Better Innovation is a podcast featuring interviews with innovation thought leaders across all industries. It explores stories of how innovation is reshaping and transforming business in an inextricably digital world. Topics covered in this series include business model innovation, emerging trends, advanced technologies, and fostering an innovation culture inside organizations. Better Innovation is hosted by Jeff Saviano, EY Global Tax Innovation Leader (so expect a dose of tax innovation, too!). EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. The views of third parties set out in this publication are not necessarily the views of the global EY organization or its member firms. Moreover, they should be seen in the context of the time they were made.
Season 5, Ep. 3- Jeremy Allaire: Web 3.0 and the Future of Money
Jeff is joined by Jeremy Allaire - technologist, internet pioneer, and serial entrepreneur. Jeremy is the founder of Circle, a global financial technology firm enabling a multitude of organizations to harness the power of digital currencies for payments, e-commerce and a wide variety of financial applications. Jeff and Jeremy talk about the fast-moving digital currency revolution, the evolution of money itself, and Web 3.0 ideals to create an open internet of value.
David Schonthal: The Human Element: Overcoming the Resistance That Awaits New Ideas
This episode is about the friction we face as innovators. Jeff is joined by David Schonthal, Clinical Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, and co-author of The Human Element: Overcoming the Resistance That Awaits New Ideas. Jeff and David discuss the headwinds that stand in the way of innovation; the frictions that, unless overcome, will prevent new ideas from succeeding.
Rita McGrath: Seeing Around Corners
Jeff speaks with Rita McGrath, Professor of Management at the Columbia Business School, and author of Seeing Around Corners, How to Spot Inflection Points in Business Before They Happen. Rita has received the #1 achievement award for strategy from the prestigious Thinkers50, and has been consistently named one of the world’s Top 10 management thinkers. Rita shares her unique perspective on how to spot trends, what to do about them, and practical tips to align your organization to important change events.
Marcello Estevão: Rethinking Public Finance Systems for Economic Recovery
Marcello Estevão, Global Director of Macroeconomics, Trade and Investment at The World Bank knows the importance and impact of public debt management. In this episode, Marcello takes Jeff through the process of debt intervention for national economies, the role of debt in tax policy making, and how emerging technology can materially enhance public finance (including tax) systems. Marcello also offers some insights on economic development as the pandemic recovery continues.
Susan Garfield: How Emerging Technology Unlocks High-Quality Care
Susan Garfield, Chief Public Health Officer at EY, believes we’re at the precipice of a transformational moment in health equity, leveraging innovative technology to make a difference in the lives of millions. Jeff and Susan chat about the cascading effect of technology in healthcare, its impact on the democratization of high-quality care, and how the public sector can learn from the pandemic to improve resiliency and the overall quality of healthcare.
Dave Duncan (Part 2): Examining Your Customers Like a Detective
Check out part two of Jeff's interview with Dave Duncan, author of The Secret Lives of Customers: A Detective Story About Solving the Mystery of Customer Behavior. Through a very engaging parable, Dave dives into what motivates customers across the functional, social, and emotional spectrum, with an emphasis on the important questions you're asking about your customers.
Empowering, insightful and actionable! 🔥
Whether you’re well established as someone who can translate creative energy into bringing new products to the world, or just getting started as a catalyst for change - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Jeff does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of today’s innovation ecosystem - from leaders who are actually walking the path. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!
What an interesting and informative episode! I am not familiar with Augmented Reality so it was very cool to learn how it can be used in business today. Looking forward to more thought provoking episodes. Great idea for a podcast!