conversation with thought leaders and practitioners on all things innovation and disruption. Together we explore disruption from a first principles basis, identify the real drivers behind disruption and develop practical, hands-on advice on how to "disrupt".
A Conversation with Bruce Smith (Founder & CEO @ Hydrow)
A Conversation with Riaz Shah (Global Learning Leader @ EY)
Riaz Shah is EY's Global Learning Leader and a long-term partner in the firm. Throughout his career he has had senior leadership and client roles at EY and Capgemini, in Assurance, Advisory, Operations and Global Talent.
In our conversation we dig deep into the future of learning and work, how to prepare yourself and your team for the future and which skills are most needed today and tomorrow. It is a fascinating, deep dive into the ways one of the largest consulting firms in the world prepares itself and its workforce for the future — and what you can learn from it.
A Conversation with Cecilia Tham (Cofounder @ Futurity Systems)
Cecilia “Cece” Tham is the cofounder, principle and future synthesist at Futurity Systems, where she and her team are hard at work creating the future. Previously she created a leading collaborative Coworking community in Barcelona, Spain, was a Senior Social Technologist at Telefonica Alpha, the European moonshot factory, among many other roles. She is an acclaimed public speaker, and educator.
In our conversation, we look at the world of innovation and disruption through the lens of a futurist, and explore the models and frameworks Cecilia and her team bring to her work in anticipating and creating the future.
A Conversation with Samantha Snabes (Cofounder @ re:3D)
Samantha is the cofounder and catalyst at re:3D, where she and her team pioneered large-scale 3D printers, as well as using recycled materials as filament. Previously, she was a social entrepreneur-in-residence at NASA Johnson Space Center and the cofounder of Bioflow Technologies, a biotech startup working on novel approaches to tissue cultures.
Together, we explore the future of manufacturing, how to build a manufacturing company from the ground up, and the disruptive nature of 3D printing ten years after the initial hype.
A Conversation with Dave Friedman (CEO @ AutonomyWorks)
Dave is the CEO of AutonomyWorks, a company which employs a team of people with autism to deliver exceptional business services, while building independent lives for employees. Prior to AutonomyWorks, he spent 25 years assisting retail and consumer organizations in building brands through great customer experiences. Most recently, David served as President, Marketing for Sears Holdings.
In our conversation we explore the disruptive opportunity of expanding your teams neuro-diversity, and the ways you can engage with a neuro-diverse workforce. We also tap into Dave’s extensive knowledge of the retail industry and discuss opportunities and disruptions within the sector.
A Conversation with Dr. David Bray (Principal @ LeadDoAdapt Ventures, Distinguished Fellow @ Atlantic Council and Stimson Center)
David is a Distinguished Fellow at the Atlantic Council and the Stimson Center, and a principal at LeadDoAdapt Ventures. He has served in a variety of leadership roles in turbulent environments, including bioterrorism preparedness and response from 2000-2005, time on the ground in Afghanistan in 2009, serving as the non-partisan Executive Director for a bipartisan National Commission on R&D, and providing leadership as a non-partisan federal agency Senior Executive.
In our conversation we dig deep into the leadership skills needed to navigate highly complex situations, and the need to explore the big(ger) picture of disruption and their implications on organizations.
An intellectual candy store…
This podcast is a real find.
Pascal’s guests are fascinating, with that rare combination of extreme intelligence intellectual humility. And Pascal is clearly passionate about learning from his guests — he has a knack for asking exactly the questions I’m curious about. I feel smarter after listening.